Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor Average Salary

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 56 Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor votes.
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Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor - EY (Ernst & Young)
22 salaries
$56,673 - $96,983  
Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor - KPMG, LLP
11 salaries
$56,766 - $106,581  
Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor - PricewaterhouseCoopers
4 salaries
Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor - Hanesbrands, Inc.
3 salaries
Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor - Kearney & Company
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 15 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 200

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Job Description for Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor

Senior information technology (IT) auditors perform specialized auditing involving a broad range of information technology and operational functions. They also plan and manage complex audits, as well as perform project management duties such as organizing, reviewing, and reporting on the work of their team. They also provide IT and auditing support and assist the IT audit manager in the execution of the IT audit plan; this includes designing the overall IT audit plan for achieving internal audit's goals. Senior information technology auditors also perform the IT annual risk assessment, lead and perform technology-related and other operational audits. This work is generally fast-paced and occurs in an office setting.

Qualifications for this position generally include a bachelor's degree in management information system, computer science, information security, business administration, or a related field. They must also usually have four years or more of internal and/or external audit experience. Written and verbal communication skills are musts, as are the ability to multitask, prioritize workload, and meet deadlines. Additionally, senior IT auditors must have an ability to work effectively as part of a team while also successfully executing independent assignments. Analytical and creative problem-solving skills are also preferred. Candidates must also have advanced knowledge of IT audit standards, methods, and tools. Experience in insurance of financial services is preferred.
Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor Tasks
  • Perform operational and compliance (SOX, PCI, others) reviews according to internal audit risk assessment plan.
  • Oversee and implement improvements and best practices for increasing efficiency and minimizing risk.
  • Identify key risks and necessary controls in existing systems.
  • Perform operations audits to determine compliance with policies and procedures and effectiveness of internal control systems.

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$68,501 - $95,813
$68,837 - $96,693

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
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10-19 years
20 years or more
$66,947 - $100,176
$61,584 - $96,816
$56,283 - $94,846
$74,500 - $99,699
$56,673 - $90,197
$56,766 - $85,459

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