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Senior IT Audit Analyst II in Jersey City, NJ at Verisk Analytics

Date Posted: 4/14/2018

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Job Description


Verisk Analytics has an amazing story to tell. In 2017, Forbes magazine named Verisk Analytics to its World’s Most Innovative Companies list for the third consecutive year and to its Great Place to Work list for the second consecutive year. If you’re looking for a career that transforms, inspires, challenges, and rewards you, then come join us.

At Verisk, you can build a rewarding career with challenging and meaningful work; create a positive, lasting impact on the business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. Our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business will be heard. As key contributors to our success, our team members enjoy working in a business-casual, collaborative environment that offers state-of-the-art resources, advanced technologies, and an excellent benefits package.

Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. We’ve been delivering data, analytics, and decision support services to our customers for more than 45 years. At Verisk, you’ll be part of an organization that’s committed to serving the long-term interests of our stakeholders, including the communities where we operate.


Position Summary

            Internal Audit, a business of Verisk Analytics, is a leading provider of information and analytics to the insurance industry. We are seeking a Senior IT Auditor to help us perform audit schedule. 


  • Independently execute information technology audit activities of moderate to high complexity including IT technical audits, pre & post implementation consulting engagements, integrated audits, and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) 404 testing. IT Audit activities include all critical IT operations and activities performed at the Verisk functional and operating units. Reports directly to the IT Audit Director.
  • Plan and execute and coordinate IT assurance, consulting, and SOX testing assignments. In addition, provide IT coverage on integrated audits
  • Perform consulting engagements to advice management on IT controls, risk management and governance
  • Actively contributes to continuous improvement of audit tools & techniques consistent with world class internal audit functions
  • Pursues professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association’s memberships, and shares information gained with co-workers
  • Completes all special projects and other duties as assigned. Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable accommodation.


  • Minimum 3-5 years IT Audit experience
  • Undergraduate degree in Information Technology, Accounting, Finance, or other business degree
  • Graduate degree - desirable
  • CISA - preferred
  • Big Four experience - a plus
  • Insurance, Financial Services, or Energy experience – desirable
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience dealing with IT management and technicians
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including ability to translate complex IT issues to common business risks and exposures
  • Up to 25% travel required


Knowledge of:
  • Mainframe, distributed systems (Windows, UNIX, etc), and relational databases
  • ERP Systems – (PeopleSoft Financials and HR Modules – desired)
  • Knowledge of rapid IT development tools and techniques (i.e. Agile software development) - desired
  • Advanced knowledge of data security and privacy risks,  controls, and regulatory compliance requirements
  • Automated workpaper platforms (i.e. Protiviti GRC Portal, Archer ,etc.)
  • Tools and techniques for Continuous Control Monitoring of IT Systems (i.e. base lining) – desired
  • IT Control and Security frameworks and guidance including COBIT, IIA Practice Advisories, NIST, AICPA TSP’s, and GTAG’s


  • SOX – IT General Control Reviews
  • IT Technical Audits (Networks, Operating Systems, Data Base, Disaster Recovery, etc.)
  • Integrated Audits
  • IT Consulting engagements / Pre & Post implementation audits
  • IT Governance audits


We offer an excellent compensation package. Our benefits package is competitive and includes full healthcare options, a 401(k) plan, and generous paid time off program.

 We are not able to provide sponsorship now or in the future for this role

Verisk Analytics is and Equal Opportunity Employer