• IT Audit Senior Consultant - L.A. Metro Market

    Job Locations US-CA-Newport Beach | US-CA | US-AZ-Scottsdale
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/2/2018 4:17 PM)
    # of Openings
    IT Audit
  • Overview

    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 Senior Consultant is responsible for the execution of field work on client engagements. Working both on-site and at the practice office, the IT Audit Senior Consultant will collect data, test audit evidence and processes, and document the associated procedures according to IT Audit guidance. This role interacts frequently with client contacts and requires attention to audit detail and project deadlines. He/she works closely with Managers and Directors to keep projects focused and on schedule.


    **  This role can be located in Phoenix, Los Angeles or Newport Beach, CA **


    • Evaluate processes to determine adequacy of controls, compliance with policies and procedures, and comparison to leading practices
    • Interact and coordinate with client contacts to perform audit procedures as necessary.
    • Perform specific audit procedures, tests and analyses, including those that support requirements regarding Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
    • Determine and document recommendations to address any audit design and/or operating weaknesses
    • Document audit findings in audit workpaper templates provided
    • Prepare comprehensive written and oral audit reports detailing the results of the audit
    • Assist in the development of an audit program for the testing of IT controls across various platforms and application environments.
    • Conducts periodic Risk Assessments (e.g., NIST, COBIT) throughout the IT organization.
    • May be involved in other privacy, security, data analytic, IT risk related projects.
    • Interacts effectively with co-workers at all levels, to foster and maintain strong working relationships.
    • Performs other job duties as assigned by management




    • 2-4 years of IT Audit, Public Accounting and/or Sarbanes-Oxley experience.
    • Prior experience working within a professional services/consulting environment preferred but not required.



    • A Bachelor's Degree, Accounting, Computer Science or a related field.
    • Obtained or working toward a related professional certification (CIA, CISA, Accounting/IS Designations, etc.).


    Technical Skills & Proficiency

    • Ability to audit various operating systems, databases, and applications. Additionally, audit technology processes and controls to assist with SOX/CSOX/JSOX compliance.
    • Understanding of COBIT, NIST, ISO 27001 frameworks desired.
    • Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.


     Travel Required: Regional and international travel, as needed, up to 25%



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
















    Focal Point is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  If you’d like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email hr@focal-point.com.  If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Chelsea Campbell at 813-402-1208 or recruiting@focal-point.comThis telephone line and email address is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a response.



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