University of Colorado IT Audit Manager in Denver, Colorado
Internal Audit reports directly to the Board of Regents, and contributes to the university’s objectives by helping the CU community understand and apply sound business practices, through independent examination and evaluation of current processes and internal controls, and providing counsel and education to those responsible for them.
The Internal Audit IT Audit Manager position performs audit, investigative, consultative, and project leadership duties in the area of information technology for the benefit of the University in accordance with internal auditing policies and standards. This position plans, assigns and reviews the work product of audit team members, and participates in the creation and execution of the annual audit plan and schedule, which details the audit department's strategy, core objectives, and audit schedule. IT Audit Managers receive project and activity direction from assigned project team leads and Senior IT Audit Managers, and general supervision from the Director of IT Audit Services. IT Audit Managers provide IT Audit team leadership, mentoring, technical instruction, and review of work product to IT Auditors, IT Audit Seniors, IT Audit Specialists, and to other Audit team members according to assignment and technical specialization.
This position requires adherence to the Code of Ethics promulgated by The Institute of Internal Auditors and the University’s Fiscal Code of Ethics. This position reports to the Associate Vice President and Chief Audit Officer and is exempt from the State of Colorado Classified Staff system.
Why work for us?
The University of Colorado is not just a world-renowned educational institution for students, but serves as Colorado’s fourth largest employer. Being employed by the University offers flexible time off, opportunities for career growth and education, a balanced work schedule, and exceptional benefits. The successful IT Audit Manager candidate possesses the ability to engage many diverse academic, research, and service organizations and thrives on addressing each unique environment by developing custom audit approaches and programs for that environment. This position differs from many audit roles in the diversity and variety of work performed; from IT security to academic and business systems, research systems, facilities and event technologies, medical research informatics, collaborative IT federations, and many data management and curation activities, this role will engage all of the academic, research and business entities that make the University function. This role has minimal travel outside of our four campuses and is based in our downtown Denver office. With a typical and predictable work-week, this position is fit for someone looking for challenging and varied audit and advisory engagements while maintaining a work-life balance allowing them to pursue the benefits of living in Colorado.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
Contributes to the development and execution of the annual department audit plan
Participates in audit engagements as a team member or team leader
Plans audits and develops test procedures
Reviews audit plans and reports audit results
Manages audits to timely completion
Participates in investigations
Provides education and counsel to university stakeholders
Develops professional abilities
Reviews, manages, and creates personal and team assignments and schedules to accomplish the audit plan
Resolves audit team barriers and informs audit director regarding impact of unresolved or continuing barriers
Assists in the effective design and deployment of audit processes and technology
Assists in the development of IT Audit Specialists, IT Auditors and IT Auditor Seniors by providing assistance, procedural support, and insight pertaining to IT skills and experience
Assists non-IT auditors with technology-related audit matters
Conducts research to support audit conclusions, recommendations, and counsel
Evaluates the work product and conclusions of the audit team
Collaborates with vendors, customers, regulatory agencies, law enforcement, legal counsel, management, professional organizations, and peers, during the course of audit activities
Travels to and from audit activity locations, approves and directs local team travel
Educates audit participants regarding governance, risk, and control practices, process quality, and objective achievement
Participates in department meetings, planning, and educational activities
Accurately accounts for personal time, travel, and expenses
Promotes, supports, and monitors continuous quality assessment and improvement in audit techniques and procedures
Performs all duties with regard to university policy and procedure and in adherence to audit department policies, procedures, and standards
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
To be successful in this position, candidates will need the following:
Advanced knowledge associated with the professional practice of information technology internal auditing
Ability to apply associated theories, methods, principles, and practices
Ability to perform duties that are predominantly intellectual and varied in nature, requiring creative, analytical, evaluative, interpretive, and/or critical thinking
Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment, requiring only general supervision for day-to-day tasks
Ability to exhibit professionalism and discretion in all forms of communication and interaction with university personnel and management.
Strong oral communication, business writing, presentation, and facilitation skills
Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite to author and review documents, create communications, conduct data or numerical analysis, and deliver information or presentations in the field
Ability to utilize audit tools, data sources, and processes
Ability to travel to and from campuses, university facilities, affiliate and alternate worksites
Who we are: System Administration, which also houses the Office of the President, is located in the uptown neighborhood of Denver with an office in Broomfield and a few smaller offices located on the campuses. However, this position is located in Denver. Many of our departments support the educational and research missions of the four University of Colorado campuses. We provide diverse opportunities for professional development, innovation, and collaboration with talented staff and faculty.
What we offer:*
Salary: Salary is competitive and commensurate with skills and experience.
Benefits: The University of Colorado offers an excellent benefits package including:
Medical: Multiple plan options
Dental: Multiple plan options
Additional Insurance: Disability, Life, Vision and Wellness
Retirement 401(a) Plan: Employer contributes 10% of your gross pay
Paid Time Off: Accruals over the year
o Vacation Days: 22
o Sick Days: 15
o Holiday Days: 10
Tuition Benefit: System employees have the benefit on all campuses
ECO Pass: RTD Bus and light rail service
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For more information on benefits programs, including eligibility, is available at www.cu.edu/employee-services/.
A Bachelor Degree or advanced degree from an accredited university in a field of study relevant to information management, information/computing science or engineering, business or finance, mathematics or numerical analysis, or similar, or at least six years of equivalent professional experience
For degreed applicants, at least four (4) years of audit-related or business experience related to any of the fields specified in the degree requirement
A minimum of two (2) years audit experience in an Audit Senior or equivalent role
An active Certified Information Systems Audit (CISA) certification, or the ability and agreement to complete the certification in the first year of employment.
A reliable vehicle with adequate insurance, registration, and valid driver’s license to facilitate site-to-site transportation
An advanced degree in a relevant computing or business field, or in any field that enhances analysis, communication, or interpersonal interaction
Professional experience in higher education, research institutions, technology management, or business analysis
Additional audit, IT-Audit, business, security, management, or technical certifications relevant to audit activity
Experience with policy development, management, compliance, and research
Knowledge and application of relevant industry, security, privacy, or compliance frameworks and standards such as COBIT, HIPAA, FERPA, ITIL, PCI, etc.
Knowledge and application of relevant technical guidance from organizations promoting technology best-practices or standards for IT security, privacy, operations, and service management such as NIST, ISO, OWASP, CIS and others
Extensive experience or skills in any IT technological role such as program management, operations, security, data management or analysis, or application development
Recent experience in data analytics and visualization, business intelligence, data mining and related data science fields of study (practical experience with applications such as ACL, Tableau, SQL Server, SAS or similar is beneficial)
Project and team management experience
Job: *Audit and Legal
Organization: *S0001 -- System Administration
Title: IT Audit Manager
Requisition ID: 14989