Sr Associate - Business Process Risk

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    $60 - $80
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    06/12/2022 - 06/12/2023
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    Risk Advisory - Senior Associate

    Pay: $60-$80/hour

    Start Date: ASAP

    Contract Length: 6 months (contract to hire possibility)

    Location:  West (Denver/Seattle/Portland/Bellevue/Los Angeles/San DIego) (Remote)


    Our large Public Accounting Client is seeking an Advisory IT Risk Senior Associate to join their team. The Advisory IT Risk – Senior Associate will be responsible for delivering a variety of IT-oriented Risk Advisory projects to multiple public and private company clients across a variety of industries.  


    Responsibilities of the Advisory IT Risk - Senior Associate: 

    • Planning, executing, and reporting on co-sourced and out-sourced IT internal audits, IT internal control reviews, IT risk management program assessments, and tests of IT controls (IT general controls, application controls, interface controls, key reports, etc.) as part of management’s internal control over financial reporting (ICFR) Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance program

    • Support engagement Manager and/or Senior Manager/Director in preparing and managing engagement project plans, timelines, budgets, economics, and status reporting
    • Supervise, train, and mentor Associates and Interns on engagements, and assess performance and provide feedback
    • Obtain an understanding of clients’ business, objectives, strategy, operations, processes, IT systems, and controls.
    • Develop and execute IT internal audit workplans and control test procedures based on engagement scope, and client environment risk factors
    • Applying knowledge of IT trends, systems and processes, evaluate findings for significance and risk, and develop recommendations for improvement based on leading practice
    • Work with client to deliver services in accordance with project leadership and client expectations (gather information, resolve problems, recommend internal control enhancement opportunities, etc.)
    • Work collaboratively across Advisory Business Lines (Risk, Strategy and Transaction and Transformation and with other Service Lines (e.g., Audit Services and Tax Services)

    Requirements for the Advisory IT Risk - Senior Associate:

    • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Accounting, Finance, Business Intelligence
    • 2+ years of related work experience with a professional services firm, or as part of a Company’s Internal Audit, Internal Controls Risk Management, Information Security or Risk Management functions
    • CISA, CISSP, CISM, or CPA license/certification preferred
    • Experience in assessing the design and operating effectiveness of IT risk management and IT controls (IT general controls, application controls, etc.) for Internal Audit, SOX compliance, or other risk management activities
    • Understanding of prevailing IT risk management and cybersecurity risk management standards (COBIT, NIST CSF, etc.)
    • Experience assessing the configuration and controls of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems (SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, etc.) a plus
    • Experience assessing the configuration and controls of SAP ECC, S/4 HANA, etc. (BASIS and security administration, process controls, etc.) is a plus
    • Controls experience surrounding on-premise and cloud-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and business applications (Oracle, Workday, Infor, NetSuite, etc.)
    • Experience with assessing GRC and Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions a plus
    • Experience with assessing at least one (preferably multiple) operating system (OS/400, Windows, UNIX, etc.), database system (Oracle, SQL, etc.), and IT infrastructure / network component (domain controllers, firewalls, routers, intrusion prevention / detection solutions, etc.)
    • Experience with large data sets and leveraging ACL, IDEA, QlikView / QlikSense, Tableau, Spotfire, or other analytics and visualization solutions is a plus

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    About PeopleCaddie 

    PeopleCaddie is a digital talent marketplace focused exclusively on contract opportunities for highly-skilled business professionals. Our talent cloud utilizes proprietary data and technology to help contractors find attractive job opportunities through PeopleCaddie’s user-friendly mobile app while enjoying unparalleled visibility in pay rates and application status.

    With an established array of clients nationwide, including Fortune 500 companies spanning multiple industries, PeopleCaddie has quickly become one of the fastest-growing talent clouds. 

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