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IT Audit Manager in Memphis at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client is looking for a IT Audit Manager in Memphis, TN. In this role you will develop and execute complex data analysis routines and visualize the results of analytics, interpret the results of data analytics and train team members in data analysis techniques and tools. May serve on interdisciplinary committees as assigned by the CAO. Qualified candidates need to have a detailed understanding of internal auditing concepts, approaches, tools and techniques, IT controls, and internal control concepts.


  • Leverage IT technical and audit knowledge to provide recommendations to the CAO regarding:
    • the long-term and annual IT audit plan
    • the vision and implementation strategy for IA data analytics
  • Manage and / or perform audits of highly complex networks, data structures, data flows, and systems
  • Responsible for the entire audit cycle of assigned projects including:
    • Gathering or documenting information, which may include process walkthroughs, narratives, and flowcharts
    • Performing risk assessments
    • Developing risk control metrics
    • Developing audit scope, objectives and detailed audit programs which achieve the objectives
    • Execute the audit program, including fieldwork which may include a variety of auditing techniques, detail testing of controls, substantive procedures, analytical procedures, inquiry, observation, inspection, re-performance, tracing, vouching and reconciliation.
    • Coordinating work with the audit client
    • Developing recommendations to address issues, and working to achieve audit client buy-in of the recommendations
    • Facilitates clear and effective communications throughout the audit project with the CAO, management, and audit clients
    • Clearly documenting work performed
    • Drafting formal reports and presentations with sufficient clarity, conciseness and accuracy
    • Plans and performs audit follow up activities.
  • Comprehends complex networks, data structures, data flows, and systems and can clearly communicate these concepts to the CAO and audit staff
  • Develops and maintains productive client and staff relationships, which may include communication, collaboration, conflict resolution, and negotiation skills
  • Proactively stay abreast of best practices in industry and technical matters and apply as appropriate
  • Seeks out effective training opportunities to improve skills and expertise
  • Maintain a very high level of confidentiality
  • Perform work in conformance with the International Professional Practices Framework promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Performs job duties as assigned as part of the Business Continuity Management Program, including annual maintenance and testing of business continuity, disaster recovery and emergency response plans

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree is a plus
  • 5 year's work experience in IT auditing, information systems, information security, or data analytics
  • CISA or acquire within 2 years of employment date
  • A basic understanding of information technology infrastructures, network operation environments, network components (e.g. firewalls, routers, servers), operating systems, relational databases (e.g. SQL, Oracle), complex data flows, systems, directory services, and business applications.
  • Basic knowledge of one or more data analysis tools (e.g. IDEA, ACL, SQL, R, Python, Tableau)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • CPA, CIA, CISM, CRISC, or CISSP is a plus
  • Working knowledge of the CobiT Framework, GAIT Principles, and / or COSO Internal Control Integrated Framework, ISO 27000 series, NIST, PCI DSS, NACHA is a plus
  • Experience with TeamMate is preferred
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in auditing, information technology, or data analytics is a plus

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