Participates in and/or directs audits of the company's information technology (IT) function. Documents and assesses the adequacy of internal controls and prepares recommendations for improvements. Also completes assignments related to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and guides less experienced staff.
Prior technical auditing experience is preferred
Strong verbal and written communication skills are preferred
Strong interpersonal skills are preferred
Candidates may be considered for IT Internal Auditor III based on qualifications
Duties and Responsibilities
Meets with assigned business units, IT Division personnel and external vendors to monitor information technology activities and potential audit risks. Reviews available documentation to acquire an in-depth knowledge of assigned operations.
Develops narratives and flow charts to document existing systems of internal control. Assesses results and prepares recommendations for improving internal controls and/or operations for review with appropriate levels of management.
Assists in the development of the company's IT audit plan and programs, including the implementation of computer-assisted audit techniques, to ensure the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls.
Performs detailed audit procedures, analyzes results and prepares, or assists in the preparation of the final audit report.
Recommends improvements to internal controls and/or operations for review by Internal Audit management and ultimate distribution to client management. Evaluates the adequacy of corrective actions and makes modifications as necessary.
Leads or supports the evaluation of IT system development projects to ensure adequate control mechanisms, thorough system testing and related documentation, complete and adequate overall system documentation, and user satisfaction.
Assists in training and developing less experienced Internal Auditors.
Maintains and applies a current knowledge of auditing and techniques, as well as technical and professional proficiency in IT systems, concepts and discipline.
Remains current on trends and issues affecting the insurance industry.
Ability To Learn And Follow Procedures
Ability To Maintain Composure
Ability to Manage Complexity
Developing And Maintaining Relationships
Information Management Skills
Planning And Organizing
Bachelor's degree in management information systems, computer science, accounting or related field, required. Two years experience in internal audit, public accounting, or related field, required. In-depth knowledge of information technology systems required. Knowledge of computer assisted audit technology required. Knowledge of the systems development life cycle and project management required. Knowledge of data base structures, mainframe and local area network environments, and related software required. Willingness to work toward professional certification such as CISA, CPA, or CIA preferred. Occasional overnight travel required.
Lifting 0-20 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting Over 50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Driving; Occasional (<20%)
Pushing/Pulling; Occasional (<20%)
Manual Keying/Data Entry; Often (20-50%)
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