IT Controls Auditor

Job Title: IT Controls Auditor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Reference: JN -042021-2554351_1620657187
Contact Name: George Wearden
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 10, 2021 15:33

Job Description

To enhance the quality of the IT controls environment, improve the documentation and controls mind-set in IT by robustly challenging and management-testing the IT SOX controls. This will include ITGCs, IUC (data sources behind business controls), automated controls, and End User Computing.

Client Details

The business are a Global entity with offices in Manchester;


The IT Controls Auditor Position will involve;

  • Delivery of the IT part of the SOX Management testing programme
  • Remain on top of scoping the IT systems, interfaces, and changes relevant for the SOX processes,
  • Define processes so that SOX compliance aspects are factored into major change programmes and throughout the lifecycle of outsourcing arrangements.
  • Perform formally documented pre audit testing to ensure all IT controls are being performed and documented in accordance with requirements, and Track and Monitor performance of the controls to ensure they are executed in a timely fashion (or are still continuously operational) throughout the year,
  • Support the end-to-end SOX and internal control procedures in IT, assisting the Heads of Internal controls as part of the overall programme. This could involve the alignment of controls between Group and Local Markets and managing control effectiveness throughout the year alongside (documented) continuous improvement of controls design
  • Prepare and maintain supporting documentation on Key IT SOX controls


The successful IT Controls Auditor should have;

  • Experience in complex IT environments and different technologies (operating systems, SQL databases, Oracle Cloud) and supporting processes
  • General understanding of the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley act section 404, the implications from an IT perspective and preferably knowledge of ITIL, COBIT, COSO Internal Control - Integrated Framework or ISO 27001 processes and controls
  • Must have IT audit experience, preferably controls-testing focused. Additional experience in broader financial audit / finance is a distinct asset.
  • The ideal candidate is looking to leave the Big 4 after achieving at least Manager level in IT assurance work

Job Offer

The successful IT Controls Auditor will receive;

  • Competitive salary of £50,000-60,000,
  • 25 days holiday per year, increasing by 1 day after 5 years' service for every full year up to a maximum of 30 days plus bank holidays
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Worldwide Travel Insurance
  • Company Pension
  • Life Insurance cover of 4 times basic salary
  • Eye Care Vouchers, Flu Jabs
  • Ride to Work Scheme