Buckingham Search

IT Auditor - Hybrid Schedule

Buckingham Search - Deerfield, IL

Buckingham Search is partnering with a global leader in nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing and distribution - who is looking to hire an IT Auditor to their audit team!

In this role, you will play a pivotal part in conducting Information Technology (IT), Business Operations, and Compliance audits, contributing to their commitment to maintaining a strong control environment. While working closely with the Senior IT Auditor and IT Audit Manager, you will execute audits and engage with business partners to enhance control processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement processes and procedures to meet internal controls requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with established processes and procedures.
  • Collaborate with the Internal Controls Department to identify deficiencies and implement corrective actions.
  • Execute IT general and application controls reviews, IT security and governance reviews, and controls optimization.
  • Conduct pre- and post-implementation reviews, business process, and Database security controls reviews.
  • Familiarity with ACL analytics and continuous control auditing.
  • Identify key risks and controls, and assess IT application, configuration, and manual controls in complex IT environments.
  • Document findings and report per audit standards.
  • Assist in IT risk assessments, system access reviews, segregation of duties checks, and documentation of controls/processes.
  • Prioritize and schedule audit tests, interacting with auditees to gather necessary information.
  • Evaluate the design and effectiveness of controls, providing clear, client-focused, value-added recommendations.
  • Utilize audit software for data analysis (e.g., ACL, SAS) to enhance audit coverage.
  • Review operations and programs to ensure alignment with objectives and plans.
  • Ensure compliance with policies, procedures, laws, and regulations impacting operations.


  • Bachelor's Degree in a technology field, Accounting, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of two (2) years' experience conducting and completing technology audits; candidates with more experience considered for senior positions.
  • CISA required; CPA/CIA preferred; MBA or a master's degree desirable.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for interactions at all organizational levels.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and professional, ethical demeanor.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, ability to manage multiple tasks and projects, and demonstrated prioritization and decision-making skills.
  • Initiative, autonomy, adaptability, maturity, and sound judgment.
  • Ability to handle sensitive or confidential information and knowledge of IIA Standards and CoBIT and COSO framework.
  • Experience with auditing SAP ECC/BI/GRC is a plus.
  • Business and data analytics experience with a focus on ad-hoc analytical interpretation of data files in various formats.

Key Characteristics:

  • Strong relationship builder with the ability to influence across all functions and levels.
  • Positive attitude, open communicator, high energy, and a good listener.
  • Flexibility to adapt to a dynamic environment.
  • Quick rapport and trust-building in a collaborative work environment.
  • Self-starter with keen attention to detail.
  • Creative and resourceful thinker with strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Possesses strong character, integrity, and confidence in actions and decisions.
  • Innovative and proactive.
  • Team player who serves as an advisor, change agent, and results manager.

Posted On: Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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