IT Auditor (Admin) in Meridian, ID at Volt

Date Posted: 5/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Meridian, ID
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Duration:
    N/A
  • Date Posted:
    5/2/2018
  • Job ID:
    113090
  • Pay Rate
    $57000.0 - $70000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE:

Performs professional internal auditing work.  Work involves assisting with or conducting performance, financial, compliance, and information technology audit projects and providing consulting services to the organization’s management and staff; and providing some input to development of the annual audit plan.  Responsible for identifying technology risks, and evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of information technology infrastructure and application controls, including security and internal controls.  Maintains all organizational and professional ethical standards.  Works independently under general supervision. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  (Minimum qualifications required for the job)

  • Experience: Two years’ experience in auditing, business analysis, or program evaluation, including at least one-year experience conducting information technology audits
  • Education:  Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Accounting, or Business Administration); OR equivalent work experience (two years’ work experience is equivalent to one year college)
  • Certifications/Licenses:  Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or working towards a CISA certification and must obtain within 2 years of the date of hire

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

  • Applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices, and management principles and preferred business practices
  • The Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by The Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Management information systems terminology, concepts, and practices
  • Generally accepted Information Systems audit standards, statements and practices, and Information Systems security and control practices

Skills:

  • Collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions
  • Planning and project management, and in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Negotiating issues and resolving problems
  • Using a computer with word processing, spreadsheet, and other business software to prepare reports, memos, summaries, and analyses
  • Effective verbal and written communications, including active listening
  • Assessing the effectiveness of internal controls over key IT risks, identifying significant exposures, analyzing transactions and other management information, and detecting changes in key risks and/or control effectiveness
  • Developing appropriate recommendations to address exposures

Ability to:

  • Establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers and external contacts
  • Work effectively in a professional team environment
  • Learn new operations quickly and work independently
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Present findings and recommendations tactfully

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Effectively participate in the annual audit planning process including conduct of effective interviews, risk identification, and process documentation.

Evaluate the adequacy of information technology controls on systems under development, application systems, system security, and general information systems controls in the network, server, and PC environment.

Obtain understanding of the process/function being audited through active participation in “kick-off” meetings, substantive and timely performance of operations and systems walkthroughs, interviews with area management, and independent research to adequately determine workflows and associated business risks and controls. Develops clear, concise and well thought-out planning documents (Announcement Memos, Narratives, Flowcharts, Risk Matrix, Audit Program, etc.) to evidence resulting audit objectives, scope, and testing strategy.

Ensure audit procedures are performed as per the approved audit program and develop audit work papers that ensure work performed and resulting findings are adequately supported by documentation contained in the work papers. Prepare work papers as the audit testing is performed.  Final work papers are complete, clearly indexed and referenced, and contain only relevant documentation to support audit testing and findings.

Identify relevant issues and exceptions during planning and or testing phases of the audit.  Draft clear, concise issues detailing the condition, cause, associated risk, and recommendation for submission to area management throughout the course of the audit as they are identified.  Assist in drafting the detailed audit report in conformance with professional and departmental standards.  Report draft must accurately represent the work performed and conclusions reached based on the testing performed. Participate in closing meetings with responsible management to negotiate audit findings and recommendations.

Ensure follow up procedures are performed on all audit issues and management action plans included in the final reports in a timely manner. Status updates are received from issue owners as required, and any implementation is adequately documented and tested in accordance with department guidance/standards. Results of follow up activities are communicated effectively.

Pursue professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and shares information gained with co-workers.

Complete annual MAR IT testing and participate in the assessment of any noted issues in coordination with the MAR audit team.

Develop and maintain effective working relationships with company personnel to facilitate the audit process and to keep informed of company trends, problems, and potential areas for Internal Audit assistance.

Assist with the administration of the audit management software system, including user access provisioning, system configuration, report writing and maintenance, user training, and acting as a secondary contact for resolution of system related issues.

Provide assistance to external auditors in review of information technology related areas in order to reduce the scope of their audits.

Recommend changes to Internal Audit policies and procedures to enhance the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Maintain current knowledge of technical and business systems by keeping abreast of developments in the fields of auditing and information technology.

Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

STATEMENT OF OTHER DUTIES

This document describes the major duties, responsibilities and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.

All employees are required to familiarize themselves and continually comply with all federal and state health care laws, regulations and rules (including Medicare and Medicaid billing requirements if applicable to the employee's job duties).  Any employee who becomes aware of possible noncompliance with applicable laws is required to promptly report such possible noncompliance to his or her immediate manager or Compliance Hot Line.  No adverse action or any form of retaliation shall be taken against any employee because of that person's good faith report of possible noncompliance.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.