IT Auditor

Chicago Permanent USD80,000 - USD100,000
  • Hybrid, Flexible Working Schedule
  • Growing Financial Services Firm Adding to IT Audit Department

About Our Client

  • Publicly traded, financial services firm with a growing IT Audit Department.

Job Description

  • Handle various roles on audit engagements, including leading audits, staffing audits and providing consulting or oversight functions based on the needs of the team
  • Create and manage ad hoc projects as needed
  • Perform systems/applications, integrated audits and project management reviews
  • Follow up and perform validation of remediation activities to ensure audit issues are resolved
  • Communicate with partners and managers at all levels, across various business units
  • Ensure operations, services, and systems have proper audit controls in place (i.e., design of the control environment)
  • Evaluate technology processes, technology controls for design and operating effectiveness
  • Analyze and determine potential control weaknesses
  • Complete and compile summaries of findings and recommendations for review in a concise and professional manner
  • Work closely with unit managers to devise specific technology related audit tests
  • Stay up to date on regulatory requirements and technological changes within the industry

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • 2+ years of IT Audit experience
  • Solid understanding of audit procedures and technical security and control standards usually obtained through related work experience and a four year degree program is required to perform system audits
  • Certified Information System Audit (CISA) certification is preferred, other related certifications is a plus
  • Knowledge and awareness about the NIST 800-53 controls, NIST Cyber Security Framework, SANS CIS, is a plus
  • Knowledge of technology controls around Cloud Computing reviews - AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google cloud etc., is a plus
  • Solid understanding of Information Technology General Controls (ITGC) in addition to knowledge of non-ITGCs (e.g., Configuration Management, Vendor Management)
  • Understanding of Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) controls (e.g., Incident Management, Change Management, Problem Management)
  • Skills as needed to perform testing of design and operational effectiveness of application specific controls such as input controls, data validation controls, interface controls, completeness and accuracy checks etc., is a plus
  • Analytical and organizational necessary to conduct audits
  • Strong issue writing and workpaper documentation skills
  • Knowledge of systems such as Windows, UNIX, AS400, and Mainframe is an advantage
  • Knowledge of databases such as MS SQL, Oracle, MySQL etc., is a plus
  • Knowledge of the Network devices such as Routers, Switches, Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Load Balancers etc., is a plus
  • Knowledge of the Vulnerability Management control reviews

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary with bonus potential and benefits.
  • Hybrid working schedule
Brendan Corcoran
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Job summary

Audit & Advisory
Sub Sector
Internal Audit
Financial Services
Contract Type
Consultant name
Brendan Corcoran
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