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IT Audit Lead

Company: AmTrust Financial
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Summary: -The IT Audit Lead will perform and supervise complex Information Technology based audits in accordance with professional internal auditing standards to ensure that internal controls are appropriately designed and operating effectively (including Sarbanes Oxley). - This position will have responsibility for reviewing all aspects of Information Technology including infrastructure, application controls, cyber security, and IT processes. The IT Audit Lead will provide management with an independent assessment and assurance related to the adequacy, effectiveness, and sustainability of controls. -
Responsibilities: -

  • Independently performing process walkthroughs to identify the key activities, risks and controls.
  • Applying risk and control concepts to assess control design and developing a test approach of the key controls.
  • Testing the operating effectiveness of the key controls identified.
  • Enhancing complex system and related technical knowledge.
  • Discussing and reporting control design deficiencies and controls not operating as designed.
  • Validating with management the resolution and implementation of corrective action plans.
  • Performing complex special projects as deemed necessary by management.
  • Complete data risk and governance assessments/audits (e.g. data governance, data privacy, data interfaces) focused on key risks and controls in addition to creating data flow diagrams.
  • Maintaining organizational and professional ethical standards and ensuring internal audit activities are carried out in compliance with the Standards.
  • Working and leading on multiple audits and projects simultaneously.
  • Completing audits' key requirements and workpapers independently with limited supervision.
  • Documenting high quality workpapers that are easy to follow and require minimal revisions upon review.
  • Assist audit manager on overseeing key team deliverables, such as project tracking and workpaper reviews.
  • Provide input and assist audit manager on how to enhance internal audit concepts and techniques.
  • Communicates status regularly.
  • Meets deadlines or informs direct supervisor of roadblocks.
  • Listens to peers, managers and clients.
  • Willing to put in the extra effort so that the Department can meet key milestones and deadlines.
  • Performs other functionally related duties as assigned.
  • Being a positive influence for the team and junior staff.
  • As needed, be able to travel domestically up to 5%.
    Qualifications: -Required:

  • Bachelor Degree, preferable in Management Information Systems, Accounting, and/or Internal Audit
  • Computer skills on MS Office (e.g. excel, power point), SQL, Windows environment
  • Clear and concise written communication
  • Minimal grammatical / spelling errors in written communication
  • Professional demeanor with clients and teammates
  • Demonstrates integrity and respect
  • Advanced system and technical knowledge

    Preferred: -

    • CISA or equivalent audit qualification is a plus
    • 6 or more years of Audit experience, particularly in financial industry
    • Data Analytics experience in PowerBI and Excel
    • Mentored, trained and supervised junior staff

      This job description is designed to provide a general overview of the requirements of the job and does not entail a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties, or responsibilities that will be required in this position. AmTrust has the right to revise this job description at any time.

      What We Offer
      AmTrust Financial Services offers a competitive compensation package and excellent career advancement opportunities. Our benefits include: Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses & children, Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, 401k Savings Plans, Paid Time Off.

      AmTrust strives to create a diverse and inclusive culture where thoughts and ideas of all employees are appreciated and respected. This concept encompasses but is not limited to human differences with regard to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, culture, religion or disabilities.

      AmTrust values excellence and recognizes that by embracing the diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives of its workforce, it will sustain a competitive advantage and remain an employer of choice. Diversity is a business imperative, enabling us to attract, retain and develop the best talent available. We see diversity as more than just policies and practices. It is an integral part of who we are as a company, how we operate and how we see our future.

Keywords: AmTrust Financial, Cleveland , IT Audit Lead, Accounting, Auditing , Cleveland, Ohio

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