Audit Associate / Staff Auditor

Recruiter
USAA
Location
San Antonio
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Oct 2020
Closes
27 Oct 2020
Job role
Audit
Sector
IT/Telecoms
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Purpose of JobWe are currently seeking a talented Audit Associate / Staff Auditor for the San Antonio Home Office or Plano Legacy location.Within defined guidelines and framework, performs basic audit and other job–related assignments in support of risk–based assurance and advisory engagements in the field of business operations/functions, finance, governance, risk management, compliance and/or information technology. Adheres to the Institute of Internal Auditors' International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards) and Code of Ethics.Job RequirementsAbout USAAUSAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.In each of the past five years, we've been a top–40 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For??, and we've ranked among Victory Media's Top 10 Military Friendly?? Employers 13 years straight. We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses to apply.USAA Careers – Award Winning Workplace (17 seconds)USAA Careers ?? World Class Benefits (31 seconds)Executes assigned audit test steps timely and professionally with guidance and support from the Auditor–in–Charge (AIC)/senior auditors in support of the annual audit plan and/or audit priorities.Executes basic audit documentation techniques; accountable for own work paper documentation within quality standards, timely and accurately.Develops an understanding on how to gather and analyze data to perform tasks assigned by AIC.Attends and participates in team audit activities such as planning and scoping, business understanding/walkthroughs, review of risk assessment and testing for assigned areas of responsibility and demonstrates critical thinking ability and begins early stage development of expertise (i.e., technology, CoSA, business line products, broadening business acumen).Assists in updating the engagement level risk & control matrix with guidance and support from AIC.Minimum EducationBachelor's degree in Business or relevant field such as Finance, Accounting, Business, or Information Technology.4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.Minimum ExperienceUp to 2 years of audit, financial, insurance, banking, information technology or related business experience.*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level*When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them later and you will not able to change your responses.Preferred Requirements: 0 ?? 4 years of audit experienceUndergraduate or Graduate Degree from accredited University??s School of Business.Undergraduate or Graduate degree with an emphasis in audit [LSW] , information technology, or data analytics[LSW] Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation or candidate to sit for CIA, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation or candidate to sit for CPA, or other recognized audit related certificationPrior work or internship experience at a large financial institution in an Audit, Risk or Compliance roleAbout USAAUSAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.In each of the past five years, we've been a top–40 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For??, and we've ranked among Victory Media's Top 10 Military Friendly?? Employers 13 years straight. We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses to apply.USAA Careers – Award Winning Workplace (17 seconds)USAA Careers ?? World Class Benefits (31 seconds)Leads and executes both moderately and highly complex audit engagements throughout the audit lifecycle.Manages engagement–related efforts and assignments of staff with varying degrees of expertise and experience when conducting engagements as the Auditor–in–Charge (AIC).Provides coaching and guidance to other auditors to ensure quality and timely audit engagement deliverables. Updates engagement risk assessments utilizing current data.Develops and verifies accuracy of content within audit reports and continuous monitoring. Reviews work papers and delivers audit team end of engagement evaluations when applicable. Leads continuous monitoring and advisory activities, special reviews and investigations.Builds and develops relationships both internally within Audit Services and externally with clients and control partners to help drive strategic objectives with the business. Ensures engagements are completed objectively, professionally, and in accordance with corporate and industry audit standards.Identifies and remediates issues and roadblocks to successful completion of audit activities. Provides guidance on the use of business systems, applications, and/or audit tools to create queries and ad hoc reports. Reviews, analyzes, and interprets data collected from multiple sources to ensure valid conclusions are drawn.Communicates with the business/clients; delivers both risk–based and difficult messages. May communicate with regulators and leaders.Identifies control weaknesses and opportunities for improvement in the current operating environment and provides recommendations for corrective action; drafts the related audit issues and audit reports for issuance to respective client leadership and coordinates and/or conducts follow–up activities as defined in the observations.Minimum Education:Bachelor's degree in Business relevant field.Four additional years of related experience beyond minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.Minimum Experience:6 or more years of audit, financial, insurance, banking, information technology or related business and/or leadership experienceOR relevant master??s degree with 4 or more years of relevant experienceAdvanced knowledge of Audit theory and demonstrated experience in audit execution.Advanced level business acumen in business operations, industry practices, and emerging trends*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level*When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them later and you will not able to change your responses.Preferred Experience:6+ years?? experience in large financial services IT/Security internal audit department, or equivalent IT/Security audit experience to include top tier firm (Big 4, Protiviti, etc.)2+ years?? experience leading end–to–end engagements as the Auditor–in–Charge (AIC) and/or leadership experience within the information technology or security fieldsDemonstrated knowledge of internal controls, business and information technology risks (focus on cyber security risk and controls evaluations) and/or audit techniques in a large financial services organizationDemonstrated knowledge and practical experience of cyber security technologies including firewall, IDS/IPS, DLP, Proxies, anti–malware, CASB, email security, remote access, security baseline, SIEM, PKI, data encryption/tokenization
In depth knowledge of industry frameworks utilized for cyber security (NIST, ISO, etc)Demonstrated knowledge of the regulatory environment for relevant industryAdvanced knowledge of Cyber Security, IT application controls, ITGCs, Mobile, Virtualization, WebSphere as well as IT infrastructure including databases, networks, operating systemsExperience with audit engagement support tools including electronic workpapersExceptional communication and project management skillsPreferred designations include CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor), CISSP (Certified Information Security Systems Professional), or other relevant business designationsThe above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits package in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

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