IT Audit Director, Leading FTSE 100 Global Manufacturing and Distribution Business, Virginia, USA

USA Virginia
Post Date
14 Dec 2018
Employment Type
Job Number
Line of Business
Audit, risk & compliance
IT Audit & Cybersecurity
Management & executive
Production, manufacturing and operations
Gareth Mortimer

We are currently recruiting on behalf of a leading FTSE 100 global manufacturing and distribution business, who are searching for an IT Audit Director to join their growing US Audit team. You will be responsible for leading the IT Audit function in the delivery of IT risk assessments and executing IT Audit plans. As well as developing valuable and positive relationships with the CIO, CFO, IT and business leaders by offering practical insight on complex issues impacting system/infrastructure/technology


IT Audit Director Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Internal Audit IT risk assessment process and assist in developing a risk-based audit plan
  • Responsible for execution of IT audit plan, as approved by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors
  • Provide oversight and management of the ITGC assurance program to ensure efficient execution and effective collaboration with external auditors
  • Manage global IT audit professionals, providing direction and ensuring accomplishment of audits and projects
  • The candidate must have a broad understanding of business functions and processes, IT processes, systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle, Salesforce), IT general controls and emerging technologies including robotic process automation (RPA), cloud computing, mobile computing, privacy and cybersecurity.
  • Understanding of business processes as they relate to IT with emphasis on the strategy, processes and controls necessary for an IT organization to provide operational support, systems, and security in support of business objectives
  • Provide leadership in identifying opportunities to improve business processes and IT operations making recommendations to the audit team and to the relevant management teams
  • Determine the impact of systems development and the implementation and use of technology on the operational and control environment (both technology and business functions)


  • Bachelor’s Degree (Information Management, MIS, Finance with IT minor, Accounting with IT minor or related combinations or degrees with business and technical mix)
  • Combination of professional certifications (CPA, CIA or CISA preferred) and/or graduate degree in Business or Computer Science preferred
  • 10+ years relevant experience in areas such as data analytics, cybersecurity, cloud computing, Oracle, Salesforce, mobile technology, or application infrastructure, including actual “hands-on” experience with the technologies; experience includes implementation, project, program management and audit practice experience
  • Progressive experience supporting multiple IT projects/engagements in technical areas such as data analytics, cybersecurity, cloud computing, Oracle, Salesforce, mobile technology, application infrastructure
  • Understanding of core IT general control processes (e.g., Information Security, Change Management, Agile System Development Lifecycle, IT Operations etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills and able to present clearly and articulate complex technical information
  • Total travel estimated to be up to 10-15%

If you are interested in this position, please send an updated CV to