​IT Auditor Manager - Dublin

Reference Number: 19-55

The strength of our IT Audit capability lies in the strength of our team. Mazars is one of the few firms in Ireland to employ a dedicated team of technical IT Auditors who work exclusively on IT Audit assignments.

Our team has been built up over a period of time and includes staff, who have qualified and worked in technical IT roles and have subsequently been trained as dedicated trained IT Auditors. 

Mazars have recently reorganised our IT audit team due to a number of significant and high profile external/ financial audit wins of large PIE clients, to add to our existing portfolio. 

In that capacity, we now have a vacancy for an ambitious and enthusiastic IT audit manager to take over a portfolio of IT external audit clients, lead the further development of our IT external audit methodology and our team. 

The proposed manager would act as the lead (reporting to the IT audit partner and director) for the IT audit of our external audit clients and would also contribute to a range of IT internal audit, SOC and audit advisory assignments outside the busy season. 

This is a really exciting opportunity for someone to progress their career, innovate, build on an existing team and methodology and progress rapidly in the Firm.

Our IT Audit and Security services include:

  • External IT audit support
  • IT audit and security
  • IT infrastructure audit
  • Outsourced IT audit
  • Co-sourced IT audit
  • Data analysis and interrogation
  • Penetration testing and vulnerability scanning
  • IT risk management• IT forensic support
  • Data protection audit
  • Third party standard compliance audit

The Position

This is an exciting opportunity to become involved in a rapidly growing area in professional services. The successful candidates will be part of a strong international IT team working in a dynamic and ever-changing technical environment. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Simultaneously managing multiple client engagements of varying size, scope and complexity
  • Acting as contract manager for external IT audit and compliance assignments
  • Development of external IT Audit methodology
  • Oversight of fieldwork including managing / guiding / reviewing junior staff
  • Drafting audit reports including audit findings and recommendation
  • Liaising with audit staff and client management to ensure that all aspects of the audit process are satisfactorily completed
  • Managing the IT audit team/unit together with the other Managers, Directors and Partners
  • Contributing to the development and training of IT audit staff
  • Managing deliverables and expectations as well as review the quality of the fieldwork and deliverables prepared by more junior team members to ensure that deliverables meet Mazars quality standards

Principal Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years of IT auditing experience in a professional services firm
  • Previous experience managing external IT audits of PIE clients in the Financial Services sector
  • Strong track record in auditing IT General Controls, IT Application Controls, Interfaces and Information Produced by the Entity
  • IT, systems, business, accounting or similar primary degree
  • A registered audit qualification – CISA, CISM or equivalent
  • Excellent knowledge of technology (applications, infrastructure, best practice, controls)
  • Ability to operate in a challenging and dynamic environment
  • Self-motivated with a strong technical background
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong interest in the continued development of the IT audit function
  • Internal control project management skills
  • Excellent organisational and planning capabilities
  • Strong oral, presentation and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel and manage international assignments

The following would also be an advantage:

  • Knowledge and experience in audit interrogation tools (ACL, IDEA, etc.)
  • Knowledge of COBIT, ISACA, ITIL ISO 17799 standards
  • Experience in the audit of ERPs (SAP, JDE and Oracle Financials)
  • ISAE3042/ SSAE16/ Soc 1 and 2 audit experience

For more information please email recruitment@mazars.ie with the reference 19-55

Mazars is an Equal Opportunities Employer 

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Mazars endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However, at times when we do need to engage with agencies, Mazars opera tes within a preferred supplier list (PSL) and only work and partner with recruitment suppliers where our agreed contractual terms are in place. If unsolicited CVs are received from agencies, we will not be liable for payment of introduction fees. Thank you for your co-operation. 

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