General information

Managing Consultant
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Date Published
Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Little Rock
United States
Job Category
Enterprise & IT Risk Services
IT Risk Services
Advertised Location
Little Rock, Louisville, Springfield, Nashville, Dallas
Working time
Full Time

Description & Requirements

FORVIS’ IT Risk and Compliance team helps 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 Managing 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 ITRC team include IT controls design and operating effectiveness assessments for financial audits, SOX compliance testing, and other IT-related testing like FFIEC, GLBA, and NIST consulting engagements.

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 FORVIS 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:

  • Assist the team in providing services related to IT controls for financial statement audits and SOX engagements
  • Complete walkthroughs and document testing of IT general controls (ITGCs)
  • Provide valuable insight to ensure clients are well-informed of current challenges and opportunities
  • Work in self-managing teams and take responsibility for managing your work and possibly supervising a staff auditor/consultant
  • Communicate with all levels of client personnel
  • Complete approximately 40 hours of CPE a year to allow you to increase your knowledge and skills and maintain your certifications and credentials
  • Gain exposure to organizations varying in type and size


We are looking for people who have Forward Vision and: 

  • Technical accounting and IT knowledge
  • A clear understanding of IT controls associated with applications, databases, operating systems, networks, and reporting tools
  • The willingness to take initiative
  • Effective time management skills
  • The motivation to provide unmatched client service in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite
  • The ability to work well both independently and collaboratively with a team
  • High attention to detail
  • Self-discipline and organizational skills to accomplish assigned responsibilities within specified timeframes and identified budget constraints
  • Ability to travel to serve clients as needed

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Management Information Systems (MIS), Accounting Information Systems (AIS), or related field
  • 5 years of experience in public accounting, internal audit, or in a risk management environment
  • Holds one of the following certifications: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Basic knowledge of internal control concepts and ITGCs
  • SOX or IT controls testing experience and knowledge of the COSO and/or CoBit frameworks
  • Experience documenting processes via narratives and risk and control matrices

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience in a public accounting firm performing IT audit engagements
  • Audit experience in a regulated industry environment such as banking, healthcare, or insurance