Under the direction of the Deputy County Auditor, performs system implementation reviews of newly developed or acquired information systems and reviews and tests existing automated systems for efficiency, adequacy of controls and reliability. Provides input to County Auditor for the development of an annual Information Technology (IT) audit plan, establishes procedures for auditing systems and updated the department in matters related to systems. Monitors compliance with county information and system policies to ensure adequate provision for systems control and security. Collaborated with other auditors in work related to systems. Shares IT knowledge enabling auditors to keep abreast of IT audit issues and risks. Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree is required.
Five (5) years of full-time work experience assessing risks, controls and processes for compliance, efficiency and/or effectiveness in Information Technology is required.
Current credential for one of the following certifications: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or Certified Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) is required.
Valid driver’s license is required.
Oracle ERP Systems knowledge and experience.
Two (2) years leading audit teams and supervising audit work performed.
Two (2) years auditing Information Technology General Computing Controls (ITGC’s) and familiar with government compliance and accounting laws and regulations.
PURSUANT TO EXECUTIVE ORDER 2021-1 AND COOK COUNTY’S MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY, THE SELECTED CANDIDATE WILL BE REQUIRED TO EITHER SUBMIT PROOF OF FULL VACCINATION OR A REQUEST FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION PRIOR TO THE START OF EMPLOYMENT. PLEASE CLICK THE FOLLOWING HYPERLINKS FOR THE FULL TEXT OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 2021-1 AND THE COOK COUNTY MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY.
This position is considered a safety-sensitive position. Candidates who are selected to fill safety-sensitive positions must pass a required drug test as part of the pre-employment background check process.
Candidates who are contacted will be required to produce original required documents (e.g., current driver’s license, diploma, school transcript, certifications, etc.) listed on the Notice of Job Opportunity within five (5) days of being extended an offer, in writing, by the Bureau Chief of BHR (or designee). Candidates will be notified of how to submit the required document.
*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States territories and Canada, must be credentialed by either the World Education Services (WES) or Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Thorough knowledge and ability to apply internal audit standards, IT risk assessment and governance frameworks, and cybersecurity standards (NIST, COBIT, ISO, COSO). Intermediate proficiency and experience using Microsoft applications (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, SharePoint). Excellent oral and written skills to objectively and tactfully communicate with IT and non-IT department individuals while maintaining an attitude of professional skepticism and confidentiality throughout the audit. Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, ordinances and regulations relating to financial operations, records and auditing. Ability to ascertain compliance with laws, ordinances and regulations. Skill evaluating for problem solving. Skill organizing information in a logical manner to support audit results. Ability to balance multiple competing projects and task efforts with a high degree of accuracy.
Sedentary Work involved exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.
The duties listed are not set forth for purposes of limiting the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the many duties normally to be performed under a job title or those to be performed temporarily outside an employee's normal line of work.
When applying for employment with Cook County Government, preference is given in the application process to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for more than 180 consecutive days, or during War Time. To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION.
IDENTIFY THEMSELVES AS A VETERAN ON THEIR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BY ANSWERING YES TO THE QUESTION “Are you a military veteran?”
ATTACH A COPY OF THEIR DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (NOTICE OF SEPARATION) AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING. IF YOU HAVE MULTIPLE DD 214S, 215S, OR NGB 22S, PLEASE SUBMIT THE ONE WITH THE LATEST DATE. COAST GUARD MUST SUBMIT A CERTIFIED COPY OF THE MILITARY SEPARATION FROM EITHER THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (BEFORE 911) OR THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (AFTER 911).
The Cook County Department of Veterans Affairs can assist you with obtaining a certified DD214 and having it recorded for you at no charge. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
VETERAN MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You May Qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
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*This position requires successful completion of post-offer tests, which may include a background check, drug screen and medical examination.
Falsification of any information in the application process will result in disqualification, dismissal after hire, and/or placement on the County’s Ineligible for Rehire List for a period of two (2) or five (5) years. For current County employees, such falsification may result in discipline, up to and including termination, and placement on the County’s Ineligible for Rehire List for a period of two (2) or five (5) years. See Cook County Code of Ordinances, Article II, Sections 44-54 Unlawful Practices Relating to Employees and Employment - Penalty, 44-56 Political Discrimination; Cook County Employment Plan, Section V.N. Pre-Interview License and Certification Verification; Supplemental Policy No. 2014-2.13 Ineligible for Rehire List; and Cook County Personnel Rules 3.3(b) (7) (d)
Cook County Government is an Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”) employer. Cook County prohibits illegal discrimination and harassment and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, source of income, housing status, military service or discharge status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other protected category established by law, statute or ordinance as further defined in Chapter 44. Human Resources, Article II. Personnel Polices, Section 44-53 of the Cook County Code of Ordinances and Chapter 42. Human Relations, Article II. Human Rights, Section 42-35 of the Cook County Code of Ordinances.
NOTE: As an internal candidate, should you be offered the position, salary allocations shall abide by the Cook County Personnel Rules.
*Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.
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