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IT Audit Consultant July 2021 | Multiple Locations

Company: BKD, LLP
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Description & Requirements

Overview:

IT Risk Services (ITRS) is a consulting service line within BKD's Risk Advisory Services practice that focuses on key financial, operational, regulatory and IT risks impacting organizations today. ITRS can help organizations gain stakeholder confidence by providing information security services and corporate governance solutions. Today's thriving companies realize the necessity of managing business risk. As a Consultant on the ITRS team, you will help clients identify and manage that risk and improve IT processes and controls. Key services performed by the ITRS team include: System Organization Control (SOC) 1, SOC 2 and SOC 3 attestation engagements and IT controls design and operating effectiveness assessments for financial audits.

You will gain valuable experience and use your critical thinking abilities to help clients solve problems and apply your social skills to build rewarding business relationships. As a trusted advisor, you will remain informed on the latest information technology trends and emerging risks that impact our clients. Alongside BKD senior staff and management personnel, you will work with clients in a variety of industries as you develop your technical skills and strengthen the foundation on which you will build your career.

Take your career to the next level at BKD.

Responsibilities:

Consultant responsibilities include the following:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of IT controls associated with applications, databases, operating systems, networks, and reporting tools
  • Perform IT general control audit procedures including walkthroughs and testing of IT general controls for areas such as change management, logical security, computer operations, cybersecurity, etc.
  • Work with client personnel to gain an understanding of IT processes and controls, obtain audit evidence, and analyze testing results.
  • Help draft management letter comments and the audit report
  • Participate in client meetings alongside BKD partners and managers
  • Provide a variety of non-assurance services to our clients including, but not limited to: internal audit consulting, IT risk assessments, IT compliance reviews, cybersecurity assessments, technology consulting, threat and vulnerability testing, social engineering, business continuity planning, etc.
  • Position involves travel to client locations up to 30%

Qualifications:

Successful Consultants display the following skills and characteristics:

  • Solid technical accounting and IT knowledge
  • Effective time management
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills preferred, including Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to work well with a team as well as independently
  • Problem-solving attitude
  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Close attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and against deadlines
  • Associate positions require a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting or management information systems
  • Eligibility to sit for the CPA exam or have CPA certification, preferred but not required
  • Eligibility to sit for the CISA exam or have CISA certification
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher (in major and overall) preferred
  • Previous experience or internships in a public accounting firm performing IT audit or IT consulting work is a plus

U.S. citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status is required for this position.

About BKD

Experience the BKD difference for yourself. For more information about our firm locations, visit bkd.com. BKD, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or other protected classifications.

BKD is a place where people build careers, gain new skills and enjoy big firm resources with a small firm approach to teamwork and camaraderie. We focus on providing unmatched client service to everyone we encounter-both in the marketplace and in our offices.

We also offer the support, resources and opportunities you need to further develop your career. We listen to learn, combine innovation with practicality and give back to the communities where we live and work.

See what we offer new hires in terms of competitive compensation, People First benefits and paid time off.

BKD, LLP, a national CPA and advisory firm, can help individuals and businesses realize their goals. Our approximately 2,900 dedicated professionals provide solutions for clients in all 50 states and internationally. BKD and its subsidiaries offer a variety of tax, accounting and consulting services and combine the insight and ideas of thought leaders in multiple industries. Learn more at bkd.com.

Keywords: BKD, LLP, Indianapolis , IT Audit Consultant July 2021 | Multiple Locations, Other , Indianapolis, Indiana

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