Senior IT Audit Associate

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Permanent
  • $60000.00 - $80000.00
  • JN -092017-802
  • Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Job Description

Human Capital Ventures are recruiting on behalf of a leading professional services firm that has been in business for over 40 years. The Company works closely with the financial and technology industries and offer a full range of accounting and consulting services.  As a Senior IT Audit Associate, you will work with client facing teams along with partners and senior management on proposals and business development calls as well as working directly with clients.
• Supervise, train, and mentor associates and interns throughout the engagement lifecycle and assess the performance of staff for engagement reviews.  
• Evaluate and test business processes, related controls and identify areas of risk.  
• Apply current knowledge of IT trends and systems processes to identify security and risk management issues and other opportunities for improvement.  
• Work with audit and assurance teams and the client to plan engagement strategy, define objectives, and address technology-related control risks and issues.  
• Perform general computer and application control reviews in accordance with established methodologies including the FFIEC.  
• Develop and review Service Organization Control (SOC) controls and testing in compliance with SSAE 18 SOC1 and SOC 2 guidance. Complete IT SOX 404 controls testing from an internal and external perspective.  
• Work with financial audit teams (internal and/or external) to identify and resolve client issues discovered during audit and review process.  
• Proactively interact with key client management to gather information, resolve problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements.  
• Gain a comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives and utilize that knowledge on engagements.  
• Advanced written and verbal communication skills  
• Strong analytical and interpersonal characteristics  
• Minimum of 2-3 years of Professional Services experience in the areas of IT audit, IT controls assessment, and/or Sox 404 evaluation and testing  
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Computer Information Systems, or Management Information Systems is preferred  
• Experience supervising staff  
• Experience under AICPA, and PCAOB audit standards preferred  
• Ability to drive and travel  
• CPA, CISA, CISSP, or equivalent preferred  
This will require around 50% domestic travel typically consisting of a couple of days in the week throughout the state and occasional travel to West coast with the ability to work remotely when not on assignment. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing accounting and advisory firm in the southeast.  

Location:  Atlanta, GA area
Job Type:  Full Time
Salary:  Negotiable on Experience  
Benefits: Health/Dental insurance, 401k, 4 weeks PTO, partial remote, 5% Annual profit sharing