IT Audit Senior Associate

Grant Thornton - Tampa, Florida
8/7/2017 2:19:25 PM
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Grant Thornton is seeking a Senior Associate to join its Financial Management Advisory and Assurance service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton’s Global Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. Our public sector team members find solutions that help government leaders with issues including acquisitions, financial management, human capital, information technology and performance management in federal, state, local and international governments.

At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Senior Associate will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Supervise, train, and mentor associates and interns throughout the engagement lifecycle and assess performance of staff for engagement reviews.
Maintain a good working relationship with clients to enhance customer satisfaction and work with client management and staff at all levels to perform audit services.
Evaluate and test business processes, related controls and identify areas of risk.
Apply current knowledge of IT trends and systems processes to identify security and risk management issues and other opportunities for improvement.
Work with audit and assurance teams and the client to plan engagement strategy, define objectives, and address technology-related controls risks and issues.
Perform general computer and application controls reviews in accordance with GAO’s FISCAM methodology.
Develop and review Service Auditor Reports (SAR) in compliance with SSAE 16
Work with GPS team to identify and resolve client issues discovered during audit and review process.
Proactively interact with key client management to gather information, resolve problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements.
Assist partners and senior management on proposals and business development calls.
Gain comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives and utilize that knowledge on engagements.

Qualifications

US Citizenship.
Fully adjudicated DoD Clearance at the SECRET level or higher.
CPA, CIA, CISA, CISSP license/certification preferred.
Minimum of 4 years of Professional Services experience in the areas of IT audit, IT controls assessment, and/or Sox 404 evaluation and testing.
Experience under AICPA, GAO, and GAGAS audit standards preferred.
Knowledge and experience with Federal audit methodology and standards such as FISCAM, FISMA and NIST special publications series preferred.
An undergraduate degree and four or more years of progressively responsible experience in leading engagements, demonstrated ability to manage a project and provide guidance and direction for specific projects or sub-tasks, and increasing responsibility in the design, implementation, and management of projects.
Travel may be required.
Coach and mentor junior staff members.
Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.

Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton’s Global Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Global Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector.

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Requisition ID: 037624

Tampa, FL
Tampa, Florida






It is the policy of the firm to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 
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