Leads audit plan development for Information Systems and Integrated Audit engagements by identifying the technology behind the business process subject of the audit; identifying the risks threatening accomplishment of the process objectives; determining the severity of the risks with regard to likelihood of occurrence and business impact; developing audit tests to assess the effectiveness of controls; employing data analytics technologies (for example, Audit Command Language (ACL), custom scripts, Visual Basic (VB), Structured Query Language (SQL)); determining the data flow for end-to-end processing; obtaining record layouts and file definitions to determine how to access data for audit purposes; assigning associates to execute portions of the technical audit plan; and ensuring relevant frameworks and methodologies are employed.
Designing and developing strategies and tools to enhance audit efficiency and effectiveness by analyzing internal audit plans and projects; leveraging information technology (IT) industry expertise; applying relevant frameworks (for example Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)) in areas of high complexity and emerging technologies.
Provides subject matter expertise in information technology (IT) by ensuring comprehensive approaches to multiple audit projects; identifying IT audit work programs and control testing processes; developing and delivering information technology training to internal and external teams; and reviewing technical aspects of internal audit projects.
Drives project deliverable completion by reviewing and overseeing the completion of audit documentation (for example, flowcharts, data flow diagrams, Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAAT) technical reference); approving the severity and disposition of identified control weaknesses; reviewing compensating controls and offering recommendations on mitigation effectiveness; ensuring solution proposal, communication protocol, and communication effectiveness; leading closing conferences; and managing the follow up on remediation issues.
Leads technical functions to support regulatory compliance audits by coordinating with process owners to identify and test controls; validating process documentation; analyzing IT and business information to identify improvement opportunities; working with the company's external auditors to ensure testing of regulatory compliance controls; determining the technical components to be evaluated as a result of business compliance requirement and testing methods; and building foundations for aligning approach and technical scope with the company's external auditors.
Maintains and advances industry expertise by reviewing new technologies; and participating in continuing education and training (for example, relevant industry certifications, forums).
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