IS Auditor III # JN -012021-58951

Columbia, South Carolina
Industry: Auditor
Job Number: JN -012021-58951

Education Info:

  • Bachelor's degree - Accounting, Computer Science or any job related field. OR, 4 years of job related work experience or 2 years job related work experience plus an associate‚Äôs degree in Accounting, Computer Science or any job related field

Testing Required:

  • LOMA 40 - requires prior to start (more to follow when candidate engaged)

Work Experience Info:

  • 3 years information system auditing experience required
  • (1 year programming and/or system analysis may substitute for 1 year of above auditing experience)
  • 5 years information system auditing experience required if no Certification

Required Work Experience:

  • 6 years information systems auditing experience. 2 years lead auditor or project leader for information systems (may be concurrent with above)
  • 1 year of programming and/or system analysis may substitute for 1 year of information system auditing experience


  • IDEAL candidate will have 1 Certification overall, but Certifications are NOT required unless where marked as long as candidate meets ED/Work mins without Certs and has overall strong background and worked as an IT Auditor
  • Licenses and Certificates (Required at least one if NO Bachelor's Degree):
    • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or
    • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or
    • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or
    • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) or
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
    • Requires 5 years information system auditing work experience if NO Certification

Overall Purpose of the Position:

  • Performs independent, objective information systems (IS) audits and consulting services. Supplies management at all levels with objective evaluations, appraisals, and recommendations concerning the areas reviewed
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of I/S auditing standards and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Ability to identify risks, evaluate internal controls within information systems environment
  • Knowledge of data security concepts and disaster recovery
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet software
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters on a confidential basis
  • Ability to persuade, negotiate or influence
  • Excellent analytical or critical thinking and problem solving capabilities

Required Software and Tools:

  • Microsoft Office. Working knowledge of programming languages (i.e.,JCL, SAS, etc.).
  • Microsoft Office and mainframe systems
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Access
  • Knowledge of other database software such as ACL
  • Knowledge of automated working paper systems

Responsibilities of Job:

  • 40% Conducts timely information systems(IS) audits. Drafts written reports upon completion of each audit assignment
  • 20% Evaluates information systems(IS) division projects from a risk and control perspective. Makes recommendations concerning risks and controls
  • 20% Serves as project lead for the more complex reviews of information systems(I/S). Assigns tasks to other staff members and reviews their work
  • 10% Participates in special projects as assigned by management
  • 10% Assists external auditors in completing their audit tasks as a means of maximizing audit efficiency
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