Auditor, IT
AGL Resources - Atlanta, GA

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Job Summary:
The purpose of this position is to conduct internal audits of information technology and related business processes to ensure an adequate internal control structure and safeguarding of assets using an audit approach driven by industry and business risks that impact operational effectiveness, compliance to regulations and laws and adherence to company policies and procedures.

This role requires attention to detail and

demonstrated and strong analytical, communication and relationship-building skills which are necessary to provide best in class internal audit services to clients and drive results for the organization.

Effective organization and time management skills are necessary for individual and direct contribution to the team.

Functional Expertise:
Responsible for retrieving basic audit data from internal information systems

Responsible for executing non-SOX audit procedure testing

Assists in drafting audit report for targeted or less complex non-SOX audits

Responsible for executing SOX ITGC test plans and documenting results

Participates in the execution of corporate and fraud investigations

Business Acumen:
Participates in communicating, implementing, and executing audit plan & audit activities

Responsible for performing process and control analysis (strength, weakness, gaps)

Responsible for developing non-SOX audit test plans

Assists in evaluating and analyzing ACL test results and outputs

Responsible for defining and drafting non-SOX audit issues as a result of audit testing

Assists in assessing and rating issues/findings for non-SOX audits

Responsible for formulating audit recommendations for non-SOX audit findings/reports

Responsible for designing SOX ITGC test plans

Documents, analyzes, and drafts SOX issues/exceptions identified

Engagement:
Participates in conducting non-SOX audit meetings (entrance, status, exit)

Coordinates and collaborates non-SOX audit interviews during audit planning activities

Leverages and obtains information, documents and support from owners to conduct audits

Communicates exceptions of SOX testing to appropriate process owners

Driving Results:
Coordinates and performs follow-up activities/procedures to measure audit issue progress

Requirements

Education, Certifications/Licenses:
Required:
Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred:
Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Information Systems, Economics

Related Work Experience:
Required:
At least 2 -4 years IT audit or comparable professional experience

Preferred:
Some project lead or supervisory experience or at least 1 year project lead or supervisory experience

Specific Skills & Knowledge (Internal Audit Core Competencies):

Required:
N/A

Preferred:
General Internal Auditing Standards / GAAP / COSO/ COBIT

Understanding of the organizational structure and components of AGL Resources, the role of Internal Audit and application of professional skills and competencies with regard to the internal control environment.

Basic understanding and application of the Internal Audit methodology with relevance and in conjunction with the internal control framework, consistent performance delivery and management expectations.

Understanding of remaining abreast of profession and industry trends/updates to effectively test the integrity and effectiveness of the business to agreed standards and delivering insights for change which will improve performance.

Understanding of developing and maintaining relationships while maintaining objectivity as a trusted advisor. Understanding of providing constructive feedback on business issues making the case for change in a compelling way through effective communication.

Basic understanding and application of information technology audit concepts and data analysis tools and techniques.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Occasional to Regular Traveler

Occasional Traveler (5-20% travel) – The incumbent will be required to travel on occasion.

Trips may require air travel and/or overnight stay away from home for one or more nights

Regular Traveler (20-50% travel) – The incumbent will be required to travel on a regular basis.

Trips will likely require air travel and/or overnight stay away from home for one or more nights.

Disclaimer:
This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job.

The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required in the job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.

AGL Resources is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V.

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