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Job Openings at Lowe's - IT Audit positions10/9/2017 10:38 AM

 
 
 
 
 

Job Posting Title

IT Senior Auditor I

Job ID

1200952BR

Job Category

Internal Audit

Salary Grade

E05

Employment Type I

Regular

Employment Type II

Full-Time

Department

0040 - Internal Audit

Location #

1999

Location Name

CSC-Mooresville

Location Address

1000 Lowes Boulevard

City

Mooresville

State

NC

Job Description

Job Summary:
The IT Senior Auditor I is responsible for conducting audits that evaluate the established internal controls designed to manage the Company’s most significant risks. This position will assist the Audit Manager in the planning of individual audits, developing test steps to evaluate controls, and gathering/analyzing information as necessary to evaluate the effectiveness and adequacy of the controls. The IT Senior Auditor I will also be responsible for the interpretation of the test results and the oral and written communication of the audit results to the client. In this role, the IT Senior Auditor I will be the day-to-day leader of the project and will be responsible for ensuring other Senior and Staff Auditors are adequately supervised to ensure the work is completed on time and in a quality manner. The IT Senior Auditor I will also be responsible for training less experienced auditors in the audit methodology and actively participating in departmental non-project activities.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Project Management
• Manages day-to-day audit projects to ensure they are conducted in accordance with Lowe’s methodology and that milestone dates are met and projects are completed on time.
• Applies basic knowledge of IT, Operations, Finance, and Analysis to ensure efficiency throughout the audit engagement. Utilizes internal resources to assist when audit topics require intermediate to advanced knowledge.
• Performs preliminary audit plan, which includes documenting processes via process maps and flowcharts.
• Ensures in-scope risks and controls are identified in the project risk assessment during the planning phase and are appropriately evaluated and tested.
• Identifies key control points within a process / activity and develops audit test steps designed to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of those internal controls.
• Evaluates testing results to ensure procedures and findings adequately address risks and expand testing procedures to address any new risks identified.
• Demonstrates knowledge of the audited process and understanding of how interactions and control failures impact the business objective.
• Ensures the accuracy and consistency of information relied upon throughout the audit process (e.g., flowcharts, risk assessment, workpapers, and audit report).
• Writes formal audit reports with the level of quality necessary for an executive audience.

Project Leadership
• Discusses project expectations and communicates with assigned staff throughout the audit engagement.
• Identifies developmental opportunities and provides timely, candid, and constructive feedback throughout the audit.
• Delivers on the job training and encourages staff development through the use of different auditing and analytical tools.
• Reviews staff audit work and provides timely feedback if documentation is not relevant, thorough, accurate, and/or adequately supported.
• Structures staff assignments and workloads based on skills and developmental needs.

Project Communication
• Documents weakness in control design based on analysis performed and writes formal draft audit reports with the level of quality necessary for an executive audience.
• Manages client relationships professionally by maintaining consistent dialog and open communications throughout the audit process. Hosts periodic audit updates to keep the client “in the loop” of potential concerns
• Facilitates on-going, open dialogue with internal project team to encourage communication so information and ideas from multiple viewpoints are shared
• Communicates project status, concerns, or issues to the Audit Manager and/or client in a timely manner.

Business Influence
• Meets or exceeds customers’ expectations, looks for ways to improve their experience, while creating a seamless experience by understanding how the IT Senior Auditor II role, team goals, and daily activities fit into the company vision
• Drives for results by consistently achieving goals and pushing to complete tasks by their deadlines
Collaboration with Others
• Works cross-functionally to manage and organize work processes and ensure most efficient work flow
• Supports a collaborative environment by working in a team of peers to solve problems and shares information with peers, manager, and customers as appropriate

Self-Development
• Organizes resources and information in an efficient manner to handle competing demands and accomplish what needs to be done

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent business experience
• 2+ years of IT audit (internal / external) experience
• Demonstrate experience managing project teams

 Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s Degree in business related field
• CPA, CIA, or CISA
• Retail business experience


About Lowe’s:

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2016 sales of $65.0 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,370 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 290,000 people. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. For more information, visit Lowes.com.


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EEO Statement

Lowe’s is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

 

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Job Posting Title

IT Staff Auditor

Job ID

1233815BR

Job Category

Internal Audit

Salary Grade

E04

Employment Type I

Regular

Employment Type II

Full-Time

Department

0040 - Internal Audit

Location #

1999

Location Name

CSC-Mooresville

Location Address

1000 Lowes Boulevard

District

DISTRICT - 00848

Region

LOWE'S REGION 21, PITTSBURGH, PA

City

Mooresville

State

NC

Job Description

Job Summary:

The IT Staff Auditor will work closely with the Senior Auditor to assist in audits that evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls established to manage the Company’s most significant risks.  The IT Staff Auditor will assist in the planning and execution of audit engagements by conducting interviews and walkthroughs with process owners; assist in the development and execution of audit test steps associated with related controls; and prepare workpapers to document the audit work performed to support conclusions reached.  The IT Staff Auditor will also aid the Senior Auditor in the interpretation of test results and will assist in developing oral/written communication of audit results to the client.   Additionally, the IT Staff Auditor II will actively participate in departmental non-project activities.

