Location(s): Holmdel, NJ or Bethlehem, PA
Job Description and Synthesis
Internal Audit’ s mission is to provide independent and objective assurance and advisory services guided by a philosophy of adding value to improve the operations of our client, its subsidiaries, and affiliated entities. Internal Audit assists the company in accomplishing its objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of governance, risk management, and internal control, while furthering staff development and providing career growth opportunities.
Building strong relationships and collaborating with various level of Information Technology (IT) management is essential to this role. This position functions as the key contact between Internal Audit and the assigned IT areas while serving as the audit subject matter expert for those areas. This role requires a broad understanding of business and IT objectives, functions, and strategies in order to perform ongoing risk evaluations and assist in developing an annual IT audit plan. This individual will focus on performing high quality, value-add, assurance and advisory services that identify, evaluate and report on complex IT-related risks and controls in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditors Standards and established methodologies.
This individual contributor functions as a working IT audit project manager, fully responsible for planning, executing, communicating issues and progress, and reporting audit results, through which the individual will identify meaningful issues about the design and operating effectiveness of controls, and make meaningful recommendations to improve the control environment. This position also coordinates and provides advisory services and governance, compliance, and investigation support to the IT functions.
it audit, technology audit, CISA, CISSP, infrastructure audit
Spencer is the Founder and Managing Partner of MBK Search, LLC - an executive search firm that specializes in the governance, risk, compliance, and cybersecurity market space. Prior to founding MBK, Spencer was Head of Operational Risk at Bridgewater Associates. Before moving to Bridgewater, Spencer was the Head of Risk for ICAP, Plc covering the Americas Region. He started his career in venture capital as an investment associate.
Spencer graduated from Harvard University in 2001 and resides in Ridgefield, CT with his wife and two sons.