Senior IT Auditor - $125,000 - $150,000

CS&S Staffing Solutions
Newark, New Jersey, United States
USD 60.09 per hour
23 Feb 2021
26 Feb 2021
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(New Jersey)- Client is mid-sized and successful P&C and specialty lines carrier with a national footprint and a long history of serving its varied client base. The work environment is positive and collaborative. Associates can expect to be surrounded by some of the best talent in the industry and can expect the opportunity to be impactful in their roles.

Reporting to the Vice President of Audit, Client seeks a Senior IT Auditor. The scope of this role is related to the growth of the company and the desire of the organization to enhance and continue to develop a strong internal controls framework. Compensation is gravitating to the $125,000 - $150,000 range on the fixed plus a bonus. Big 4 or Regional Audit experience backed up with insurance industry / financial services industry expertise and a CISA a big plus. A fuller job description is below:

Scope of the Role:

The IT Senior Auditor will be responsible for planning and executing IT audits, IT SOX/MAR compliance, IT and Operations integrated audits, and special projects as deemed necessary by Management. This position will have responsibility for reviewing all aspects of Information Technology including infrastructure, application development, software change management, and overall IT Strategic Planning. Duties include but are not limited to:


-Reviews IT systems and documentation and assess the Company's information technologies and business systems activities to determine operating effectiveness, risk level, and appropriateness of testing activities in order to achieve established departmental and external objectives.

-Performs Sarbanes Oxley Section 404/Model Audit Rule compliance testing on behalf of management related to IT General Controls, automated business application controls, IT infrastructure, database platforms, operating systems, IT governance and integrated business audits.

-Manages audits to ensure an effective assessment and/or evaluation of Information Technology (IT) systems and the mitigation of IT-related business risks.

-Develops accurate, meaningful and complete audit work papers that adequately support audit findings.

-Makes oral or written presentations to management during and at the conclusion of audits, discussing noted deficiencies and recommending corrective action to improve internal operations and reduce costs.

-Issues audit reports that express an opinion as to the adequacy and effectiveness of internal control for IT systems and for efficiency improvements, where applicable.

-Develops and maintains productive client and staff relationships through individual contacts and group meetings.

-Works with financial, operation and compliance audit personnel to ensure key risks are adequately addressed during audits.

-Performs ongoing IT risk assessments.

-Coordinates activities with external auditors

Designs and enhance all IT audit efforts, specifically audit methodology and techniques, pursuant to Company and professional standards such as COBIT. Assists in the further development of the procedures and controls within IT.


-Advanced understanding of Information Technology controls for networks, operating systems, applications, and databases and their utilities and components

-Extensive knowledge of information technology control models, such as COBIT or COSO

-IT Operational knowledge of data security

-Strong understanding of financial and operating controls for P&C insurance companies

-Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

-Strong project management, analytic and problem-solving skills, and interpersonal skills required

-Proficient with Microsoft Office applications

-Domestic travel required (less than 10 percent)

-At least five years of experience in public accounting as an IT Audit Specialist. Insurance experience a plus

-Sarbanes Oxley experience required

-Experience with ACL

-CPA, CIA a plus. -CISA accreditation preferred

-Bachelor's degree in Accounting/ Computer Science

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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