Leads the planning, performance, reporting, and follow up of information technology (IT) internal audits, and the evaluation and testing of IT controls as needed for other internal audits and assigned projects, independently with minimal supervision.
Independently leads IT and operational audits, including planning and research on applicable technologies, developing IT audit project objectives and programs, identifying risks and related IT controls during fieldwork, and performing system testing as applicable.
Applies internal control concepts and technology principles and skills to IT environments. Independently documents initial observations and recommendations to mitigate risks and improve IT controls. Communicates timely with clients to ensure identified issues are accurate.
Prepares audit reports with applicable observations and recommendations, and identifies reportable issues that may be protected from disclosure under the Texas Public Information Act as applicable. Independently communicates with client.
Prepares work papers and other communications in a clear, concise, organized, and accurate manner, and in accordance with Standards. Arrives at supportable conclusions based on sufficient evidence documented in the work papers.
Delegates tasks, establishes priorities, supervises auditors on multiple and complex audits, communicates status of audits, timely communications to client for all phases of the audit, and leads client meetings.
Sets deadlines for completion of project, monitors budget and timeline for complex projects, provides clear direction to all team members on their assignments, encourages input from all team members, and provides evaluative feedback to team members in a timely manner.
Applies and assists others in the use of computer-aided audit techniques.
May participate as an advisor to IT Governance committees and IT organizations, and in the design and development of new information systems and major enhancements to existing systems.
Researches and remains current on IT issues, risks, and emerging technologies.
Leads complex projects or participate in investigations with minimal supervision.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in business, computer science, information systems or related field and three (3) years of audit-related experience or equivalent relevant experience.
Applicable certification: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and/or Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Three-plus years of IT audit experience
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