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Information Systems and Internal Audit Manager


Job Summary

Information Systems & Internal Audit Managers monitor a company's computer network for possible mismanagement, fraud, and inefficiency. S/He must ensure that Information system audit practices comply with company procedures and government regulations. Information System & Internal Audit Managers don't just point out system flaws; they also promote efficient practices by recommending improvements in processing capability, user interface, and security designs.

A significant portion of this job deals with evaluating IT accounting practices to trace a company's resources. As managers implement auditing policies, they make sure that their institution has adequate technology and system controls to meet business objectives and customer needs.

Tasks and Duties

  • Assists in preparing the annual IT risk assessment and internal audit plan in collaboration with the Head of Internal Audit
  • Identifies audit risk and develops specific audit scope and objectives for assigned audit work.
  • Conducts assigned audit testing (interviews, document review, flowcharting, data analysis), to identify reportable issues for an audit work
  • Prepares formal reports that effectively communicate the issues at the appropriate level of detail and the correct message for the audience
  • Works with Head of Internal Audit to develop audit department procedures and assist in implementing standards
  • Review on continuous basis, existing systems, practices and controls (including bank reconciliations, loan files, account opening and closing procedures) that had been entered in the system with the view of bringing out weaknesses and recommending innovations for improved financial operational and efficiency
  • Performs general and application control reviews for simple to complex computer information systems.
  • Performs information control reviews to include system development standards, operating procedures, system security, programming controls, communication controls, backup and disaster recovery, and system maintenance
  • Prepares audit finding memoranda and working papers to ensure that adequate documentation exists to support the completed audit and conclusions
  • Prepares and presents written and oral reports and other technical information in a pertinent, concise, and accurate manner for distribution to management
  • Follows up on audit findings to ensure that management has taken corrective action(s)
  • Assists and trains other audit staff in the use of computerized audit techniques, and in developing methods for review and analysis of computerized information systems
  • Monitor all audit trails
  • Ensure security of the systems
  • Ensure compliance with Information Systems Policies, Standards, systems and other applicable industry accepted computing practices
  • Assesses threats and vulnerabilities regarding information assets and recommends the appropriate security controls and measures
  • Analyses the effectiveness of IT control activities, validates baseline security configurations for operating systems, applications, networking and telecommunications equipment and reports on them with actionable recommendations
  • Monitors the Institutions compliance with IT security policies, standards, guidelines and procedures
  • Acts as liaison between internal audit and IT to ensure commitments are met and controls are properly implemented
  • Serves in an advisory role in application development projects to assess security requirements and ensure controls are implemented as planned and that IT security issues are addressed throughout the project life cycle
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
  • Performs any other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements

Educational Background
  • BSc/BA degree in Banking and Finance, Accounting and any business related program from a recognized institution
  • Must be a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Membership of CA or ACCA will be an added advantage
Related Work Experience
  • Strong professional background with not less than 5 years of experience in auditing
  • Appreciable experience in implementing control systems
Skills and Competencies
  • Must be computer literate and a demonstrated experience in using Microsoft Office Suite (mainly Excel)
  • Proven knowledge in basic accounting and bookkeeping practices and processes
  • Demonstrated ability to give meticulous attention to details
  • Must possess strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Planning, organization and interest in process improvement
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

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