Monitor a company's computer network for possible mismanagement, fraud, and inefficiencies.
Ensure that IT audit practices comply with company procedures and government regulations.
Point out system flaws; promote efficient practices by recommending improvements in processing capability, user interface, and security designs.
Evaluate IT accounting practices to trace a company's resources.
Implement auditing policies; ensure adequate technology and system controls to meet business objectives and customer needs.
Able to direct audit functions while understanding the risks associated with current and emerging technologies.
Maintain and develop computerized audit software.
Prepare audit finding memoranda and working papers to ensure that adequate documentation exists to support the completed audit and conclusions.
Prepare and present written and oral reports and other technical information in a pertinent, concise, and accurate manner for distribution to management
Conduct operational, compliance, financial and investigative audits, as assigned.
Candidate should possess at least a Bachelor's degree in a business, accounting, or an IT-related field. Employers favor applicants with a Master's degree in accounting or business administration and a certified public accountant (CPA) or certified information systems auditor (CISA) credential is a plus.
Have a knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise.
Have a knowledge of auditing concepts and principles.
Ability to evaluate and review a range of mainframe, PC, and distributed production and applications computer systems.
Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
Ability to perform control reviews on systems development, operation, programming, control, and security procedures and standards.
Ability to review system backup, disaster recovery and maintenance procedures.
Ability to communicate with and understand the requirements of professional staff in area of specialty.
Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
Knowledge of software requirements for the auditing of computing systems and procedures.
Knowledge of general accounting principles.
Knowledge of local laws, regulations, and standards governing all aspects of the utilization of computer systems.