Information Technology Audit Specialist

Winston-Salem State University
January 31, 2020
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The primary purpose of the Information Technology Audit Specialist is to audit information systems within the university, and assist Internal Audit with the use, extraction, and analysis of data in the performance of its work.

This position reviews computer systems to determine if information technology is safeguarding assets, maintaining data integrity, and operating efficiently and effectively to achieve the organization’s goals and objectives. This specialized audit work includes: general controls reviews, application controls reviews, security and vulnerability assessments, computer forensics audits, data retrieval, and data analytics. Responsibilities of this position include a review of IT configurations and environments to determine if access to computer programs, data, and IT equipment is limited to authorized personnel; and to assess the measures which have been taken to prevent and/or recover from computer failure. The Information Technology Audit Specialist performs highly complex professional internal auditing work assignments independently or under general supervision while exercising substantial judgment.

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Information Technology Audit Specialist

Job Requirements

The employee will be required to possess:  knowledge of laws, regulations, and procedures concerning accounting, auditing and information system regulations of assigned programs; knowledge of internal auditing standards, practices, reporting guidelines, and generally accepted auditing standards applicable to the area of assignment; knowledge of applicable information technology and internal controls to meet work needs.

Should have a command of knowledge related to varied information technology platforms, structures, strategies and tools; knowledge of and experience using different IT platforms, enterprise resources planning applications, or other applications software. Should have familiarity leading and executing risk-based IT-related internal audits and/or risk and control assessments, leveraging IT governance and control frameworks.

Must have graduated from an accredited college/university with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Security, Accounting or closely related field and four years experience in IT auditing or closely related area. Auditing experience should be in either internal auditing or with a public accounting firm or governmental agency.

CISA, CIA, CFE, or CPA is preferred.

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Information Technology Audit Specialist

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