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Job Post: VP, Assistant General Auditor

Nov 13, 20073 mins

Vice President, Assistant General AuditorCompany Confidential, Fortune 500 Financial ServicesMid-Atlantic RegionWe are seeking a Vice President, Assistant General Auditor for a Fortune 500Financial Services firm based in the Mid-Atlantic Region.  The candidate will assist in the oversight of a staff of corporate auditorsand contract professionals to provide audit coverage of the Company's ITfunctions, and will also be an integral part of the Company's managementteam, attending regular strategy and operating sessions.   The candidate will provide senior management and the Board of Directors withassurance regarding the adequacy and effectiveness of corporate governance,risk management and internal control processes throughout IT operations.RESPONSIBILITIESEvaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of corporate governance, riskmanagement, and internal controls at the Company with an emphasis on allaspects of  IT control.  Directs the activities of Company IT auditors and at times Big Four contractprofessionals including Big Four partner and manager level personnel.  Manages a comprehensive audit universe.  Determines the appropriate scope ofaudit work. Performs audits, investigations, pre-implementation systemreviews, and consulting services relating to IT control areas. Ensures audit approach is aligned with the risk factors identified.  Ensures prompt resolution of control issues and process improvementrecommendations.  Keeps abreast of the impact of changes on the Corporation's IT structure,relationships, business processes, and systems. Keeps abreast of emerging issues and changes in the auditing and ITprofession.  ACCOUNTABILITIESProvides support to the General Auditor of the Company in the effectivedischarge of responsibilities. Assists the General Auditor with the development of the General Auditor'squarterly report to the Audit Committee and the Annual Audit Plan.Establishes and executes risk-based audit strategies. Ensures audit and consulting projects comply with IIA Standards and theAudit Department's internal policies and procedures.Supports the company's Comprehensive plan relating to control remediationand end-to-end business process review.Maintains regular communication with management to minimize surprises.Provides insights on corporate governance, risk management and IT controlissues.Provides meaningful and practical audit recommendations.Makes effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to Executivemanagement and/or the Board.Responsible for human resource management of the internal IT audit area byrecruiting the IT audit team and developing future bench strength.Works closely with the Company's external auditor in order to maximize theirreliance on internal audit work.Issues clear concise audit reports and closely tracks and reports on thestatus of agreed upon remedial actions.  MUST HAVE QUALIFICATIONSOur ideal candidate has 15 years of IT work experience, including at leastfive years managing an information technology internal audit group. PriorBig 4 or IT consulting experience is a must.Formal training and experiencein IT control of mainframe and distributed IT environments.Experience in managing ITGC audits and SDLC pre-implementation reviews. Board room presence and organizational savvy.  Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills to interact effectivelywith senior management and Board Committees.Unquestionable ethics and integrity with a track record of success.Thought leadership experience in the information technology auditingprofession. Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Accounting or arelated field.  An advanced degree is a plus. Active CPA, CISA or CISSP certification, and demonstrate activeparticipation in the IT auditing profession through continuing professionaleducation and professional activities.  COMPENSATION OVERVIEWThis position includes a competitive base salary, annual cash performancebonus program, comprehensive relocation program and superb benefits. FOR CONSIDERATIONQualified candidates should submit a resume as a Word document attachmentalong with an introductory email.  All inquiries will be treated in aconfidential manner.

Thank you for your consideration,

Karen Murphy - Managing DirectorAugust AssociatesTel 508-833-9622EMAIL