An IT auditor is responsible for assessing and evaluating risk, addressing audit issues, and executing proactive compliance monitoring in collaboration with corporate management and business units.
The IT auditor’s duties and responsibilities also involve driving improvements in the organization by discovering areas current controls and/or operational practices can be improved upon, as well as bringing management’s attention to risks and ensuring that the right actions are taken promptly to eliminate them.
- Plan, implement and generate reports on medium to complex IT security and governance reviews and IT general and application control audits
- Assess the existence, efficiency, and effectiveness of the IT control environment by directing control/process optimization
- Inspect company’s IT policies and procedures; perform an evaluation of control design; and carry out an assessment of the effectiveness of company internal controls concerning IT processes and systems to help ensure the company’s IT compliance programs are achieved always
- Get strong knowledge and understanding of business strategies, challenges, and risks by proactively developing business partnerships with management, as well as maintaining a strong presence with management
- Add value to and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the business and the IT audit function by leading best practices for standards and procedures
- Keep abreast of emerging technologies with the IT environment and help in developing audit plans to counter whatever risks that might be associated with the application of such technologies
- Provide leadership to the team in achieving internal process improvement, effectiveness, and greater levels of competency
- Provide mentorship and coaching to staff; responsible for technical development of staff
- Perform other duties that may be assigned by management.