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IT Audit Team Lead in Nashville, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/21/2018

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    Nashville, TN
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Job Description

The AVP IT Audit Supervisor is responsible to the Director/IT Audit Manager for assisting in the development and implementation of the internal audit program designed to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of the information technology processing environment, the effectiveness of internal controls, and compliance with management instituted policies and procedures and applicable regulatory rules and regulations. This individual will perform these activities under the guidance of the IT Audit Director and Chief Audit Executive.


  • Information Technology Infrastructure reviews
  • Application System reviews
  • New Systems Development projects
  • General Controls reviews including, but not limited to:

- Information Security

- Quality Assurance

- Change Control

- Data Center/Physical Security

- Business Resumption/Disaster Recovery


The Audit Supervisor will be responsible for carrying out the following duties:

1. Assist the Audit Director/Manager in carrying out the annual audit plan by the following means:

  • Develop and plan the scope of audits.
  • Prepare audit programs and execute comprehensive audits in various operational and financial areas of the company, both domestic and international.
  • Supervise day to day staff activities.
  • Participate in audit planning, progress, and wrap-up meetings.
  • Recommend corrective actions or business resolutions, if required, and follow up on implementation.
  • Prepare and review audit workpapers that evidence completion of audit and form an adequate basis for the audit report.
  • Prepare drafts of audit reports.

2. Assess the accuracy and adequacy of transactional and financial information and the Company's internal control structure by:

  • Reviewing transactions, documents, records, reports, accounting and operational methodologies.
  • Using inquiry and observation.
  • Employing Risk & Control Assessment (RCM) analytical review procedures.

3. Assist Audit Management in accomplishing certain administrative tasks:

  • Preparation of annual risk assessments.
  • Annual audit plan.
  • Staff recruiting, staff evaluations, and development.
  • Providing written commentary for the B.O.D. Audit Committee material.


The Audit Supervisor is also expected to:

  • Supervise and/or conduct audits specifically assigned to them
  • Keep current as to the development of relevant industry, regulatory and corporate matters that may affect the firm and the scope of the Internal Audit Department's work
  • Keep abreast of evolving audit techniques and practices
  • Assist the IT Audit Manager in contributing to the strength of the Internal Audit Department through participation in appropriate professional associations


This position requires:

  • A bachelors degree, preferably in a technical field (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Engineering, etc.). A graduate degree is a plus.
  • Minimum of 8 years audit experience within the financial services industry, performing information technology reviews
  • Strong technical knowledge in at least one technology field (e.g. Networking, Cloud computing, system administration, etc.) required.
  • Successful leadership and supervisory responsibilities
  • CISA, CISSP and/or CISM required
  • Strong communication skills (verbal & written) - MUST HAVE!!
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management.
  • Ability to travel, domestic and international