Details for Job Order Number 69294:

Job Title: Senior IT Auditor
Locations: Princeton, New Jersey
Job Type: Direct
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Senior IT Auditor


Our client, a global pharmaceutical company based in Central NJ, is seeking a Senior IT Auditor.

The Senior IT Auditor will work in a team environment to audit IT activities including general computer controls, system and data security, outsourcing partners, pre- and post-application implementations, social media, cloud computing, mobile devices and emerging and changing risks.

Audits include leveraging data visualization tools in the planning, execution and reporting phases to drive efficiencies and effectiveness. In addition, depending on the candidate’s background and interests, opportunities exist to become a data analytics super user giving the department’s transformative use of data analytics as well as work on non-IT audits covering financial, compliance, strategic and operational risks.

Throughout the audits, the Senior IT Auditor will have the opportunity to interact with Company senior management and enhance oral and written communication skills.

Audit Services is a source of key talent in the Company. Graduates from Audit Services hold key leadership roles in the Company, including within IT, Finance and business unit operations. In this role, the Senior IT Auditor will receive broad exposure across operations. Given the exposure and experience a Senior IT Audit Audior receives, this position is generally a stepping stone to a manager role upon roll out from the department.


1. Participates in planning activities to develop audit scopes.

2. Design audit programs and test plans to determine the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls and compliance with policies and procedures with minimal guidance.

3. Interview select personnel and document and assess business processes and information systems to determine the adequacy of the control environment with minimal guidance.

4. Test information technology application and system processes and controls with minimal guidance.

5. Demonstrate proficiency in applying information systems audit principles, skills and techniques.

6. Understand financial, operational and compliance risks

7. Understand IT risks with greater depth and expertise to identify root cause and preventative actions.

8. Understand, develop and implement data analytics projects on-going or planned within the department with minimal direction.

9. Apply innovative solutions to related issues with strategic, operational, compliance and IT audits as well as data analytics project implementation activities.

10. Be able to provide guidance and leadership during execution and coordination across projects and processes.

11. Identify value-added recommendations and align with management on corrective actions to address identified risks.

12. Present audit results to management.

13. Prepare audit reports detailing recommendations to strengthen and improve the control environment. Maintain work papers in accordance with --- Audit Services and IIA Standards. With minimal guidance.

14. Participate in department projects to drive Audit Services value (Audit Newsletter, Audit Lessons Learned, etc.).



Degree - BS/BA, MIS or equivalent, MBA or other advanced degree desired.

Certification – Professional certification required, CISA or equivalent. CPA a plus.


3 – 5 years of relevant prior public accounting experience or internal auditing or quality assurance group experience.