• IT Audit Manager

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/27/2019 10:10 AM)
    # of Openings
    Audit/Accounting Consulting
  • Overview

    The IT Audit Manager is responsible for overseeing the quality and delivery of core project activities, managing the successful progression of Focal Point’s audit engagements and supervising Consultants and Senior Consultants performing fieldwork and documenting their findings. The IT Audit Manager is often a client’s primary point of contact, playing a critical role to assure the value and reliability of the team’s findings, workpapers, and draft reports. The IT Audit Manager initially reviews all fieldwork and draft deliverables prior to the final review and approval from senior-level project leaders. As a key representative of Focal Point and its audit team, the IT Audit Manager must be able to proficiently organize and steer a number of wide-ranging projects and ongoing tasks while also building client relations and maintaining high-quality standards of service.



    • Leads a solutions-based project team to complete wide-ranging audit initiatives, both on time and within budget.
    • Provides knowledge and expertise on industry practices, audits, risk, and internal controls.
    • Manages regulatory compliance engagements, including Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
    • Creates risk-based audit programs related to IT systems, processes, 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, including but not limited to COBIT, ISO, ITIL.
    • Manages compliance engagements, including Sarbanes-Oxley initiatives, and stays ahead of regulatory compliance changes.
    • Manages SSSAE 18 engagements (i.e., SOC 1 and SOC 2 attest engagements).
    • Leverages industry leading standards to identify current and potential risks.
    • Communicates audit findings and recommendations to senior-level resources with verbal and written correspondence, including draft reports that are comprehensive and complete in each audit area.
    • Demonstrates strong project leadership expertise, including mentorship, knowledge transference, and reviewing deliverables.
    • Collaborates with a number of industry specialists to test and design the effectiveness of audit processes, controls, continuous monitoring and reporting in dynamic environments.
    • Leads small teams effectively, managing multiple projects and providing meaningful feedback in a timely, consistent, constructive manner.
    • Updates leadership on issues as soon as they arise and proactively creates solutions.
    • Contributes to other initiatives centered upon Focal Point’s full suite of risk-related service offerings, including security, privacy and enterprise-wide IT Risk management, as needed.
    • Supports in new business development endeavors, participating in client engagements, the development of proposals or project bids, and presenting opportunities to new clients.

    Supervisory Functions

    • Lead project team’s Consultants and Senior Consultants during IT Audit engagements.



    • 5+ years in public accounting, internal audit, or a related consulting experience.

    Technical Skills

    • An intermediate – advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Visio).
    • A basic understanding of leading operating systems, databases, and network structures.
    • A familiarity with industry requirements and standards, including one or more of the following:
      • SOX
      • COSO
      • NIST
      • COBIT
      • ISO
    • Excellent project management skills and experience with large (Fortune 500) organizations.
    • Desired industry certifications include:
      • CISA
      • CPA
      • CIA
      • CISM
      • CISSP


    Travel Requirements

    • This position may require up to 25% travel.

    Education & Certifications

    • A 4-year degree or equivalent work experience.




    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.



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