IT Audit Senior

Location
Papua New Guinea (PG)
Salary
Salary package includes housing, vehicle, return f
Posted
25 Aug 2023
Closes
25 Sep 2023
Ref
602408
Job Type
IT Audit
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Travel
0-25% Travel
Papua New Guinea is about to launch into another strong period of economic growth with the Prime Minister looking to double the GDP by 2023. There are two multi-billion dollar LNG projects scheduled to start in the coming months, so the market presents huge opportunities. Our client has won an impressive scope of new projects with some on the regions largest banking groups, as well as some of the islands premier firms across industries such as mining, telecoms, public sector and more.

The roles offer thorough packages, that includes full housing allowance, all household bills, company car, return flights home each year, performance bonus and full medical insurance.

The role offers excellent career progression as well and emerging market experience can really fast track your career to the C Suite of the firm.

PNG offers a true ex-pat lifestyle and can offer some of the world's best hiking, scuba diving, sailing for 8-9 months a year is some of the best in the world and there's a large scale development of the water front area offering a wide scope of new bars and restaurants.

Role:
  • Lead and execute IT audit engagements, including planning, scoping, and performing risk assessments.
  • Assess the effectiveness of clients' IT controls, processes, and systems to identify vulnerabilities and risks.
  • Perform detailed testing of IT controls, ensuring compliance with industry standards, best practices, and regulatory requirements.
  • Analyze IT systems, networks, and databases to identify potential weaknesses or vulnerabilities.
  • Evaluate IT governance and security Assess clients' IT governance framework, policies, and procedures, and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Review and evaluate the effectiveness of information security controls and practices. Identify gaps in IT security infrastructure and recommend strategies to enhance data protection and privacy.
  • Conduct risk assessments to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities within IT systems and propose mitigation strategies.
  • Develop audit reports and recommendations: Prepare comprehensive and concise audit reports, highlighting findings, recommendations, and risk mitigation strategies.
  • Collaborate with clients to communicate audit results and provide guidance on implementing recommended solutions.
  • Assist clients in developing action plans to address identified weaknesses and enhance their IT control environment.
  • Stay up to date with emerging technologies, industry trends, and regulatory changes to provide relevant and effective recommendations.
  • Project management and leadership.
  • Effectively manage multiple audit engagements simultaneously, ensuring timely completion and adherence to quality standards.
  • Supervise and mentor junior team members, providing guidance and support throughout the audit process.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including IT professionals, business stakeholders, and external auditors, to achieve audit objectives.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of IT audit methodologies, tools, and templates.

Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Relevant professional certifications such as CISA, CISSP, or CRISC are highly desirable.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in IT auditing, preferably with a focus on large-scale organizations or financial institutions.
  • Strong understanding of IT general controls, IT governance frameworks (e.g., COBIT), and industry standards (e.g., ISO 27001).
  • Experience in conducting IT audits, risk assessments, and evaluating IT control environments.
  • Proficiency in utilizing audit software tools, data analytics, and visualization tools. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to convey technical information to non-technical stakeholders effectively.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen attention to detail. Ability to work independently and as part of a team, managing multiple priorities and deadlines.