Senior IT Auditor

US-CA-Rancho Cucamonga
Req No.
2017-1684
Category
Audit
Type
Full-Time

Overview

CO-OP Financial Services provides technically superior products and services to financial institutions across the nation. We are seeking a talented Senior IT Auditor to analyze risks, possess, critical thinking skills and provide recommended courses of action; including maintaining productive re3lationships with department and employees of all levels (staff, management, Vice Presidents, Executive Management) across the organization.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist Internal Audit Department management in conducting ongoing risk assessment reviews to produce a flexible Internal Audit Plan that supports the Internal Audit Charter.
  • Perform individual internal audit projects (operational, financial, compliance, and IT) as outlined in the Internal Audit Plan and any special reviews that arise. This includes assisting Internal Audit Department management with developing the internal audit scope and performing internal audit procedures.
  • Identify key control points and weaknesses within the system or function being audited, and develop process improvement recommendations for correcting unsatisfactory conditions, process gaps, improving operations, and reducing cost.
  • Document audit work and findings in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards.
  • Maintain a strong process owner focus by serving process owner needs and developing productive working relationships. Stay abreast of current business developments relevant to the process owner’s business.  Respect and protect confidential client information.
  • Determine whether proper segregation of duties and dual controls are in place throughout the organization.
  • Provide frequent progress and status updates to the Internal Audit Department management and compare audits performed to previously submitted and approved work.
  • Champion internal controls and corporate governance concepts throughout the organization.
  • Conduct periodic follow-up reviews to evaluate the adequacy of management’s corrective action plans.
  • Assist in the investigation of suspected fraudulent activities within the organization.
  • Participate in training sessions related to internal audit and risk management via webinars and trainings.
  • The Senior IT Auditor is expected to mentor and develop staff-level auditors and take a leadership role within the Internal Audit Department. 
  • Responsible for directing and reviewing the work performed by staff-level auditors and providing continuous coaching and feedback.
  • Supervise at a close level the work product of junior team members for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards.
  • Review internal policies and procedures to ensure they are written clearly, comprehensively, provide sufficient internal controls, and are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. 
  • Responsible for testing Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) compliance and IT general controls (ITGCs) including change management, logical access and IT operations.
  • Assess the day-to-day IT controls to ensure that transactions recorded and processes are in compliance with acceptable accounting methods and standards and are in compliance with policies set forth by the board of directors and senior management.
  • Identify weaknesses, review management’s plans for addressing those weaknesses, monitor their resolution, and report to the board as necessary on material weaknesses.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or Information Technology; or a related field, with 6+ years of experience in public accounting and/or private industry internal audit with knowledge of accounting, finance, IT, internal control, and enterprise risk management areas.
  • Knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, COSO 2013 framework, PCAOB governing regulations, and IIA/ISACA standards.
  • We are looking for someone with a minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience and a minimum of 3 years of IT audit experience.
  • Must have the ability to work independently, with limited required direction and guidance,
  • Strong organizational skills and be detail-oriented.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and possess strong analytical abilities. 
  • Some overnight travel may be required. 
  • We are looking for someone with a detailed understanding of internal control concepts, auditing standards, and COSO (Committee of Sponsoring Organizations) framework and risk assessment practices with professional experience in accounting and auditing, which includes analyzing data, documenting findings, creating and presenting reports.
  • Must have experience in performing multiple projects simultaneously and have very strong PC skills (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Project), including frequently analyzing data within audit areas utilizing Oracle tools and ACL or Microsoft Access to understand trends and risk patterns.
  • Experience using an electronic workpaper tool is a plus.  
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and/or Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT).
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification is a plus.
  • Knowledge of the payments industry, including prior exposure to Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).
  • Experience with enterprise-wide risk management (ERM) practices.

If you are highly motivated, team oriented, and enjoy the diversity of challenges and opportunities, please submit your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements.

 

 

About Us

CO-OP Financial Services is the technology engine that provides access and convenience for credit unions. With over 35 years of credit union service, CO-OP connects credit union members to their accounts through Debit, Credit, ATM, Shared Branching, Member Interaction Services, Mobile, Virtual, and Bill Pay services. CO-OP serves a total of 3,500 member credit unions, 50 million cardholders, 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs, and more than 5,500 shared branches. Handling three billion-plus annual transactions, CO-OP is the nation’s largest credit union service organization—offering resources that enable deeper member engagement to help credit unions prosper.

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