IS Staff Auditor

Employer
Grant Thornton LLP
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Jan 14, 2019
Closes
Jan 16, 2019
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
Grant Thornton is seeking an IS Audit Associate to join its growing Risk Advisory service line in Baltimore, MD, and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit grantthornton.com/publicsector.At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Associate will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:Execute IT testing as directed by Senior Associates, Managers, etc. Evaluate client documentation to support controls. Schedule meetings, participate in client meetings, and take extensive notes. Document minutes and design / operational effectiveness of controls. Work with Senior Associates and Managers to determine proper information assurance treatment of various issues that arise during an IT audit. Communicate on a daily basis with client management and process owners.Review and evaluate risk, document and assess key controls, document and assess process flows and identify significant information assurance issues Communicate to senior associates and Grant Thornton management potential information system issues Identify and communicate information assurance matters to senior associates, managers and partners. Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials Desire to obtain CISA, CPA, or CISSP Certification. Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate technical field such as information systems or accounting Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees. US citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required. Travel may be required. Ability to work overtime required on occasion. Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time. Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance. Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally. Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements. Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.Grant Thornton LLP is the US member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton's Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton's Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector. It is Grant Thornton's policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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