Information Systems Audit Manager (Contract to Hire)
Harris County Auditor's Office
Location: Houston, Texas
Required Education: 4 Year Degree/Bachelor Degree
United States, Dollar (USD)
The Information Systems Audit Group (ISAG) is part of the Harris County Auditor’s Office Internal Audit Division. ISAG’s purpose and mission is to provide independent and objective assurance, advice, and insight guided by a philosophy of adding value to improve the operations of Harris County. This is done by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve effectiveness of governance, risk management, and control processes.
The Information Systems (IS) Audit Manager is responsible for leading a team of IS audit professionals engaged in the effective execution of the audit process who evaluate the system of internal controls in place for IS technology and related business processes.
The IS Audit Manager will:
Collaborate with Harris County departments and functional stakeholders, ISAG, and the Internal Audit teams to:
Assist the audit teams in identifying and analyzing the inherent risks in the applications and supporting infrastructure of the and County Departments and the controls that management has implemented to mitigate their risks;
Assist in the development of individual audits to ensure that audit projects and stakeholders focus on key risks and controls;
Participate in the development and execution of a risk based audit plan and lead the full audit lifecycle (planning, testing of controls, and issue verification) for individual audit engagements; and
Contribute to the overall effectiveness and value of the Auditor’s Office Internal Audit Division, by recommending and developing innovative approaches and solutions (e.g., the use of data analytics, automation, and audit methodology).
KEY JOB FUNCTIONS
Selection, coaching, evaluating, training and development of three IS audit staff.
Assist in the performance of the Internal Audit Divisions’ risk assessment process to determine the areas of audit focus.
Provide overall management in the performance and completion of IS’s audit plan.
Provide independent and objective assurance and consulting services regarding the organization's financial, operational, and managerial processes and systems.
Provide recommendations to assist the organization in complying with all relevant regulations, laws, and standards.
Ensure objectives are met for assurance and advisory engagements in conformance with the Internal Audit Division’s standards and Institute of Internal Auditors Professional practices and standards.
Partner with the internal audit data analytics team to identify opportunities to automate technology controls testing and opportunities to enhance monitoring of trending key measures and projects in the ISAG.
WHAT WE OFFER:
Hybrid schedule with remote work
Upon Regular-Hire Benefits Also Include:
Excellent benefits and wellness programs
Zero-premium employee-only medical plan
Outstanding retirement program
Continuing professional education and professional organization memberships
Collaborative work environment
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in management information systems, accounting information systems, computer science, accounting or related subject from an accredited college or university. Must have professional certification (e.g. CISA, CIA, or CPA). CISA and CIA preferred. Minimum of five years of Information Systems industry work experience with at least 3 years in an information systems audit supervisory capacity is required.
Ideal candidate must possess:
Ability to demonstrate measurable experience supervising, developing and leading others, showing a progression of increased responsibility
Demonstrable experience serving as a subject matter expert on audit and internal control issues
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and be able to identify key technology and business processes and controls, document how they work, design tests to evaluate their adequacy, and summarize and report the results to management
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
Proficiency in the use of MS Office Suite or equivalent software
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and consistently meet deadlines
Good judgement, problem-solving, and decision making skills
Ability to travel throughout Harris County as needed, with minimal overnight and out-of-county travel
Ability to sit for extended periods of time, push/pull up to 50 lbs., and lift and carry up to 20 lbs.
Must be legally eligible to work in the United States. We do not provide visa sponsorship.
TO APPLY: Interested candidates should indicate the Title and Position # of the job in the subject line of the email. Submit your resume via email to: Apps.HCAO@aud.hctx.net.
HARRIS COUNTY HAS AN EMPLOYMENT-AT-WILL POLICY
APPLICANTS ARE CONSIDERED WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE OR DISABILITY
Welcome to the Harris County Auditor's Office
The County Auditor's Office keeps the general accounting records; prepares financial reports; prescribes systems for the receipts and disbursements of the County; audits and processes accounting transactions for grants, payroll, and invoices; verifies compliance with governing laws; performs statutory reviews of records maintained by other officials; and prepares annual estimates of budgeted revenues.
To be an independent and progressive organization recognized for professionalism in carrying out the County Auditor's statutory duties and responsibilities.
To create and maintain an environment of sound fiscal management and efficient financial operations at all levels of county government, while providing support to Commissioners Court, County Officials, Department Heads, and the public with the highest level of integrity and financial stewardship.