Sr IT Audit Consultant

University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Sr IT Audit Consultant
Location: Tampa, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 30038
Position Details

Dept Number/Name: 0-0140-000 / USF System Audit
College Division: Bus and Fin-Audit and Compliance
Salary Plan: Administrative
Job Code/Title: 4458 / Sr IT Audit Consultant
Hiring Salary: Depends on experience
Position Number: 00023164

Work location has flexibility depending on circumstances.

University of South Florida Internal Audit (USF Internal Audit) performs financial, compliance, operational, and IT audits, as well as special investigations and consulting projects, in accordance with professional standards.

USF Internal Audit is a cutting-edge internal audit shop that is well suited for life-long learners who are comfortable addressing a wide variety of subjects in a dynamic and meaningful environment.

USF Internal Audit reports functionally to the USF Board of Trustees Audit and Compliance Committee and the USF President.

The Senior Information Technology (IT) Audit Consultant has primary responsibility for planning and performing IT audits designed to identify risks and opportunities to improve processes, as wells as making recommendations to mitigate against loss, and protecting the university's assets and reputation.

Audit IT processes for compliance with policies and procedures prescribed by management in order to verify computing controls are designed and operating effectively; identify key control points within a process, prepare risk assessments, develop audit programs, and test steps to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of controls in accordance with audit objectives; develop realistic recommendations that add value to the organization; prepare and present audit reports on findings and recommendations to management.

Develop and maintain an appropriate level of understanding of current technologies and IT best practices to help in the completion of assignments.

Serve as a technical advisor to financial/operational auditors on IT aspects of functions and activities reviewed.

Assist with special projects as assigned by audit leadership.

Develop and maintain effective relationships.


This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, Accounting or a related discipline from an accredited university and three years of experience working as an IT auditor or IT risk adviser. Active professional IT certification such as CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC or CGEIT. This position requires compliance with University policies on safeguarding confidential and personal information.

-Master's degree in Information Technology or related field from an accredited university.
-CPA, CIA, ITIL Certifications are a plus.
-Experience working with IT frameworks and professional standards such as COBIT, NIST, ISACA, IIA, COSO, FISCAM and ITIL.

-Understanding of business processes, internal controls, risk management, and IT computing controls and testing of applications, Operating Systems, databases, and networks.
-A strong understanding of relational databases (Oracle and SQL), and data analysis tools (such as ACL).
-Knowledge of PeopleSoft and/or Banner security would be a plus.

General Knowledge & Skills:
-Prior project management experience.
-Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects.
-Interpersonal skills to interact in team environment and foster client relationships.
-Demonstrated understanding of the importance of business ethics.
-Above average written communication skills including documentation of findings and recommendations.
-Strong analytical skills.
-Must be able to handle highly confidential information in a strictly professional manner.

USF Tampa

Information for Applicants

This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.

Job Opening Number: 30038

Posting Date: 2/18/2022

Posting End Date: Open until filled

How To Apply

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Equal Employment Opportunity

USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace.

The University of South Florida does not discriminate on the basis of sex and prohibits sexual harassment. Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sex discrimination or sexual harassment), in person, by mail, by telephone, or by electronic mail, using the contact information listed for the Title IX Coordinator. Reports may be made at any time either online or directly to the University's Title IX Coordinator.

Work Location

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About USF

The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report's national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state's 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

Working at USF

With more than 16,000 employees at USF, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

To learn more about working at USF please visit: Work Here. Learn Here. Grow Here.

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