IT Audit Senior

    • Job Tracking ID: 512240-745930
    • Job Location: West Hartford, CT
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: October 12, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

blumshapiro, New England’s largest regional accounting, tax and advisory firm is seeking a Senior IT Auditor in our Boston MA and West Hartford, CT offices. The professional in this role will provide IT Audit as well as advisory services to middle-market/large organizations to help improve strategies, operations and tactics through SOC-1 and SOC-2 audits, IT Audits, IT Security Evaluations, and Operational Assessments. Primary responsibilities will include the following:

  • Performing IT Audit activities under the direction of Partners and Senior Managers
  • Evaluating and testing IT internal controls for clients, evaluating the design and operating effectiveness of controls, creating test plans and documenting results and exceptions
  • Understanding and documenting IT internal controls for organizations
  • Understanding and documenting business processes and controls for organizations
  • Performing risk assessments for various security, technology, and compliance standards
  • Developing creative, logical solutions and assisting in the presentation of findings and recommendations to clients
  • Interacting with clients on a regular basis for various technology, process and controls and related projects
  • Meeting deadlines and proactively communicating with project team members
  • Attending professional development sessions on a regular basis
  • Performing assignments both autonomously and as part of a team
  • Assisting with operational assessment projects as needed
  • Assisting with cybersecurity and technology assessment projects as needed

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Accounting Information Systems, Computer Science, or Cybersecurity
  • Demonstrated staff/senior level experience providing external/independent IT Audits for a public accounting firm is required (SOC-1, SOC-2, Sarbanes Oxley, etc.)
  • Certification in Audit, IT Audit or Information Security (CPA, CIA, CISA, CISSP, or equivalent) is preferred
  • Experience leading, directing or reviewing the work of staff in the completion of IT Audits is preferred
  • Experience performing SOC-2 audits - including the development of test plans (Type I and Type II) for all Trust Services Criteria - is preferred
  • Ability to problem-solve and think both creatively and logically
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects simultaneously
  • A demonstrated ability to self-direct and effectively organize, prioritize and manage multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • Interest in learning and developing expertise in various strategic, operational and tactical planning methods
  • A demonstrated knowledge/awareness of a variety of technologies and cybersecurity/IT controls topics
  • Strong report writing and presentation skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Exceptional written (both technical and creative) and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with MS Office tools (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Visio)
  • Interest in learning and developing expertise in various security standards (ex: ISO/IEC, NIST, CSA, PCI, HIPAA)