IT Audit Manager

Grant Thornton   •  

Arlington, VA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 27 days ago

Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.
Supervise the day to day execution of one or more engagements, with the ability to manage budget.
Review client deliverables and audit workpapers to ensure they are complete, accurate, and conform to defined standards.
Independently perform a major segment of an engagement, directing and instructing other IT auditors, including reviewing the work done and directing revisions as necessary.
Manage and coach staff as the evaluate controls and execute procedures.
Make decisions on routine IT audit/risk assessment matters.
Maintain active communication with clients to manage expectations, ensure satisfaction, and lead change efforts effectively.
Team with partners and senior managers on proposals and business development calls.
Understand and manage firm risk on audits and proposals.
Manage, develop, train, and mentor staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews.
Actively participate in recruiting talent to the firm.
Attend professional development, networking events and training seminars on a regular basis.
Other duties as assigned.
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).
Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.


Minimum 5-7 years of progressive audit experience in a medium to large public accounting firm or equivalent, Big 4 experience a plus.
Active CISA or CISSP license required.
Strong working knowledge of the FISCAM, NIST 800-53, 800-30, CIS controls
Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Computer Information Systems, or Management Information Systems is preferred
Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
Travel may be required.
Coach and mentor junior staff members.
Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.