Senior IT Audit Leader

Location: Parsippany, NJ, United States
Date Posted: 08-30-2018
Company: Client of The Griffin Groupe Executive Search
Location: Parsippany, NJ
Job Type: Full Time
Industry: Chemical Manufacturing
Rate: Market

Senior IT Audit Leader
The Griffin Groupe is searching for a Senior IT Audit Leader for a premier client in the chemical manufacturing industry. Our client is a leading manufacturer of performance materials as well as other products used in the electronics, aerospace, apparel, agriculture, food and industrial packaging industries. A career at Our client means opportunity and possibility for people who seek variety, responsibility and hands-on experience in a friendly, dynamic workplace.
As the Senior IT Audit Leader, you will build leadership, technology, data analytics and risk management experience. The incumbent will lead and participate in SOX testing, technology risk assessments, pre-audit planning and conduct independent and objective audit reviews across Our client's operations.  This includes, but is not limited to, project risk identification/ mitigations for the ERP and other system implementations, infrastructure components, security, IT integrations, critical IT and engineering application reviews and building strong relationships with technology leadership across Our client to effectively deliver audit solutions. They will prepare and issue audit reports with supervision from the Sr. Audit Director.
Location and Travel Expectations: This position includes ~25% travel; and will be based in New Jersey.
  • Individuals will have opportunities to interact with Sr. Management at all levels of the organization.
  • While in this high-performing and greatly valued team, Auditors will have exposure to industry leading innovation strategies and management programs
  • Individuals will lead and participate in the execution of the annual audit plan providing financial, operational, & strategic assurance while developing a deep understanding of Our client's policies and procedures.
  • Auditors are encouraged to think both autonomously and collaboratively while working to develop high quality and efficient deliverables.
  • Participation in a variety of special projects assigned by management.
  • This role offers opportunities to develop within the team or to consider possible rotation to a wide variety of roles within Our client.
  • Perform Sarbanes Oxley testing that supports management & external auditors.
  • Perform IT and compliance audits, while also having some exposure to finance, operational and supply chain audits.  
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key business and functional leaders.
  • Execute timely/accurate audit/SOX planning, testing and wrap-up/reporting while taking a risk-based approach that suits each client’s specific environment and business (e.g., developing/ adapting/ reviewing audit programs, test steps or control evaluations to suit a client's specific environment).
  • Bring forth ideas and opinions to other audit team members to collaborate in a team-based environment while also listening to others’ points of view.
  • Conduct independent & objective reviews across Our client, providing added value to the businesses and operations.
  • Demonstrate a confident and well-developed communication style, both written and spoken, that establishes credibility and facilitates clear business acumen to business leaders.
  • Execute on Technology Audit Strategy/Planning/Execution.
  • Creative thinking skills to help identify root causes and propose alternative solutions.
  • Desire to learn new technologies, develop leadership skills and evaluate new ways of doing business.
  • Execute on integrated audits working with financial/supply chain audit teams.
  • Develop strong relationship with leadership and internal customers.
  • Bachelors/Masters degree in Engineering/Computer Science, Accounting, or other IT related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working within IT
  • Prefer dual majors in accounting and computer science/ management information systems
  • Recent Big 6 audit experience preferred
  • Firewall/ networking architecture, management or audit experience preferred
  • CPA, CISA, CISSP, CISM, PMP CFE, or similar IT preferred
  • Extensive knowledge/experience in project management, strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Proactive leader with the ability to work effectively across all levels and functions within the business
  • Knowledge and experience in business and IT controls; creative and innovative; able to identify, recommend, and implement process improvements
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and proven presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to facilitate diverse groups and work with all levels of internal and external customers
  • Works independently and easily adapts to change
  • Proven experience in a variety of IT or engineering infrastructure and application technologies
Ryan Schortmann
The Griffin Groupe
Director of Recruiting and Technology

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