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Senior Auditor - IT

San Jose, CA

About the Firm

Accell was founded in 2004 with the mission of providing high quality accounting and technology audit services at competitive rates. We bring decades of deep knowledge and expertise across our service offerings. Our professionals are comprised of over 30 experienced individuals formerly from Arthur Andersen, Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte, KPMG, and Protiviti. This well-rounded nucleus of professionals enables us to deliver audit services comprised of the best practices from each of these firms. Our current client engagements are focused on Internal Audit and Sarbanes Oxley Compliance (SOX) audits across a variety of industries.

About the Team

We are looking to strategically grow our IT Audit Teams to meet growing client lists and existing client needs. Our teams work in groups of 2 – 5 on client engagements to evaluate and document internal controls. An employee can work on multiple client projects throughout the year or spend most of their time on one large project based on client need.

About the Role

We are seeking a Senior IT Internal Auditor with experience in Internal Audit, Sarbanes Oxley Compliance (SOX) audits, including the documentation of IT General Controls (ITGC). Ideal candidates are based in the SF Bay Area and have a strong understanding of Internal Audit and SOX compliance project execution elements, relevant IT audit experience, and are able to join in-flight projects with a minimal of oversight. In this role you will be working with our teams to perform Internal, Cyber and SOX audits of various clients to understand business processes, conduct walkthrough meetings with key stakeholders, document control design effectiveness, and document control operational effectiveness. As a Senior IT Auditor, you are expected to take an active role in assisting Project Managers meet deadlines, engage actively with the client, build strong working relationships with process owners, and adapt to the evolving nature of audit demands.

We are currently seeking auditors with an IT Audit / SOX Compliance focus. We are not actively seeking Business / Process auditors at this time.

  • Perform and document Sarbanes Oxley Compliance (SOX) audits, operational audits, or other audit related projects, as directed by Accell GRS leadership.

  • Perform walkthrough meetings with client process owners to document their workflow.

  • Document control design and operational effectiveness if ITGC and Automated Business.

  • Controls (ABC) SOX controls in accordance with IIA Standards.

  • Create and update risk and control matrices, narratives, flowcharts, control testing plans, and remediation plans.

  • Evaluating design and operating effectiveness of in-scope audit areas, including efficiency, effectiveness, mitigating controls, and procedures to remediate gaps.

  • Reporting findings and project status to the project Senior Consultant and Manager.

  • Serving as a role model to Consultants by demonstrating the attributes of excellent client service, technical, and professional competency.

  • Developing an understanding of business processes, technical skills, project requirements, and the client’s business in a wide range of environments and industries.

  • Interviewing process owners to understand current state systems, processes, and/or controls and assessing risk with minimal oversight and supervision.

  • Assisting with the preparation of client deliverables, such as agendas, status reports and audit reports.

  • Ensuring timely completion of assigned project phases within a defined budget.

  • Developing and maintaining effective client relationships.

  • Exhibiting strong ethical behavior.

  • Assist Accell GRS leadership with non-delivery tasks including but not limited to travel

  • arrangements, client billings, proposals, recruiting and involvement with relevant professional associations

Minimum Requirements
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or Technology

  • 2-4 years of relevant internal or external audit experience (Big 4 or related Professional Services firm preferred)

  • Excellent planning, organization, research, analysis and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to effectively use assigned resources to provide quality results within time requirements

  • Ability to effectively communicate, orally and in writing, with individuals at all organizational levels including executive management

  • Ability to operate effectively, independently, and in a team-oriented multiple location environment

  • Ability to complete assigned project phases timely and within a defined budget

  • Ability to develop and maintaining effective client relationships

  • Commitment to exhibiting strong ethical behavior

  • English Language – Full Professional Proficiency

Preferred Skills
  • Korean Language – Full Professional Proficiency

  • Hebrew Language – Full Professional Proficiency

  • Malaysia Language – Full Professional Proficiency

  • Experience auditing or using NetSuite

  • Experience documenting audit results in Audit Board

COVID-19 Considerations

Due to the impacts of COVID-19 our teams are currently working remotely with very limited (voluntary) travel as needed. This is scheduled to continue through the end of 2021, and will be reassessed based our client needs.

Job Type: Full-time

Annual Salary: $68,000 - $115,000

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