Senior IT Auditor - Chicago loop!

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Experienced in IT Audit and seeking an opportunity with a world-class organization in downtown Chicago? This might be the perfect role for you!

A Fortune 500 financial institution is hiring a Senior IT Auditor to their robust IT Audit team!

Things to get excited about:

  • Annual reviews and bonuses
  • Ability to move to other teams or get promotions after one year in a position
  • Full dental, vision, life, disability insurance
  • 401k contributions on day 1. Match on day 90.
  • Pension Plan contribution
  • Alternate work options (work from home a couple of days a week after 90 days)
  • 20 PTO days, and all banking holidays
  • Family programs: including adoption assistance, Maternity leave, paternity leave, Lactation program, child development center on site, School visitation time
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Onsite gym and gym discounts across the city
  • Legal assistance, counseling, and other professional services


  • Lead audit project teams to conduct and document audits across the corporation
  • Conduct and document more complex and high-risk audits throughout the Corporation
  • Provide technical expertise and training/coaching to auditors within engagements
  • Work closely with Audit Managers to confirm scope of audits and devise appropriate testing approach to be performed during the engagement
  • Establish and develop strong working relationships and open communication with key stakeholders
  • Proactively manage expectations and hold others accountable for their assignments
  • Demonstrates professional skepticism and comfort with questioning how certain processes are being performed in order to facilitate making improvements
  • Conduct first level review of planning documents and finalize planning documents
  • Apply analytical skills to review information, perform assessments of the audit results, and evaluate the adequacy of controls
  • Works with the Audit engagement Manager to develop the audit objectives for the engagement
  • Assists with the development of the audit budget and/or timeframe for how the audit will be completed based on the objective and risk of the areas covered within the engagement
  • Review the work papers of the audit team members ensuring that departmental standards have been met
  • Communicate the audit status to business unit and Audit Services management
  • Draft findings and recommendations for the purpose of status updates, memos, and audit reports


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Certified Information System Audit (CISA) certification preferred
  • 3+ years of experience with IT audit procedures and technical security and control standards
  • Knowledge of systems software applications and databases common to the mainframe and distributed environments, such as UNIX, AS/400, and Windows
  • Experience performing tests of design and operational effectiveness of application controls
  • Strong analytical skills and workpaper documentation desired

Posted On: Thursday, March 19, 2020

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