All Levels – IT Audit & Technology Risk Consulting

Vaco Resources
April 9, 2021
Atlanta, GA
Job Type


Title: (All Levels) Senior Consultant, Manager, Senior Manager, Director - Accounting & Transaction Services, OR IT Audit & Technology Risk

Industry: Management consulting

About the Opportunity: Fast growing consulting firm providing services including: IPO Readiness, SPAC Transactions, Risk Advisory, M&A Lifecycle, Private Equity Services and Liquidity Management

Responsibilities - IT Audit & Technology Risk:

  • Advise fast growing companies and well-known enterprises (both publicly traded and privately held) on a wide variety of projects including: IPO preparation, transaction support, carve-outs and/or spin-offs, audit readiness, and new accounting pronouncements.
  • Engage with clients and colleagues on technical accounting and control-related issues to provide research guidance and give recommendations for potential solutions.
  • Create and deliver presentations on technical concepts, project work plans, delivery approach, milestones, and results to client stakeholders.
  • Educate internal and external audiences on Accounting & Transaction Services best practices.
  • Manage client relationships with an eye toward identifying and closing on new business opportunities.
  • Actively participate in career development activities and technical training of staff.

Minimum Qualifications - IT Audit & Technology Risk:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Management Information Systems or a related field.
  • Recent professional services experience (public accounting or advisory firm) is strongly preferred; directly relevant financial reporting and internal controls experience with a publicly held/Fortune 500 organization may be considered in its place.
    • Senior level: 2+ years
    • Manager level: 5+ years
    • Senior Manager: 8+ years
    • Director: 12+ years
    • Knowledge of IT controls and governance frameworks such as COBIT, NIST SP 800-53, ISO 27001/2.
    • Strong foundational knowledge of infrastructure and platforms components such as Windows, Linux, Unix, Active Directory, SQL, MySQL, Oracle.
    • Subject Matter Expert on select ERP applications such as SAP, Oracle Financials, PeopleSoft, or Microsoft Dynamics.
    • Senior Manager / Director level:
      • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting/audit practices, procedures and reporting standards.
      • Willingness to travel up to 25% or more.
      • Knowledge of emerging technology risks, including cloud computing, agile development/CICD, cybersecurity, and privacy.
      • Knowledge of best practices for authentication, authorization and change management.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's in accounting, MBA, CPA, CIA, CISA, CISSP.
  • Knowledge of Tier 1 accounting packages (i.e. Oracle, SAP, PeopleSoft).
  • Proven ability to lead, motivate and build teams that deliver services and solutions that surpass client expectations.
  • Previous experience leading and executing complex projects in challenging environments.
  • **For IT Audit & Risk - Experience with performing platform security assessments.

Intrigued and want to get some more information? Reach out and apply to this role. If you are already working with a Vaco recruiter, please contact them directly.

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