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Consultant IT Risk Services 2022 | New York City
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Date Published
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
New York
New York
United States
Job Category
Enterprise & IT Risk Services
IT Risk Services
Advertised Location
New York
Working time
Full Time

Description & Requirements

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. At FORVIS, you will remain informed on the latest information technology trends and emerging risks that impact our clients.  Alongside FORVIS 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.

How you will contribute:

  • Demonstrating an understanding of IT controls associated with applications, databases, operating systems, networks, and reporting tools
  • Performing 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.
  • Working with client personnel to gain an understanding of IT processes and controls, obtain audit evidence, and analyze testing results.
  • Helping to draft management letter comments and the audit report
  • Participating in client meetings alongside FORVIS partners and managers
  • Providing 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.

We are looking for people who have Forward Vision and:

  • 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
  • Ability to travel to client locations up to 20%

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's or master's degree in accounting or management information systems
  • Eligibility to sit for the CPA exam or have CPA certification
  • Eligibility to sit for the CISA exam or have CISA certification
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher (in major and overall)
  • Previous experience or internships in a public accounting firm performing IT audit or IT consulting work