Reporting to the Chief Audit Executive, the Information Assurance Internal Auditor facilitates the efforts of the Chief Audit Executive in carrying out the function of examining and evaluating the effectiveness, efficiency and economy of corporate activities and business programs. This will be undertaken by utilizing data mining analytical skills, ongoing risk assessment, control identification, audit testing and continuous monitoring activities related to the information technology and program technology operations used across the corporation.
Level of Priority
(1=most important, 5 = least important)
Assisting the Chief Audit Executive to assess and implement an ongoing risk assessment of
information technology activities corporate wide, identify key risks and controls, develop strategies to
test those controls and perform test execution.
Documenting analysis of various process/function flows of functional and program activities using
Developing data mining capabilities, and performing analytical analysis of data. Preparing and
reviewing operational analyses of program and risk management reports. Developing management
reports from a continuous monitoring system and monitor exception reports.
Assisting in the information technology issues as it pertains to the corporation in order to be current
Preparing and documenting comprehensive work papers, internal audit reports and relevant
department standards. Maintaining audit files and databases using audit a management system.
Assisting in developing audit programs, internal control review objectives, timelines, workflows and
budget for information technology operations.
Actively monitoring and following up on assigned programs/groups and Management’s
implementation of Internal Audit recommendations. Building formal and informal relationships with
Coordinating and participating in risk assessment meetings over functional and program activities in
order to assess the impact and likelihood of technology.
Promoting quality assurance monitoring and improvement of I
Liaising with external auditors and the corporation’s information technology and services security as
necessary. Providing guidance and feedback to auditors/external consultants assigned to internal audit
projects in accordance with departmental guidelines during and at the conclusion of audits.
Other job related duties as assigned.
Nature of Work Contacts:
Corporate staff, Senior Management, Officers and staff of the Audit Committee Chair.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's degree in Economics, Accounting, Business Administration, Information Systems Management, or other related field.
Experience: A minimum of three (3) to five (5) years’ relevant professional experience, preferably in internal/external auditing, consulting, information systems, business process efficiency or data analysis and management OR at least five (5) years’ relevant experience in a public accounting firm. Will consider any combination of training, education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
(c) Licenses, Certifications: CISA, CISSP, CIA or CPA is a plus.
Competencies, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: General knowledge of business processes and internal controls; working knowledge of information technology applications, infrastructure and related controls such as Access Controls, systems development life cycle (SDLC) control testing, information technology general controls (ITGC), application controls, incident management, network security, backup and recovery, and third party vendor management; general knowledge of electronic audit management systems; excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present technical and sensitive issues to senior management in a persuasive and respectful manner; ability to analyze operational data for relationships and present results in a concise and informative manner; proficiency in risk analysis, strong interpersonal and presentation skills, sufficient to build effective internal relationships; ability to set priorities and to multi-task and problem solve; complete projects on time, ability to perform unstructured problem solving; ability to maintain independence and objectivity while performing work.
(e) Technology: Microsoft Office Suite, ACL.
A Master’s degree in economics, accounting, business administration or information systems and analysis is a plus. Experience with a public accounting firm. Some knowledge of affordable housing or community development industries is helpful but not required.