The Senior Information Technology (IT) Audit Consultant has primary responsibility for planning and performing IT audits designed to identify risks and opportunities to improve processes, as wells as making recommendations to mitigate against loss, and protecting the university's assets and reputation.
- Audit IT processes for compliance with policies and procedures prescribed by management in order to verify computing controls are designed and operating effectively; identify key control points within a process, prepare risk assessments, develop audit programs, and test steps to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of controls in accordance with audit objectives; develop realistic recommendations that add value to the organization; prepare and present audit reports on findings and recommendations to management. - Develop and maintain an appropriate level of understanding of current technologies and IT best practices to help in the completion of assignments. - Serve as a technical advisor to financial/operational auditors on IT aspects of functions and activities reviewed. - Assist with special projects as assigned by Audit leadership. - Develop and maintain effective relationships.
- Understanding of business processes, internal controls, risk management, and IT computing controls and testing of applications, Operating Systems, databases, and networks. - A strong understanding of relational databases (Oracle and SQL), and data analysis tools (such as ACL). - Knowledge of PeopleSoft and/or Banner security would be a plus.
- Prior project management experience. - Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects. - Interpersonal skills to interact in team environment and foster client relationships. - Demonstrated understanding of the importance of business ethics. - Above average written communication skills including documentation of findings and recommendations. - Strong analytical skills. - Must be able to handle highly confidential information in a strictly professional manner.
MINIMUM: This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, Accounting or a related discipline from an accredited university and three years of experience working as an IT auditor or IT risk adviser. Active professional IT certification such as CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, or CGEIT. This position requires compliance with university policies on safeguarding confidential and personal information.
- Master's degree in Information Technology or related field from an accredited university. - CPA, CIA, ITIL Certifications are a plus. - Experience working with IT frameworks and professional standards such as COBIT, NIST, ISACA, IIA, COSO, FISCAM and ITIL.
Telecommuting is allowed. Employer does not assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 21692
About University of South Florida
The University of South Florida System is a high-impact global research system dedicated to student success. The USF System includes three institutions: USF, USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee. The institutions are separately accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. All institutions have distinct missions and their own detailed strategic plans. Serving over 50,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.8 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.