Perform information technology audits (plan, execute, document and report) in all areas of IT infrastructure including databases, operating systems, configuration management, system development and areas of information security as set forth in the annual audit plan approved by the Supervisory Committee. Provide information and assistance that will support internal/external/forensic audits, audit management and Supervisory Committee report generation, special projects and continuous auditing and monitoring. Establish communications and relationships to remain informed and provide insight to emerging technologies and risks affecting the credit union's strategies/objectives, processes and controls.
Internal Audit provides independent, objective assurance, and consulting activities guided by a philosophy of adding value to improve Ent's operations. Internal Audit helps Ent accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes in order to:
Furnish management with information to control credit union operations and achieve credit union objectives.
Create a means to examine and evaluate the effectiveness of the internal controls of the credit union.
Provide an independent review and appraisal report for the supervisory committee, board of directors, and management to inform them about potential problems and make recommendations about credit union activities.
Serve as a focal point for communication between outside auditors, federal examiners, and credit union supervisory committee and/or board of directors.
Provide consultative recommendations for management for enhancing control structure or increasing efficiencies.
Identify, evaluate, and document IT business risks and related control environments.
Establish objectives and test procedures for audit/review of IT systems, processes and controls using a risk based approach with consideration based on reliance, complexity and criticality of systems/processes.
Complete and/or supervise performance of IT audit steps to support assessment of adequacy and effectiveness of IT control environments, identifying weaknesses and recommending enhancements as deemed necessary.
Document work papers and audit tests results; draft audit findings/recommendations; assess magnitude of audit findings identified. Presents audit reports to line and senior management for content accuracy and resolution concurrence. Answers incoming phone and email inquiries within established organizational service levels.
Assist the Director of Internal Audit in the completion of a comprehensive IT risk assessment in development of the annual audit plan. Meets with the Director of Internal Audit to discuss status of IT audit projects.
Lead, review, and qualify the work of Staff Auditors and Auditors, including time spent on audit engagement. This includes initial review of work papers and clearing of review comments.
Act as a team lead capacity for mentoring staff and first point of contact for basic operational questions. May assist Manager of Internal Audit with determining coaching / training needs for staff based on questions received / situations encountered.
Update audit programs based on significant revisions and / or additions to credit union or industry standards.
Stay informed of developments within the credit union industry and IT audit processes through maintenance of technical expertise, reading of publications, alerts, and training.
Develop and maintain relationships with Information Technology teams and management to ensure successful interaction and collaboration for risk consultation with special projects, technologies, delivery channels and products/services.
Guide and/or provide input into performance of special projects as instructed by the Director of Internal Audit or Sr. Management.
Provide technical expertise for audit team in areas of information systems auditing when performing integrated operational, regulatory, and system application audits throughout the credit union.
Provide reports/information and analysis that supports internal/external/forensic audits, special projects and continuous auditing and monitoring.
Act as a team leader with other members of the Audit team to assist with general procedural questions / clarifications.
Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of IT infrastructure and operations.
Ensures Accountability for Policies.
In-Depth Knowledge of Credit Union Systems.
Ensures Consistency of Handling Incidents per Policy/Procedures in place.
Other duties as required.
Minimum formal education required for this position:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology Management, IT Security, Audit, Business Administration with a focus on Information Systems, or similar.
Each year of relevant work experience may be exchanged for a year in a relevant degree program or vice versa. For example, a requirement of "Knowledge Consistent with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and 2+ years' of accounting experience" could be substituted for a High School Diploma and 6 years of relevant accounting work experience or a Master's Degree in Accounting and 0 years of work experience.
Minimum work experience:
5+ years' combined experience in audit, information security, network administration, or related work experience requiring the implementation and operational verification of information systems and associated security controls.
(Preferred) 2+ years of financial services IT audit experience.
Key Attitudes / Characteristics / Specialized Knowledge / Skills for this position:
In depth knowledge of business processes, as well as process controls and risks, and understands how this relates to IT audit procedures.
Experience working with a variety of technology platforms and must be familiar with performing network, internet, database, and technical audits.
Strong understanding of technology processes (i.e. Change management, security, technology operations, and application controls).
Proficiency in application of contemporary internal auditing theory, auditing standards, procedures and techniques.
Understanding of management principles, general business systems and internal controls.
Understanding of financial institutions and applicable regulatory oversight.
Excellent data analysis/audit software skills and familiarity with Audit Command Language.
Good oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills.
Aptitude for detail / analytical work.
Ability to hold information in strict confidence.
Proven aptitude for leadership and initiative is required.
Ability to train/mentor staff.
Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite of products (Word/Excel/Outlook).
Environmental, physical and psychological requirements:
Salary range $86,000+
Ent Federal Credit Union