Manager-IT Audit/Data Analytics in Little Rock, AR at Windstream

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Charlotte NC 6801 Morrison Blv
    Little Rock, AR
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  • Experience:
    5 to 7 years
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Job Description

Job ID:18002950


The Data Analytics/Technology Internal Audit team at Windstream is a High Performing group that provides data Analytics in support of internal audit services and support to the business leaders across the organization. Utilizing data analytics, Internal Audit works to address areas to drive the development and implementation of continuous monitoring and compliance analytics in areas including SOX General Computer Controls, PCI, T&E, commissions and fuel usage analytics. We are offering an opportunity to be a part of the group in Charlotte, North Carolina or Little Rock, Arkansas. Our team is focused on developing our Data Analytics capabilities to facilitate efficiencies for both our team and other parts of the business. In addition, IT/Technology Audits and Operational reviews across Windstream’s portfolio; with the ability to identify areas for improvement, develop recommendations and become part of the solutions that will help improve the business; valued audits that make a difference. 


Responsible for the following:

  • 70% Data Analytics and 30% Technology Internal Audit
  • Project team member utilizing data analytics to support the execution of audits and reviews focused on various Technologies in the Business, as well as various Business Processes; and Information Technology General Controls (ITGC)
  • Leverage data analytics to streamline project and business efficiencies. Seek to incorporate data analytics in to all aspects of the audits and develop analytics with the business.
  • Understand the business, design and execute audit programs leveraging data analytics in executing testing, analyzing findings, and tracking issues through remediation with the business owners
  • Facilitate meetings with Technology and business owners to discuss and understand processes and conduct risk assessments to identify and understand the business and related IT Risks, internal controls which mitigate these risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement through the use of automated analytics and data analysis.
  • Assist with organizational policy and procedures documentation and other special projects as directed
  • Build trusted relationships with the Business leaders
  • Participate in top-down, risk-based approach to scoping the integrated audit with focus on the ITGC audit for Sarbanes Oxley 404, while leveraging Data Analytics in the execution of ITGC audits, as well as the completion of test steps to evaluate controls, and gathering/analyzing information as necessary to evaluate the effectiveness and adequacy of the controls.

Desired Skills/Experience:

The Consultant (Big 4 equivalent – Associate/Experienced Associate level) should have knowledge of key business processes, key controls and risks in the processes, and the implication to relevant IT dependencies in each process. In addition, the candidate will have ACL/SQL knowledge, and experience, in leveraging data in the audit process to enable continuous auditing capabilities.  Preference for experience working with various technology platforms. A degree in Computer Information Systems along with Accounting or Finance is highly desired. A professional certification such as Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is preferred.

  • Proven ability execute engagements along with ensuring deliverables meet work plan specifications and deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities, work alone or in small teams, achieve established goals and objectives, and communicate progress in a timely and meaningful manner.
  • Big Four and Internal Audit experience a Plus
  • Experience delivering and managing IT SOX audits with a focus on both business process and ITGCs
  • Experience with internal controls, including all phases of planning, evaluation, walkthroughs, documentation, sampling, testing and remediation
  • Ability to understand information security and network risks, with strong technical background and knowledge of Information Technology and security, including UNIX, AS400, Windows NT and Mainframe environments
  • JDE and Hyperion experience a Plus
  • Working knowledge of database applications including Oracle, SQL, and Siebel.
  • Strong written, verbal and analytical skills
  • Technical knowledge of ACL a Plus
  • Telecommunications Industry experience and knowledge a Plus
  • Experience in Internal or External Audit in the IT Risk and Compliance space

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Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:  

College degree in a Technical or related field and 5-7 years professional level experience with 2-3 years supervisory experience for roles with supervision; or 9+ years professional level related Technical experience with 2-3 years supervisory experience for roles with supervision; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related Technical experience required.

EEO Statement: Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.


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