Senior IT Auditor

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Dec 09, 2021
Mar 02, 2022
Audit and Tax, IT
Full Time
Senior IT Auditor George Mason University (GMU) - Office of University Audit is looking for an energetic and experienced Senior Information Technology Auditor who can provide strategic insight and operational execution of risk-based IT audit activities. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment. In addition to a first-class culture at Virginia's largest Public University, this position offers:Potential for flexible hybrid telework schedulingCompetitive salaryOutstanding benefits include: Health & life insurance, multiple industry-leading retirement plans available including state Hybrid Plan or Optional Retirement Plan; accrued paid days off per year; paid holidays; paid winter break; paid sick leave; tuition reimbursement at GMU; and employee assistance programs. About Internal Audit at Mason:The Office of University Audit provides independent, objective, risk-based internal audit and advisory services designed to add value and improve university operations. This is achieved by using a systemic, disciplined, and collaborative approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of university governance, risk management, and compliance processes. Responsibilities: Plan work, evaluate risks and controls, test control effectiveness, and communicate results through verbal communications and written reports primarily related to information technology & security risks;Demonstrate teamwork, collaboration, a positive attitude, and a high level of ethics;Build and nurture relationships with university executives, faculty, and staff; andManage performance of co-sourced auditors. Required Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to analyze and evaluate large-scale IT business environments, network operating environments, application controls, systems development, or user-developed applications and environments;Demonstrated ability to analyze and evaluate information security governance and risk management programs;Ability to identify and assess risks and exposures across business processes, programs, and operations which often span organizational departments;Superior skills in the areas of communication, relationship-building, collaboration, and problem-solving; strong ability to communicate and collaborate with operational management and auditors, including IT and non-IT auditors; Highest levels of integrity, strong initiative, flexibility, and professionalism with a results-oriented work style; Demonstrated continuous improvement mindset with a strong customer-centric mindset; andA bachelor's degree in combination with relevant experience or any combination of education and experience equivalent to an advanced degree in business administration, information technology, data management, analytics, or a related field.Preferred Qualifications: Relevant professional certification, or ability to obtain certification (e.g., Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Public Accountant).

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education. Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create. If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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