IT Auditor
London, UK  
4d ago

The associate IT auditor is responsible for assisting in reviewing, evaluating and making recommendations for the correction or improvement of internal, operational and management control systems and organisational unit performance.

This position reports to the Global Head of Internal Audit. The nature of this position requires inside contact with company employees at all levels as well as contact with outside client representatives, vendors and other business-


  • Support the Global Head of Internal Audit compile and deliver the annual audit plan
  • Manage technical audit engagements from the annual audit plan
  • Assists in planning fieldwork, reporting and follow-up work on assigned segments of an audit.
  • Recommends the means of obtaining, analysing and evaluating evidentiary data.
  • Reviews transactions, documents, records, reports and methods for accuracy and effectiveness.
  • Prepares acceptable working papers that record and summarise data on the assigned audit segment.
  • Holds preliminary discussions of apparent deficiencies with operating personnel to verify and obtain explanations of and reasons for each apparent deficiency and documents responses.
  • Reports audit findings and makes recommendations for the correction of unsatisfactory conditions, improvements in operations and reductions in cost.
  • Assists in the performance of special reviews at the request of management.
  • Supports Enterprise Risk Management and Legal in the delivery of business unit objectives
  • Engages in continuous professional development, including the retention of professional certifications, attending industry learning events regarding industry advances or regulatory developments
  • Requirements

    Essential Skills and Experience :

  • Educated to A level or equivalent, degree preferred
  • Extensive frontline experience in at least one of the following business areas; security operations centre (SOC) support, technical support, threat analysis, information security or software project delivery
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Would possess a technical risk management based qualification
  • Has been responsible for the Audit of technical controls for a minimum of two years
  • Desirable :

  • Experience with the examination or implementation of technical financial controls, preferably SOX
  • Has worked in an environment that has an external interface with customers or regulators
  • Is qualified in project or service management, such as PRINCE2 or ITIL
  • Has worked in a highly regulated compliance environment such as Finance, Legal or Healthcare
  • Is experienced in implementing technical controls in an Agile based software development environment
  • Has worked with technical stakeholders to control risk
  • Is currently working, or has experience of working, for a Cloud Service Provider / Vendor
  • Has worked in an Internal Audit department
  • Person Specification

  • Capable of producing quality outcomes whilst meeting demanding deadlines, across concurrent and dynamic work streams
  • Open to international travel with typically 1-2 overseas audit engagements per year
  • Can work under their own initiative
  • Build productive relationships with senior stakeholders of technical business units
  • A desire to pursue a technical audit role
  • Reward

    We offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including private healthcare, pension, life cover, child care vouchers and an annual gym subsidization.

    Mimecast is an entrepreneurial and high growth company which will provide the right candidate with a wealth of career development opportunities.

    All Mimecasters are high performers, problem solvers, and team players with passion, integrity, and effectiveness. We strive to attract exceptional people who have ’that extra something’’ and really enjoy what they do.

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