IT Auditor


Atlanta, GA

Industry: Financial Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 285 days ago

  by    Kim Kilgoar

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*** This is a full time, permanent position. Our client will not sponsor Visa's so please no 3rd parties ***

Information Technology Auditor

Job Description

The Information TechnologyAuditor performs independent evaluations of the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of Information Technology processes and internal controls, and the quality of ongoing operations in accordance with Internal Audit division policies and procedures, the Institute of Internal Auditors Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, and applicable generally accepted auditing standards.

The Information TechnologyAuditor is responsible for independently performing all phases of an audit subject to the review of a more senior auditor.


?      Leads large and complex audits of our client?s Information Technology functions and participates in complex, in-depth application reviews of Web-based and other distributed applications both in production and during development.

?      Gains an understanding of the information systems area/function being audited and documents such understanding through use of flowcharts, narratives, and other forms of internal correspondence. 

?      Develops new or revises existing information systems audit procedures to test significant controls, and reviews such procedures with the designated manager.

?      Performs and documents audit procedures and evaluates audit results and concludes as to the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls and/or the degree of compliance with policies and procedures and applicable laws and regulations.

?      Assists the designated manager in planning audits by risk assessments of the information systems functions and determining audit requirements and objectives.

?      Performs or participates in system development reviews, special projects, continuous monitoring/auditing activities and assists special investigations.

?      Provides otherInternal Audit department staff with information systems technical assistance and formal/informal training, as required.

?      Functions as a technical support contact for automated audit applications used in the department and works with audit staff in the design and use of ACL in audit testing.

?      Keeps Internal Audit management current on material audit findings and otheraudit-related matters of significance.

?      Maintains knowledge of applicable laws and regulations, accounting principles, auditing standards, and information technology issues.  Completes applicable training programs. 

?      Maintains membership and participates in the activities of business, banking, and other organizations in order to maintain professional competence and certification.

?      Participates on management committees and in business meetings at varying levels when information systems auditing expertise is required.

?      Develops and executes test scripts for general information technology controls and application controls related to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

Required Experience, Skills and Education

?      Bachelor's degree, with an emphasis in Information Systems, Accounting, Auditing or other business related discipline.

?      Minimum of five years of experience as an Information Systems Auditor with a demonstrated track record of increasing responsibilities, or the equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary. 

?      Professional designation, preferably Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified in Risk and Information System Controls or an advanced degree in computer science, accounting, or other related field. 

?      Thorough understanding of information security and cybersecurity is required.

?      Experience in banking or otherfinancial services industry is strongly preferred.

?      Possess knowledge and skills to use the personal computer as an audit tool (experience with ACL, automated work paper application and Microsoft Office products is strongly preferred).

?      Thorough technical knowledge of information technology systems planning, design, and analysis as it applies to the audit process.

?      Thorough knowledge of Web-based, cloud-based and distributed application design, security and controls.

?      Proficient in audit and security of relational databases (Oracle, SQL Server and Sybase).

?      Experience with IT control frameworks, such as COBIT and NIST frameworks.

?      Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, analyze, and draw logical conclusions.

?      Excellent oral and written communication skills.

?      Ability to work independently, manage multiple concurrent tasks and be results oriented without negative impact on quality of work.


?      No travelrequired

$99K - $121K