The IT Risk Advisory Services (RAS) Senior Associate is responsible for providing risk consulting and issues resolution to clients in the areas of general IT controls, IT application controls, information technology process improvement, pre and post systems implementations, and IT security, specifically in a banking environment (commercial and/or retail banking). In this role, the IT RAS Senior Associate participates in all stages of IT internal audits or IT consulting engagements, and provides assistance with planning, field work, engagement wrap-up and report composition, along with providing recommendations to address client risks. Qualifications Education: - Bachelors degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Accounting, Finance, or another relevant field, required Experience: - Two (2) or more years of experience within a public accounting firm or industry environment performing internal audit, IT audit, consulting or risk services, required - Experience with IT internal controls, including Sarbanes-Oxley, flowcharts, documentation and testing of controls, required - Experience with IT Audit and Sarbanes Oxley, with a focus in entities wide risk assessment, required - Experience performing IT Security audits and third-party vendor risk assessments, preferred License/Certifications: - CPA, CIA and/or CISA, preferred Software: - Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel and Word, required - Experience auditing various mainstream ERP applications (i.e. JD Edwards, SAP, Oracle, Hyperion, FISERV, Baker Hill, etc.), preferred - Experience with various IT audit applications and research tools, preferred - Working knowledge of data analytics software such as IDEA or ACL, preferred Language: - English, required Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: -Knowledge of: - Automated business systems, program change management controls, input, processing and output controls and related audit techniques - Various network architectures and operating systems such as Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2016 and LINUX - Network access security methods such as firewalls, proxies, virtual private networks, and IDS/IPS - Physical facilities and equipment access controls - Cloud security and third-party vendor risks - Logical data and application access controls - Disaster recovery and business continuity methods - Solid understanding and capable of planning and coordinating the stages to perform an audit within a banking environment - Knowledge of internal accounting controls, professional standards and regulations and systems within a banking environment - Strong verbal and written communication skills - Ability to adapt style and messaging to effectively communicate with professionals at all levels both within the client organization and the Firm - Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently and within a group environment - Superior analytical and diagnostic skills - Capable of working in a demanding, deadline driven environment with a focus on details and accuracy - Ability to adapt to rapidly changing environments successfully - Solid organizational skills, especially the ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details - Capable of effective managing a team of professionals and delegating work assignments, as needed - Capacity to build and maintain strong relationships with client personnel - Ability to travel, as needed Associated topics: business advisory, business analyst, business intelligence, business systems, client, consult, crm, information technology consultant, marketing, sales
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