IT Audit Manager

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/31/2018 8:51 AM)
# of Openings
IT Audit


Focal Point Data Risk delivers a unified approach to addressing data risk through a unique combination of service offerings. Focal Point has brought together industry-leading expertise in cyber security, identity governance and access management, data privacy and analytics, internal audit, and hands-on training services, giving companies everything they need to plan and develop effective risk and security programs. By integrating these services, we provide our clients with the flexible support they need to protect and leverage data across any part of their organization. Simply put, Focal Point is the next generation of risk management.


The IT Audit Manager is responsible for managing key elements of client engagements and supervision of consultants during the completion client field work. He/she will lead initial review of staff deliverables for client work and interacts with client contacts. As key member of client engagement teams, the IT Audit Manager must be capable of managing multiple long term projects and contribute to the development of project processes.


Essential Functions | Responsibilities:

  • Leads outsourced and co-sourced internal audits, as part of a solutions-based team.
  • Provides consultation on audit, risk, and internal control guidance.
  • Manages compliance engagements including Sarbanes-Oxley programs.
  • Creates risk-based audit programs related to IT process and technologies
  • Develops testing methodologies to evaluate adequacy of controls.
  • Leads the analysis and evaluation of technology-driven business processes and controls within the organization.
  • Researches technology standards (COBIT, ISO, ITIL)
  • Interprets information technology standards and identifying significant and pervasive risks
  • Verbally communicate findings to senior management and draft comprehensive and complete report of audit area.
  • Demonstrates strong project leadership expertise, including mentoring staff and reviewing deliverables.
  • Collaborates with teams to assist in designing audit procedures and monitoring solutions.
  • Leads small teams effectively, managing multiple projects and provides meaningful feedback in a timely manner. Updates leadership on issues and progress of solutions.
  • Communicates verbally findings to senior management and drafts comprehensive and complete report of audit area.
  • Partners on Business Development activities, including participating in new account meetings and creating and presenting related proposals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.
  • Evaluates and validates IPE’s, aka key reports for completeness and accuracy.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervise team of consultants and senior consultants during client engagements.





  • Minimum 4 years of experience working in public accounting, internal audit, or related consulting experience.


  • Industry Expertise: Strong and practical knowledge of internal controls, business processes, mid to large ERPs.  Experience auditing against common regulations and standards, including SOX
  • Leadership – Ability to use personal skills to guide and inspire individuals/groups towards achieving goals. Ability to manage people well; gets the most and best out of the people he/she has; sets and communicates guiding goals; measures accomplishments, holds people accountable, and gives useful feedback; delegates and develops; keeps people informed; provides coaching.
  • Communication Skills: Superior writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Collaboration and Teamwork: Ability to work with all levels of internal and external clients. Willingness to collaborate with subject matter experts and team members to complete projects and other business deliverables.
  • Numeric Aptitude: Excellent numeric skills with a high level of aptitude for broader financial knowledge.
  • Analytical: Keen sense of analytical skills and capable of summarization of data analysis to identify key trends and concerns. Capable of identifying and resolving calculation errors.
  • Problem Solving: Experience with identifying problems and creating proactive steps to resolve the problems in a way that avoids adverse impact of issues.
  • Project Management: Strong project management skills and the ability to supervise others in the completion of projects within time-lines.
  • Detailed Oriented: Strong attention to deliverables with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Multi-tasking: Capable of managing several tasks, projects and client deliverables effectively, efficiently and on time, with accuracy to details and tasks.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in, Computer Science, Finance, Information Systems and/or related field.

Technical Skills:

  • Intermediate to Advance knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Visio)
  • Basic understanding of commonly used operation systems, databases, network structures
  • CISA, CPA, CIA, CISM or CISSP desired 
  • Familiar with SOX, COSO, ISO
  • Project management skills
  • Experience with large fortune 500 clients

 Travel Required: Domestic travel up to 25%


Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, generous PTO and some other great perks!  


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