|Location||Kansas City, MO|
|Date Posted||February 2, 2018|
Kansas City, MO
Provides internal audit coverage of the IT functions of the client and its branch offices through liaison assignments and audits in order to provide management with an independent, objective assurance designed to identify control weaknesses and recommend improvement opportunities for client operations. Assists the client in meeting its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.
•Lead all types of audit attentions, special reviews, and project coverage. As an auditor-in-charge, lead audits, special reviews, and/or project coverage by performing the following tasks:
o assess risks associated with business area;
o establish audit scope and objectives;
o develop audit programs and assign resources;
o manage timelines;
o provide direction to audit assists through workpaper review and written and verbal feedback;
o maintain ongoing communications with the audit team, audit management, and client management;
o determine and communicate audit issues and recommendations to client management;
o determine if internal controls and processes are effective and develop the overall audit opinion;
o and prepare written audit reports.
• Assist on audit attentions and special reviews. Assists on audits by performing the following tasks:
o prepare for audit attentions by familiarizing self with business area responsibilities and relevant risks;
o conduct interviews with client staff and management to understand the internal control environment;
o analyze data and business processes to evaluate and verify compliance with established policies and procedures;
o and determines if internal controls and processes are effective for assigned audit steps.
• Prepare accurate well-written work papers and audit observations for auditor-in-charge and audit management that are in compliance with Division policies and procedures and the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
• In addition, performance of key activities will include the following:
o Complete assigned work on audit attentions and other projects within established time and resource constraints.
o Utilize automated audit tools to complete assigned audit work.
o Conduct special projects important to the Audit Division or the District in meeting established goals and objectives, and performs other duties as assigned.
o Identify efficiencies in operations. Manage relationships with business area contacts; conducts activities to expand knowledge of liaison areas.
o Apprise management of concerns warranting escalation; recommends possible courses of action for resolving problem situations.
o Recommend sound courses of action for resolving problems. Assist in on-the-job training, coaching, and/or mentoring for less experienced auditors.
o Maintain expertise on a variety of IT business area functions through liaison activities.
o Maintain knowledge of electronic communications, environmental and operating systems, information security and/or project management.