Internal Auditor - IT in Mechanicsville, VA at Owens & Minor, Inc.

Date Posted: 8/25/2018

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Assists in the execution of IT audits (including audit activities related to key IT controls under Sarbanes-Oxley) and participates in integrated financial and operational audits.  Works under the direction of Internal Audit (IA) management to assess the overall IT risks as wells as the effectiveness of internal controls, the accuracy of financial records and the efficiency of IT operations.  Researches issues and makes recommendations for corrective actions. 


1.       Executes tests of IT general controls and application controls to support the Company's assessment of internal controls over financial reporting as required under Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX) of 2002. Evaluates and reports deficiencies to IT process owners and IA management and performs follow-up testing as appropriate.

2.      Assists in the execution of various IT related audits (e.g. system access, database management, network operations and disaster recovery) and integrated audits in accordance with accepted professional standards.  Utilizes risk-based audit programs to help ensure adequate audit coverage.

3.      Analyzes and interprets results of audit tests performed for evidence deficiencies in controls, fraud or lack of compliance with laws, government regulations and the Company's established policies and procedures.

4.      Documents the results of audit testing through the preparation of workpapers and memoranda that outline audit findings and recommendations for corrective action.

5.      Assists the external auditor with year-end audit activities, including testing the completeness and accuracy of reports.


1.       Performs additional duties as directed directed by IA Management, including special projects.



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Information Systems, Business, Finance, or Accounting or related discipline, required.
  • One (1) year of IT Audit or similar experience preferred.
  • Completion or progress towards CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) is preferred.
  • National or regional form experience is preferred.
  • Prior experience with Sarbanes-Oxley is preferred.


  • General knowledge of IT control frameworks (e.g. COBIT) and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
  • General knowledge of Windows, UNIX, SQL Server and Oracle preferred.
  • Strong organization and project management skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and participate in multiple projects.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with people at all levels within the organization. 
  • Ability to analyze data, identify problems or deficiencies and make recommendations.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • PC knowledge (word processing/spreadsheets).


  • Inside working conditions.
  • Ability to travel up to 15%.
  • No environmental hazards indicated for this classification.

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