Senior IT Auditor – West Houston –

Job description

  • Participate in audit risk assessment, planning and audit scope development, as well as project execution as a critical team member on large, complex projects
  • Provide SOX and compliance expertise and consulting to the organization, ensuring compliance with all SOX information technology internal controls, application controls, and key reports requirements
  • Prepare and present reports and metrics to management, ensuring controls are accurately maintained and action plans are implemented within designated timelines for remediation
  • Ensure systems, databases, applications, and IT processes comply with all SOX IT General Controls (ITGC)
  • Support new system implementation and ensure compliance with existing policies
  • Update process narratives annually through collaboration with business partners to ensure proper documentation of all significant processes
  • Participate in special projects and initiatives
  • Develop, implement, and maintain audit plans, systems and controls
  • Present audit findings to management
  • Drive successful completion of audit projects by closely coordinating with management, internal and external auditors, external consultants and business process owners
  • Assist in the execution of audit department planning including risk assessment
  • Provide performance feedback to staff auditors and create developmental plans for identified weaknesses
  • Review audit work papers and draft reports prepared by audit staff
  • Develop a thorough understanding of  policies, procedures and safety rules



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Accounting, Business Administration or similar field of study required
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or other IT audit-related certification preferred
  • 3+ years of experience with IT Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) controls in an audit or IT controls implementation and maintenance capacity
  • Experience working within an Internal Audit or Information Technology organization, supporting enterprise level IT functions and processes
  • Experience executing audits within a complex organization that includes mainframe, distributed, and network platforms
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, data warehouses and knowledge management systems
  • General understanding of business analysis and project management
  • Ability to perform risk assessments, develop audit plans, perform financial and operational audits, report results
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley, COSO and COBIT standards, GAAP, current audit practices, new legislation and regulatory requirements and internal auditing standards
  • Demonstrate ability to plan and execute IT audits focused on general computer controls
  • Familiar with IT applications, hardware and software systems, and software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to interface effectively with individuals at various levels
  • Ability to remain organized, pay attention to detail, and meet critical deadlines
  • Ability to work well under pressure while consistently meeting time sensitive deadlines
  • Analytical with strong problem-solving abilities and creative resolution skills
  • Ability to collect and analyze complex data, evaluate information, and draw logical conclusions
  • Strong Microsoft Office experience, including Excel and Word

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