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IT Auditor

Company: Ameritas
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

Partner closely with both co-source partner and IT leadership on IT audits.

At Ameritas, our mission is Fulfilling Life. We do that in many ways, but especially by helping people invest in themselves by offering trusted financial products and advice. Because we believe everyone should be happy, healthy, and financially secure, we work hard to provide trusted financial products and valued guidance, including individual life and disability insurance, employee benefits, retirement planning, investments, and wealth management services.

In partnership with a co-source partner, create and execute risk-based audit programs. Be part of a team of empowered associates, creating positive relationships and providing innovative value to each other and the organization. Employ a thorough knowledge of information technologies and their deployment, including but not limited to cybersecurity practices, data privacy practices, vendor management, and general IT controls.

This position is responsible for leading IT audits under the guidance of the assigned audit manager or assigned co-source partner. Set the scope of the audit, review, and test. This position serves as a resource to reduce risks and consults with department leaders on findings, causes of irregularities and error, and advises when changes are necessary to ensure proper and adequate control.

This position will champion the use of data and data analytics within the audit area. Help to normalize the use of data analytics concepts and tools to identify opportunities for continuous auditing or continuous monitoring philosophies. While primarily an individual contributor role, this position will supervise a small number of audit staff and is responsible for their development.

What you do

* Champion the use of data analytics concepts and tools to identify ideal processes for incorporating data analytics in audit processes while further developing Audit team knowledge. * Directs the planning of highly technical audit work for assigned projects, including the preparation of audit programs and the identification of audit techniques. Leads planning meetings with auditees and incorporates their concerns into the audit approach. * Participate in ongoing risk assessment process to identify and assess key risks facing the business to assist in determining the audit plan as required by regulatory requirements and/or evaluation of business risk. * Conducts detailed reviews of assigned organizational and functional activities and evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of management controls. * Prepares workpapers documenting the results of the tests, including formal audit comments, which identify and quantify the impact on business operations. * Performs quality review of the work of others to assure completeness and accuracy to coach and appraise the performance of assigned staff. * Demonstrates the use of critical thinking, maintains curiosity, and exercises professional skepticism. * Facilitate a culture of continuous improvement, challenging the status quo to find new and better ways. * Serves as a technical resource and assists other professionals on the staff, in areas such as audit skills, project management, and data analytics. * Creates productive working relationships with business stakeholders and staff. * Continues to develop professionally through self-study and on-the-job training. * Assists in the coordination and implementation of audit work for external auditors.

What you bring

* Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience required * 2-4 years of overall experience in the field of IT audit, audit, or a combination of the two required * Knowledge of COBIT or other leading IT control frameworks and NIST information security standards required * Certifications including CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor), or CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) are desired * Experience with Python and data analytics concepts/tools is strongly desired

What we offer

* Our company motto is "Fulfilling Life" and we take that job seriously, with a heavy commitment to volunteering and community support, employee well-being, and providing quality products and services that help our customers create a brighter future. * Being a mutual-based organization, the return on our investment goes back into the company, to benefit our members/customers. * We're committed to professional development, opportunity, inclusion, and diversity. Team building and collaboration are also priorities. * A total rewards package with all the comprehensive health and welfare benefits you'd expect, including competitive pay and incentives, 401(k), flexible work schedules, and time off to care for yourself and others. * Additional popular benefits, including tuition reimbursement, and student loan repayment, an incentivized well-being program, adoption assistance, paid time off for volunteering, training, and career development opportunities.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Ameritas has a reputation as a company that cares, and because everyone should feel safe bringing their authentic, whole self to work, we're committed to an inclusive culture and diverse workplace, enriched by our individual differences. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that hires based on qualifications, positive attitude, and exemplary work ethic, regardless of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Ameritas, Lincoln , IT Auditor, Other , Lincoln, Nebraska

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