IT Audit Manager


Lincoln, NE Management & Operations
Seeking a CISA certified professional to have a significant role in assisting Senior Leaders in IT and Risk and developing audit plans.

At Ameritas, fulfilling life is what we do daily. We continuously strive to help our customers and employees enjoy life at its very best by reducing uncertainty, helping grow assets and protecting what is most cherished. We're here to help people put worry behind and the future ahead and help enable a life that's rich in family, happiness, health and financial security. When lives are fulfilled, our mission is fulfilled.

Ameritas Life Insurance Corp is seeking an IT Audit Manager to drive the business by creating and executing risk-based audit work programs. Be a part of a team of empowered leaders, creating positive relationships and providing innovative value to each other and the organization.

This position is responsible for monitoring and evaluating the environment and developing strategies to address identified risks. This position supervises audit staff and is responsible for their development. This position serves as a resource to reduce risks and consults with department leaders on findings, causes of irregularities and error, and advises when changes are necessary to ensure proper and adequate control

Essential Functions

* Performs highly technical audits requiring refined information technology auditing skills, evaluating adequacy and effectiveness in relation to operational and compliance processes, regulatory requirements, IIA/ISACA and IPPF standards and organization policies.
* Thorough understanding of IT industry's COBIT and or other leading IT control frameworks and NIST information security standards.
* Takes a lead role in the IT risk assessment by collaborating with Internal Audit leadership and Information Technology management to complete the assessment and develop the IT audit plan.
* Directs the planning of audit work for assigned projects, including the preparation of audit programs and the identification of audit techniques. Leads planning meeting with auditees and incorporates their concerns into the audit approach.
* Prepares workpapers documenting the results of the tests, including formal audit comments, which identify and quantify the impact on business operations.
* Performs quality review of the work of others to assure completeness and accuracy in order to coach and appraise the performance of assigned staff
* Demonstrates the use of critical thinking, maintains curiosity and exercises professional skepticism.
* Facilitate a culture of continuous improvement, challenging the status quo to find new and better ways.
* Serves as a technical resource and assists other professionals on the staff, in areas such as audit skills, project management, information technology and data analytics.
* Creates productive working relationships with business stakeholders and staff.
* Continues to develop professionally through self-study and on-the-job training.
* Assists in the coordination and implementation of audit work for the external auditors.
* Serves on Corporate Project Committees for the purpose of assisting in the development of Corporate procedures.


* Education: Undergraduate degree in accounting, IT, IS or other related fields.
* Experience: Five or more years of IT audit or comparable experience
* 2-4 years supervisory experience preferred
* Professional Development: industry / professional certification preferred.
* Must possess: 1) cognitive, problem-solving skills, 2) interpersonal skills, 3) professional skepticism, and 4) inductive and deductive reasoning.
* Must have a thorough knowledge of information technologies and their deployment, including but not limited to cybersecurity practices, data privacy practices, vendor management and IT general controls. An understanding of the Principles of Accounting a plus.
* Must possess detailed knowledge and understanding of auditing principles and the control environment.
* Must understand the importance of ethics in the business environment and the role the internal auditor plays within the organization.

We are Ameritas: proud to say we're in the business of fulfilling life.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job ID: 4044

Posted 13 days ago

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