The IT Auditor II will principally support the Company’s Internal Controls compliance testing program and the internal audit function through participation in ITGC, financial and operations audit activities with a focus on continuous improvement in internal control procedures as well as the development of efficient and effective testing strategies.Although not required, pursuit of a professional certification such as Certified Information Systems Auditor(CISA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is highly preferred.
This is a remote position and can sit anywhere in the U.S. ***
What You'll Do
Review financial processes and test key controls to ensure Windstream’s ICFR is operating and designed effectively.
Be responsible for execution of audits and reviews focused on various Technologies in the Business, as well as various Business Processes; and Information Technology General Controls (ITGC).
Participate in planning and execution of audits including ITGC and Business/Financial Controls, completion of test steps to evaluate controls, and gathering/analyzing information as necessary to evaluate the effectiveness and adequacy of the controls.
Collaborate with management and external auditors to ensure internal controls effectively mitigate risks.
Understand the business, design and execute audit programs, execute testing, analyze findings, report writing and presentation to the business, as well as participating in corrective action planning, and tracking issues through remediation with the business owners.
Document and assess the design and operating effectiveness of controls and processes to meet established business objectives across the business.
Assist special projects as directed.
Build trusted relationships with the Business leaders while maintaining all organizational and professional ethical standards.
Actual base pay for this job will depend on the candidate's primary work location and other factors, such as relevant skills and experience.Actual base pay for this job will depend on the candidate's primary work location and other factors, such as relevant skills and experience.Primary LocationUnited StatesOther LocationsUS-Ohio-Twinsburg, US-Arkansas-Little Rock, US-South Carolina-GreenvilleJob CategoryFinanceEEO StatementWindstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.Do You Have
Previous experience with audit and/or Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance procedures required.
Experience in assisting with audits, with a focus on both business processes and ITGC
Ability to multi-task with ease between the Business Process Team and the IT Team within the department
Ability to complete deliverables and meet work plan specifications and deadline
Ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities, work alone or in small teams, achieve established goals and objectives, and communicate progress in a timely and meaningful manner
Understanding or experience with internal controls, including all phases of planning, evaluation, walkthroughs, documentation, sampling, testing and remediation is highly preferred
Ensures that documentation obtained contains sufficient, competent, and relevant evidential matter to support conclusions reached
Ability to understand information security and network risks, with strong technical background and knowledge of Information Technology and security, including UNIX, AS400, Windows NT and Mainframe environments is highly preferred
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) is highly preferred
Strong written, verbal, and analytical skills
Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
Identify Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance
Health & Flexible Savings Account
Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans
Educational Assistance Plan
Windstream DEI&B Statement:Connecting people in a world of infinite possibilities. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and the inclusive, equitable culture we are building fosters belonging and empowers each one of us to create amazing customer experiences.Our Employee Resource Groups
WinVets – Veteran Employee Resource Group
WOW – Women Employee Resource Group
WINPRIDE – Pride Employee Resource Group
WBPN – Black Professional Resource Group
WARG – Ability Resource Group
LaFamilia – Hispanic Resource Group
Minimum Requirements: College degree and 3-5 years professional level experience with 0-1 year supervisory experience for supervisory roles; or 7+ years professional level related experience with 0-1 year supervisory experience for supervisory roles; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience required.