IT Auditor Upton, NY

Brookhaven National Laboratory
September 21, 2023
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IT Auditor

Job ID 3654 Date posted 08/21/2023

Brookhaven National Laboratory (www. delivers discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure the nation's future. Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 R&D 100 Awards, and more than 70 years of pioneering research. The Lab is primarily supported by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science. Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) operates and manages the Laboratory for DOE. BSA is a partnership between Battelle and The Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University. BSA salutes our veterans and active military members with careers that leverage the skills and unique experience they gained while serving our country. Our organization fully supports service members transitioning from active duty to civilian life and pledge's our commitment to actively hire veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. Military personnel who have been formally trained or have relevant experience obtained while in service may meet educational requirements and are encouraged to apply for job opportunities at BSA.

Organizational Overview

The mission of Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) Internal Audit is to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the organization's operations. It helps the organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

Position Description Internal Audit has an exciting opportunity for an experienced auditor with a specialization in Information Technology. The successful candidate plans and executes IT audit projects designed to provide an assessment of internal control processes and operational performance. NOTE: this is a hybrid work arrangement (office is based on Long Island, NY (Upton, NY)).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provides professional audit work, individually or within a team, in conducting reviews of assigned organizational activities in accordance with Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Audit, and department standards.

• Plans and executes information technology (IT) audit projects designed to provide an assessment of internal control processes and operational performance in accordance with department and professional standards.

• Demonstrate and apply a thorough understanding of complex information systems. Prepares and work papers and reports documenting the result of reviews of assigned activities and recommended management action.

• Use knowledge of the current IT environment and industry IT trends to identify potential issues and risks.

• Performs, individually or as part of a team, IT audits in accordance with the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Audit as set forth by the IIA, and department standards.

• Prepares detailed plans for performing individual audits, including the identification of key risks and controls, determination of audit objectives, and development of an appropriate audit program.

• Prepares, under supervision, audit reports designed to provide an objective assessment of systems, processes and operations, and management's planned corrective actions.

• Participates in reviews of internal controls and security of systems under development

• Identifies potential audit areas, assists with assessing the degree of inherent risk

• Perform or assist in the performance of special projects or studies, including risk assessments, fraud Investigations

• Provide technical support for systems and applications used to maintain Internal Audit's electronic work papers and analysis of financial data

• Participates in Financial and Operational reviews and additional Internal Audit projects as assigned.

Position Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, accounting, finance, or a related field, or sufficient experience in internal auditing or another field that would provide the same basic knowledge generally based on the basis of 2:1 (experience: college)

  • A minimum of four years of audit experience in an environment that provides exposure to sophisticated information systems audit techniques, network security, technology infrastructure, software development, project management, or a related field for which Internal Audit has a need.

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and/or other certifications specific to the information technology industry for which Internal Audit has a need.

  • Understanding of information systems audit concepts, including security and control risks such as logical and physical access security, change management, information security, business recovery practices, cyber security, and network technology.

  • Strong analytical ability, including network systems design, capacity planning, operations methodology, error detection/resolution techniques, quality assurance techniques, and I.T. implementation and management methodologies.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently while contributing to the success of the team.

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills suitable for all levels of management.

  • Proficient in M.S. Office applications which include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Visio

  • Experience with analyzing financial data, including advanced Excel skills or other tools used for data analysis.

  • Knowledge of Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT), NIST Risk Management Framework, and Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.

  • Requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOE security clearance.

  • Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience with TeamMate+ or other electronic audit work paper technology.

  • Ability to effectively prepare documentation that details work performed clearly and concisely.

  • Ability to reach and present opinions based on gathered evidence and established criteria.

  • At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Care Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time-off and Leave Programs (vacation, holidays, sick leave, paid parental leave)
  • Lab-funded Retirement Plan
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Tuition Assistance, Training and Professional Development Programs
  • Employee Fitness/Wellness & Recreation: Gym/Basketball Courts, Weight Room, Fitness Classes, Indoor Pool, Tennis Courts, Sports Clubs/Activities (Basketball, Ping Pong, Softball, Tennis)
  • Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer that values inclusion and diversity at our Lab. We are committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

    BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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