EastGroup Properties

IT Internal Auditor – Ridgeland, MS


Ridgeland, MS

Job Description

The IT Internal Auditor will be responsible for performing IT Risk assessments, audits and working to improve our internal controls and processes, as needed.  This position will also work with our Director of Internal Audit to create and maintain a data analysis tool to improve our internal audit procedures.

Summary of Job Duties

  • Provide guidance on IT risk management matters, particularly on application and infrastructure security.
  • Develop, build & implement tools to analyze data to improve audit efficiency and effectiveness. Ultimately be a source of analytics for continuous auditing.
  • Develop and maintain the IT Risk Assessment.
  • Conduct IT audits and reviews of systems, applications and IT processes.
  • Perform pre- and post-implementation reviews of system implementations or enhancements.
  • IT security audits, including evaluating if security vulnerabilities are properly identified and mitigated.
  • Evaluate IT general controls and provide value-added feedback. Test compliance with those controls.
  • Perform various other reviews of IT management policies and procedures such as change management, business continuity planning/ disaster recovery and information security to ensure that controls surrounding these processes are adequate.

Education & Experience

  • Degree in accounting, analytics, information systems or computer science
  • CISA, CIA, CPA or other applicable certifications
  • Experience with visualization tools (Tableau or Power BI preferred)
  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Understanding of information security standards and best practices for securing computer systems
  • Understanding of multiple technology domains including software development, Windows, database management, network infrastructure, ACL and SQL
  • Expert knowledge of internal auditing, internal controls, risk management and accounting practices and methods
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills; ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent leadership and teamwork skills


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