Do you take pride in ensuring internal controls are adequate? Are you passionate about monitoring external auditors who are performing annual audits? Can you manage projects while encouraging others to enhance existing internal audit functions?
Have you checked off a few of your dream job boxes yet? We are a busy organization with a full agenda and our Audit Team is looking to fill the Audit Manager (IT) role with someone who possesses exceptional communication skills, problem solving, project management and negotiation skills. The successful applicant will come with a pre-existing knowledge of practices and principles of auditing as well as knowledge of IT governance, infrastructure, applications and concepts. Your skill with technical analysis will provide you the opportunity to plan and conduct audits to evaluate the adequacy of internal controls over information and operational systems, assist external auditors in the conduct of their annual audit and supervise the work of others when assigned to projects.
With a Bachelor’s degree, or diploma, professional designation as well as auditing experience, you will be equipped to enhance the focus and value of the existing internal audit function.
If increasing efficiencies of audit work through development of automated analysis and sampling strategies sounds great to you – you sound great to us.
Perform Audits & Investigations
Your extensive auditing experience enables you to take responsibility for proposing the approach, resourcing, timing, expected outcomes and preliminary test programs for IT and operational projects. You execute the testing program, making adjustments where required, and oversee the staff assigned to assist on projects by conducting a critical review of their sections and draft findings and providing feedback and guidance as required. In addition to designing and executing IT queries to validate findings and impact you analyze test results and prepare weakness evaluations, and are responsible for drafting the report and proposing recommendations on audits or investigations. You plan and execute investigative work, gathering appropriate legal evidence as required. Your superior communication skills enable you to facilitate communication with management, including an assessment of management’s response, and you seek efficiencies in audit work through development of automated analysis and sampling strategies. You also complete assigned external auditor testing and CEO/CFO certification sections.
Provides Advisory Services
You leverage your technical expertise to provide management and staff with information regarding policies and procedures related to Audit Services, auditing or governance practices. You plan, execute and draft reports on assigned advisory projects, and perform specific analysis and other special projects as requested.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of auditing and internal control frameworks and techniques.
Knowledge of IT governance, processes and controls including infrastructure, operations and applications.
Knowledge of IT security concepts, guidelines and principles and their application to work requirements.
Knowledge of computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets and ACL.
Knowledge of the methods, techniques and procedures used in technical analysis (research and statistical).
Ability to draft high quality formal audit reports that are clear, concise and targeted to the audience.
Education & Experience:
A bachelor’s degree or diploma in computer science, business administration or commerce.
A professional designation in the field of IT audit and/or security (e.g. CISA or CISSP).
Five years auditing experience with increasing responsibility.
A Certified Internal Auditor designation would be considered an asset.
An alternative combination of relevant education and experience may also be considered.
Employer will assist with relocation costs. Relocation expenses are negotiable.