IT Senior Auditor

Recruiter
Neiman Marcus
Location
Dallas, Texas, United States
Posted
18 Feb 2022
Closes
30 Jul 2022
Ref
20136
Function
Finance
NEIMAN MARCUS GROUP

Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) has been the premier destination for luxury fashion and goods, superior service, and an elevated retail experience for more than a century. Today, 9,000 associates contribute to the success of NMG's brands: Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Last Call, and Horchow. There are 38 full-line Neiman Marcus stores in cosmopolitan markets across the United States and a sophisticated digital platform that attracts shoppers worldwide. Bergdorf Goodman operates two stores in landmark locations on Fifth Avenue in New York City and BergdorfGoodman.com, catering to loyal luxury customers globally. NMG also owns five Last Call stores and Horchow.com, an e-commerce site that offers premium furniture and home decor.

As an organization, NMG is on a transformational journey to become the preeminent luxury customer platform. NMG continues to deliver the best integrated customer experience and has evolved the business to succeed in the ever-changing retail landscape. NMG is a relationship business. What differentiates the organization from other luxury retailers are its unique assets: a strong store footprint, the most knowledgeable associates, an engaging online experience, solid brand partnerships, innovative digital and in-store experiences, the most loyal luxury customer base, and a strong balance sheet.

Our customers will always be at the center of everything NMG does. The company continues to reinvest in new technologies that enhance the customer experience. NMG meets customers where they are. NMG's goal is to offer customers a seamless experience across its stores, online, and remote digital selling.

NMG's priority is to develop a highly engaged and high-performing team where everyone belongs. The business attracts and retains best-in-class talent through unique offerings provided to associates in addition to standard employer benefits. These include an innovative way of working, associate discounts on merchandise, tuition reimbursement, associate hardship fund, and paid time off to volunteer, to name a few.

As part of NMG's Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) work, the organization is focused on driving its core value of being "All Heart." NMG is also assessing its current environmental and social impact while developing a three-year plan to lead the luxury industry in its commitment and transparency to environmental and social sustainability. NMG strives to become an employer of choice, driven by a culture of Belonging. A dedicated team focuses on this journey, directly impacting how NMG conducts business throughout the workforce, workplace, and marketplace dimensions.

NMG has incredibly passionate and committed corporate and store associates. NMG offers associates an environment where everyone feels welcomed, nurtured, and empowered. Our associates are the heart of NMG. As an organization, NMG leads with love - love for customers, love for associates, and love for brand partners.

Job Summary

The IT Senior Auditor conducts audit planning, designs audit tests, prepares work programs, performs document testing and compiles workpapers with involvement of the IT Audit Manager. This individual is responsible for identifying and resolving routine audit issues with auditee staff and bringing moderately and highly complex issues to the attention of the auditee management. The IT Senior Auditor also provides technical support to Internal Audit staff as needed.

Key Performance Elements:

  • Perform audits in accordance with audit programs under the supervision of the IT Audit Manager.
  • Obtain and analyze evidentiary data through interaction with auditee.
  • Perform SOX General Controls testing as it relates to Information Technology in conjunction with testing performed by the external auditors.
  • Prepare comprehensive workpapers for each area audited.
  • Plan and execute audits of a simple and moderately complex nature with minimal direction.
  • Prepare detailed audit programs for audited areas.
  • Identify and recommend specific audit tests to be performed to the IT Audit Manager.
  • Identify control concerns, communicate those concerns to Management in both formal and informal setting and suggest methods for resolving weaknesses.
  • Participate in system development projects under the supervision of the Audit Manager to provide assistance to IT Management with establishing proper controls.
  • Assist in preparation of written reports of concerns and findings in the areas audited, expressing an opinion on the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of controls, transaction processes and auditee job performance.
  • Conduct oral presentations of findings and prepares the initial draft of the audit report.
  • Resolve routine audit issues with auditee staff.
  • Provide technical support to Internal Audit staff as needed.


Requirements

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or Information Systems
  • CISA (or candidate) preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Broad technical background or working knowledge of information technology
  • Working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley IT General Controls requirements and standards
  • Ability to perform minimal travel


Work Experience:
  • Minimum 1-3 years prior audit experience
  • SOX IT General Controls testing experience
  • Oracle application and database experience preferred, but not required


Requirements

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or Information Systems
  • CISA (or candidate) preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Broad technical background or working knowledge of information technology
  • Working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley IT General Controls requirements and standards
  • Ability to perform minimal travel

Work Experience:
  • Minimum 1-3 years prior audit experience
  • SOX IT General Controls testing experience
  • Oracle application and database experience preferred, but not required

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