Position Description

IT Advisory Services Senior Associate I or II
Location Houston, TX
Job Code 1949
# of openings 1
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Weaver has built a nationwide presence on an unwavering commitment to its clients’ success, acting with integrity and always striving to transcend expectations. The firm has grown to be the 35th largest firm in the United States, according to INSIDE Public Accounting; it is also ranked the largest independent accounting firm based in the Southwest by Accounting Today magazine. Weaver employs more than 700 people in eleven offices from coast to coast.  

From Fortune 500 multinational companies to start-ups, Weaver is a national firm serving commercial, financial services and government clients. The firm is particularly well known in the financial services, energy, manufacturing and distribution, construction, technology, real estate and health care industries, as well as the public sector. Weaver services go beyond traditional assurance and tax services to include risk advisory, transaction advisory, IT advisory, energy compliance and consulting, forensics and litigation services, and specialty tax services such as international tax, state and local tax and private client services. Learn more at www.weaver.com.

Position Profile

Weaver is looking for a Senior Associate I or II to join our growing IT Advisory Services (ITAS) department.  Our ITAS team works with our clients to make a more risk-aware, effective IT organization that can deliver transformational business change.  Our IT Advisory Services include, but are not limited to IT Vulnerability and Risk Assessment, IT Audit, Cloud Computing, Data Analytics, and SOC Reporting. 

An ITAS Senior Associate I is primarily responsible for execution of various engagement objectives within assigned areas.  This role requires the ability to supervise teams of 1 – 3 Associate staff members to ensure they receive direction and resources.  This requires a basic understanding of the client’s industry (e.g. inventory / distribution, oil & gas, financial institutions) and pertinent regulations, and the ability to learn unfamiliar industries and regulations.  The individual should have a solid understanding of the role that information technology plays in financial reporting and other critical business cycles.  This position should have a solid understanding of IT general controls including security administration, program change management, program development and computer operations, and should develop a better than basic understanding of the interaction of systems and financial processes. Weaver’s ITAS team is a high-performing, dynamic team with great growth and results.

Education and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Master’s degree or further education in information systems is preferred
  • 2 - 3 + years or more experience (public accounting / external audit, internal audit, information technology and/or staff accountant responsibilities)
  • CISA or CISSP candidate or certifications are preferred, CPA and/or CIA are also beneficial
  • Greater than basic understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 and the role that IT plays in compliance
  • Basic familiarity with GAAP, GAAS and IIA standards.
  • Knowledge of IT controls and how they affect the control environment.  COBIT, COSO, and related standards preferred.
  • Greater than basic understanding of systems infrastructure and security, connectivity, remote access, and data mining

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