IT Internal Auditor

Information Technology
in St. Petersburg
, FL
Reference: 19-02105

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a technical compliance auditor to create, maintain, test and organize audit documentation for compliance protocols such as SOX and PCI, as well as standardizing internal documentation across all business entities. This individual would collaborate with IT and business personnel, as well as client and external auditors, to ensure IT regulatory compliance.  This person should be well-versed in IT verbiage, and have a general understanding of how different functions of IT and business elements function.


  • Develop comprehensive best-in-class IT audit approach (policies, procedures, processes, controls and measures)
  • Plan, implement, coordinate and execute IT audit processes including testing to ensure adherence with established controls, and reporting known or possible deficiencies
  • Ensure findings of unmitigated risks and/or control deficiencies are adequately communicated to be understood and remediated by operating management and senior management
  • Work with operating management to ensure that remediation plans are appropriate, implemented in a timely manner, and yield desired results
  • Document risks and mitigating controls through risk control matrices including evaluating control design and adequacy to ensure key risks are properly controlled and monitored, as well as ensuring proper rationalization of controls
  • Identify opportunities to standardize, simplify and improve processes to drive balanced risk management
  • Coordinate and report SOX testing, and execute testing, remediation and procedural documentation as required
  • Create and update internal documentation and standardize across all business and technical entities
  • Collaborate with IT and business personnel, clients and auditors, and serve as the primary POC for external entities
  • Work independently to set deadlines, reminders and to ensure proper notice is provided in advance to business and IT personnel for upcoming documentation requirements/updates
  • Assist in other project documentation as needed


  • Strong written and communication skills, detail-oriented
  • Strong organizational skills and time management
  • Experience with IT environments and terminology
  • Understanding of business processes, internal control risk management, and IT/general computer controls and testing of applications, operating systems, and databases
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems or related field
  • Minimum 3 years of combined experience in internal or external auditing, including SOX and PCI