Senior Auditor (IT Audit)

Reference
VAC-37000
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Information & Communication Technology
Location
Kingston
Salary
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
22/02/2021
Expiry Date
05/03/2021
Leads audit team in the conduct of information technology audits in assigned Ministries, Departments and Agencies.

 

KEY OUTPUTS 

  • Audit Plans  
  • Working papers 
  • Reports, queries and correspondence to assigned Ministries, Departments and Agencies. 
  • Draft Annual Report for the assigned Ministries/Departments.
  • Routine and special reports. 
  • Advice and guidance. 

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS 

Management/Administration 

  • Assists in the development of the Unit and Individual Work Plans for staff in the assigned section. 
  • Drafts routine and special reports, as required. 

 

Technical/Professional 

  • Conducts Information Technology audits in accordance with the Departments Information Technology Audit Manual and ISSAI 5300: Guidelines on IT Audit. 
  • Performs general control reviews to determine compliance with international best practices on governance, risk management, information security and business continuity.  
  • Assesses the design and operating effectiveness of application security controls. 
  • Reviews working papers, sections of draft reports and queries submitted by Direct Reports. Responds to queries of Directors, as required. 
  • Conducts special audits, as required. 
  • Drafts queries and inspection reports. 
  • Liaises with clients, participates in exit interviews and other audit meetings and follows-up responses to reports.  
  • Drafts audit findings in accordance with relevant standards.
  • Participates in planning, entrance and exit meetings. 

 

People Management 

  • Provides leadership to staff through effective delegation, communication, coaching, performance management, training, assistance and support, as needed. 
  • Assist with the identification of training and other needs of staff within the Unit. 
  • Promotes adherence to the policies, procedures and regulations of the Department. 

 

Other Responsibilities 

  • Performs other related duties that may be assigned. 

 

 

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS 

  • Audit plans are completed in accordance with audit programmes, established guidelines and timeframe. 
  • Working papers are completed in accordance with established standards and agreed timeframe. 
  • Reports, queries and correspondence are prepared in accordance with established quality standards and agreed timeframe. 
  • The routine and special reports are completed in accordance with established guidelines and timeframe. 
  • Audits are completed in accordance with the agreed standards and timeframe. 

 

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES 

  • Good written and oral communication skills 
  • Good interpersonal skills 
  • Good problem-solving and decision-making skills 
  • Good analytical skills 

 

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science with at least three (3) years’ experience in networking, security or systems administration OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or Management Studies from an accredited university with at least three (3) years’ IT audit experience OR 
  • Three (3) years’ IT audit experience OR 
  • Qualification for the IT Auditor position plus at least three (3) years’ experience in IT auditing. 
  • Professional certification as a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or CompTIA Security+ would be an asset. 

 

SPECIAL CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE JOB 

  • Typical office, environment but may occasionally be exposed to adverse working conditions. 
  • Occasionally required to travel islandwide. 

 

AUTHORITY

  • Recommends leave 
  • Recommends disciplinary action 

 

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