Risk Advisory - IT Advisory PeopleSoft Consultant

  • Company: RSM US LLP
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Posted: April 30, 2018
  • Reference ID: RSM483

The firm has an exceptional career opportunity for a PeopleSoft security risk & controls consultant to join our Risk Advisory Services (RAS) practice in the Southeast region.  Our RAS practice is rapidly expanding.  We are looking for quality talent to assist in servicing our new and existing clients. This position is a new addition to our IT risk advisory team due to the rapid growth we are experiencing. 

The PeopleSoft security risk & controls consultant  will be responsible for either performing or supervising PeopleSoft related IT risk engagements for both the Assurance and Advisory practices of the firm; including sensitive access and segregation of duties assessments, ERP IT General Controls testing, rule design and configuration of PeopleSoft tools utilized by RSM. The PeopleSoft security risk & controls consultant will also be expected to manage non-PeopleSoft ERP engagements at times across the firm; with other ERP champion SME's. 

Our IT Risk consultants provide advice to CEO's, CFO's, CRO's, CIO's, CISO's and Boards of Directors on how to understand and adhere to changing regulatory compliance requirements. Our in-depth industry experience and collaborative approach assures our clients have solutions that help them minimize risk while maximizing opportunities for growth. 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
 

  • Responsible to lead engagement teams to perform ERP IT general controls (ITGC) and business process configuration testing while ensuring the relevancy and accuracy of all RSM PeopleSoft IT audit work programs
  • Provide subject matter expertise for RSM's PeopleSoft related risk activities; such as PeopleSoft security, PeopleSoft segregation of duties, PeopleSoft business automated controls, PeopleSoft implementation risk assessments and PeopleSoft
  • Utilize data analytics to perform tests of operating effectiveness and effectively communicate recommendations to clients for improvements related to PeopleSoft risk, security, and controls
  • Provide our clients with the power of being understood by delivering solutions that address their specific PeopleSoft ERP needs in a meaningful way and with a value driven approach
  • Perform or supervise non- PeopleSoft IT risk related engagements such as IT audits, IT risk assessments, segregation of duties assessments, etc.
  • Assist with PeopleSoft related business development activities within the Southeast including; company and market research, responding to RFPs, networking via local chapters of IIA, ISACA and other events, as well as attending sales meetings with our prospective clients
  • Provide on-the-job PeopleSoft security risk & controls training to the staff
  • Ability to identify and escalate engagement risk issues internally
  • Flexible to travel within the Southeast and possibly nationally, and overnight depending on client locations 

Basic Qualifications:
 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of auditing PeopleSoft ITGCs, which includes ITGC basics as well as items specific to PeopleSoft application security
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PeopleSoft EBS function based security as well as role, responsibility and menu design and the understanding of how to most effectively audit it
  • 3 years' experience in performing IT audits or IT risk assessments
  • 2-3 years' experience in the PeopleSoft security risk & controls auditing or experience with PeopleSoft implementations designing PeopleSoft security or serving as an PeopleSoft security analyst
  • Experience with PeopleSoft ERP Cloud
  • Clear and concise communication skills. Ability to understand what to communicate to difference audiences
  • High organized with the ability to monitor engagement time and expenses
  • Provide client status updates, review deliverables, maintain updates with the engagement consultant  timely and communicate client opportunities
  • Provides positive reinforcement and leadership to staff
  • Strong understanding of information systems risk assessments and controls reviews
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks, projects and assignments
  • Possess strong business ethics and willingness to adhere to stringent professional standards
  • Ability to put forth additional effort to meet deadlines when necessary 

Preferred Qualifications:
 

  • Experience with data analytics tools (such as ACL or MS Access) performing complex queries
  • Team member of at least one PeopleSoft implementation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of auditing PeopleSoft automated business controls
  • 2 - 3 years of professional experience in public accounting or relevant compliance industry experience relating to Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance or other COBIT/NIST/ISO frameworks
  • Demonstrated knowledge of using PeopleSoft GRC tools, such as PeopleSoft GRC, Approva, CaoSys or other PeopleSoft ERP controls monitoring tools to perform rule designs or assessments or audits

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