Internal IT Audit Manager - (1807882) in Great Britain at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 11/3/2018

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Job Description

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.
The Information Technology (IT) Internal Audit Manager 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 a large 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 Director and other Audit Managers, 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 planning, executing and reporting on audits undertaken at IQVIA offices. You will also be performing the IT Sarbanes-Oxley compliance auditing companywide.
You will also find yourself working alongside other IQVIA Internal Audit staff and co-sourced third party team, and liaising regularly with Senior Management. This is an opportunity to join and progress with a forward thinking department. Principal responsibilities will include:
  • Managing assigned IT audit and SOX reviews according to the IT Internal Audit annual plan, including scoping, fieldwork, documenting the results and completing work papers in accordance with relevant internal and external standards.
  • Supporting the Senior IT Audit Manager and other Audit Managers in the annual planning of internal audit reviews.
  • Identifying and assessing risk within the assigned areas to determine the internal audit scope of each engagement.
  • Preparing IT audit programs to be used in current and future audits.
  • Determining IT policy and procedures compliance.
  • Identifying internal control weaknesses, providing recommendations and following up on action plan implementation with process owners.
  • Preparing draft audit reports for audit management review.
  • Performing Sarbanes-Oxley compliance audit work companywide.
  • Coordinating the distribution, collection and validation of IT section of Internal Control Questionnaires (ICQ).
  • Preparing tracking schedules and summary reports related to the IT audit/SOX observations. Communicating audit status and observations, with associated recommendations, to all stakeholders.
  • Leading small internal or co-sourced audit teams in the execution of internal audits and SOX testing.
  • Managing junior team members assigned to audits on a project basis.
  • Managing delivery of assigned audits according to agreed scope, schedule and budget.

Job Requirements

Essential experience
  • Professional experience in IT Audit, Risk, Security or other related area is required.
  • SOX auditing experience is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of IT governance frameworks and standards such as CobiT, ITIL, ISO27001.
  • Strong project management and auditing skills, including report writing skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, including interviewing skills and the ability to communicate across countries and cultures.
  • Relationship building skills and ability to influence change without direct authority.
  • Attention to detail to ensure completeness and accuracy of reporting.
  • Commitment to meet reporting deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work under own initiative, and enthusiasm to drive through change.
  • PC proficiency, including MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.
  • Hyperion S-Base, SAP, Microsoft Windows, Unix and Mainframe experience is an advantage.
  • 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 mandatory.
  • An MBA or CPA, ACCA, CMA certificate is not required but beneficial.
Total Rewards
We invest in people through a range of initiatives in compensation, benefits, and learning and development, and we strive to create an environment where our employees are challenged, empowered and can flourish.

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: 1807882