IT Audit Manager - Internal Controls
Job Opportunity at bizjobz LLC

Posted on May 25

http://www.bizjobz.com    855-BIZ-JOBZ (249-5629)

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4160460

The Company:

Our client is one the country’s largest insurers of vehicles, homes and small businesses and provides a wide range of other insurance and financial services products.  It serves more than 10 million households and more than 20 million individual policies across all 50 states through the efforts of over 50,000 exclusive and independent agents and nearly 24,000 employees.

Why Our Client is a Great Company:

Great benefits including enhanced 401(k), STIP (Short Term Incentive Plan), Medical Coverage, Wellness Program, Dental, Vision, Tax-advantaged accounts, Life Insurance, EAP, PTO, short and long-term disability coverage.  In addition to these benefits our Client also provides paid holidays, tuition assistance, on-site Credit Union in most larger locations, commuter benefits, relocation services, employee discounts, legal services plan and much more.

The Position:  IT Audit Manager


This position is in the Internal Controls Governance (ICG) group.  The incumbent will manage the Sr. Auditors that audit IT controls and make sure our Client is compliant with SOX and NAIC MAR (Model Audit Rule).  This position reports to a Sr. Manager.

Job Summary:

The IT Audit Manager-IT will:  
  • be responsible for the execution of the integrated IT Control Testing plan for compliance with the NAIC Model Audit Rule ('MAR) and mandated compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
  • design the testing programs and procedures to test the IT General Controls as well as the applications in scope for our Client
  • coordinate efforts with external parties, where needed, including external auditors or financial examiners
  • work closely with the ICG assurance team to collaborate on issues and action plans noted within IT.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Designs ITGC testing programs and executes testing.
  • Works with a broad range of IT contracts and resources to develop technical knowledge and business awareness.
  • Identifies risks/exposures requiring IT Audit intervention.
  • Interacts with clients to gain agreement on corrective actions.
  • Serves as Lead Client contact and project manager to drive IT control testing to completion with minimal guidance.
  • Builds detailed knowledge of one or more areas of IT, and coordinates with other members of ICG on projects or under direction of Finance leadership.
  • Indirect hours to support departmental projects and activities, individual development plan, training, performance management, and general administration.
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems or related business field required OR equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) OR Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation required
  • CISA preferred 
Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum six years’ experience in accounting, finance, or auditing and at least two years’ experience in IT auditing. 
  • Big four or national CPA firm experience preferred.
Special Skill RequirementS:
  • Familiarity with SOX and MAR Audits
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong PC Proficiency
  • Experience working with business auditors
  • Detailed Understanding of IT Audit methodologies and testing techniques
  • Strong customer focus and ability to interface with all levels of leadership across the company 
  • Strong project management skills and ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Strong conflict management skills
  • Willingness to Travel – Occasionally
  • Ability to tactfully communicate with executive leadership
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