Risk Advisory IT Risk Senior Associate

As a Risk Advisory Experienced Associate, this position is responsible for working with our clients and leading teams of consulting practitioners in activities such as the following:

  • Analyzing and evaluating information technology (IT) security risks and controls
  • Performing IT audits (e.g. IT General Controls reviews)
  • Providing IT risk reduction recommendations
  • Implementing solutions to control weaknesses
  • Developing policies and procedures as it relates to information systems controls
  • Performing SSAE16 audits
  • Developing written reports of IT and business risks, control descriptions, findings, and recommendations
  • Identifying opportunities, and helping to sell consulting services to both current and prospective clients

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Information Systems or Computer Science
  • 1+ years related professional experience, preferably Big 4 or equivalent
  • Significant experience in applying relevant technical knowledge in at least one of the following engagements: (a) financial statement audits; (b) internal or operational audits; (c) SAS 70/SSAE16 engagements; and/or (d) ERP security and control reviews (Oracle, SAP, PeopleSoft)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Information systems and/or IT audit expertise
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Ability to travel up to 40% or more, depending on client locations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledgeable regarding Sarbanes-Oxley Act, FFIEC, GLBA, AT501 and similar requirements
  • Experienced in ERP/systems implementations, either through internal audit or as part of the implementation team
  • CPA, CIA, CISA or other technical certifications
  • Possess a high degree of integrity and confidentiality, as well as ability to adhere to both company policies and best practices
  • Possess a thorough understanding of corporate IT related trends, such as cloud computing, Agile project management, ITIL, DevOps, data loss & recovery, data analytics, GRC, business continuity, disaster recovery, and the current ERP offerings
  • Possess a strong internal drive and motivation for continuous improvement
  • Flexible for periodically working long hour days to meet deadlines when necessary

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