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Sr IT Lead Internal Auditor (CISA, CISM, Risk Assessments, Audit Controls, Audit Techniques) in Colorado Springs, CO
ATM Software Stack, Audit Testing Automation, CISA, CISM, CISSP, internal audit, internal controls, Risk Analysis
Location: Colorado
Job Function: IT Auditor
Date Of Job Posting: 04-20-2019

Sr IT Lead Internal Auditor (CISA, CISM, Risk Assessments, Audit Controls, Audit Techniques) in Colorado Springs, CO

 Position: Sr IT Lead Internal Auditor (CISA, CISM, Risk Assessments, Audit Controls, Audit Techniques)

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Travel: About 30 % (including international travel if necessary) 

Duration: Full-Time Permanent position (no contracts, no corp to corp, no remote)     

Salary: Excellent Compensation with benefits

US Citizen: Must be a US citizen in order to access and assess US government related data.

SKILLS: CISA, CISM, CISSP,  risk assessment, internal controls, IDEA, ACL, Tableau, SQL, Oracle, Python, IT Audits, Data Analytics, Audit Techniques, Audit testing Automation


For our Global client based in Colorado, we are aggressivley searching for a CISA or CISM Certified IT Lead Internal Auditor with experience in Risk Assessments, Audit Controls, Audit Techniques for their location based in Colorado Springs, CO.

The Senior IT Lead Internal Auditor will be responsible for performing individual internal audit projects, as part of the internal audit plan.  This responsibility includes developing internal audit scope, performing internal audit procedures, and preparing internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed.  Audit work includes coverage of functional and operating units with a focus on IT, financial, compliance and operational processes; assistance on developing the IT annual internal audit plan and being a champion of internal control and corporate governance concepts throughout the organization.

Based in Colorado Springs, CO; the position has the opportunity to travel worldwide about 30% within a year.



-Have a deep understanding of information technology processes and operations with business acumen.  Assist in the planning and coordination of audits by performing a risk assessment of internal controls, including the identification of weaknesses and opportunities for improvement.

-Provide an objective, independent, risk-based evaluation of the adequacy and effectiveness of the company's technology, operational and financial controls.

-Perform all phases of the audit process including planning, fieldwork, closing, report writing and follow-up with little supervision.

-Develop and execute test procedures to ensure that controls are operating as intended

-Skill in planning and project management, and in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines.

-Ability to interface with senior management.

-Ability to execute audit programs, communicate issues in terms of business risk, clearly and concisely articulate findings, discuss value added recommendations with management and provide written recommendations.

-Experience leveraging audit technology, data analysis tools and techniques, business intelligence and data warehousing.  Capable of incorporating data analytics and automated tools/techniques in executing audit.  Knowledge on how to streamline audit processes by automating audit testing procedures.

-Ability to collect and analyze complex data, evaluating information and drawing logical conclusions, identifying red flags or unusual trends for information systems and business processes.

-Experience in leading and coordinating a diverse audit team.

-Knowledge and experience in security practices, techniques and tools are a plus.

-Strong English communication skills including both written and verbal.

-Builds collaborative and trusting relationships with business partners, management, and other cross-functional stakeholders.

-Motivated self-starter who works well individually and in teams.

-Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Information Management, or related field. 

-Experience or knowledge of information systems operations and internal audits.  

-One or more relevant professional certifications preferred (CISA, CISM, CISSP, etc.).  

-Must be an US citizen in order to access and assess US government related data.

-Working knowledge of data extraction, access and analysis tools such as IDEA, ACL, Tableau, SQL, Oracle or Python. Proficiency in MS Office (i.e. Excel, Word. PowerPoint, Microsoft Access, etc.).  Knowledge of Oracle, preferred.

-Must be local to Colorado Springs, CO.

-The ideal candidate should have at least 9 - 10 years of working experience in information systems operations, performing IT audits and advanced in applying data analytics techniques and tools for audits.


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