Our client, a leading advisory and services consulting group, is looking for an IT Advisory Services Associate to join their growing IT Advisory Services (ITAS) department.  The ITAS team works with clients to make a more risk-aware, effective IT organization that can deliver transformational business change.  The IT Advisory Services include but are not limited to IT Vulnerability and Risk Assessment, IT Audit, Cloud Computing, Data Analytics, and SOC Reporting. The ITAS Associate is responsible for assisting with the execution of various engagement objectives within assigned areas.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrate an increased understanding of business operations and supporting information systems
  • Perform documentation initiatives in assigned areas using the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) and COBIT internal control framework
  • Works closely with Senior Associates and Managers to identify and resolve issues encountered in executing engagement objectives through effective and timely communication
  • Maintains appropriate professionalism in client and team interactions
  • Research issues and best practices and make recommendations

Education and Skills:

  • CISA or CISA candidate, CISSP or CISSP candidate, CIA or CIA candidate, and/or CPA or CPA candidate
  • 1 – 3 years or more experience in public accounting, external audit, internal audit, information technology and/or staff accountant responsibilities
  • Knowledge of IT controls and how they impact the control environment
  • Knowledge of COBIT, COSO, and related frameworks preferred
  • Basic understanding of Sarbanes Oxley Section 404 and the role that information technology plays in compliance
  • Basic understanding of systems infrastructure and security, connectivity, remote access, and data mining
  • Basic understanding of financial reporting, transaction cycles, and business processes
  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Accounting, or other relevant fields
  • Master’s degree or further education in information systems auditing preferred
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or other relevant field preferred