IT Audit Manager
47 – Internal
Essential Functions (Job Duties)
Assist with planning, designing, performing, overseeing and reporting of large, complex information technology
audits of University-wide administrative, financial, academic, and other operating computer systems using generally accepted IT audit
methods, practices, and frameworks (i.e., ISACA, auditing standards, COSO, COBIT, and ISO) for the Office of Internal
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Essential functions are the primary duties/major job responsibilities that an employee must be able to
with or without reasonable accommodation. The essential functions are listed in order of importance.)
leadership on IT audit engagements, including serving as project leader, assigning work, reviewing progress and quality of deliverables, and
evaluating performance and technical capabilities of staff. Assess the adequacy and effectiveness of information systems security,
strategic, and disaster recovery/business continuity plans, policies and procedures for the University. Perform data extraction and analysis
services using University systems, specialized software, and other proprietary tools to analyze databases for specific attributes and to
create reports. Oversee technology planning and request funding for computer assisted audit tools as needed.
Collaborate with C&IT
and University units in evaluating system controls during the planning, design, and implementation phases of applications, platforms, or
services. Perform application control reviews and audits to test and evaluate the input, processing, and output controls over transaction
processing and IT programs for specific applications. Perform general control reviews that test and evaluate security administration,
scheduling, IT planning, policies and procedures, production operations and maintenance, systems infrastructure, and
Perform IT risk assessments. Perform forensic IT audits in conjunction with special investigations. Identify issues and
make recommendations for improvement. Document detailed audit reports, charts, exhibits, etc. to present to senior
Evaluate and monitor enterprise-wide systems development and enhancement projects as the internal audit (IA) liaison and
project team member. Identify key system controls, deliverables, and IT risks and ensure all significant issues are identified and resolved
prior to implementation. Assess the University’s readiness for implementation.
Ensure technical support needed to maintain and update
Internal Audit’s local area network and website, identify and resolve user desktop issues, maintain IA server, perform routine back-up and
recovery test, maintain software/hardware inventory and make recommendations for purchases and/or enhancements. Identify and assess needs
for external consultants for the Office of Internal Audit, where appropriate.
Other duties as
Graduation from an accredited
college or university with a degree in computer information systems, information technology, accounting, finance or related field.
Designation as Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) required.
Specialist (minimum 5 years of
Minimum 5 years of experience in IT auditing, external auditing, IT operations, business analysis, or program
evaluation, including 3 years of experience managing projects and project staff.
Experience should demonstrate considerable
knowledge of information technology; information systems terminology, concepts, and practices, tools and applications; computer systems
management; IT controls; web management; IT networks, hardware/software, data management and security. Special investigation experience,
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Extensive skills in project management, multitasking, and maintaining composure
under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines. Considerable knowledge of the Internal Auditing and Information Systems Auditing Standards
and Codes of Ethics. Considerable knowledge of industry program policies, procedures, regulations, and laws. Extensive knowledge of and
skill in applying internal auditing, management principles, and preferred business practices. Considerable knowledge of contemporary risk
management, control techniques and frameworks. Working knowledge of control and self-assessment facilitation techniques. Working knowledge
of industry program policies, procedures, regulations, and laws. Familiarity with the common indicators of fraud, collecting and analyzing
complex data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions. Excellent organizational, management, oral and written
communication and human relations skills. Considerable skills in negotiating issues and resolving problems. Extensive knowledge of
management information systems, IT terminology, concepts and practices. Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, other computer assisted
audit tools (CAATs).
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