Under the general direction of the Director of Audit Services, assists in planning, developing and executing the University’s IT audit functions. This position has access to a variety of confidential information, including that used in collective bargaining.
Duties and Responsibilities
Participates in conducting risk assessments of IT areas for audit and advisory services and the overall audit planning with the Director of Audit Services to establish the day-to-day IT audit schedule.
In consultation with the Director of Audit Services, reviews audit findings and recommendations and forwards final reports with the Director’s letter of transmittal.
Participates in the development and implementation of policies and procedures for Audit Services, impacting both UConn Storrs and UConn Health Center.
Represents the Director of Audit Services in his/her absence.
Participates in the supervision, evaluation and training of IT Audit Services staff responsible for auditing information systems, platforms, and operating procedures in accordance with regulatory and University standards for accuracy, efficiency and security.
Develops information systems auditing procedures and establishes an audit and/or project plan for each assignment in accordance with professional auditing standards.
Manages and conducts audits (critical reviews, examinations, and appraisals) to protect University assets and other interests and to provide assurance regarding the proper functioning of information technology controls for infrastructure, network, applications and security.
Conducts management analyses, feasibility studies, etc. as requested.
Evaluates existing and proposed systems, IT policies, guidelines and procedures to determine efficiency, effectiveness, risk, and compliance with regulatory requirements, sound accounting and management principles.
Analyzes and evaluates results of audits, reports findings, and makes formal recommendations for a range of corrective actions. Reviews and submits conclusions and audit reports for each audit conducted or supported, confirming that reports accurately reflect audit findings documented in work papers and related risks, conclusions, and recommendations are reasonable and well-supported.
Reviews findings and formal recommendations with appropriate supervisory staff and administrative officials of areas auditing and assists, as appropriate, in implementing corrective action.
Follows up on audit recommendations to appraise and press for implementation of recommended changes.
Performs related duties as required.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field.
Professional IT/Auditing certification from an organization such as: Information Systems, Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA)
Five (5) years of professional IT experience including extensive knowledge of information systems security and technical experience with complex data systems.
Experience providing guidance on standards including COBIT and COSO frameworks, internal audit standards, accounting principles, practices and procedures on manual and automated systems.
Ability to regularly exercise independent judgment and initiative with regard to complex technical and auditing functions.
Ability to stay organized and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Advanced degree in IT related area.
Additional IT related certifications.
Experience as a professional IT auditor.
One plus year supervisory experience
Experience in Higher Education and/or Healthcare.
Please submit a letter of application, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references at www.jobs.uconn.edu. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2018046)
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on September 18, 2017.
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