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Senior IT Auditor in Alexandria, VA at Keystone Advisors

Date Posted: 5/18/2019

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Job Description

Keystone Advisors is an independent certified public accounting firm licensed in the State of Illinois that specializes in providing Financial Advisory Solutions,  Technology Management, Attestation, Accounting, and Auditing Services,          Business Performance and Transformation, Program Management Support,        Budget Support, Interim CFO Solutions and Staff Augmentation. 

Keystone is seeking Senior IT Auditors in the Washington, DC and Northern Virginia area to support one of our valued clients, one of the world's leading professional services firms and the fastest growing Big Four accounting firms in the United States.

The Senior IT Auditor evaluates IT infrastructure, operations, and application systems in a global environment with a goal of ensuring design and functioning of effective and efficient IT Controls.

Job Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Identify risks associated with IT infrastructure, operations and applications including pre/post implementation audit reviews for ongoing IT projects along with current legacy applications.
  • Assess general and application controls using the Federal Information Systems Controls Audit Manual (FISCAM) and NIST 800-53.
  • Provide best practices on how to efficiently and effectively audit the access controls and configuration management controls.
  • Evaluate the design and effectiveness of technology controls throughout the business cycle.
  • Identify and communicate IT audit findings to senior management and clients.
  • Demonstrate a confident and effective communication style, both written and spoken, that establishes credibility and facilitates clear understanding of audit issues and influences change where appropriate. 
  • Help identify performance improvement opportunities.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

  • MUST BE A US CITIZEN with an Interim Secret Security Clearance or higher. 
  • BS/BA in MIS, finance, engineering, accounting or related field is required.
  • 4 years or more of IT Audit experience, including assessing information system controls in the areas of information assurance, access control, change control, disaster recovery, and segregation of duties.
  • Experience with and Technical understanding of Federal Information System Controls Audit Manual (FISCAM), National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publications (NIST) 800-53r4 and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). 
  • Basic Knowledge of computer systems design, data structures, data security, disaster recovery, security operations and experience with network structures and firewall concepts as well as mobile devices is a strong plus.
  • General understanding in the areas of application programming, database and system design.
  • Experience with A-123 audit with federal Clients a plus.
  • Federal or DOD audit experience is a plus
  • CISA certification is a plus.

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and project management skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Problem-solving ability.

Compensation Package: 

  • Competitive Salary
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401K Match
  • Health Insurance package available