At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.
POSITION DESCRIPTION The Senior IT Auditor is responsible for assessing the adequacy of Global Information Technology security and controls for applications and infrastructure throughout Abbott’s international and domestic organizations. The individual will effectively scope and plan for assigned audit engagements including preparation of audit risk assessments and planning to drive appropriate audit coverage. The IT auditor will execute audit fieldwork using a risk-based approach to help ensure effective testing coverage. They will identify control gaps and other areas of risk exposure related to controls within IT processes and deliver achievable, meaningful recommendations for management to mitigate the identified risks. The individual should have the demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, present professionally, and work well with the highest level of Corporate and Division management as well as his/her peer group. This is a rotational program where auditors will remain on staff 18-36 months before transitioning into other parts of the business.
Lead and execute Information Systems audits throughout Abbott's international and domestic organizations.
Participate in the IT risk assessment process and development of the audit plan for assigned entities.
Prepare and present audit findings to senior management.
Maintain comprehensive historical audit work paper documentation that fully supports reported audit results, leveraging established department tools and standards.
Proactively communicate with key stakeholders regarding audit status, findings and other relevant issues.
Work collaboratively with others on the Corporate Audit team to proactively assess organizational IT risks and ensure effective audit coverage.
Identify control gaps and other areas of heightened risk exposure related to governance, risk management and internal controls within IT processes.
Design and deliver achievable meaningful recommendations for management to mitigate the identified risks.
BA/BS degree in Business, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field, or equivalent practical experience.
Three to five years of related experience with a top-tier consulting or public accounting firm
Experience in one of the following two areas required:
Execution of Information Systems audits, including Application, Platform (AS400, UNIX, Windows) or General IT Controls; or
Implementation of large-scale ERP packages, including SAP, Oracle and other similar systems
Strong interpersonal and communication skills required
Auditing major ERP systems; SAP experience is a plus.
Deep insight of best practice standards and frameworks, such as ISO 27001/2 and NIST is desirable.
Knowledge of Life Sciences requirements, HIPAA Security, Privacy, Notification, and Enforcement Rules, PCI-DSS, SOX, etc. are desirable.
In-depth understanding of network and system security technology and practices across major-computing areas are desirable
Experience with Technology Risk Management / IT Audit function in Enterprise organizations is desirable
Manufacturing and/or international business experience desirable
Foreign language skills and/or professional certification (CISA, CISSP, MBA) are a plus
15-40% travel to Abbott's International and Domestic locations required
2 openings. Telecommuting is allowed. Relocation expenses are negotiable.
Internal Number: 30885694
About Abbott Laboratories
Serving Global Health Care Needs
We are a global, broad-based health care company devoted to discovering new medicines, new technologies and new ways to manage health. Our products span the continuum of care, from nutritional products and laboratory diagnostics through medical devices and pharmaceutical therapies. Our comprehensive line of products encircles life itself - addressing important health needs from infancy to the golden years.
Abbott has sales, manufacturing, research and development, and distribution facilities around the world, close to where our customers need us to be. We are recognized for our global reach and our ability to serve our customers around the world.
Turning Science into Caring
Throughout our 120+ year history, Abbott people have been driven by a constant goal: to advance medical science to help people live healthier lives. It's part of our heritage. And, it continues to drive our work. Today, approximately 90,000 employees around the world share the passion for "Turning Science Into Caring." It's a commitment to focusing on what matters most: life and the potential it holds when we are feeling our best.
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Abbott pride...s itself on being recognized as a good place to work because we strive to provide an environment that enables employees to succeed. We have received numerous local, national and international distinctions for our commitment to workplace excellence. Our programs range from award winning health care benefits to a variety of convenience and wellness services and long-term retirement benefits
Advancing Access to Health Care Around the World
Our commitment to improving life extends to humanitarian causes. We recognize that as a leading provider of innovative health care products, we have a unique responsibility and opportunity to ensure people have access to them – whether they are among the poor and underprivileged or victims of natural disasters. We’re determined to do our part through creative and varied social programs.
The promise of our company is in the promise that our work holds for health and for life.