 Essential Responsibilities:


Project Evaluation and Data Integrity 
•Performs preliminary survey work and documents processes to identify significant risks and their related controls
•Assists the team in developing and executing test steps designed to evaluate the effectiveness of relevant internal cross-functional internal controls (i.e., store, financial, IT, etc.)
•Ensures work performed is accurately documented in accordance with the Internal Audit workpaper standards
•Assists the IT Senior Auditor in the identification and documentation of weakness in control design and effectiveness based on analysis performed.
•Assists the IT Senior Auditor with the summarization of audit findings 

Project Management 
•Assists the IT Senior Auditor in coordinating with the client and management to ensure project milestone timelines are met
•Applies basic knowledge of IT, Operations, Finance, and Analysis to ensure efficiency throughout the audit engagement.  Utilizes internal resources to assist when audit topics require intermediate to advanced knowledge
•Continuously develops knowledge of audit tools and techniques to ensure quality audit work
•Completes assigned audit plan within the established deadlines following Lowe’s Audit Methodology

Project Communication 
•Assists IT Senior Auditor in ensuring significant findings, root causes, risk exposures, and management action plans are concise and documented in a timely manner
•Communicates audit exceptions and other items of concern in a timely manner to audit team and clients
•Develops client relationships professionally through consistent dialogue and open communications throughout the audit process
•Proactively collaborates and promotes knowledge share within Internal Audit team

Business Influence
•Meets or exceeds customers’ expectations, looks for ways to improve their experience, while creating a seamless experience by understanding how the IT Staff Auditor role, team goals, and daily activities fit into the company vision
•Drives for results by consistently achieving goals and pushing to complete tasks by their deadlines

Collaboration with Others
•Works cross-functionally to manage and organize work processes and ensure most efficient work flow
•Supports a collaborative environment by working in a team of peers to solve problems and shares information with peers, manager, and customers as appropriate

Self-Development
•Organizes resources and information in an efficient manner to handle competing demands and accomplish what needs to be done

Required Minimum Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent business experience
•2-4 years of IT audit (internal / external) experience or relevant business experience

Preferred Qualifications:
•Master’s Degree in business related field
•Retail business experience
•CPA, CIA, or CISA



About Lowe’s:
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2016 sales of $65.0 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,370 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 290,000 people. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. For more information, visit Lowes.com.

EEO Statement

Lowe’s is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

 


ISACA Charlotte Chapter - 2018 & 2019 Schedule9/21/2017 10:46 AM

Please note the ISACA Charlotte Program Dates schedule for 2018-2019.

 

2018:

Quarter 1 Program Day - 03.13.2018

Quarter 2 Program Day - 06.05.2018

Quarter 3 Program Day - 09.11.2018

Annual ISACA/IIA Joint Meeting – 10.16.2018

Quarter 4 Program Day - 12.04.2018

 

2019:

Quarter 1 Program Day - 03.12.2019

Quarter 2 Program Day - 06.04.2019

Quarter 3 Program Day - 09.10.2019

Annual ISACA/IIA Joint Meeting – 10.15.2019

Quarter 4 Program Day - 12.03.2019

 


Joint event with the IIA – 8 CPE’s (10/17/2017)9/21/2017 10:03 AM

Date: October 17, 2017 from 8:00am – 4:30pm;

 

Location: Hilton Charlotte Executive Park

5624 Westpark Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28217, USA

 

More Info: http://www.eiseverywhere.com/284113

 

Topics include Cybersecurity; adapting to new technologies; an update on regulation, robotics and the future of internal audit; working successfully with Millennials; and an Information Technology audit update.

 

Questions can be sent to me at programs@charlotteisaca.org

 

 


2017 ISACA Charlotte Chapter CPE Events 3/23/2016 3:23 PM

SAVE THE DATES!

 

03.14.17 - Joint ISACA Charlotte/Raleigh + IIA Charlotte Event in Greensboro, NC Area - 8 CPEs

04.19.2017 - Expanding Your IT Audit Horizon

06.06.17 - Annual General Meeting and June Full Day Event - 8 CPEs

09.12.17 - Topic(s) TBD - 8 CPEs

10.17.17 - ISACA/IIA Joint Meeting

12.05.17 - 5th Annual Cyber Security Conference - 8 CPEs