IT Audit Senior Associate

IT Audit Senior Associate Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a IT Audit Senior Associate to join our team.


  • Serve as a liaison between financial services clients and upper management;
  • Evaluate the design and effectiveness of technology controls throughout the business cycle;
  • Supervise associates and interns on engagements;
  • Identify and communicate IT audit findings to senior management and clients;
  • Help identify performance improvement opportunities for assigned clients;
  • Supervise, train, and mentor assigned staff members and assess the performance of the staff members for their engagement reviews;
  • Assist Grant Thornton Partners and senior management on applicable proposals and business development calls;
  • Contribute to design, preparation, and analysis of reports and findings in a clear, logical, and concise manner;
  • Develop and sustain solid relationships with client personnel and identify opportunities to provide additional services;
  • Document results of internal control and process assessments and reviews following firm guidelines and methodologies;
  • Meet or exceed IT Assurance metrics (e.g. – billable hours, CPE , time delinquencies, etc…);
  • Help identify and communicate audit findings and performance improvement opportunities to clients;
  • Serve as a liaison between clients and upper management;
  • Team engagement, recruiting, and training efforts are required to grow a healthy, sustainable practice;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future;
  • Project or team lead experience, specifically within a consulting firm is preferred;
  • A minimum of three years of related experience in IT Audit/IT Attestation;
  • Travel may be up to 80-100%
  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field from an accredited college/university;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills;
  • A minimum of one year of experience in a related field (internal or external audit, risk assessment, compliance, business process reengineering);
  • Able and eager to learn and apply new skills;
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience;
  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field from an accredited college/university; degree in Accounting or Finance is preferred;
  • Travel as necessary;
  • A minimum of three years of related work experience in a financial services or consulting firm;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.