Position Description

IT Advisory Services Senior Associate I
Location Houston, TX
Job Code 2294
# of openings 2
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About Weaver

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.

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 financial services, energy, manufacturing and distribution, construction, technology, real estate, health care and government. 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 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 and meet regulatory compliance requirements.  Our IT Advisory Services include Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance Monitoring, SSAE 18 (SOC 1, 2 & 3) Reporting, PCI DSS Assessments, IT Internal Audits, external audit support over IT, and cybersecurity assessments. Weaver’s ITAS team is a high-performing, dynamic team with great growth and results. 

An ITAS Senior Associate is primarily responsible for execution of various engagement objectives within assigned areas.  This role includes the supervision of teams of associates and interns, responding to technical questions (audit and technology oriented), leading walkthroughs, heavy client interaction, follow up questions, and status reporting.  Individuals who join our team must understand each client’s industry and pertinent regulations, and also have the ability to learn unfamiliar industries and regulations. 

The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of IT general controls including security administration, program change management, program development and computer operations, and should develop a firm understanding of the interaction of systems and financial processes. The candidate should understand how to evaluate Active Directory, SQL Server Database, Oracle, Windows, Unix at a minimum, and at least one ERP system (JD Edwards, SAP, PeopleSoft, Sage, Microsoft Dynamics, etc.).

Education and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management/Business Information Systems, Computer Science, Accounting, or related field
  • Master’s degree or further education in information systems is preferred
  • 2-4+ years of experience in public accounting, external audit, internal audit, information technology
  • 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 and IIA standards
  • Knowledge of IT controls and evaluating the design and operating effectiveness of controls
  • Understanding of COBIT, COSO, and related standards preferred
  • Greater than basic understanding of IT departments, applications, system infrastructure, network layer, and security


Weaver is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Employee Referral Program Eligible

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