IT Senior Internal Auditor I

  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Posted 42 days ago | Updated 17 hours ago


On Site
$80,000 - $115,000
Full Time


information technology
risk audit
decision making
flowchart software
computer aided audit trail

Job Details

Our large banking client is looking to fill the position of IT Senior Internal Auditor at their Pittsburgh location.

Position Summary

The Information Technology (IT) Senior Internal Auditor I will be part of the bank's Internal Audit department, which is an integral function within the governance structure of the organization. The position supports special projects and operational, regulatory and information technology audits through the use of a risk-based methodology and approach to review and advise on information technology and business processes, risks and controls. This resource will work with the bank s business leaders, including senior management through the performance of audits and special projects, as well as attending management committees.

Primary Success Factors

  • Performs all aspects of internal IT audits and operational audits as necessary.

  • Identifies and clearly communicates audit requirements to key stakeholders.

  • Understands how key risks and controls impact the business from an operational, accounting and system perspective.

  • Plans and executes audits in accordance with the bank's audit methodology with limited supervision.

  • Ensures the test work performed and conclusions reached focus on the most critical risk areas.

  • Manages project milestones and deadlines.

  • Recognizes and proactively communicates potential risks and issues.

  • Makes recommendations for risk mitigation and audit strategies based on accurate identification of potential market, business, financial/credit, operational, IT and talent risks.

  • Performs follow-up procedures on Internal Audit observations.

  • Builds and cultivates strong personal relationships with peers.

  • Facilitates teamwork by contributing to team efforts, sharing responsibility for team results and exhibiting a positive attitude.

  • Develops, builds and implements tools to analyze data to improve audit efficiency and effectiveness; supports analytics for Internal Audit.

  • Applies and stays current on best practices in the field of IT and auditing.

  • Applies an understanding of company short-term and long-term IT and business unit plans and objectives to adjust audit scope and procedures.

  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of the risks and opportunities related to IT offered or entered into by the bank.

  • Identifies and communicates market and regulatory trends that have the potential for substantive impact on organization strategies, policies and risks.

  • Provides support for the bank's external auditors.

  • Ensures compliance with applicable policies, procedures and regulations toward safe and sound business operations.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor s degree in a business-related field

  • Three or more years of experience in auditing including two or more years with an IT focus

  • Experience with risk-based audit approach preferred

  • Current certifications, such as CISA, CIA or CPA, are a plus

  • Strong decision-making, communication and analytical skills

  • Ability to use solid judgment and manage multiple audits and issues within time constraints

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel; experience with flowcharting software is a plus

  • CAAT system experience (Computer Aided Audit Techniques) is a plus

*Candidates with five or more years of experience in auditing may be considered for a higher level role.

It is the bank's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity (EEO) for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability status, genetic information, veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation or status as a parent as defined by applicable law. It is the Bank's policy to comply with applicable laws concerning the employment of persons with disabilities, including reasonable accommodation for applicants and employees with disabilities.