Robert Half Metro DC/Baltimore Technology Audit & Advisory Associate Director in Washington, District Of Columbia
Metro DC/Baltimore Technology Audit & Advisory Associate Director
WASHINGTON DC - MCLEAN
Are You Ready to Live Protiviti?
The Protiviti Career provides opportunity to learn, inspire and advance within a collaborative and diverse company culture. We hire curious people for whom learning is an everyday activity. We fuel your curiosity with challenging work, talented colleagues and creative learning resources. At every level, we champion leaders who influence and achieve results. We encourage you to “bring your whole self to work” – all of your motivations, passions, priorities and commitments – as these things bring us closer to exceptional.
That's Living Protiviti.
We strive to recruit and hire the best talent, and it does not stop there. Once you join us, we promise to help you bring your career to life through exceptional work experiences, a culture passionate about learning and development, and a dedication to what matters to you.
Are you inspired to make a difference?
Then you have come to the right place.
Where We Need You:
Protiviti is seeking a Technology Audit & Advisory Associate Director to join our growing team.
What You Can Expect:
Associate Directors take the lead role in strengthening our relationships with key clients and provide seamless guidance in the completion of these engagements. Associate Directors have a solid understanding of their client’s business and demonstrate technical competence in their solution and industry. Associate Directors have the opportunity to develop new projects at loyal clients and also help identify new developing clients. Associate Directors are responsible for the success of all client related work within their portfolio, and manage the success of these engagements. Associate Directors develop lasting relationships within the business community, and are respected for their areas of expertise. Associate Directors in Technology Audit & Advisory work with clients to assess, identify risk, advise, and consult on a wide variety of technology related topics, including:
Major technology projects
At Protiviti, Technology Audit & Advisory is about:
Helping clients better understand and manage risks associate with their use (or lack of use) of technology, to protect and drive enterprise value
Innovation: new ways of thinking and new ways of doing
Technology enablement: analytics, automation and other emerging tools and methods
Staying current: developing and maintaining skills in existing and emerging areas of technology
What Will Help You Be Successful:
You are passionate about building t rusted relationships with C-level executives and providing superior service that is used as a reference in obtaining additional work.
You take the lead role in maintaining primary contact with significant clients while managing their expectations, project scope and the related operational matters.
You enjoy participating in engagement sales opportunities and consistently develop work at existing clients.
You have an interest in converting client business challenges into additional sales opportunities.
You enjoy discovering new opportunities with current and potential clients and through thought leadership, proposal writing and client interactions.
You design and develop thought leadership materials to be shared with your colleagues and your network.
You promote Protiviti’s mission, vision and values and encourage collaboration across your teams to ensure effective execution.
You have an inherent interest in pr oject management and team leadership. Y ou seek new ways to create extraordinary development opportunities and ways for your team to make an impact on our clients and communities.
Do Your Talents Include the Following?
Advanced verbal and written communication skills, including documentation of findings and recommendations.
Leading teams in executing audit methodologies and developing key internal audit deliverables focusing on technology topics, including process flows, work programs, audit reports, and control summaries.
An in-depth understanding of IT audit methodologies, concepts, tools and objectives.
Knowledge and interest in technology including topics such as operating systems, mobile technologies, software development, networking, and business applications.
Establishing and cultivating critical business relationships / networking with senior executives.
Understanding of commonly used internal control frameworks, including COBIT, ISO 27001, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, ITIL, etc.
Familiarity with leading practices related to IT audit risk assessment.
Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Act provisions and methodologies for achieving compliance, in particular the technology implications and requirements.
Knowledge of audit methodologies and developing key internal audit deliverables including process flows, work programs, audit reports, and control summaries.
Ability to translate technology topics and audit issues into “business speak” to be understood by executives.
Superior supervisory experience of teams including performance appraisal, mentoring / coaching, oversight and review of work, coordination across teams, and understanding how to motivate.
Your Educational and Professional Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in relevant discipline (e.g. Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or Business Related Field).
10 + years working in internal audit, consulting, assurance services, or related field, either in professional services or industry.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite applications with specific emphasis on Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Secondary emphasis on Visio and Access.
Professional Certification such as CPA, CIA, CISA, CISSP, or similar strongly preferred.
Do You Love Exploring New Places?
We travel throughout the month frequently based upon client requests/commitments. Travel may include suburban, regional, or out of state locations.
Protiviti is not registered to hire or employ personnel in the following states – Montana, West Virginia, Alaska.
Protiviti is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.
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