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Sr. Internal Auditor, IT Job

DATE: Jul 12, 2019

CITY: Columbus, OH, US, 43219

Company: DSW

Req #: 87041 
Location Name: Home Office, Columbus 
Department: Finance 


At DSW, we believe in the power of shoes. We understand shoes bring out something great from within, and since 1991 we've been helping everyone feel the rush of finding that perfect pair. So when you work for DSW, you become a part of all that. A family whose core values are comprised of passion, accountability, collaboration, and humility. You become one of us, You become a Shoe Lover!


Job title:  IT Senior Auditor

Reports to:  Manager of Internal Audit


General Summary:  The IT Senior Auditor will assist in planning, executing, and reporting of multiple audit engagements. Performs the testing strategy for the IT portion of Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) reporting requirements. Identifies control improvement opportunities, process inefficiencies, and assists in formulating viable solutions.  Requires a general knowledge of IT general controls (for compliance with SOX, as per above), IT application controls, accounting controls and internal audit standards. Communication, accountability, and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances are necessary. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • With limited supervision, perform audit procedures, identify issues, execute testing criteria, review and analyze evidence, and document processes/procedures
  • Conduct internal control, operational, performance, financial, and compliance projects in stores, distribution centers and corporate office
  • Provide consulting services to the organization’s management and staff, and provide input and support in the development of the Annual Audit Plan
  • Lead, plan and execute the IT application control design and operating effectiveness and IT general controls testing
  • Understand business processes in order to properly evaluate and identify IT risks
  • Evaluate audit results to determine if issues exist and identify where improvement recommendations are necessary. This includes the support of working through elevated or complex issues as needed.
  • Perform audit procedures and document audit results, utilizing verbal and written communication
  • Develop and maintain productive business relationships through individual contact, collaboration, and meetings
  • Represent Internal Audit on organizational project teams and at management meetings



Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent follow-through and drive for timely and quality results
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimal oversight
  • Positive attitude and strong team player
  • Ability to build relationships and influence change




  • Preferred 2-4 years of experience in IT audit, risk management, or a related field



Preferred Qualifications:

  • CISA, CIA, CPA, PMP or progress toward becoming certified is preferred




  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems, Business, Accounting, or Finance (preferably in MIS, Computer Science or Accounting with IS concentration)



Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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