Internal Audit IT Manager in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 11/13/2021

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Job Description

The Internal Audit (IA) IT Manager is a key leadership role that supports the build out and execution of the IT annual audit plan, by providing oversight and leadership of teams that perform risk-based audits through the application of critical thinking skills, IT knowledge, and innovative audit techniques.

In addition to typical IT audits, you’ll have the opportunity to oversee the execution of integrated operational audits, system assessments, process changes and other business initiatives with the ultimate outcome of providing assurance to the Board and Senior leadership as to the level of control and process effectiveness across the company.  The team’s priorities are risk based and focus on strong governance, transparency, strategic engagement and fostering a diverse and inclusive culture that focuses on people development. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  (Travel 15-20%)

  • Supports and assists the IA management team to perform annual risk assessment and develop the IT audit plan, as well as strategic department transformation initiatives.
  • Develops a working knowledge and understanding of the Company. Actively develops relationships and collaborative partnerships with IT leaders and other assurance teams.
  • Leads and manages audit teams to conduct integrated audits using a risk-based approach which address IT, compliance, and fraud-related risks.
  • Manage the staff in developing audit objectives, scope, testing strategy, audit procedures, and attributes. Oversees and, and when needed, performs audit fieldwork to ensure timely execution within IIA quality standards and conformance to audit policies and procedures.
  • Ability to identify, communicate and report control and process opportunities to support IT process effectiveness and control improvement.
  • Communicates effectively and proactively, with IT leaders in all phases of audit execution, including final results and recommendations both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to leverage and use technology effectively, including advanced data analytics techniques for audits, visualization tools for dashboarding and Audit/ GRC technology to improve workflow.
  • Actively develops our audit team members, providing day-to-day coaching, mentoring, and performance feedback. Displaying Advance’s cultural values and fostering an inclusive and collaborative work environment.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position will directly oversee and serve as performance manager for 2- 3 staff members. You will also manage and supervise other Internal Audit team members as part of audit project/reviews. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures and applicable laws, but as importantly displaying our cultural values

Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training team members; planning, assigning, and managing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Deep technical knowledge of a wide range of IT areas including software development and implementation, IT infrastructure, cloud technology, network operations, data centers, and cyber security.
  • Solid critical thinking and analytical skills with the ability to quickly assess IT processes and solve complex problems, work on unstructured assignments
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills including the ability to build relationships and interact effectively across the business
  • Present and write audit reports summarizing audit results covering observations and management action plans. 
  • Demonstrated project management skills, organizational skills and ability to prioritize assignments, deal with interruptions, and meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Maintains the highest level of ethics, integrity, and professional judgement in all activities and at all times as a representative of the Internal Audit function and Advance Auto Parts overall.
  • Working knowledge of IIA and COSO as well as IT standards such as ISO, COBIT, and NIST
     

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or related technical field from a four-year college or university required.
  • Experience working within the IT organization in areas such as system development, IT Operations, Infrastructure, cyber security, or other technical areas strongly preferred  
  • Five plus years IT Internal Audit experience (public accounting or internal audit) preferred
  • Two or more years of supervisory experience leading audit or project teams preferred
  • Working knowledge of IT standards such as ISO, COBIT, and NIST preferred.
  • Experience using data analytics techniques as part of integrated audit and working knowledge of any data analytics (e.g. ACL, IDEA), audit management software or GRC technology, a plus
  • Experience in IT internal audit in consumer, retail or manufacturing industry, a plus

CERTIFICATES

  • CISA, CISSP, CIA, CGEIT, CPA, CFE and/or other relevant certification(s) strongly preferred.

Based in Raleigh preferred but remote will be considered

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.