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Manager, Internal Audit

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Schaumburg, IL
$120,000 - $130,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Aug 07, 2017
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Position Overview
 This position will audit and provide proactive assurance services designed to ensure compliance add value, improve operations, and provide assurance to executive management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors regarding the design and effectiveness of our systems and processes to mitigate business risks. The right candidate for this position will be on the ground floor of a burgeoning audit function within a rapidly growing SaaS environment.
Performance Objectives
The below represents the primary responsibilities of the position. Other duties may be assigned as needed.  
  • Oversee and participate in multiple audit frameworks in order to meet compliance requirements including SOX, ISO, SSAE 18 and others as relevant
  • Develop the annual IT audit plan using an appropriate risk-based methodology; ensure appropriate coverage of the IT risk universe
  • Implement the approved IT audit plan including any special projects requested by executive management
  • Collaborate on the design of IT security and controls, as required
  • Further develop monitoring capabilities to identify risks in the IT and business environment
  • Develop data analysis routines (CAATs) in support of financial and operational audits
  • Manage IT audit co-sourcing relationship with external service provider(s)
  • Evaluate emerging trends and successful practices in IT internal auditing
  • Evaluate/independently verify the operating effectiveness of IT general controls (e.g., operating system, database, and network) supporting multiple application environments
  • Monitor IT general control self-assessment results and proactively drive client remediation actions
  • Liaise with independent auditor on coordination of audit coverage for IT general controls
  • Perform the planning, execution, and monitoring of other financial and process audit, review and proactive assurance services
  • Monitor developments in professional and regulatory areas and recommend changes in audit and internal control strategies as appropriate
  • Evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of audit approaches, including benchmarking with others, and implement improvements.
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Related Field, Master’s preferred and 7-10 years of direct auditing experience
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation from the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) or similar credentials a plus
  • CPP designation a plus
  • Internal audit experience at a publicly traded company / technology company, bank or healthcare preferred (given nature of these industries / focus on IT controls)
  • Understanding of internal control principles, including effective application of the COSO, CobIT, ITIL or other internal control models
  • Working knowledge and experience with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)
  • Experience coordinating SSAE-16 audits (SOC I/II, Trust Principles)
  • Experience coordinating ISO 27001 certification / registration is a plus
  • IT audit experience