IT Auditor

Job#: 1364275

Job Description:

Apex Systems is currently supporting an IT Auditor role for one of our clients in Richmond, VA. Please find the job description below and send your resume to Courtney West [email protected] 

This role will broadly support the Audit Services team through the development and execution of the department’s audit plan.  This is a unique opportunity to build a strong understanding of the business processes and technology, as well as partner with teams throughout the organization in both an audit and advisory role.  The variety of work provides ample opportunity to learn and grow and includes reviews of technology processes, applications, and infrastructure; system implementations; operational audits and reviews of processes, policies and procedures; and aspects of the annual SOX 404 audit. 

What you will do – Essential Responsibilities

As a Senior Auditor – Technology, you’ll wear many hats such as thought leader, risk champion and advisor, project manager, coach, and brand ambassador.  In all instances, you’ll leverage your expertise to deliver exceptional business partner experiences as well as enhance awareness and understanding of risk, controls, and risk mitigation best practices.  

Provide assurance:  Perform and lead audits and reviews of various regulatory, operational and/or technological processes and controls, including integrated audits and the annual SOX IT audit.    

Collaborate as a trusted Risk Advisor: Consult with a risk-based mindset to provide guidance and assurance in pre-implementation reviews, company initiatives, and other process and system enhancements as requested by the business; ensure controls are implemented to mitigate risks (operational, regulatory, reputational, strategic, and financial risk)

For each of the above, you will:

  • Use and develop critical tools such as risk assessments, audit programs, and testing/review procedures so you can identify risk, tailor work appropriately, reach conclusions, and explore solutions.
  • Lead and execute fieldwork to prepare high-quality workpapers summarizing procedures performed.
  • Maintain strong business relationships and coordinate cross-functionality to align on risk, scope of work and results.
  • Promote innovative and forward-looking problem solving to target root cause; provide recommendations contributing to operational excellence.
  • Leverage your creativity to organize and present key project information through a variety of communication methods and tools, focusing on high-impact, high-value deliverables.


  • Bachelors degree, preferably in Computer Science, Accounting Information Systems, Accounting/Finance, or other related business field

  • 4+ years of information systems auditing experience or other relevant work experience in an internal audit or other risk/compliance/consulting function

  • Detailed knowledge and experience with IT general controls across all layers of technology to include the application, operating system, and database

  • Prior experience:

    • testing business process automated controls

    • testing completeness and accuracy of reports and integrations

    • evaluating processes to identify controls and the associated system dependencies

    • performing system development and implementation reviews, including experience with Agile methodologies  

Skills and experience preferred:

  • SOX 404

  • Understanding of traditional and emerging technology domains, including cybersecurity, cloud, infrastructure, networking, data warehouses, integration strategies, IT operations, IT risk management, and IT governance

  • Experience with tools and technologies to facilitate fieldwork (SQL, Alteryx, etc.)

  • Retail industry and/ or financial services knowledge; preferably within a publicly held company

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [email protected] or 844-463-6178.

Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

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Richmond, VA, US

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Date Posted:
August 7, 2023