Senior Auditor, Information Technology Specialist
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
MIT’s Audit Division seeks a senior auditor to perform process reviews and integrated audits--including the assessment of technological and operational risks--in a complex, decentralized, client service-oriented environment. Will participate in examining the adequacy of the Institute's information security controls, as well as technology business process evaluations, through the use of data analytics and traditional internal audit methodologies. S/He will design and implement written audit procedures and programs, including authoring written reports to Institute management. Responsibilities include analyzing data, identifying trends, and interpreting and presenting results of work for consumption by Institute management at various levels. Will report on an engagement basis to an audit services manager and work with multiple clients in a highly collaborative matrix team environment.
The MIT Audit Division conducts audit and advisory engagements of Institute-wide and department, lab, and center level (DLC) processes and control systems. The Division focus is to actively collaborate with management by identifying and evaluating operational, compliance, financial, safety, and behavioral risks and exposures. The senior auditor maintains primary responsibility for planning and executing engagement work, report writing, and assessing implemented corrective actions through a follow up process; and is accountable for the conduct of work while focusing on client service, collaboration with audit team members, and strong communications with Institute stakeholders. The senior auditor also participates in ongoing risk assessment associated with individual operational units and/or processes. Representation on varied committees across the Institute may be required to lend expertise from an objective viewpoint.
- Bachelor's degree, preferably with a concentration in information technology, accounting, business administration or related field.
- Minimum of five years of experience in information technology internal auditing and/or public accounting, preferably in an educational or nonprofit organization.
- Professional certification (i.e., CISA, CPA, CIA) is required or to be obtained within eighteen months of employment.
- A solid understanding of the concepts of governance, risks, and controls; information security; project management; and systems development concepts is essential.
- An understanding of information technology management practice frameworks (e.g., ITIL, ISO and/or COBIT) and their application within a complex, distributed, research-intensive environment is strongly desired.
- A working knowledge of electronic audit tools (e.g., ACL, Brio, Cognos, Access), data analytic concepts, and ERP systems (SAP) is preferred.
- Must demonstrate strong analytical, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills.
- The successful candidate will join a team that takes pride in turning internal audit projects into opportunities and seeks a reputation for actionable results.
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