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IT Risk Advisory Manager - Risk Advisory Services

Company: PKF O'Connor Davies, LLP
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Overview Our Risk Advisory team helps clients address the risks surrounding their IT environment; data governance; regulatory requirements; and IT emerging risks. We provide transformational services that have lasting impacts on the way in which our clients optimize their technology investments and manage value, cost and risk. The IT Risk Advisory Manager is responsible for leading field engagements and assisting in the creation of IT audit programs tailored to each client's unique environments. Engagements include IT Internal Audit, SOX implementation and testing, SOC 2 readiness and attestation, digital transformation projects, compliance and other assessments. The responsibilities include but are not limited to: Essential Duties * Performing or reviewing technology risk assessments. * Reviewing, documenting, evaluating and testing general computer controls including access controls, change management, security, backup controls and operation controls, in a wide range of computing environments. * Performing IT compliance audits, internal audits and SOC 1 and SOC 2 readiness assessments and attestations. * Determining the technical and business impact of identified issues and providing remediation guidance to clients. * Assisting in the creation or review of information technology policies, standards, procedures and plans (BCP, DR, and Incident Response) to support the client's IT or compliance needs and governance requirements. * Stay abreast of current business, IT and industry trends relevant to the client's business.Establish and maintain effective business relationships with client management. * Collaborate with the engagement team to plan the engagement and develop work programs, timelines, and planning documentation. * Work with the team to perform system flowcharting. * Demonstrate and apply strong project management skills and use current technology and tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables and services. * Understand engagement economics, including monitoring and communicating project status and appropriate financial metrics to key stakeholders. Qualifications * Bachelor's degree, in Computer Science, Information System or equivalent, (if an Accounting degree, it must be minimum of 3 years of IT audit work experience). * Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or pursuing certification. * Python, R, or IDEA power user preferred but not essential. * Strong knowledge of established IT governance frameworks. * Strong knowledge of the SOC 2 Trust Services Categories. * Ability to examine issues both strategically and analytically. * Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. * Strong report writing and communication skills. * Motivated / self-starter able to work collaboratively in a team environment on multiple engagements. * A valid driver's license in the US; Ability to travel to various client sites in the area and other PKF O'Connor Davies office locations may be required. * Willingness and ability to travel domestically to meet client needs.

Keywords: PKF O'Connor Davies, LLP, Bethesda , IT Risk Advisory Manager - Risk Advisory Services, IT / Software / Systems , Bethesda, Maryland

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