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Information Systems Auditor

Job Description

TITLE: Information Systems Auditor

JOB CODE: 9132



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 12

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 43,176.00
midpoint 56,562.00
maximum 69,948.00

PURPOSE: To provide information systems auditing skills on large and complex audits of computer applications and technological issues in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditor's Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Code of Ethics and other established State and University regulations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Works in direct support of the Director of Internal Audit and/or Audit Manager in planning and/or participating in internal audit work performed at The University of Texas at Arlington. Essential duties and responsibilities are: assumes responsibility for information technology audits; demonstrate proficiency by applying information systems audit principles, skills, and techniques to review and test computer applications and information systems technology of varying complexity; apply internal control concepts in the information technology environment; prepare audit reports and audit programs; understand financial, operational, and compliance risk and be able to formulate solutions to mitigate risks in the information technology environment; prioritize work to higher risk areas; prepare acceptable working papers to support procedures, results, findings, and recommendations and communicate effectively to all levels of management orally as well as in writing; complete work assignments independently or as part of a team; interact effectively and establish rapport with a wide variety of people in diverse settings; demonstrate effective time management with project time budgets, scheduling, and multiple tasks; conduct audit field work; prepare audit work papers and audit reports for review by the Audit Manager, or the Director of Internal Audit; complies with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics adopted by The Institute of Internal Auditors; reviews drafts of audit reports which have been prepared by other members of the UT Arlington Internal Audit staff; communicates audit status with Senior Auditor(s), the Audit Manager, the Director, and clients through phone calls, meetings, correspondence, or by electronic mail; monitors and weekly reports time spent on audit assignments and other duties; assists in various special projects; performs other duties as assigned by the Audit Manager or the Director of Internal Audit.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: The Director of Internal Audit at The University of Texas at Arlington. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: Receives direct supervision from the Director of Internal Audit and/or Audit Manager. May provide general supervision of other information systems auditors or traditional internal auditors as warranted by audit projects.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, management or information systems; Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation, five years of previous experience in accounting or auditing position(s) within a public or private college or university, a state or federal agency, an accounting/auditing firm, or with a corporation; high ethical standards and values; ability to organize work activities; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team; working knowledge of the principles and practice of accounting and auditing.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Position may require extended hours (daily), work on weekends (on occasion) and occasional travel to Austin or to other cities for meetings and/or for training sessions, workshops, etc. Certified Public Accountant and/or Certified Internal Auditor preferred; ability to effectively use a personal computer and a solid working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software commonly used in a modern audit or business office, and the ability to use e-mail on a regular basis as a business communication tool; experience working with modern, sophisticated, computer-based accounting and financial reporting systems in a large, complex organization preferred. Specific job requirements or physical location of some positions allocated to this classification, may render the position security sensitive, and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.