IT Risk Manager

New York, NY

Posted: 09/18/2018 Industry: FIN Perm Job Number: 11320161
Senior Manager-level IT consultants work closely with senior management of Fortune 500, mid-cap and start-up companies, as well as all levels of CFGI staff from Consultant to Partner. Engagements include IT Internal Audit, SOX implementation and testing, attestation/certification readiness work, business process improvement projects, compliance and other assessments.

CFGI Senior Managers lead project teams and interact with clients and their external auditors (or other professional service firms) on all aspects of engagements, including:
  • reviewing IT controls testing, process narratives, flow charts or procedures for other types of assessments;
  • approving engagement scope, project plans, risk assessments, testing approach and specific procedures;
  • identifying areas for improvement and value-add;
  • preparing reports or other appropriately styled presentations of findings and recommendations;
  • preparation for, and participation in Audit Committee meetings or other senior management meetings;
  • developing and managing relationships with client management;
  • managing engagement economics; and
  • business development with new and existing clients.

Furthermore, Senior Managers are seen as part of the Firm's leadership and have internal responsibilities for staff development, training, internal projects, and the continual improvement of the Risk Advisory team.

Ideal candidates will possess the following:
  • Certified CISA, CIA or other standard auditing certification combined with solid IT audit experience. Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Audit, Management Information Systems, or similar relevant degree will be considered in lieu of formal qualification (non-certified hires are required to become certified within 1 year from the date of hire);
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, CPA and/or MBA combined with solid accounting experience are preferred but not required;
  • 7 to 12 years of experience in public accounting and/or industry performing IT audit, systems implementations, or Information Security;
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, and ability to assimilate easily into teams;
  • Strong technical skills and a working knowledge of SOX IT General Controls, COSO, SOC 1, and SOC 2;
  • Awareness of ISO 27001, NIST standards, HIPAA, FAIR, and other relevant standards;
  • Effective analytical and critical thinking abilities;
  • Entrepreneurial nature, self-motivated, ethical, and dependable;
  • Strong project management skills
Manager

Manager-level IT consultants work closely with management of Fortune 500, mid-cap and start-up companies, as well as all levels of CFGI staff from Consultant to Partner. Engagements include IT Internal Audit, SOX implementation and testing, attestation/certification readiness work, business process improvement projects, compliance and other assessments.

CFGI Managers lead project team fieldwork and interact with clients and their external auditors (or other professional service firms) on many aspects of engagements, including:
  • reviewing IT controls testing, process narratives, flow charts or procedures for other types of assessments;
  • drafting or reviewing engagement scope, project plans, risk assessments, testing approach and specific procedures;
  • identifying areas for improvement and value-add;
  • drafting reports or other appropriately styled presentations of findings and recommendations;
  • preparation for Audit Committee meetings or other senior management meetings;
  • developing and managing relationships with client management;
  • assisting with managing engagement economics; and
  • business development with new and existing clients.

Furthermore, Managers are expected to assist the Firm's leadership with internal responsibilities for training, internal projects, and the continual improvement of the Risk Advisory team.

Ideal candidates will possess the following:
  • Certified CISA, CIA or other standard auditing certification combined with solid IT audit experience. Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Audit, Management Information Systems, or similar relevant degree will be considered in lieu of formal qualification (non-certified hires are required to become certified within 1 year from the date of hire);
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, CPA and/or MBA combined with solid accounting experience are preferred but not required;
  • 5 to 8 years of experience in public accounting and/or industry performing IT audit, systems implementations, or Information Security;
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, and ability to assimilate easily into teams;
  • Strong technical skills and a working knowledge of SOX IT General Controls, COSO, SOC 1, and SOC 2;
  • Awareness of ISO 27001, NIST standards, HIPAA, FAIR, and other relevant standards;
  • Effective analytical and critical thinking abilities;
  • Entrepreneurial nature, self-motivated, ethical, and dependable;
  • Strong project management skills;
  • High energy with a commitment to quality client service; and
  • Very strong performance within a team dynamic.


Consultant
CFGI consultants work as part of a team with other CFGI professionals, its clients and their external auditors (or other professional service firms) on a variety of facets of the engagements, such as IT Internal Audit, SOX implementation and testing, attestation/certification readiness work, business process improvement projects, compliance and other assessments.

Duties include:
  • performing IT controls testing, creating process narratives, flow charts or undertaking procedures for other types of assessments;
  • drafting engagement scope, project plans, risk assessments, testing approach and specific procedures;
  • analyzing IT information;
  • interviewing client contacts;
  • identifying areas for improvement and value-add;
  • developing relationships with client contacts;
  • assisting with managing engagement economics; and
  • business development with new and existing clients.

Furthermore, all team members, from the Consultant level and up, build their skills by assisting the Firm's leadership with internal responsibilities for training, internal projects, and the continual improvement of the Risk Advisory team.

Ideal candidates will possess the following:
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Audit, Management Information Systems, or similar relevant degree. Strong progress towards obtaining official certification for CISA, CIA or other standard auditing certification will be considered in lieu of university degree (non-certified hires are required to become certified within 1 year from the date of hire);
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in public accounting and/or industry performing IT audit, systems implementations, or Information Security;
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, and ability to assimilate easily into teams;
  • Strong technical skills and a working knowledge of SOX IT General Controls, COSO, SOC 1, and SOC 2;
  • Awareness of ISO 27001, NIST standards, HIPAA, FAIR, and other relevant standards;
  • Effective analytical and critical thinking abilities;
  • Entrepreneurial nature, self-motivated, ethical, and dependable;
  • Strong project management skills;
  • High energy with a commitment to quality client service; and
  • Very strong performance within a team dynamic.

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