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Chicago IT Audit Senior Consultant

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Job Details
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Robert Half
Physical Address

Chicago, IL 60684
Job Description

At Protiviti, we believe that a career is about more than just working, providing deliverables, and being compensated for your efforts. A Protiviti Career is about opportunities to lead, learn, grow, and make a difference.

We strive to recruit and hire the best talent. But it doesn’t stop there. Once you join us, we build your career through exceptional work experiences, a culture focused on learning and development, and a commitment to the things that matter to you.

Are you inspired to make a difference?

You’ve come to the right place.


Chicago IT Audit Senior Consultant






The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of team members.

The Senior Consultant is responsible for:

+ Direct supervision of Consultants, serving as both a role model and trainer in helping them to develop technical and professional competency.

+ Planning, scoping, developing, and leading projects, including developing work plans that comply with Protiviti policies and methodologies.

+ Leading interviews with process owners to understand current state systems, processes, and/or controls and assessing risk with minimal oversight and supervision.

+ Evaluating design and operating effectiveness of in-scope audit areas, including efficiency, effectiveness, and mitigating controls, and procedures to remediate gaps.

+ Preparing audit reports on findings and recommendations to senior management.

+ Reviewing deliverables, audit work papers, and other supporting process documentation for quality.

+ Communicating strengths and weaknesses to the client or internal project management team and developing effective solutions.

+ Performing job administration responsibilities, including status reports, budget to actuals, and peer evaluations for consulting staff.

+ Ensuring timely completion of assigned project phases within a provided budget.

+ Exhibiting strong ethical behavior and strong morals.

+ Developing and maintaining effective client relationships.


+ Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline (e.g. Accounting, Finance, Information Technology or Business Related Field) required.

+ 3+ years in internal audit, consulting, assurance services, or related field, either in professional services or industry.

+ Professional Certification such as CPA, CIA CISA, or similar strongly preferred.


+ Demonstrated project management, supervisory, leadership, and mentoring experience.

+ Ability to quickly learn new concepts and skills.

+ Excellent interpersonal skills to interact in team environment and foster client relationships.

+ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

+ Advanced verbal and written communication skills including documentation of findings and recommendations.

+ Strong listening skills to discern the best course of action for our clients.


+ An advanced skill base in internal auditing.

+ Solid understanding of core information technology processes and controls, current trends in corporate information technology and emerging themes in the market place.

+ Understanding of commonly used internal control concepts, including COSO and COBIT.

+ Knowledge of auditing processes and methodologies, including developing process flows.

+ Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Act provisions and methodologies for achieving compliance.

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office suite applications with specific emphasis on Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Secondary emphasis on Visio and Access.


+ Travel throughout the month frequently required based upon client requests/commitments. Travel may include suburban, regional, or out of state locations.

Protiviti is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.

For all US & Canada Postings: You may submit your application materials online or call 1.888.556.7420 for additional ways to apply. Protiviti is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veteran



Protiviti is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Protiviti and our independently owned Member Firms provide consulting solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, analytics, governance, risk and internal audit to our clients through our network of more than 70 offices in over 20 countries. For the third consecutive year, Protiviti was named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work® for list.

We have served more than 60 percent of Fortune 1000® and 35 percent of Fortune Global 500® companies. We also work with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies. Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half (NYSE: RHI). Founded in 1948, Robert Half is a member of the S&P 500 index.

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