Senior Manager - IT Audit

$145,000 - $170,000

Full Time

  • Work from home
  • 25% Travel


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Job Description

IT Audit Senior Managing Consultant


Requisition Number2226816
Description & Requirements
IT Risk & Compliance (ITRC) is a national practice group within FORVIS' Risk Advisory Services practice that focuses on key Information Technology (IT) financial, operational, regulatory, and security risks impacting organizations today. As a Senior Managing Consultant on the ITRC team, you will help clients identify and manage that risk and improve IT processes and controls. Key services performed by the ITRC team include IT controls design and operating effectiveness assessments for external financial audits including publicly traded companies; IT controls design and operating effectiveness assessments for internal audits; and IT control compliance and security services including SOX and FFIEC standards You will gain valuable experience and use your critical thinking abilities to help clients solve problems and apply your social skills to build rewarding business relationships. As a trusted advisor, you will remain informed on the latest information technology trends and emerging risks that impact our clients. Alongside FORVIS senior staff and management personnel, you will work with clients in various industries as you develop your technical skills and strengthen the foundation on which you will build your career. How you will contribute:
  • Led teams in providing services related to financial audits and IT controls assessments, compliance, and operational processes including review of business processes and IT management controls
  • Work in self-managing teams and take responsibility for managing your work
  • Manage IT assurance engagements in support of external financial audits
  • Execute IT internal audit/consulting engagements to evaluate clients' internal controls
  • Lead walkthroughs and manage the testing of IT general controls (ITGCs)
  • Provide valuable insight to ensure clients are well-informed of current challenges and opportunities
  • Communicate with all levels of client and firm personnel
  • Complete approximately 40 hours of CPE a year to allow you to increase your knowledge and skills and maintain your certifications and credentials
  • Gain exposure to organizations varying in type and size
  • Travel domestically to serve clients

We are looking for people with Forward Vision and:
  • Technical accounting and IT knowledge
  • A clear understanding of IT controls associated with applications, databases, operating systems, networks, and reporting tools
  • The willingness to take initiative and learn
  • Effective time management skills
  • The motivation to provide unmatched client service in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite
  • The ability to work well both independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Great attention to detail
  • Self-discipline and organizational skills to accomplish assigned responsibilities within specified timeframes and identified budget constraints

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Management Information Systems (MIS), Accounting Information Systems (AIS), or a related field of study
  • 8 years of experience in public accounting, internal audit, or in a risk management environment
  • Holds at least one of the following certifications: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Basic knowledge of internal control concepts and ITGCs
  • IT controls testing experience and knowledge of the COSO and CoBit frameworks
  • Experience documenting processes via narratives and/or flowcharting

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in a public accounting firm performing IT audit or IT consulting services
  • Audit experience in a regulated industry environment such as banking, healthcare, or insurance