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In this role, the Director of IT Audit is directly responsible for the following:
Building strategic partnerships with Information Technology leaders.
Identifying IT risk areas and scoping of audits to be performed for IT processes.
Developing and maintaining the IT audit plan.
Managing resources deployed to IT audits and overseeing audits in the following categories: controllership (strategic risk assessments and business process reviews), operational excellence (process improvement) and compliance (Sarbanes Oxley IT control testing).
Reporting findings and recommendations to project stakeholders and Executive Leadership
Monitoring the status of corrective action plans.
Working with other Audit Directors to ensure IT risks are considered and evaluated in all business process related audits.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Project Management: Develop a strategy to determine resources required for all projects within a specified function and communicate that strategy to the department and functional leaders to gain consensus. Manage and balance the resources, timelines and scope/objectives of all projects within the specified function; Review and coordinate high-level project plans; Manage communication of status and results to business owners and key stakeholders (Audit Committee, CEO, CFO, etc.).
People Development: Take a leadership role in training, developing, and managing careers of staff pool by identifying strengths/areas of improvement, providing regular performance feedback, and working with Program Manager AMP. Support the "outplacement" of management team and staff pool members to ensure talent from the department has the opportunity to grow and develop outside of the Internal Audit department.
Process Analysis/Problem Solving: Ensure results from project teams appropriately identify, document and communicate the underlying core and support processes that support a business strategy using the Business Process Review methodology. Responsible for driving achievement of tangible benefits from projects. Build relationships with people outside Company to obtain benchmark data, remain up-to-date with latest trends, etc.
Strategic Analysis: Become a subject matter expert for a specified function; Identify business strategies/objectives and risks; Build and maintain key relationships with functional leadership team. Maintain a working knowledge of current trends and developments in the Internal Audit field and general business environment to ensure department audit activities are effective and linked to the Company's business objectives and associated risks.
Change Management (Building Relationships): Accept, lead and drive change for all projects/teams by embracing and communicating the visions, assisting functional leaders with implementation of methods to ensure that the change lasts, gain organization's buy-in, prioritize and integrate the changes into normal business practice, integrate with other organizational initiatives, identify and remove barriers to success, integrate the changes into normal practice, and identify the need to put the correct staffing, development training, rewards/measurements, communications, and organizational designs in place. Build relationships and communicate regularly with all levels of management including Officers and Senior Executives at the SSC and divisions.
NATURE AND SCOPE
Reports to Sr. Director, Internal Audit
Accountable for the management of a department or functional group through subordinate supervisors/managers and for all personnel issues -- including selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development of subordinates.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience:8 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
A master’s degree or equivalent preferred.
8+ years of work experience.
Travel may be 5-20% or as job requires.
Prior supervisory experience required including providing others with performance feedback.
CISA preferred; prior auditing or public accounting experience preferred.
Knowledge and understanding of financial systems and report reviews.
Ability to communicate with executive leadership.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Project Management experience in a corporate context.
Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism.
Previous public accounting or consulting experience a plus, with a focus on IT audit.
Skill in developing multiple approaches to solving problems.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work independently with minimal direction.
Previous experience with generally accepted Information Technology control standards.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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