c £50,000 plus benefits

Senior IT Auditor

Ref: 352| Posted: 15th Jul 2019

This vacancy is now closed

Durham Professional Services is delighted to be recruiting for a Senior IT Auditor based in Edinburgh.

Working for a well-known trusted Finance house, this role will lead and deliver complex IT audit assignments as directed by the IT Audit Manager and scheduled across the client worldwide, as such you provide appropriate assurance and insight to IT management. This includes quality risk and control advice and challenge; you will also be accountable for completion of all audit assignments including report delivery.


Role Responsibilities

  • Responsible for planning and leading complex IT audit and advisory audit assignments, including the preparation of an objective risk-based assessment and effective audit approach, evaluating the adequacy of controls, developing creative and practical recommendations that add value.
  • Accountable for delivery of assignments in accordance with professional and company standards and to agreed timescales, including a clear, concise and insightful final report in English.
  • Obtain sufficient information regarding an IT operation's procedures, identify weaknesses and test for procedural compliance, and recommend changes in IT procedures.
  • Identify and evaluate the IT risks/impacts associated with identified issues.
  • Prepares status reports for IT Audit Manager and key governance committees (in business English).
  • Provides advice on IT controls and risks and other consultancy services required by IT management, including attendance to key governance forums as required.
  • Assist the IT Audit Manager with development of the annual IT risk assessment and annual Audit Plan.
  • Assist with review and evaluation of staff performance where they have worked on thematic global audits.
  • Develop and maintain productive business and IT relationships both to facilitate delivery of audits and to assist the IT Audit Manager.
  • Maintains strong interpersonal skills which allows interaction at all levels of the organisation.
  • Serves as a technical advisor to financial / operational audits on IT aspects of functions and business activities under review.
  • Contributes and supports the Operations Manager in the development of IA standards and procedures


Skills and Experience required

  • Extensive experience of IT audit management delivery (2 - 5 years)
  • IT Audit or equivalent IT business experience (2 – 5 years)
  • Proven experience working in an IT audit capacity
  • Proven experience advising and supporting senior business management and executives
  • Knowledge and experience of IT, particularly digital and distributed computing technologies, IT security, system development, computer operations, business continuity management & disaster recovery, application software, telecommunications, and IT Risk assessment.
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or related certifications.
  • Degree educated preferably in Management Information Systems or similar computing science / business degree or Accounting / Finance / Business degree with computing experience



My client offers a strong benefits package, including performance related bonus and a great holiday allocation. My client’s reputation as a great place to work will enhance anyone’s cv and the opportunities to develop is yours for the taking.