Assistant Manager | IT Audit

Deloitte & Touche (M.E.)

Kuwait

Posted
Ref: KP054-1230

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Audit & Assurance | IT Audit - Assistant Manager

When you work for us, you commit to a career at one of the largest and most prestigious professional services firms in the world. Looking for a rewarding career? Take a closer look at Deloitte & Touche ME. You'll understand that Deloitte is a Tier 1 Tax advisor in the GCC region since 2010 (according to the International Tax Review World Tax Rankings). It has received numerous awards in the last few years which include Best Employer in the Middle East, best consulting firm, and the Middle East Training & Development Excellence Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

In addition to our opportunities in audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory, we offer a variety of careers in Internal Client Services (ICS) considered essential to the growth of the Firm. Whether in Human Resources, Finance or PR, a career in ICS with Deloitte & Touche ME will give you the opportunity to join a firm undergoing rapid expansion in a region of fast-paced growth. Your role will not just put your passion for creative solutions to the test, it will provide you with an environment to grow and build a career based on excellence.

Our Purpose

Deloitte makes an impact that matters. Every day we challenge ourselves to do what matters most-for clients, for our people, and for society. We serve clients distinctively, bringing innovative insights, solving complex challenges and unlocking sustainable growth. We inspire our talented professionals to deliver outstanding value to clients, providing an exceptional career experience and an inclusive and collaborative culture. We contribute to society, building confidence and trust in the markets, upholding the integrity of organizations and supporting our communities.

Our shared values guide the way we behave to make a positive, enduring impact:

- Lead the way
- Serve with integrity
- Take care of each other
- Foster inclusion
- Collaborate for measurable impact

The IT Audit Assistant Manager is responsible for a wide variety of duties within the Middle East including, but not limited to, the following:

- Report to the IT Audit Manager and Senior Manager, participate in the planning, organizing, and execution of Information Technology (IT) audits
- Provide independent, objective, assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the Company's operations.
- Participate in and supervise the execution of IT audit functions, including but not limited to, evaluation of a) the Company's relevant systems' internal control design and effectiveness, including efficiency and security protocols, development processes, and IT governance or oversight, and b) the Company's ability to protect its information assets.
- Assist in the planning and execution of IT audits to evaluate the effectiveness and appropriateness of internal controls, business processes, procedures and operations
- Significant experience in IT audit, requires little supervision, takes accountability for projects assigned, and oversees the work and development of staff or senior IT Auditors. Perform detail testing, analysis and validation of audit information.
- Work with business process owners and the IT organization to conduct testing, recommend improvement opportunities and review changes to the IT control environment.
- Assists with the preparation of audit reports (that are reviewed by the IT Audit Manager prior to release to Senior Management and the Audit Committee).

Requirements:

Education

- A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a focus in IT, accounting, finance or business or related discipline; Master's Degree preferred.
- Directly related job experience in auditing/finance/IT, where a number of years and proven knowledge may offset the master's degree requirement.
- Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) credential required.
- Experience In addition to the education outlined above, at least 4+ years of progressively responsible experience; preferably from a "Big 4", national, or large regional public accounting firm, and/or significant experience in an internal audit department of a large publicly held corporation.
- Supervisory experience required. Must possess strong auditing skills in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, Section 404 and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) Standards. SAP and/or Oracle audit experience required.
- Understanding of key database technologies to be able to conduct and manage testing around system reports integrity, accuracy and completeness, and high-level understanding of financial audits.
- Experience in testing General IT controls, Information security, change management, data center and network operations.

Skills

- Exemplify and exhibit the highest quality of character and ethics
- Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
- Strong knowledge of corporate auditing practices, procedures, principles, COBIT and COSO
- Strong interpersonal skills - a relationship builder that relies on collaboration with clients to develop practical solutions and to solicit important information to help develop our audit plan
- Excellent project management, organizing and planning skills; desire to lead projects and drive them to conclusion
- Strong experience with IT auditing and assessing integrated systems risk
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to analyze IT/business activities/identify issues and opportunities and create solutions
- Strong analytical skills. Knowledge and use of ACL a plus
- Has the ability to engage others, instill confidence and earn trust and support; provide a collaborative, patient and advisory demeanor
- Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
- Well-organized, detail-oriented and accurate
- Ability to conduct technical research and identify salient points
- Supervisory experience preferred
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
- Data mining and analysis experience

About the Company

Deloitte is the world's largest and leading professional services firm, providing audit & assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory and tax and services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries, whether they are in the energy, communications, oil and gas, financial services, family businesses, healthcare, public or education sectors among others.

With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries and territories, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges. Deloitte's more than 250,000 professionals are committed to becoming the standard of excellence.

Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) is a member firm of Deloitte globally and is the first Arab professional services firm established in the Middle East region Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) is a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) and is a leading professional services firm established in the Middle East region with uninterrupted presence since 1926 with 26 offices in 15 countries to date. What distinguishes Deloitte member firms in the Middle East is the global and regional expertise and know-how offered through specialized and highly knowledgeable talent. Deloitte aims to offer the best services to its clients through a team with more than 3,300 partners, directors and staff in the Middle East which guarantees effective communication with clients and a deeper understanding of their needs. It is a Tier 1 Tax advisor in the GCC region since 2010 (according to the International Tax Review World Tax Rankings). It has also received numerous awards in the last few years which include best employer in the Middle East, best consulting firm, the Middle East Training & Development Excellence Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), as well as the best CSR integrated organization.

Deloitte drives progress. Our practices around the Middle East support clients become leaders wherever they choose to compete. We invest in outstanding people of diverse talents and backgrounds and empower them to achieve more than they could elsewhere. Our work combines advice with action and integrity. We believe that when our clients and society are stronger, so are we.

Our Purpose

Deloitte makes an impact that matters. Every day we challenge ourselves to do what matters most-for clients, for our people, and for society. We serve clients distinctively, bringing innovative insights, solving complex challenges and unlocking sustainable growth. We inspire our talented professionals to deliver outstanding value to clients, providing an exceptional career experience and an inclusive and collaborative culture. We contribute to society, building confidence and trust in the markets, upholding the integrity of organizations and supporting our communities.

Our shared values guide the way we behave to make a positive, enduring impact:

  • Integrity
  • Outstanding value to markets and clients
  • Commitment to each other
  • Strength from cultural diversity

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