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IT Risk Advisory Manager

Owings Mills, MD 21117

Posted: 03/22/2023 Specialization: Accounting/Finance/Tax Job Number: 2550 Salary / Pay Rate: $135,000.00

Job Description

Nachman Executive Consulting, LLC (NEC in partnership with Recruitment in Motion is backed with years of experience partnering with clients inside the Finance and Accounting space. NEC is partnered with a dynamic CPA and management consulting firm, committed to a culture of excellence, offering audit, income tax, accounting & finance, risk advisory, managed IT, HR and other services. They are rapidly growing and seeking full-time Managers in their IT Risk Advisory (Internal IT Audit) practice, based out of our Corporate office is in Owings Mills, Maryland.

This is a 100% Remote Opportunity. However, travel to client/prospect meetings, conferences, etc. Will be required based on business needs.

IT Risk Advisory Managers lead information technology audits, operational risk-based audits and consulting engagements to include assessing risks, developing audit plans and programs, performing audits, and evaluating/reporting on internal controls. These Managers also conduct day-to-day project management activities on all their engagements including project plan development, status update deliveries to clients & internal leaders, and training & mentoring of Staff and Senior Consultants. Specific responsibilities entail:
  • Gaining an understanding of assigned clients’ objectives as well as their regulatory and risk management environment
  • Communicating extensively with clients to drive expectations and report on the status of ongoing projects
  • Setting priorities, ensuring daily coordination among the project team, and monitoring progress against schedules, budgets, project/task deliverables and status reporting
  • Planning, reviewing, and providing direction for the work of Staff and Senior Consultants
  • Managing and motivating Consultants with various backgrounds and skill sets
  • Obtaining and analyzing data as a basis for reviewing the adequacy, effectiveness, and efficiency of systems and processes
  • Leading IT general controls (ITGC) audits
  • Maintaining the level of technical competency and professional care required for the completion of assignments in accordance with auditing standards and related control techniques
  • Evaluating processes and controls for compliance with relevant existing or proposed laws and regulations, established policies, plans and procedures
  • Assessing internal controls’ design adequacy to mitigate financial, operational and compliance risks and to test their operating effectiveness
  • Developing and implementing audit programs and procedures, then reviewing each for adequacy
  • Preparing audit reports and recommending improvements to IT controls and operational processes
  • Delivering oral and written presentations during and at the conclusion of audits
  • Presenting findings, risk analyses, and recommendations to executive leadership
  • Staying abreast of new technology, emerging risk areas, and related control techniques
  • Appraising the adequacy of corrective actions taken to remediate deficiencies identified during audits
  • Participating in pre-and post-implementation control reviews of major system development proposals
  • Providing exceptional service to clients, always serving as a positive brand ambassador for the firm
  • Maintaining a network of industry contacts and establishing new long-term relationships
  • Contributing to business development activities
What is required for consideration?
  • Bachelor's and/or Master’ s degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or another relevant field
  • Information Systems Auditor Certification (CISA)
  • Minimum of five (5) years of current or recent IT Audit, IT Risk, and/or IT Compliance experience including at least one (1) year with a consulting firm
  • Minimum of one year of current or recent experience servicing commercial consulting clients
  • Knowledge across the following technologies: AWS, Azure, Salesforce, Office 365, JIRA/Confluence, Active Directory, and Relational Databases (MySQL, SQL Server, etc.)
  • Expertise with at least two of the following regulations/frameworks: SOX, SOC 1 & 2, NIST CSF, ISO 27001, HIPAA, PCI, COBIT and/or GDPR
  • Demonstrated knowledge of business risks and effective systems of internal controls
  • Working knowledge of operating policies and standards as well as compliance issues
  • Experience reviewing, considering, criticizing, and/or auditing IT and operational controls or process improvements
  • Project management experience including workflow balancing, activity scheduling, problem solving facilitation, prioritizing multiple complex tasks, and meeting deadlines
  • Experience effectively mentoring, coaching, and developing employees
  • Unwavering integrity and ethics
  • Experience interacting with clients, establishing credibility, trust and healthy relationships
  • Demonstrable examples of innovative thinking and problem solving
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to convey complex auditing information and business risks to non-technical audiences
  • Effective public speaking skills with the ability to prepare and deliver presentations
  • Willingness and ability to travel, on occasion, to client sites across the country, as dictated by business need
What is preferred for consideration?
  • Minimum five (5) years of IT Audit, IT Risk, and/or IT Compliance experience servicing commercial clients with a management consulting firm(s)
  • Experience conducting deep dive cybersecurity assessments
  • Experience managing / supervising direct reports
  • CISM
  • CIA
  • CPA

****must have at least one of the following certifications: CPA, CISA, CIA, and/or CISSP Certification*******
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