• IT Auditor

    Location US-IL-Northbrook
    Job ID
    2018-11272
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    Contribute to a safer, secure and more sustainable World! At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose – to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.

    Responsibilities

    As an IT Internal Auditor and key member of Information Technology’s QA group, you will play an integral role in evaluating UL’s technical processes and effectiveness of IT internal controls over financial reporting as part of IT compliance activities with section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and you will recommend changes to strengthen IT controls for increased efficiency and reduced risks.

    • Perform QA reviews of internal control over financial reporting in support of management’s IT assessment under Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (“SOX”); includes meeting with different departments to understand key business and IT processes, testing of key automated and IT general controls, effective application of the COSO Internal Control Framework and making recommendations for improvements in IT internal controls in coordination with Global Internal Audit.
    • Perform periodic global IT risk assessments to help ensure that key IT business risks are properly identified and mitigated by management and included in Information Technology’s QA program.
    • Perform independent assessments of Oracle and other relevant financial system’s system and automated internal control structure.
    • Participate in IT QA efforts by planning weekly activities, reporting work-in-process, and completing administrative assignments in accordance with the Audit Calendar and other established deadlines.
    • Provide recommendations for quality and IT audit process improvements as part of each review and formal meetings with IT QA and Global Internal Audit.
    • Participate in the development of the IT Compliance and QA Program by preparing risk assessments for future information technology, policy, and compliance reviews for consideration in the annual IT QA plan and in support of the Global Internal/External Audit Program.
    • Summarize in a timely manner selected risk rated audit findings identified in audits and reviews for the quarterly Internal Audit report along with additional information that may be requested.
    • Perform follow-up within established deadlines of selected risk rated IT audit findings.
    • Facilitate audits performed by external audit and Global Internal Audit.
    • Assist the IT QA department in the preparation and reporting of quarterly IT audit results to the CIO and Global Internal Audit Team. Develops, reviews, edits and submits IT QA reports that support conclusions.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum 2 – 3 years of internal or external IT audit experience.
    • University Degree (Equivalent to a U.S. Bachelor’s Degree) in Accounting, Information Systems, Finance or a related discipline.
    • Active accreditation (e.g. CISA) or currently pursuing certification
    • Detailed knowledge of IT auditing procedures and operational IT internal controls
    • Thorough understanding of IT internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, manage and report on the evaluation of various technical processes/areas/functions.
    • Working knowledge of financial management, accounting and auditing principles.
    • Must be comfortable working in a complex environment both independently and with teams.
    • Ability to prepare working papers that record and summarize audit results and recommend improvements in policies or procedures and meet performance standards.
    • The ability to diagnose complex problems, determine their root causes, and recommend solutions where systems and procedures are not always defined.

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