As Stinnett & Associates continues to grow, we seek professionals with strong technical backgrounds, excellent communication skills, and a willingness to help our clients and team members succeed.
The IT Senior Associate will work closely with team members to provide professional services to the firm’s clients. This individual will lead and perform assessments of IT technical and general controls around the Information Technology infrastructure, databases, and applications. He or she will conduct client interviews, document processes, draft risk control matrices, create and execute audit test plans, and document test results and audit reports.
Duties will include participating in 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.
Conduct client interviews and process walkthroughs, document process narratives, draft risk control matrices, create and execute testing procedures, document test results, and draft audit reports in accordance with the firm’s standards and procedures.
Work with a sense of urgency and the ability to shift focus as needed throughout the day.
Complete audit work papers as directed, clear comments in a timely manner, vet findings and observations with appropriate client contacts, and clearly articulate findings and observations to teammates and Stinnett management.
Review audit work to verify testing has been completed and documented appropriately.
Lead projects from start to finish, which may include coordinating project resources, setting clear priorities and deadlines for resources and self, leading project meetings, overseeing project deliverables, and communicating results and findings to Stinnett management.
Work closely with Stinnett management to identify potential process improvements and present results to clients.
Assist Stinnett management in consulting with clients on effective IT processes, including best practices and internal control approaches.
Maintain regular, timely communication with Stinnett management and teammates regarding project status, project issues, and resource availability.
Remain cognizant of time budgets and promptly communicate overages or project delays to Stinnett management.
Interact with clients in a professional, confident manner, including actively participating in client meetings.
Demonstrate problem-solving and critical thinking skills, knowing when to ask for help.
Travel is estimated at 20-25%.
Minimum of 3-4 years of experience in audit, IT technology, or business analysis.
A Bachelor’s degree in a technology or business field is required.
A certification such as CIA, CISA, CISSP, CISM, or CRISC is desired, but not required.
Experience with Microsoft Windows and UNIX operating systems, Oracle and MS SQL databases, and ERP applications such as SAP, Oracle, or JD Edwards is preferred.
Experience in assessing IT internal controls, risks, and processes and developing audit programs to address assessments made.
Ability to work in teams and independently, occasionally with minimal supervision.
Possess integrity, principles, and work ethic.
Strong analytical, interpersonal, and verbal/written communication skills.
Ability to read, write, and speak fluent English.
Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
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.