As Stinnett & Associates, LLC continues to grow, we continue to seek professionals with strong backgrounds, excellent communication skills, and a willingness to help our clients and team members succeed.
The IT Senior Manager will manage client relationships and lead engagement teams to provide professional services to the firm’s clients. Duties will include leading a variety of Information Technology-oriented projects and internal audits such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Business Continuity Planning (BCP), Disaster Recovery (DR), Logical Security Access, Policies and Procedures, Change Management, System Implementation Reviews, Software Licensing, Asset Management, Network and Application Security, and Data Privacy.
The IT Senior Manager will manage the firm’s IT client engagements and relationships, including overall audit program planning, directing and supervising individual project managers and team members, reviewing audit findings and reports, communicating recommendations to clients, and providing guidance and advisory services to clients. This individual will demonstrate deep technical and professional knowledge of Information Technology practices and controls. He or she will play an active role in developing and coaching less experienced team members. In addition, this individual will be involved in practice development efforts of the firm, including cultivating strong client relationships and identifying opportunities to develop projects with new and existing clients. He or she may also be asked to drive the process of gathering ideas and creating action plans for firm initiatives and presenting results to the Stinnett Principal team.
Lead multiple client engagement teams for a variety of clients and industries, consistently delivering quality client services within expected timeframes and on budget.
Work with sense of urgency and the ability to shift focus as needed throughout the day.
Identify, evaluate, and effectively communicate significant exposures to IT risks, breakdowns in controls, and other related concerns.
Manage client relationships and client service delivery expectations, including working with executive-level client contacts to plan internal audit programs and projects and address audit findings.
Effectively communicate with external auditors (or other third parties as necessary) at an executive management level.
Successfully manage multiple client engagements or projects at once, regularly communicating status and issues to Stinnett senior management and Principals.
Stay informed on current business and industry trends relevant to client business.
Work with clients and Stinnett senior management and Principals to plan and communicate the scope and approach of internal audits and projects.
Consult with clients on effective processes, including best practices and internal control approaches.
Perform primary or secondary detail-level reviews of work performed by the team and verify identified observations are complete, accurate, and properly documented.
Manage conflict with clients and/or team members in a professional, confident matter.
Lead and motivate teams with diverse skills and backgrounds.
Develop and provide guidance to team members through training, timely feedback, and review of audit work papers and reports.
Coach and mentor less experienced team members to assist them in developing to their career potential.
Understand firm service offerings and actively identify opportunities to serve clients.
Develop and maintain client relationships, develop projects with new and existing clients, be knowledgeable about and promote the firm’s services, and represent the firm at industry events.
Understand firm-level resource needs and help plan and manage resource schedules.
Develop relationships with team members across the firm to better serve client needs.
Participate in internal firm initiatives, including leading teams charged with presenting ideas and solutions to the Principal team and implementing action plans.
Assist the firm through participating in or leading efforts around recruitment, employee training, firm-wide projects, and human resource initiatives.
Support the firm’s back office function, including overseeing and validating project time and expense reports and preparing or reviewing client invoices.
Travel is estimated at 25-30%.
Minimum of 8 years of experience in IT audit, IT management, or internal audit.
Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in client management and/or project management.
A Bachelor’s degree in a technology or business field is required.
A relevant professional certification such as CIA, CISA, CISSP, CISM, or CRISC is preferred.
Proven success in assessing IT internal controls, risks, and processes and developing audit programs to address assessments made.
Knowledge of the COBIT and COSO internal control frameworks.
Strong knowledge of and experience in supervising and executing IT-oriented or audit-oriented projects based on proven project management and testing methodologies.
Deep knowledge of technical architecture and a comprehensive understanding of technology tools and components (e.g., operating system, database, application, middleware, reporting tools).
Experience with auditing or administering Microsoft Windows and UNIX operating systems, Oracle and MS SQL databases, and ERP applications such as SAP, Oracle, or JD Edwards is preferred.
Ability to assimilate new information quickly and possessing business acumen.
Possess integrity, principles, and work ethic.Demonstrated Board of Directors-level presentation skills.
Strong analytical, interpersonal, and verbal/written communication skills.
Ability to read, write, and speak fluent English.
Expert skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook and strong skills in PowerPoint.
ACL and Monarch skills are a plus.
Employer does not assist with relocation costs.
About Stinnett & Associates
Stinnett & Associates helps companies manage risk and improve performance to operate better, smarter, and faster.
We are a professional advisory firm that strives to maximize value for public and private organizations. We partner with our clients and regard ourselves as an extension of their business operations, rather than outside consultants. Our services are designed to be integrated with a company’s key business activities to help streamline processes, reduce costs, and enhance controls.
Founded in 2001, Stinnett & Associates is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise with offices in Dallas, Denver, Houston, Oklahoma City, San Antonio, and Tulsa. We currently serve a broad cross-section of clients, including several Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies with global operations. We are passionate about client service and have strong retention rates for both clients and team members. Our steady growth is largely due to satisfied client referrals and project expansion for existing clients. Working toward efficient solutions, we have a reputation for “doing the right thing.”
Examples of our specialties include: Outsource and Co-source Internal Audit, Information Technolog...y, Business Process Improvement, Fraud and Forensics, Sarbanes-Oxley, Governance Risk and Compliance, Risk Consulting, Business Continuity Planning, and Cost Recovery.