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IT Auditor / Data Analyst

  • Location: Westlake, Texas, 76262
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 16 days ago

  • Function: Agile
  • Job Ref: 200796

Our Westlake Client is seeking an IT Auditor / Data Analyst. The primary responsibility of the IT Auditor / Data Analyst is to assist the Sr. IT Auditor / Data Analyst in obtaining/testing audit evidence primarily through means of data analytics. This position will develop and implement Internal Audit’s strategy for leveraging data analytics as a means of broadening audit coverage across operational, compliance, and IT platforms.

The expanding internal Audit department provides independent and objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the Company’s operations. This includes evaluating management systems and practices and providing recommendations designed to improve the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of operations. The successful candidate must possess a strong work ethic and desire for continuous growth and improvement.

IT Audit and Data Analytics

  • Implements data analytics strategy for Internal Audit
  • Assists in developing and executing the IT audit plan
  • Reports results of analysis and audit observations to business process owners and Internal Audit management
  • As appropriate, consults with management on IT risks/controls relative to system implementation, integration, or other IT related initiatives
  • Consults with management on remediation plans
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or require

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Testing

  • Assist in identifying and evaluating IT General controls and in-scope applications as part of the Company’s SOX Compliance Program
  • Participate and document walkthroughs of major processes
  • Identify significant control weaknesses
  • Draft and present findings and recommendations to Internal Audit management and business process owners

Skills & Experiences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology/Computer Information Systems
  • CISA designation preferred
  • Minimum of one-year experience in (a) internal and/or external IT auditing (including IT general controls testing) as well as performing IT infrastructure, application, and pre/post-implementation reviews or (b) data analytics tools/technologies
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to pay close attention to details
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work with initiative, minimal supervision and meet prescribed deadlines
  • Client service delivery focused and an innovative, critical thinker with the ability to provide pragmatic solutions to complex business problems
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Proficient with MS Office applications
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Be technically proficient and committed to continuous learning and professional development
  • Experience with Data Visualization Software and data extraction preferred
  • General understanding of IIA standards, accounting and auditing sampling and testing methodologies, SOX requirements, and risk management preferred