IS Controls Senior Associate

Grant Thornton - Alexandria, Virginia
9/13/2017 7:09:15 AM
038433




Grant Thornton is seeking a Senior Associate to join its IT Advisory service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit grantthornton.com/publicsector.

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:
Responsible for overall planning and implementation of IS testing.
Provide PCI consulting and IT controls consulting.
Develop training materials conduct training.
Must apply background in auditing and computer systems to verify that any identified. IS weaknesses noted are fully addressed and discussed with the government.
Technical skills such as vulnerability scanning / pen testing a plus.
Reviewing client deliverables and audit workpapers
Communicate on a daily basis with client management and process owners.
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).
Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials

Qualifications

2 or more years of IT audit experience
Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate technical field such as IT, IS, or CS
Experience with FISCAM, FISMA, A-127, FFMIA, PCI and NIST SP 800-53.
Knowledge of OMB A-123 documentation, testing and reporting requirements.
Strong interpersonal skills and experience in supervising a project team.
CISSP or CISA
Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
Travel may be required.
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 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 Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector.

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Requisition ID: 038433

Alexandria, VA
Alexandria, Virginia






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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