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Information Technology Auditor (R1039869) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 4/11/2019

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Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

At IQVIA™ , we look for the very best people, and then give them meaningful work to do. We don’t simply think about careers, we think about contributions.
Those who choose to work with us are joining a recognised global leader — a company uniquely positioned to help clients make the most of market opportunities and respond to challenges that affect global healthcare. We’re committed to blending industry expertise and advanced technology to deliver the most accurate perspectives and in-depth analytics on healthcare dynamics. To join IQVIA™ means you’ll be part of a worldwide organisation where one person can make a difference, and where collaboration and innovation rule. Our people are creative and client-focused. They are among the best and brightest in the industry. And they bring a broad range of expertise to the table. Our people are analysts, statisticians, software engineers, consultants, sales leaders, marketing and product managers, and more. The key to our success is our people, whose experience, talent, commitment and diversity set the standard for the health information industry.


The Information Technology (IT) Internal Auditor role presents a dynamic opportunity to assure the global information technology infrastructure strength of IQVIA™ through enforcing its policies, procedures and controls which form the foundation of IQVIA™. This role plays an integral part in our Internal Audit team and will provide an excellent opportunity to learn about our IQVIA™ business globally while strengthening our IQVIA™ Internal Audit function.
You will work closely with the IT Audit Manager and other Internal Audit colleagues and co-sourced third party team, as well as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) management team and their direct reports. You will be part of a global structure partnering with the CIO community and their related teams both internal and external in executing audits undertaken at IQVIA™ offices. You will also be performing the IT Sarbanes-Oxley compliance testing companywide.
This is an opportunity to join and progress with a forward thinking department.


  • Executing IT audit reviews and SOX testing according to the Internal Audit annual plan, including fieldwork testing, documentation of the results and completion of work papers in accordance with relevant internal and external standards.
  • Supporting the IT Audit Manager and other Audit Managers in the planning of internal audit reviews.
  • Assisting in the preparation of the IT audit programs to be used in current and future audits.
  • Identifying risks associated with the IT processes under review.
  • Determining IT policy and procedures compliance.
  • Identifying internal control weaknesses and making improvement recommendations
  • Reviewing evidence of management action plan implementations.
  • Assisting in preparation of draft audit reports for audit management review.
  • Distributing, collecting and analysing IT Section of Internal Control Questionnaires (ICQ).
  • Assisting in preparation of tracking schedules and summary reports related to the IT audit/SOX observations.


Essential experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in IT Audit, Risk, Security or other related area is required.
  • Working knowledge of IT governance frameworks and standards such as CobiT, ITIL, ISO27001 is preferred.
  • Strong team player, ability to work effectively towards challenging reporting deadlines
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills, including interviewing skills and the ability to communicate across countries and cultures.
  • Attention to detail to ensure completeness and accuracy of work papers.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • PC proficiency, including MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.
  • Hyperion S-Base, SAP, Microsoft Windows, Unix and Mainframe experience is an advantage.
  • Understanding of general business practices.
  • High level of confidentiality when dealing with highly sensitive information.

Additional Requirements:

The position requires significant international travel (approx. 40-50%).


Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Sciences or related areas is mandatory.
A CISA, CISM or equivalent professional certificate is preferred.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled'

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™

Job ID: R1039869