Crowe Horwath LLP

  • IT Assurance Senior Manager

    Location US-TX-Dallas
    ID
    16290
    Category
    Audit
  • Company Overview

    Your Journey at Crowe Starts Here:

    At Crowe Horwath LLP, you have the opportunity to deliver innovative solutions to today’s complex business issues. Crowe’s accounting, consulting, and technology personnel are widely recognized for their in-depth expertise and understanding of sophisticated process frameworks and enabling technologies, along with their commitment to delivering measurable results that help clients build business value. Our focus on emerging technology solutions along with our commitment to internal career growth and exceptional client value has resulted in a firm that is routinely recognized as a “Best Place to Work.” We are 75 years strong and still growing. Come grow with us!

    Position Summary

    Our Crowe Horwath Dallas audit practice has grown over 250% since 2012! In that same period, we’ve had growth of 417% as an entire office and have also added seven Directors and Partners to our office. We’re growing quickly and project the same trend to continue through 2020. We’re looking for future leaders, which means Partner career path for you. Are you up for the challenge?

     

    The IT Assurance Senior Manager will be responsible for:

    • Planning, supervising staff, and executing IT Assurance engagements, Compliance Standard Assessments, and Consulting engagements as well as lead and support demand creation and business development efforts.
    • Managing projects to ensure high quality delivery within the project budget and time-lines.
    • Senior Managers are to be hands-on in the delivery and execution of project tasks for complex technology environments.
    • Senior Managers are expected to have the ability to present and communicate status and issues to client senior management personnel. The IT Assurance Senior Manager will set performance expectations for senior and staff level.
    • Participating/leading strategic and tactical initiatives related to new product offerings and services.
    • Developing and maintaining relationships with clients and identify new opportunities for business.
    • Defining performance expectations for senior and staff level IT auditors and providing performance feedback.
    • The IT Assurance Senior Manager will play an active role in developing business in the local market and building and maintaining client relationships
    • The IT Assurance Senior Manager will be involved in the development of marketing and through leadership to be distributed in the Market

    Typical IT Assurance Senior Manager responsibilities on a client engagement include:

    • Managing and leading IT Assurance/Consulting engagements.

    • Overseeing the engagement economics of the project that includes budget status tracking, billing, and collection analysis.

    • Supervising completion of and reviewing workpapers.

    • Preparing final versions of audit and consulting reports.

    • Providing technical guidance to Crowe staff and client organization personnel with respect to information systems, technology architecture, and security.

    • Communicating issues and status to Crowe executives and client senior management.

    • Consulting with clients to understand and address their needs.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum 6 years of experience in the areas of IT audit, SAS 70/SOC, IT Financial Audit Support or PCI or HITRUST Compliance.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
    • Solid experience in planning engagements, managing IT audit projects, supervising personnel and developing audit work programs.
    • Work experience of at least several years with a top tier consulting/security firm or a Big Four accounting firm is preferred.
    • Knowledge of midrange or mainframe architecture (IBM iSeries or IBM OS/390).
    • Auditing network operating systems, network architecture and configuration standards.
    • Evaluating application controls for Oracle Financials, SAP, Lawson, Hyperion or PeopleSoft Financials.
    • Audit planning, execution, and project management.
    • Drafting reports and executive summaries on IT control issues for senior management personnel.
    • Performing technical IT audits or audits of IT controls that support financial or business operations.
    • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Information Security Manager.
    • Travel expectations: 0 to 60%.
    • This position may require national or international travel.

    Additional Skills Desired:

    • CPA or MBA is a plus.
    • Manager level experience with a Big Four accounting firm, top tier consulting is preferred but not required.

    About the Team:

    The Audit team at Crowe provides traditional attestation services as well as accounting and consulting on applying accounting principles. Audit professionals demonstrate deep specialization through an understanding of the market and business challenges their clients face and a commitment to audit quality. Though Crowe has six different business units, Audit is the largest practice. As for the Financial Services practice, Crowe is ranked #1 nationally for the number of audits for publicly traded financial institutions, according to SNL data. Learn more about our Audit team!

    Our Benefits:

    At Crowe, we know that great people is what makes a great firm. We value our people and offer employees a comprehensive benefits package. Learn more about what working at Crowe can mean for you!

    How You Can Grow:

    We will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. You will have the chance to meet on a consistent basis with your Career Coach that will guide you in your career goals and aspirations. Learn more about where talent can prosper!

    Visit Crowe Careers to find out how you can grow your career and make an impact every day!

    More about Crowe Horwath:

    Crowe Horwath LLP (www.crowehorwath.com) is one of the largest public accounting, consulting and technology firms in the United States. Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services. Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one of the country's best places to work. Crowe serves clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Horwath International, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world. The network consists of more than 200 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 130 countries around the world.

     

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