Senior Associate - IT Audit & Advisory Services

Woodland Hills, CA
May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description
Senior Associate - IT Audit & Advisory Services

We are a specialized boutique consulting firm looking for IT consultants to help double the size of our firm in the next three years. As a result, you will have the opportunity to grow your career in a collaborative environment that is a playground for highly skilled, self-motivated professionals. You will partner on advisory services project teams to assess and improve our client's IT environments, procedures, and controls related to their regulatory compliance and strategic objectives for companies that range from newly public high growth entities in rapidly changing environments, to the largest entertainment and public companies in Los Angeles.

Prefer candidates coming from a Big-4 or national CPA / consulting firm environment with exposure to IT Audit / Services in numerous industries. We offer a very reasonable work life balance, virtually no out of town travel, a business casual Google style work environment, above market base salaries, bonuses paid monthly and annually, and paid interview expenses, relocation assistance, and visa sponsorship (for candidates with existing, renewable H-1 or TN visas and hands-on experience in the U. S.)

If you're interested, here is the challenge for your first year with our firm.

Assist our IT practice with the development and roll out of new service capabilities including IT security, business continuity and ERP related governance, compliance with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) regulations, risk and compliance service offerings.
Conduct current state IT governance and security assessments through data analysis, interviews, and the thoughtful documentation of observations and recommendations for process and technology improvements.
Complete the assigned IT general and application controls on 3-4 project teams, within the given budget with minimal supervision by:
Creating system narratives, identifying key controls, and concluding on design and operating effectiveness of key controls.
Demonstrating clear and concise writing, and verbal skills to communicate complex issues in simple terms to clients and team members.
Producing quality deliverables evidenced through minimal review time and review notes.
Actively improving technical and project management skills through on the job feedback, performance evaluations, mentoring and firm-sponsored formal training programs including monthly CPE and Subject Matter Expert (SME) training.
Responding to client needs and balancing the competing priorities with minimal client disruptions, while maintaining project progress.
Actively pursuing learning opportunities and develop into a subject matter professional in one or more IT domains.

Upon successfully demonstrating the skill set listed above you will have the opportunity to earn a promotion to Manager. As a Manager you will be responsible for:

Building internal teams through participation in our mentoring program and interviewing.
Managing one to several individual project teams, project scheduling, reviewing of workpapers, and being the primary point of contact between the team and the client.
Realistically, we need someone with a CISSP, CISM, CISA or a CIA license or who has a goal to obtain one in the near future. (We help you achieve this with time off for testing, paying for study materials, and paying for the exams). Some hands on knowledge of and a strong desire to learn about ISO27000, PCI-DSS, NIST, COBIT, SOX, COSO, and PCAOB frameworks and requirements is required.

Location: Our office is in located in Woodland Hills, but the location of our work is based on client locations primarily throughout the greater Los Angeles area.

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Company Description
A US dairy manufacturing company

Woodland Hills, CA


Wed, 3 May 2017 08:40:04 PDT