Senior Manager - IT Internal Auditor

Downers Grove, Illinois 60515

Employment Type:
Date Added:
March 16, 2015

Palace Gate Corporation is currently seeking a Senior Manager -IT Internal Auditor for our premier client in the manufacturing industry. This is a full time, direct-hire opportunity in the Western Suburbs of Chicago


  • Minimum 7 years of IT auditing experience, preferably in the manufacturing field
  • Big 4 Account Firm working experience a plus
  • Relevant certifications (i.e. CISSP, CISA)
  • Strong knowledge of IT security controls related to PCI-DSS, Privacy and Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery is preferred
  • Familiar with data analysis/data analytics such as IDEA or ACL
  • Strong knowledge of IT General Controls (SOX & non-SOX)
  • Strong knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC) methodology
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Attention to detail with focus on quality and accuracy

The key to this role is Security, Privacy Audit and Trade Compliance, ERP… This is NOT a SOX role. This role requires occasional travel.


Bachelors or Masters Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline


  • Assisting the IT Internal Audit Director in the development and execution of the IT Audit Plan
  • Supporting the risk assessment process
  • Addressing significant business and IT risks through value-added audit and fostering a control-oriented environment
  • Assuring an effective and efficient cooperation with the external auditors and other professional service providers
  • Maintaining effective audit customers relations at all levels of the organization
  • Assist in recommending and executing Internal Audit and overall corporate strategic initiatives
  • Supervising, leading and/or assisting the audit team as required during audit engagements
  • Providing support to local management, internal and external auditors including technical expertise as needed
  • Clearly identifying, communicating and escalating high risk observations to the appropriate levels of management
  • Adhere to budget goals, meet deadlines and communicate difficulties in a timely manner
  • Liaising with financial, operational and compliance audit personnel to ensure key financial, operational and compliance risks are adequately addressed during audits

Desired Skills:

  • Desire to rotate within Company’s broader domestic or international finance organization with 24-48 months
  • Microsoft Office proficiency – Excel in particular
  • Team player who feels at ease to working within a non-formal and non-hierarchical environment; autonomous, flexible and hands-on manager; high level of integrity and ethical standards.


Travel 40-50% during peak season (June-October)

Qualified candidates may send their resume to:

Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology consulting and full-time placement firm that is committed to the success of our clients and our talented placements alike. Palace Gate is consistent in matching the right people with right opportunity. Our company approach is simple: understand our clients’ requirements, business needs and cultures in order to quickly identify the best resources to meet those needs and achieve business success. Palace Gate Corporation offers full medical and dental insurance, 401K, as well as weekly direct deposit.

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