Sr IT Systems Auditor

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NY-New York (Flatiron)




The Senior IT Auditor is responsible for conducting internal system audits and risk assessments. Individual will test and document IT general controls, application controls, and complimentary user entity controls for information system integrity and transaction accuracy. Provides professional audit work, individually or as a team leader, in conducting reviews of assigned organizational activities in accordance with Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Audit, and department standards.

Essential Functions

• Perform internal system audits and risk assessments.
• Plan and/or assist in the planning and execute of information technology (IT) audits for internal audit plans and understand the specific issues to be evaluated.
• Prepares detailed plans for performing individual audits including the identification of key risks and controls, determination of audit objectives, and development of an appropriate audit program.
• Prepares document request lists, testing of design and operating effectiveness of the company's IT general controls, application controls, and complimentary user entity controls over financial reporting across multiple environments.
• Demonstrate and apply a thorough understanding of complex information systems. Prepares and reviews audit work papers and reports documenting the result of reviews of assigned activities and recommended management action to reduce risks noted in system evaluations.
• Facilitate and track the progress made by consultants.
• Directly interface with external IT auditors by providing them with status updates and addressing comments when necessary pertaining to work papers and/or other related matters.
• Prepares under minimal supervision audit reports designed to provide operating and Corporate management and the Board of Directors.
• Interact with all levels of management and company employees, including 3rd party Service Providers
• Perform or assist in the performance of special projects or studies, including risk assessments, fraud investigations, audit department policy updates, due diligence acquisition reviews, etc.


•This position can also be based out of Monroe, NJ or Westbury, NY.
• Certification or in progress to obtain one or more of the following CPA, CISA, CIA, or CISSP.
• Understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, manage and evaluate the design, effectiveness and adequacy of key system controls for business processes/areas/functions from an IT compliance focus.
• Experience in auditing information system logical access, change management, and operations.
• Knowledge of Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology, Accepted Auditing Standards, Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
• Ability to work independently as well as with team members when needed.
• Strong analytical ability, including network and network systems design, capacity planning, operations methodology, error detection/resolution techniques, quality assurance techniques, and IT implementation and management methodologies.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, to effectively present to peers and management.
• Exhibit the leadership skills needed to sell ideas and obtain management buy-in for constructive change.
• Ability to travel to domestic locations as required roughly 10% of the time.
• Retail experience is a plus.

• Undergraduate degree in computer science, networking, accounting, finance or a related field, or sufficient experience in public accounting, internal auditing, or other field that would provide the same basic knowledge.
• A minimum of four years operational IT audit experience in an environment that provides exposure to sophisticated information systems audit techniques, network security, technology infrastructure, software development, project management, or a related field for which Internal Audit has a need.


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