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Specialist - Information Systems Audit

Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc.

Taguig, Metro Manila, PH, 1634

Posted:  Oct 20, 2021

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The SPECIALIST is responsible for conducting and evaluating IT management  processes, applications and infrastructure of any of the various business units,  subsidiaries, associates and alliances under the Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc  (AEV) group of companies and Aboitiz and Company, Inc. (ACO) to determine  compliance to existing policies and procedures, evaluate efficiency and  effectiveness of controls in relation to the unit being audited and to provide  recommendations to noted control weaknesses.


Key Responsibilities Include:


  • AUDIT PLANNING – able to identify all the operating units, business processes and systems or risk  auditable areas; can assess each auditable area by using the COSO Framework or risk assessment matrix;  able to allocate resources; manage and evaluate the adequacy of audit activities.
  • INTERNAL CONTROL EVALUATION and RISK ASSESSMENT – able to formulate internal control objectives  and activities; understand and evaluate the control environment, risk assessment and risk management  control, control and monitoring activities; recommend to management risk level and criticality of audit risks
  • OPERATIONS AUDIT – able to prepare audit procedures for a given operational audit objective; identify  sources of inefficiencies; document and evaluate the business processes; gather evidence that is relevant,  sufficient; define objectives of the operational audit; evaluate completeness of the audit
  • For Information Systems scope - able to review appropriateness of objectives and scope defined for the IT management audits,  the Audit program guide; ensure completeness of working papers; determine correctness of findings noted;  assess impact of audit findings; evaluate and make recommendations on the interrelationships of control  issues noted and its impact on meeting the business objectives
  • REPORTING OF AUDIT RESULTS AND FOLLOW UP – able to communicate audit report to the auditees;  prepare detailed report and/or an executive summary on audit findings; prepare issues monitoring report  and monitor its resolution
  • CONTROL SELF-ASSESSMENT – able to evaluate correctness and completeness of control techniques and  risks identified; facilitate a control self-assessment workshop and cascade to process owners; prepare sign off reports.
  • RISK MANAGEMENT – able to report ERM issues to management and the RM team; evaluate the  appropriateness of exceptions noted and corresponding recommendations; recommend improvements to  the risk management process
  • CORPORATE GOVERNANCE – have in-depth knowledge on corporate governance processes and  concepts; report on corporate governance issues to management and the Board of Directors
  • ADMINISTRATIVE –adheres to and keeps abreast about company/department policies and Code of  Conduct/Ethics; records daily accomplishments and timely submits for review and consolidation; prepares  expense reports and timely updates the performance goals every year. Attends trainings (both internal and  external) as advised by the Audit TL and share learnings and/or materials with the team. Participates actively  in company activities.
  • OTHERS. The INTERNAL AUDITOR may perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time. This  includes being assigned to handle project assignments.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be CPA, if Accounting graduate 
  • Must be a Licensed Professional/ Board passer
  • Must be a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and/or Certified Information  Systems Auditor), CISA or any audit-related international certification  given by IIA or ISACA.
  • Preferred but not required to have other industry-related certifications
  • Advanced knowledge of the Standards (ISPPIA) and audit frameworks (COSO, COBIT) 
  • Preferably with knowledge of Computer Aided Auditing Tools (CAATS)  such as ACL
  • Well-versed in the use of MS Office (Excel, Word and Power Point  Presentations) 
  • Familiar with Computer Aided Auditing Tools (CAATs), preferred but not  required

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