Senior IT Auditor

Job type:Permanent
Salary/Rate:$105,330 - $140,000 per year
Business Sector:IT
Job ref:SB882119118
Post Date:March 22, 2024
Lighthouse Professional Services a division of Staffing 360 Solutions group, is proud to be a “Best in Staffing 2023” award winner. We have over 50 years of experience placing people with small and global companies. Our offices in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts serve clients nationwide. 

We are currently seeking a Senior IT Auditor for a client based in White Plains, CT.


Conduct internal audit activities within the organization, including providing independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the organization's operations. Internal audit is intended to assist the organization in accomplishing its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.  Internal Audit is accountable for developing and implementing a risk-based internal audit plan, assisting management in complying with applicable internal control policies and regulations, and working with management to bring cost effective and efficient leading practices.  Internal Audit has the authority to perform internal audit and consultative services, have access to necessary data when requested, obtain assistance of Authority personnel as needed.  Activities may include audits of financial, operational, IT, compliance/regulatory, or strategic business functions and related risks and controls.  May also include execution of special investigations/audits involving cases of fraud, waste, and abuse and/or ethical/regulatory complaints. Operate as ambassador and champion of the Internal Audit vision and strategy by demonstrating support and actively communicating with the audit team and the business. 


  • Execute IT internal audit engagements using IA methodology, build relationships with clients, identify client concerns, and lead interactions in an organized, collaborative, and knowledgeable manner.
  • Create high quality deliverables, including planning documents, audit programs, walkthroughs, process flows, document work papers, observation sheets and first draft reports , within established timelines and budgets.
  • Identify key risks and internal controls, develop or review audit programs, risk and control matrices, and perform or review detailed tests of controls.
  • Develop and execute data analysis routines and visualize and interpret the results.
  • Document audit observations including root cause, risk or exposure, and recommendations for solutions.
  • Benchmark IT operational processes and controls, identify process improvements, and partner with leadership to communicate observations to senior management and auditees.
  • Lead, coach, and mentor team members.
  • Remain current on IT and utility industry trends and NYPA-related strategic initiatives and share with the team.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough familiarity with Information Systems auditing concepts and techniques.
  • Knowledge of COBIT, NIST, ITIL, Center for Internet Security (CIS)COSO, and IIA Standards.
  • Ability to plan, organize, manage time and deadlines, and execute large complex audits.
  • Ability to acquire, analyze and interpret large volumes of data to identify potential audit issues and develop practical recommendations
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation communications skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum five years of Information Systems Technology audit experience.
  • CISA is required.
  • Experience auditing some of the following: SAP, Windows, UNIX, Oracle, SQL, LANs, WANs, Internet/Firewalls, Network Security and Infrastructure, Cybersecurity.

Physical Requirements

Approximately 15 - 20% travel primarily within New York State.

New York Power Authority is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is: $105,330 - $140,000.00. Salary offered will be determined based the successful candidates’ relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.