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Senior IT Auditor in Norfolk, VA at PRA Group

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

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Job Description

We invite you to explore a future with us at PRA Group, a diverse and growing company that has a tangible impact on the global economy.

Position Summary: 

Conduct and reports on Information technology (IT) and integrated audits in support of the audit plan for PRA Corporate Audit Services. Under direction of the IT Audit Sr. Manager, responsible for the timely execution of risk-based IT audits. Assist team leaders, managers, and other auditors in accomplishing audit goals by performing IT governance and business process related projects including application assessments, security and controls assessments, and integrated audits, new system implementations, and special projects in a team environment. Assess the adequacy of internal controls related to the confidentiality, availability and integrity of data; identifying areas of risk within the IT environment and advising about risk control considerations.

The ideal candidate will work collaboratively to drive progress of the team, have the capacity for adapting to a dynamic environment, and be challenged to continue to develop professionally in a supportive atmosphere.Key  Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):

  • Prepare draft process level risk assessments and perform preliminary inquiries/surveys of processes / activities/and identification of controls to assist in developing audit program and test steps to evaluate auditable entities.
  • With limited oversight, will execute the work outlined in the audit work program and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of IT and operational processes and internal control infrastructure in the performance of IT Audits for a wide range of technology environments, including controls for the policies and procedures that address key areas of an IT organization: information security, system development, change management, IT operations, and disaster recovery.
  • Follow departmental quality standards in the execution of audits and preparation of documentation and other deliverables to provide adequate project or technical analysis supporting all audit work performed to support conclusions.
  • Regularly interact and communicate with auditees to discuss and present audit results, gain acceptance and provide advice to remediate on audit opportunities.
  • Assist in preparation of written report to management to communicate results of audit.
  • Track remediation efforts for opportunities noted in audit reports and conduct post-audit follow-up to appraise adequacy of corrective action taken to audit recommendations.
  • Review work product of staff level auditors.
  • Assist with other audit matters and projects.
  • Participate in the support and administration of internal audit related tools and software.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Assist IT Audit Sr. Manager in directing the activities of Staff Auditors.
  • Perform first level review of staff level auditors’ work product.
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with key stakeholders in the organization.
  • Interact effectively with co-workers and clients at all levels, as to foster and maintain strong working relationships.

Professional Experience/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business or technology related field
  • At least 3 years of IT experience or IT audit experience and monitoring of IT systems
  • Knowledge of internal controls, information technology governance standards, industry best practices (i.e., COBIT, NIST, ITIL, etc.) and other IT frameworks and methodologies.
  • Familiarity with critical applications, data warehouse; knowledge of technology areas including networks, communications, operating systems, databases, and web technologies
  • Tactical and able to work across functions to identify and address audit needs
  • Excellent analytical, organization and multitasking skills
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work in a flexible environment and work well under pressure and within short deadlines
  • Willingness to travel domestically & internationally
  • CISA, CISSP, CIA, CPA or similar designation, preferred
  • Knowledge of data mining tools such as ACL, Idea, SQL or MS Access, preferred
  • Knowledge of regulations, e.g. HIPAA, PCI, GBLA, preferred
  • Financial services industry experience is a plus

Work Environment:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate as the employee works in an office environment, in an individual work station, using telephone and computer.  Employee is required to work evenings and weekends as required. Travel, as needed, up to 15%.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, sex, gender, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, citizenship, or any other classes recognized by state or local law or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. We are a drug free workplace.