Senior IT Auditor - International finance firm!

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Our client, a global financial service firm located in Chicago’s loop is seeking a Senior IT Auditor!

This firm specializes in serving the most sophisticated clients in the investment management, fund administration, and banking space by way of their exceptional employee base and highly strategic technology.

Things to get excited about:

  • 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 days a week after 90 days)
  • 20 PTO days, and all banking holidays
  • Family programs: including adoption assistance, Maternity leave, paternity leave, child development center on site, School visitation time
  • Tuition Reimbursement ($12,000 per year)
  • Onsite gym and gym discounts across the city
  • Legal assistance, counseling, and other professional services

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducts and documents more complex and high-risk technology audits throughout the Corporation, leading at least one audit at a time
  • Demonstrates professional skepticism and comfort with questioning how certain processes are being performed in order to facilitate making improvements
  • Finalizes planning documents
  • Conducts first level review of planning documents
  • Applies 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
  • Reviews the work papers of the audit team members ensuring that departmental standards have been met
  • Communicates the audit status to business unit and Audit Services management
  • Drafts findings and recommendations for the purpose of status updates, memos, and audit reports
  • Coordinates with other audit teams (business unit, regional, and specialist) to ensure evaluations of related areas occur timely and cover key areas within the audit
  • Provides training, coaching, and auditing expertise to the audit team
  • Operates independently; has in-depth knowledge of business unit/function
  • Establishes and develop strong working relationships and open communication with key stakeholders
  • Provides training, coaching, and auditing expertise to the audit team
  • Accountable for own assignments and holding others accountable for theirs. Delivering when you say you will, and proactively managing expectations

Required Experience/Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 4+ years of technology auditing and systems experience
  • Strong people management and leadership skills
  • Certified Information System Audit (CISA) certification is preferred
  • Knowledge of audit procedures and technical security and control standards usually obtained through related work experience and a four-year degree program is required to perform system audits
  • Knowledge of systems software applications and databases common to the mainframe and distributed environments, such as UNIX, AS/400, and Windows is also required
  • Knowledge of the operations, functions, and objectives of interfacing areas is required to properly audit operations, services, systems, workflow, and operational impact on other areas
  • Skills as needed to perform testing of design and operational effectiveness of application controls
  • Analytical skills as required to perform audit planning and identify control deficiencies
  • Strong workpaper documentation skills


Posted On: Wednesday, November 27, 2019



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