Sr. IT Auditor in Madison, WI at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  855755

Apex Systems is looking for a Sr. IT Auditor, direct hire with our client in Madison, WI.

**Please email your updated resume to Logann,

Job Responsibilities

  • Working with IT staff and audit management, leads and participates in audit activities, including identifying key internal controls, determining the scope and objectives of audits, and the development of audit budgets, timelines, and work plans, and identifies and designs appropriate audit tests.
  • Develops and executes audit work plans needed to achieve objectives that focus on potential risks and key controls, and prepares working papers in accordance with Internal Audit Standards; including the use of narratives, flowcharts, sampling, or computer application tools. Assesses the nature and adequacy of key IT controls that affect the security and processing integrity of information systems.
  • Participates in the development, planning and implementation of fraud investigations involving highly confidential information.
  • Creates and delivers presentations to management, discusses audit findings and conclusions, and recommends corrective action to improve operations and reduce costs. Performs follow-up audit techniques with management to ascertain implementation of recommendations and assess the adequacy of the corrective action.
  • With guidance and oversight, leads and prepares communication with the IT organization, including written and verbal deliverables. Aids in the preparation of formal written reports for management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • Performs risk assessments to assist internal audit department management in formulating risk-based audit plans, including the implementation of fraud risk assessments.
  • Participates in the Company’s annual process for maintaining compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 (SOX).  Responsibilities may include coordinating process documentation, developing test plans, and the execution of test plans to ensure key IT internal controls are in place and are operating effectively.
  • Reviews the work of other audit staff to ensure completeness and reasonableness of documentation.

Job Requirements

  • Four year degree in business, accounting or related field from an accredited college or university and five years of experience in progressively more responsible IT audit work; in absence of a degree, nine years of experience is required.   
  • Certification is required with the preferred certifications being Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the audit field, and a broad expertise in information technology auditing, including the areas of logical security, network security, change management, problem management, physical security, disaster recovery and business continuity planning, data privacy, and application controls.
  • Ability to facilitate a CSA (Control Self-Assessment)
  • Strong understanding of the COBIT, NIST, COSO, and/or COSO ERM frameworks
  • Demonstrated strong leadership, interpersonal, verbal communication, and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
  • Knowledge of key IT risks, controls, and ability to use technology-based audit techniques
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of fraud investigative skills
  • Demonstrated use of statistical methods and sampling techniques
  • Proven ability to plan and carry out responsibilities with moderate direction 
  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment
  • EEO Employer

    Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178