Senior Auditor

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REPORTS TO: DELIVERY MANAGER
DEPARTMENT: DELIVERY

STATUS: FULL-TIME

LOCATION: UNITED STATES

 

JOB SUMMARY
The Senior Auditor will help develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel and assess clients' satisfaction, demonstrate proficiency with auditing concepts, and apply them to client situations, as well as identify and effectively communicate accounting and auditing matters to the client and internal management.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITY

  • Perform testing on client audit engagements from start to completion.
  • Assist with leading client audit engagements from start to completion, which includes coordinating, executing, and reporting on internally-staffed and co-sourced audits.
  • Audit and design test procedures for IT controls across a range of areas/technologies (e.g., IT General Controls, application controls, system implementations, cybersecurity, privacy, database management systems, operating systems, ERPs).
  • Perform multiple projects and competing priorities in a rapidly-growing, fast-paced, team environment.
  • Execute complex audits within the project budget and timeline.
  • Assist in all aspects of audits, including risk assessments, audit planning, audit testing, control evaluation, draft report review, and follow-up and verification of issue closure.
  • Support Delivery Manager in preparing and managing engagement project plans, timelines, budgets, and economics.
  • Document audit workpapers, results, and reports with minimal intervention from management.
  • Complete assignments in an efficient manner while ensuring high quality is maintained.
  • Perform audit work in accordance with firm methodologies and professional standards.
  • Conduct interviews with client personnel, and address client questions regarding clarification of controls and processes.
  • Present and communicate status and findings to client personnel; keep supervisors informed in a timely manner of the engagement status and identified issues.
  • Proactively interact with key client management to gather information, resolve problems, and identify recommendations for business and process improvements.
  • Develop working relationships with personnel from various functional areas.
  • Assist with the tracking and monitoring of action plans and remediation.
  • Acquire an understanding of clients’ business, including objectives, services, operations, processes, IT systems, and controls.
  • Demonstrate and maintain technical competency in audit, compliance, and security areas.
  • Continue to learn from daily job experience and the study of internal audit standards, procedures, tools, and techniques.
  • Research and recommend process, security, technology, operations, and compliance enhancements.
  • Participate in team and company-wide initiatives aimed at continually improving firm processes and offerings.
  • Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice, as allowed by law.

 

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in relevant field.
  • Hold relevant security or audit industry certification (e.g., CISA, CISM, CISSP, CIA), or able to obtain within one year of employment.
  • 2-6 years of experience in Internal Audit, IT Risk/Compliance, or IT Security, preferably with a professional services firm.
  • Experience performing SOC 1 / SOC 2, PCI DSS, HITRUST, or ISO 27001 assessments.
  • Knowledge of IT risks and controls, concepts, audit methodology, practices, and procedures.
  • Awareness of prevailing IT risk management and cybersecurity risk management standards (COBIT, NIST CSF, ISO, etc.).
  • Knowledge of and experience assessing core IT infrastructure platforms (OS/400, Windows, UNIX, Oracle, SQL) and/or IT infrastructure / network components (domain controllers, firewalls, routers, IDS/IPS, etc.).
  • Understanding of cloud platforms and technologies is preferred.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations software systems
  • Strong project management, time management, analytical, interpersonal, attention to detail, and organizational skills.
  • Professional interpersonal skills with a dedication to superior client service.
  • Ability to build effective internal and client relationships with a positive and cooperative attitude.
  • Willing to take personal responsibility/accountability, and to go beyond expectations.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and prioritize multiple objectives in a rapidly changing environment
  • Self-motivated with ability to complete assignments within time constraints and budgets.
  • Sound judgment and ability to maintain utmost confidentiality.
  • Ability and willingness to travel

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

This job operates in a professional virtual remote work environment. While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is required to stand and sit for prolonged periods. Specific vision abilities required include close and medium distance vision and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to hear normal sounds, distinguish sound as voice and communicate through human speech. This position requires the ability to routinely operate a keyboard, computer mouse, telephone, fax, scanner, copier, writing tools, scissors, and other standard office equipment. On an occasion, an employee will be asked to lift items weighing up to 25 lbs.

 

TRAVEL

Local and overnight travel is expected for this position.

 

BENEFITS

  • Medical Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • Remote

 

Unfortunately, at this time, we cannot consider candidates that require sponsorship or are outside of the United States.CyberGuard Compliance, LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.