Internal Audit Manager

Chicago, Illinois, United States
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Job role
Audit, Internal audit
Experience level

Position at Trustwave

Trustwave is a leading cybersecurity and managed security services provider focused on threat detection and response. Offering a comprehensive portfolio of managed security services, consulting and professional services, and data protection technology, Trustwave helps businesses embrace digital transformation securely. Trustwave is a Singtel company and the global security arm of Singtel, Optus and NCS, with customers in 96 countries. For more information about Trustwave, visit

Reporting to the Vice President of Internal Audit, this person will perform financial, operational and information technology audits in accordance with Institute of Internal Auditor (IIA) Standards and Trustwave Policies & Standards. This includes the preparation of audit workpapers and reports detailing results of audits and recommend improvements to policies and procedures to correct problems discovered. Furthermore, this position will assist the business in preparing for and managing audits by external parties (year-end financial audit, SOC audit, FFIEC Examination) to demonstrate the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls.

  • Ensure a sound risk management and effective internal control environment is in place
  • Perform audits, which proactively assess financial, operational, and IT controls and processes across the enterprise against regulatory standards or Trustwave Polices & Standards
  • Supervise a Senior Internal Auditor, effectively balancing project requirements with career development
  • Lead the planning, fieldwork, and reporting phases of the audit lifecycle. Effectively communicate status and potential observations both internally and to auditees
  • Conduct risk assessments and design specific risk-based test procedures to ascertain the operational effectiveness and efficiency of business processes and the adequacy of internal controls, including development
  • Engage with line management and make practical and value-added recommendations, and follow up on audit findings to ensure adequacy and timeliness of corrective actions
  • Assist the business in preparing for and managing audits by external parties to demonstrate the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls
  • Perform ad-hoc projects, including specific initiatives within specified timelines as assigned by executive management
  • Perform any other duties as may be directed by executive management and/or Group Chief Internal Auditor

  • Minimum 4 years of financial/operational or IT audit experience, preferably experience in a public accounting or consulting firm or Internal Audit Department of an established organization
  • Certification (CPA, CIA, CISA), or significant progress towards achieving a certification, is preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including strong report writing capabilities
  • Strong analytical and technology skills
  • Knowledge of IIA Standards
  • Familiarity with SOC Reports
  • Hands-on and able to work independently in projects and demonstrate good project management capabilities to meet specified timelines
  • Confident, able to conduct interviews single-handedly with peers, as well as, with senior level management

We prefer college-educated applicants, but at minimum, high school diploma or equivalent is required for employment.

Trustwave is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

To All Agencies:
Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Trustwave outside of the Talent Acquisition team. Trustwave's policy is to only accept resumes from agencies via the Trustwave Agency Portal. Agencies must have a valid fee agreement in place and they must have been assigned the specific requisition to which they submit resumes, by the Talent Acquisition team. Any resume submitted outside of this process will be deemed the sole property of Trustwave and in the event a candidate is submitted outside of this policy is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

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