Apple & Associates, Inc.
130,000 - $185,000
Candidates must currently (or recently) have IT Audit Advisory experience with a Big-4 or national CPA / Consulting firm.
We are a fast growing specialized boutique technical advisory firm looking for an ITS (IT Security / Audit / Services) Director.
You will have the opportunity to grow your career in a collaborative environment that is a playground for highly skilled, self-motivated professionals. You will manage project teams to review and assess the IT environments, risks, and controls related to SOX compliance, internal audit projects, and SSAE 18 compliance for companies that range from newly public high growth entities in rapidly changing environments to the largest entertainment and public companies in Los Angeles.
If you’re interested, here is the challenge for your first year with our firm:
Provide guidance and advise project teams and firm clients in developing and enhancing IT system controls and resolving identified deficiencies within the IT department of our clients
Recommend internal control solutions that balance client resource constraints with the need to mitigate risk
Responsible for negotiating the scope of the work, bill rates, and budgets for recurring projects at existing clients
Responsible for building and maintaining client relationships
Oversee successful project completion by prioritizing manager and senior tasks
Bachelors degree is required in a related field; information systems, computer science, business, finance or accounting preferred
Minimum of 8+ years of hands-on knowledge in IT consulting, IT internal audit, IT compliance, and SSAE 18 engagements
Experience working in a large public accounting or consulting firm is required
Advanced written and oral communication skills
Ability to manage small and large IT audit engagements
Strong project management skills
Flexible, team player and deadline oriented
Exceptional client service skills, ability to handle challenging client service interactions
CISA, CISM, CISSP, CPA or CIA certifications desired
Flexibility with travel to clients within the Greater Los Angeles Area
Upon successfully demonstrating the skill set listed above you will have the opportunity to earn a promotion to Practice Leader. As a Practice Leader you will be responsible for:
Business development at your assigned existing clients
Assisting the partnership group in managing one of the administrative functions of the overall firm which include Human Resources, IT, Accounting, Scheduling and Recruiting
At Apple & Associates, we understand that relationships are what make us stand apart. Whether you are a client or a candidate, you are an extension of the Apple & Associates’ family. Many of our recruiters have been with the company since its earliest days. They take great pride in the relationships they build; always emphasizing high standards, ethics and quality service. Our President, Debi Apple started her recruiting career in Aiken, South Carolina. She quickly became a top producer and leading authority in recruiting for the medical device, pharmaceutical and consumer product industries. Her passion and drive led her to open Apple & Associates in 1993. Under her leadership, Apple & Associates has grown to be one of the leading recruiting firms in these industries. Our company is proud to represent two of the largest medical device and pharmaceutical companies in the U.S., Covidien (formerly known as Tyco Healthcare) and our first and longtime client, Becton Dickinson. Now headquartered in Chapin, South Carolina, Apple & Associates has offices from coast to coast, offering regional recruiting expertise throughout the U.S. and Latin America. Our searches and permanent placements represent all levels, from CEO to staff level positions.