Georgia Systems Operations Senior IT Auditor in Tucker, Georgia
Senior IT Auditor
Title: Senior IT Auditor
Employment Duration: Full time
Location: GSOC Headquarters: Tucker, GA
Plans and conducts internal audits in technical environments to support completion of the internal audit plans for Georgia System Operations, Oglethorpe Power and Georgia Transmission. Responsibilities include preparing information technology risk assessments, evaluating technical controls, security, systems development, application systems, telecommunications, data centers, and operating systems. Works collaboratively with the GSOC Audit Manager to develop an integrated risk-based IT audit plan and provide training, technical advice and assistance to internal and external audit staff and consultants. May work independently or as part of a team on some assignments.
Plans and conducts information technology audits under the guidance of the GSOC Audit Manager in the following areas: general IT controls, data centers, security, disaster recovery, operating systems, system development life cycle, corporate network and overall IT infrastructure administration. Provide telephone and email operations support for field operations personnel. Including updating relevant documentation and other related tasks as needed.
Performs information technology risk assessments, develops audit work programs and testing strategies and assists the GSOC Audit Manager in the development of an integrated risk-based IT audit plan. Works collaboratively with stakeholders to develop action plans for control deficiencies, process improvements and mitigation plans to meet regulatory compliance requirements.
Conducts audit status and close-out meetings with stakeholders to verbally communicate results and prepares written reports that are accurate, complete, clear and concise. Performs follow-up activities to track and monitor the status of management action plans.
Maintains current awareness of corporate information technology initiatives and industry related requirements such as NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Standards and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements. Contributes to achieving the department’s quality assurance and improvement goals and annual performance metrics and on-going strategic initiatives. Establishes techniques to discover and prevent fraud.
Education: Bachelor level degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Information Technology or other utility industry related concentration.
Experience: 5-7 years of professional work experience including 3-4 years in information technology auditing. Big 4 public accounting experience preferred.
Licenses, Certifications and/or Registrations: CISA, CIA, preferred.
Knowledge of internal auditing professional standards, commonly recognized information technology frameworks and practices, and commitment to on-going quality assurance and improvement.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, work collaboratively with others, seek expert knowledge in shaping action and effectively communicate results to a wide variety of audiences both verbally and through written reports.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Proficiency in Microsoft Professional Office Applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and ability to leverage technology for audit efficiency and effectiveness; working knowledge of ACL, Business Objectives and other CAATS is preferred.
Georgia System Operations Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including veterans and disabled. We are a drug-free workplace. All applicants are subject to substance abuse testing.