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Sr. Analyst, IT Audit & Compliance in Florham Park, NJ at SNI Financial

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

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Sr. Analyst, IT Audit & Compliance


Job Responsibilities

  • Supports the Internal Audit Managers and Seniors in the execution of corporate audits; including strategic, operational, compliance and financial audits focusing on primary business risks and major corporate initiatives
  • Responsible for performing internal audit reviews
  • Assess the design and operating effectiveness of controls over major strategic, operational and financial risks
  • Audits will typically consider controls across global functions and/or projects and require the development of an in-depth understanding of the business and industry
  • Accurately identify key business objectives and related risks prior to the assessment of associated control mechanisms including consideration of the adequacy of governance
  • Demonstrate a value added approach to assurance by providing practical, relevant and cost effective recommendations which assist senior management in achieving primary business objectives
  • Complete fieldwork in an efficient and effective manner to ensure that budgeted deadlines are met without sacrificing depth of testing and overall review quality
  • Conduct internal and external research and benchmarking to identify best practice in terms of control and risk management associated with the discipline or process under review
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the assignment subject matter and demonstrate depth of business knowledge throughout the course of the review
  • Draft content for internal audit scope and work program documents
  • Maintain a flexible approach to ensure that scope alterations can be adopted when other high risk areas are identified during the course of the review
  • Draft audit observations in accordance with company internal audit standards, ensuring that recommendations and conclusions are balanced and fair, reflecting an in-depth understanding of business challenges in the area under review
  • Maximize the value of recommendations by applying detailed root cause analysis to findings Manage multiple tasks across regions/functions, demonstrating an ability to effectively balance competing priorities
  • Demonstrate an awareness of best practices both internally and externally and utilize mechanisms to introduce those practices throughout the company
  • Actively seek to understand the business through attending relevant training, workshops and information sessions


Essential Skills/Knowledge

  • 5+years related work experience in internal/external audit, process improvement, finance, accounting or operations
  • Prior experience should include significant involvement in IT systems and controls
  • Experience auditing multinational corporations preferred
  • Knowledge of internal control standards and techniques as well as a sound awareness of corporate governance or enterprise risk management
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with required direction and guidance
  • Proficient in Access,MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Maintain knowledge of current accounting and auditing practices through continuing professional education
  • Travel: will be required domestically and internationally - approximately 25% travel required

Professional Certifications
Professional accounting or internal audit certification preferred (eg CPA, CIA, CISA,CISSP, CISM,CRMA)

Education
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Management Information System (MIS), Information Technology or related field