Sr Internal Controls IT Auditor

  • Wolters Kluwer
  • Nov 16, 2020
Full time Compliance Information Security Technology Audit Internal Audit

Job Description

The Sr Internal Controls IT Auditor will review and test the financial, operational and functional activities of Wolters Kluwer Health, global business units. The person in this role will participate in a comprehensive annual review of the Internal control environment to ensure compliance with Internal and external regulatory environments. The Sr Internal Controls IT Auditor will provide a comprehensive Risk Assessment of WKH global operation’s with a strong emphasis on effective and efficient IT and System Controls. They will also seek to and add value via business process improvement, and change management. The person in this role will review current internal processes in conducting internal control reviews, Wolters Kluwer Internal Control Framework compliance, risk management, corporate governance, and ethics. They will make on-going recommendations to improve the existing business processes, accounting and operational controls. The Sr Internal Controls IT Auditor will influence senior leaders at the Business Unit level to ensure new recommendations are implemented on a timely basis.

Essential Duties and responsibilities:

  • Conduct an ITCG Risk assessment of all Wolters Kluwer Health entities. 

  • Use the Risk Assessment as a basis for a planned program of ITGC Reviews as agreed with the Audit and Compliance Manager US.

  • Planning, organizing and executing ITCG Reviews in accordance with the requirements of Wolters Kluwer Health to document the control environment and identify control gaps.

  • Evaluate and test key financial and business processes and controls on an on-going basis and identify areas of risk. This evaluation includes both financial and IT related key controls. ITGC review and testing of key applications is a significant focus

  • Work with GBS, IT and the Business units in the preparation of plans to resolve gaps and monitor the progress towards resolution of those gaps against agreed implementation dates.

  • Document all IT controls, both generic and local with the Teammate Audit System

  • Record monitor and keep updated all current issues in the One Sum X system

  • Produce regular reports of progress and test results to the Audit and Compliance Manager US.

  • Assist in ensuring that the organization is in compliance with all the Statutory Accounting and Fiscal requirements which prevail in each nation and/or fiscal jurisdiction.

  • Provide a comprehensive testing and review program of the IT environment to ensure that access and security controls are maintained to the appropriate standard

  • Ensure comprehensive access and security controls are in place for all IT related systems, for both hardware and software

  • Conduct reviews of any acquisitions with a focus on IT and to participate in due diligence where appropriate

  • Conduct reviews to ensure the implementation of Accounting Policies, IT policies and Procedures.

  • To work with both External and Internal Audit to ensure compliance with WK policies, International Accounting Standards and ITCG security protocols

  • Assist management with Segregation of Duties issues including monitoring and reporting.

  • Advise the business on change management and ensure any impact on the internal control environment is appropriately managed.

  • Undertake other projects as assigned from time to time by the Audit and Compliance Manager US

  • Participate in Financial Control reviews and be a part of the Financial Controls Assessment

  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of Regulatory Requirements, IT Systems, International Accounting Standards and IT protocols

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, IT, Software or related field or equivalent experience

  • 3 years of experience in Public Accounting, IT based Internal Audits, IT Audit Testing Program Design & Implementation or IT and Systems with an emphasis on controls, security and system integrity

  • Experience and awareness of the importance of Internal and Management Controls, with specific systems/ IT experience, would be preferred with a genuine interest in IT systems and applications. Experience of an international environment is helpful

  • Strong communication skills to enable candidate to work with all levels of staff and management

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Results driven and goal oriented

  • Independent, Self-starter

  • Ability to maintain the highest levels of integrity and confidentiality

  • Ability to work in a multi-functional team

  • High Level of IT literacy, Knowledge of major systems, eg SAP, Great Plains, JD Edwards, NetSuite etc.

  • Desktop skills such as Microsoft Office Products, Use of Internet and Experience of other proprietary database/accounting packages

Travel requirements:

Must be prepared to travel within US and to International sites. Site visits are a key part of the role, approx. 30% of working time will be required for travel.

Wolters Kluwer (WKL) is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the health, tax & accounting, finance, risk & compliance, and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with advanced technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2019 annual revenues of €4.6 billion. The group serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries, and employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

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Wolters Kluwer and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected status.