IS Assurance Senior Associate

USANew York

Our client is seeking an IS Assurance Senior Associate to join their team. Responsibilities include planning of IS audit process and completion of testing and analysis of client software systems. In this role, the IS Assurance Senior Associate will be charged with documenting and testing general controls in a wide range of technology environments to analyze system security and access controls, backup recovery procedures, and IS organization and administration practices.

Essential Duties/Functions:

Documents and tests application and automated controls on a wide range of software application packages.

Prepares audit reports and recommendations associated with IS audit work performed.

Identifies opportunities to utilize computer assisted audit techniques (CAATs) and managing the implementation of those techniques, as appropriate.

Participates in the review of internal controls based on Sarbanes-Oxley Act requirements.

Communicates to the client areas to strengthen controls, mitigate risks and/or increase efficiency.

Identifies key risks and assesses their impact and likeliness of occurence.

Recognizes technical concerns or issues and communicates those concerns with IS Assurance management.

Plans and executes the IS audit work on assigned engagements.

Develops and maintains relationships with client personnel and management.

Conducts client interviews to obtain relevant information for non-complex clients.

Performs walk throughs of client controls.

Document controls, tests performed and results.

Prepares workpapers in the required format.

Applies IS audit principles and guidelines to non-complex client environment.

Other duties as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervises the day-to-day workload of IS Assurance Associates on assigned engagements and reviews work product.

Ensures IS Assurance Associates are trained on all relevant IS Assurance software and resources.

Delivers periodic performance feedback and completes performance evaluations for IS Assurance Associates.

Acts as mentor to IS Assurance Associates, as appropriate.