The Information Technology (IT) Internal Auditor independently performs internal audits of assigned organizations.
Become familiar with the auditee’s systems and operations, identifying areas of greatest risk or significance in those operations, which will define the scope of the audit, and developing an appropriate professional approach for examining those areas selected for review; collaborate with operational auditors complete integrated projects.
Obtain sufficient, appropriate evidence to support findings, conclusions and recommendations resulting from the assignment
Determines the extent of compliance with controls and other established policies, plans, and procedures
A thorough understanding of general computer controls and business and accounting practices
The ability to interact with all levels of management and experience in information technology auditing
Identifies opportunities for cost savings and revenue enhancements.
Prepares audit reports stating conclusions and recommendations for improvements.
Recognize best practices across institutions and incorporate such observations into report writing
Assumes additional responsibilities as required.
Audit staff as assigned by Director
Minimum Level of Education Required:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field (Master’s Degree in related field may be substituted for experience); Must have CISA or other relative certification.
Minimum Level of Experience Required:
5+ years of professional auditing experience
Minimal travel may be required
Additional Required Skills and Abilities:
Excellent written and oral communication skills are desirable in order to feel comfortable writing reports drafts and asking control and business process related questions of auditee’s
Knowledge of college/university financial auditing policies, methods and practices.
Knowledge of generally accepted auditing standards
The mission of The Boston Consortium for Higher Education is to act as an external resource in creating a collaborative environment among member institutions for the development and practical implementation of cost saving and quality improvement ideas.