The Internal Audit division of Audit, Compliance and Investigation Services is seeking a Principal Information Technology (IT) Auditor to join their IT Audit team. Principal IT auditors are expected to lead information systems audit projects and will be actively involved in making decisions regarding the scope of work performed, the depth and breadth of audit testing needed, and reporting disposition of results with the final approval of the Internal Audit Division Manager (CAE). Therefore, this position requires extensive audit experience, critical thinking, and data analysis skills, as well as the technical knowledge and interpersonal skills necessary to produce IT audit work that conforms to Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) professional standards.Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visitemployee referral program.Location and hours: This position is hybrid and will be performed both on-site at 701 4th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55415 and remote as job duties require. Work hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with flexibility. While this position is designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin. New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022, to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment.About the position type: This is a full-time, benefit earning position. This position is internally classified as an Internal Auditor, Principal. Click here to view the job classification specification.In this position, you will:
· Conduct IT audit engagements per Internal Audit division standards, including:
o Conduct and/or develop new risk assessments at the engagement, business unit, and enterprise level.
o Follow established audit programs or develop new audit programs for the assigned project.
o Conduct audit testing procedures per the audit program and assist others with test-related tasks.
o Prepare and document audit work papers according to specifications, clearly noting support for audit findings.
o Write audit reports, including findings and recommendations.
o Be effective in evaluating overall audit results, weighing the relevancy, accuracy, and perspective of conclusions against accumulated audit evidence.
o Participate in development of the annual audit plan.
o Participate in training and development opportunities, including completion and maintenance of related professional certifications.
· Assist in external audit coordination including facilitating walkthrough meetings, gathering required documentation, and monitoring the disposition of corrective action plans.
· Handle multiple assignments simultaneously, prioritizing effectively to promote team productivity, and ensure quality work is completed timely.
Need to have:
· One of the following:
o Nine years or more of position related audit experience.
o Bachelor's degree or higher in business administration, finance, accounting, computer science, public administration, or a related field to the specific work to be performed and five years or more of related audit experience.
Nice to have:
· Three or more years of experience working in or with public sector or non-profit organizations.
· Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification (or other related professional certification) or currently in pursuit of certification.
o Leading audits of IT general controls and applications hosted on-prem and in the cloud.
o Working with Archer audit management tools and Microsoft Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Teams).
o Continuous auditing and data analytics.
· Knowledge of IT control frameworks including NIST 800-53, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, COBIT, Center for Internet Security.
· An advanced understanding of organizational governance, the three lines of defense model, and internal audit’s role.
· Effective interpersonal skills with diverse stakeholder groups, verbal and written communications skills.
· Ability to:
o Think critically, creatively, and apply analytical skills to develop innovative solutions.
o Work in ambiguous and/or stressful situations.
o Be flexible and to change priorities quickly.
o Multitask projects and responsibilities well.
o Understand and meet customer needs.
About Internal Audit: The Internal Audit Division is an independent assurance and consulting activity established within Hennepin County to examine and evaluate its activities. This is done as a service to management, the Audit Committee, and the Board of Commissioners. Internal auditing is a managerial control that functions by measuring and evaluating the effectiveness of other controls.About the department:The mission of Audit, Compliance, and Investigation Services is to support Hennepin County’s commitment to ethics, compliance, and risk mitigation by providing oversight, objective assurance, and independent investigation services. About Hennepin County:Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at bridge.hennepin.us/eligibility (select Guest). Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here. This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies. Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates may be required to complete a background check.If you have any questions, please contact: Pajoua ChangPajoua.Chang@hennepin.us