Washington DC/Baltimore Area
6 months ago
Under the direction of and reporting to the VP of IA, the IT Audit Director will execute the internal annual plan. This hire's remit includes ensuring high professional standards as set forth in Internal Audit’s Charter and the Institute of Internal Auditor’s (IIA) Professional Standards. Lead engagement planning and scoping activities, working directly with senior client leaders.
•Maintain business relationships with appropriate levels of management to ensure that Audit is aware of changes in business activities and objectives, and a necessary Audit response is developed.
•Promote new ideas and new ways of executing projects and internal infrastructure enhancements.Demonstrate commitment to Internal Audit’s strategic vision, be a self-starter, and promote project ownership and responsibility for actions.
•Interact with Audit project team members in working towards Departmental goals.Demonstrate ability to resolve team conflicts and bring group together to enhance project results through group planning, feedback and development skills.
•Maintain a strong knowledge of overall business issues.Understand Company structure and functional responsibility.
•Interact with the senior client leaders and the Audit Leadership Team to offer consultation and ensure quality control of Audit Department practices.
•Coordinate and lead the execution of selected complex projects in areas of specialization and expertise.
•Provide ongoing coaching to Audit professionals of various levels and experience.
•Prepare performance evaluations for auditors.
•Prepare/approve the audit scope, work program, and testing plan for each audit assignment.
•During each audit, provide day-to-day and on-site support to ensure quality of Audit services provided: Provide direction to auditors to ensure that audits are performed in accordance with department and professional standards.Review audit work papers. Review draft audit findings, and ensure issues are appropriately vetted and constructed given the circumstances. Provide reports to client managers on the effectiveness of their business unit's internal control structure along with recommendations that improve the effectiveness and/or efficiency of a control or process. Evaluate theadequacy and timeliness of management's response and the corrective action taken on all significant weaknesses noted in the reports.