Sr IT Internal Auditor

American Greetings   •  

Westlake, OH

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 175 days ago

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Job Description

American Greetings is recruiting for a Sr. IT Internal Auditor to join the Internal Audit team at American Greetings Creative Studios (world headquarters) in Cleveland, Ohio. This position reports directly to the Director, Internal Audit.

We are looking for an objective, detail-oriented, and proficient information technology internal auditor to add value and improve our operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. The auditor’s primary responsibility is to protect the company’s assets by planning and completing information technology audits and special projects; identifying inadequate, inefficient, or ineffective internal controls; recommending improvements. The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and a sound judgment.


?Plans information technology audits by understanding organization objectives, structure, policies, processes, internal controls, and external regulations; identifying risk areas; preparing audit scope and objectives; preparing audit programs.
?Assesses compliance with information technology regulations and controls by executing audit program steps; testing general ledger, account balances, balance sheets, income statements, and related financial statements; examining and analyzing records, reports, operating practices, and documentation.
?Assesses risks and internal controls by identifying areas of non-compliance; evaluating manual and automated processes; identifying process weaknesses and inefficiencies and technical issues.
?Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings.
?Perform and control the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations.
?Determine internal audit scope and develop annual plans.
?Completes audit work papers and memorandum by documenting audit tests and findings.
?Maintain open communication with management. Communicates audit progress and findings by providing information in status meetings; highlighting unresolved issues; reviewing working papers; preparing final audit reports.
?Improves protection by recommending changes in management monitoring, assessment, and motivational practices, in the internal control structure, and in operating processes; identifying root causes.
?Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum.
?Supports external auditors by coordinating information requirements.
?Protects organization's reputation by keeping information confidential.
?Obtain, analyze, and evaluate accounting and/or technical documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts, etc.
?Prepare and present reports that reflect audit’s results and document process.
?Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement.
?Conduct follow up audits and/or monitors audit findings to ensure management’s remediation of audit findings.
?Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding business, operational, and technical rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards.
?Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
?Contributes to team results by welcoming new and different work requirements; exploring new opportunities to add value to the organization; helping others accomplish related job results as and where needed.

Experience Required:

? 5 to 7+ years’ experience

Education Required:

BS degree in Accounting and/or Information Technology, or related degree.

Professional certification such as certified public accountant certified, information systems auditor (CISA), certified in the governance of enterprise information technology (CGEIT), certified information systems security professional (CISSP), or other similar certifications.

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