AVP – Internal Audit Specialist for IT – To $105K – Partial Remote – Job # 2512

Who We Are

The Symicor Group is a boutique talent acquisition firm based in Lincolnshire, IL & San Antonio, TX. Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking and accounting talent. In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers or accountants themselves!

We know how to evaluate the very best banking and accounting talent available in the market. Whether you are a candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank or company president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our New Jersey-based bank client is seeking to fill a partially remote AVP – Internal Audit Specialist for IT role. The selected candidate will assist in the performance of the internal audit examination ensuring timely and professional execution of the examination in accordance with professional standards.

This position offers a generous salary of up to $105K and full benefits package. (This is a partially remote position – must reside in NJ, NY, PA, FL, or GA.)

AVP – Internal Audit Specialist responsibilities include:

  • Performing information technology (IT) audit activities across the bank, conducting Sarbanes-Oxley testing, processing reviews, and various ad hoc projects assigned.
  • Evaluating IT controls over infrastructure, network, applications, and databases.
  • Evaluate Information Technology General Controls including logical access, program change, and other general controls including but not limited to backups, job scheduling, IT maintenance procedures, and physical security.
  • Evaluate application controls including configurable system parameters and switches, segregation of duties within applications, and end-user computing utilizing tools such as Access, Structured Query Language, and other end-user reports and query tools
  • Assist in the completion of internal audit engagements and validation procedures in accordance with the department’s audit methodology and professional standards.
  • Assist in the development of the audit planning memorandum, audit programs, and testing approach.
  • Assist in the writing of potential issues in the event exceptions are identified, taking into consideration the root cause of the issue and providing recommendations that will improve operations.
  • Organize and complete work within established budget and timeframes under the direction of the Audit Manager.
  • Prepare work papers and clearly document audit evidence including process documentation control identification and assessment, flow charts, and test work in accordance with the Internal Audit documentation requirements.
  • Perform additional special projects (investigations, risk assessments, etc.) or any other duties as required or assigned.

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information System, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or Information Technology, or another business-related discipline.
  • Master’s Degree Preferred.
  • Achievement of one or more of the following certifications: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA); Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP); Certification Information Security Manager (CISM); Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls (CRISC); Certified Internal Auditor (CIA); and Certified Public Accountant (CPA), etc.).
  • Seven years of professional experience performing IT audits preferred.
  • Five years of professional experience in information technology, cybersecurity, or information technology audits.
  • Knowledge of technology and information security risk management principles and relevant standards like COSO/COBIT framework, NIST, ITIL and Cybersecurity Framework.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Strong critical thinking skills, including the ability to assimilate new information, make sound decisions, and manage multiple tasks.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint at the intermediate level or higher.

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