IT Auditors – External Audit - Dublin

Reference Number: 19-55

Mazars is the world’s fastest growing audit and advisory firm with a head office in Paris, offices in 89 countries, turnover of over €1.4billion and over 40,000 staff.

We act as auditors/advisors to over 15% of top European companies & provide services to over 500 companies listed on 20 different stock exchanges worldwide and for more than 17% of the FTSE Eurofirst 100.

We are the largest indigenous European firm and are internationally recognised as a challenger to the big 4 audit firms offering a very different employment experience to our staff and significant opportunity for development and progression as a relatively young and ambitious firm on a steep growth path.

In Ireland we have offices in Dublin, Galway and Limerick, we have 27 partners and over 400 staff and a large and growing IT audit team. 

Over the last 3 years we have been appointed as auditors to a large number of PIE firms in particular in the financial services sector, taking over audit mandates previously held by a big 4 firm. We are now one of the Top 5 PIE Auditors.

The new IT Manager will join a growing team of strong technical audit professionals working on a range of prestigious international client audits during audit season and with the opportunity to work on other interesting assignments in the areas of internal audit, SOC and investigations outside of the core audit season.

Main Responsibilities & Requirements

  • Managing a portfolio of large external IT audits of varying size, scope and complexity – primarily PIE
  • Contribution to the development of our 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
  • Acting as part of the IT audit management team
  • Contributing to the development and training of IT audit staff
  • Managing deliverables and expectations as well as 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 – banking or insurance experience would be an advantage
  • Proven experience in auditing ITGCs, ITACs, Interfaces and other common audit areas
  • IT, systems, business, accounting or similar primary degree
  • A registered IT 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
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent organisational and planning capabilities
  • Strong oral, presentation and written communication skills

The following would also be an advantage

  • Chartered accountancy, audit or similar qualifications
  • 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
  • Willingness to travel and manage international assignments

For more information please email with the reference 19-55

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