IT Audit Manager

  • Full Time
  • Hartford, CT
  • Salary: $150000.0

Smith Arnold Partners

Are you looking for a flexible work environment? Would you like to take on leadership responsibilities and work with some of the latest technologies in the IT Audit, Risk, and security field?

Dynamic client-focused organization seeking a Manager of IT Audit & Security Risk. Our client is seeking an IT Audit professional with a well-rounded background in applications, infrastructure, security, SOX, and ITGC. Our client offers a flexible schedule and an excellent work-life balance as well as great opportunities for growth. If you’re looking for a progressive organization with a pro-active approach to IT Audit, this position may be for you.

What are people saying about this company?
– Lots of training, coworkers who care.
– Knowledgeable staff, open door policy, great learning environment
– Fantastic group of people to work with

Location: Hartford, CT
Title: IT Audit & Security Manager – Risk Advisory Services
Salary: $110 – 150K

Primary responsibilities:
• Provide expertise and deliver cybersecurity and IT audit services in the local area, as well as occasional travel in New England
• Advise clients in improving information security and cybersecurity practices
• Perform information security risk assessments and cyber threat analyses
• Perform gap analyses according to various technology / compliance standards
• Understand and document IT internal controls for organizations’ process/data/workflow
• Evaluate and Test IT general and application controls
• Provide hands-on contribution to cybersecurity and technology vulnerability assessment projects
• Develop creative, logical solutions and assisting in the presentation of findings and recommendations to clients
• Interact with clients on a regular basis for various cyber-security and IT audit related projects
• Ensure that the engagement is conducted in a timely and accurate manner and all significant matters have been identified, resolved, a documented in accordance with Firm policies and professional standards
• Attend professional networking events and speaking engagements
• Create proposals and managing the proposal and sales process from initial conversation to contract signing, including collaborating with other experts and service lines within the firm
• Develop new products/services that can be marketed
• Enhance technical expertise through training, involvement in trade organizations and by staying current on relevant industry developments
• Participate in firm committees and initiatives

• Bachelor’s degree in cyber security, information technology, business information systems, accounting or a related field
• Professional cyber security, technology consulting and/or IT audit background and/or experience preferred
• Strong experience evaluating the security of various IT infrastructure, servers, networks, domains and other systems using security tools is preferred
• Knowledge of various security compliance standards and best practices (ex: ISO 27002, CSA, PCI, CIS, NIST 800 Series)
• One or more of the following certifications (CPA, CISA, CIA, CISSP, CRISC) preferred
• Understanding of various security governance frameworks (ex: COBIT, COSO, NIST CSF, ISO 27001)
• Strong in IT audit and reporting frameworks (ex: SOC-1, SOC-2, Shared Assessments)
• Strong business development and selling skills, generating leads, making contacts and securing clients
• Ability to problem-solve and think both creatively and logically
• A demonstrated ability to self-direct and effectively organize, prioritize and manage multiple projects under tight deadlines
• Ability to create various types of reports: presentations, findings/recommendation and workflow documents
• Outstanding leadership and talent development experience
• Excellent analytical and organizational skills
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• Proficient with MS Office tools (Office365, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio, Teams)