This position will report directly to the Chief Internal Auditor and will be responsible for a full range of Information Technology (IT) audits, including performing risk assessments, internal control reviews, compliance and performance audits of critical agency operations and processes in accordance with the mission of the Internal Audit Division.
The scope of work is to determine whether the system of risk management, internal control, and governance processes, as designed and represented by management, is adequate and functioning in a manner to ensure:
Compliance with laws, rules, regulations and Board policies is maintained;
Assets are safeguarded against fraud, waste and abuse;
Financial Information is accurately recorded and reported; and
Operational efficiency and effectiveness is enhanced.
Responsible for developing and maintaining the IT Risk Assessment;
Plans and executes information technology (IT) audit projects designed to provide assessment of internal control processes and operational performance, in accordance with department and professional standards;
Prepares audit work papers and reports documenting the results of the assigned activity;
Perform pre and post- implementation reviews of system implementations or enhancements;
Perform IT security audits (e.g. network, operating system and data center), including evaluating if security vulnerabilities are properly identified and mitigated;
Document and evaluate ITGC’s in accordance with professional standards;
Document and evaluate IT application controls in accordance with professional standards;
Perform business process operational audits;
Use knowledge of current IT environment and industry trends to identify potential issues and risks; and
Perform special projects as assigned.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or computer science from an accredited college or university or a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with 30 credit hours in accounting and related courses.
Experience: Five years of experience conducting IT audits
Certifications: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Internal Number: 19-006188-0002
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