IT Internal Auditor

Location: Hybrid - Pittsburgh

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

Position Summary

The Information Technology (IT) Senior Internal Auditor I will be part of the Internal Audit department, which is an integral function within the governance structure of the organization. The position has responsibility to support scoping, testing, and reporting on IT and operational audits, with supervision provided by either an audit manager or Director within Internal Audit.

Primary Success Factors

  • Performs all aspects of internal Information Technology (IT) audits and operational audits as necessary.
  • Accurately identifies and clearly communicates audit requirements to key stakeholders.
  • Understands how key risks and controls impact the business from an operational, accounting, and/or system perspective.
  • Plans and executes audits in accordance with audit methodology, with limited supervision.
  • Ensures the test work performed and conclusions reached focus on the most critical risk areas.
  • Manages project milestones and deadlines.
  • Recognizes and proactively communicates potential risks and issues.
  • Makes recommendations for risk mitigation and audit strategies based on accurate identification of potential market, business, financial/credit, operational, IT and talent risks.
  • Performs follow-up procedures on Internal Audit observations.
  • Builds and cultivates strong personal relationships with peers.
  • Facilitates teamwork by contributing to team efforts, sharing responsibility for team results, and exhibiting a positive attitude.
  • Develop, build & implement tools to analyze data to improve audit efficiency and effectiveness. Ultimately be a resource for analytics for the internal audit department.
  • Consistently applies and stays current on best practices in the field of IT and auditing.
  • Applies an understanding of company short-term and long-term IT and business unit plans and objectives to adjust audit scope and procedures.
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of the risks and opportunities related to IT offered or entered into.
  • Accurately identifies and communicates market and regulatory trends that have the potential for substantive impact on organization strategies, policies or risks.
  • Provides support for external auditors.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable policies, procedures and regulations to ensure safe and sound business operations.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business or IT-related field
  • Three or more years of relevant experience; in auditing, technology and risk experience preferred.
  • Experience with risk-based audit approach preferred
  • Current certification(s) (e.g., CISA, CIA or CPA) are a plus
  • Strong decision-making, communication, and analytical skills
  • Ability to use solid judgment and manage multiple audits and issues within time constraints
  • Proficient in Microsoft products and SharePoint; experience with flowcharting software is a plus
  • Strong decision-making, communication, and analytical skills
  • Ability to use solid judgment and manage tasks within time constraints
  • Proficient in Microsoft Products and SharePoint