IT Audit & Compliance Manager
Vacancy Type:
Practice or Client:

We place great emphasis on continuous staff development and provide excellent opportunities to acquire new technical skills. We maintain an internal IT and Security Audit testing lab facility within Mazars and all staff are required to spend 30% of their time training in this facility, thereby ensuring that their technical knowledge and practical IT Audit skills remain current and reflect best practice.

Our IT Audit and Security services include:

  • Outsourced IT audit
  • Co-sourced IT audit
  • External IT audit support
  • Data analysis and interrogation
  • IT audit and security
  • IT infrastructure audit
  • Penetration testing and vulnerability scanning
  • IT risk management
  • IT forensic support
  • Data protection audit
  • Third party standard compliance audit

The Position:

This is an exciting opportunity to become involved in a rapidly growing area in professional services. The successful candidates will be part of a strong international IT team working in a dynamic and ever changing technical environment.

We wish to appoint an experienced IT Audit Manager to work on IT audit assignments within the IT Audit and Security Division of Mazars.  The role is focused on the following responsibilities:

Main Responsibilities:

  • Simultaneously managing multiple client engagements of varying size, scope and complexity
  • Acting as contract manager for of internal IT audit and compliance assignments
  • Conducting scoping meetings and developing the terms of reference
  • Overseeing the development of work programmes and test schedules
  • Oversight of fieldwork including managing / guiding / reviewing junior staff
  • Drafting audit reports including audit findings and recommendation
  • Liaising with audit staff and client management to ensure that all aspects of the audit and compliance process are satisfactorily completed
  • Managing the IT audit team/unit together with the other Managers, Directors and Partners
  • Providing advice to clients on IT controls and information security
  • Contributing to the development and training of IT audit staff
  • Contributing to the continued development of the IT audit unit
  • Contributing to business development initiatives
  • Managing deliverables and expectations as well as review the quality of the fieldwork and deliverables prepared by more junior team members to ensure that deliverables meet Mazars quality standards
Qualification Level:
CISSP, Cerified Ethical Hacker (CEH) or similar network security certification
Required Experience:

Principal Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5-6 years of experience with a public accounting firm, advisory services firm, or a large multinational organisation conducting information technology audits
  • Previous experience managing internal audits
  • Ability to operate in a challenging and dynamic environment
  • Self-motivated with a strong technical background
  • Excellent knowledge of technology (applications, infrastructure, best practice, security, networking, data protection and other key technology areas)
  • Knowledge of data protection requirements in the EU, including GDPR
  • Knowledge of best practice IT audit principles and practices
  • Knowledge of COBIT, ISACA, ITIL ISO, PCI-DSS standards
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong interest in the continued development of the IT audit function
  • Strong written, presentation and oral skills
  • Internal control project management skills
  • Excellent organisational and planning capabilities
  • Strong oral, presentation and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel and manage international assignments

The following would also be an advantage:

  • Knowledge and experience in audit interrogation tools (ACL, IDEA, TOAD etc.)
  • Experience in the financial services, public sector or higher education sectors
  • Knowledge of SAP or Oracle Financials
  • Knowledge of financial applications
  • ISAE 3042/ SSAE 16 audit experience
  • Strong interest in the continued development of the IT audit function
  • Experience of Network Security vulnerability and exploitation testing.
  • CISSP, Cerified Ethical Hacker (CEH) or similar network security certification.
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