Senior Advisory Services Associate Senior Advisory Services Associate …

in Galena Park, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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in Galena Park, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Senior Advisory Services Associate
Position Description IT Advisory Services Senior Associate I, II, or III Location Houston, TX Job Code 2294 # of openings 1

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 .

Position Profile

Weaver is looking for a Senior Associate I, II, or III 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 IT Vulnerability and Risk Assessments, IT Audits, Cloud Computing, Data Analytics, and SOC Reporting. 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 small teams of associates and interns.  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.

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
  • 3 - 4 + years of experience in 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
  • Understanding of COBIT, COSO, and related standards preferred
  • Greater than basic understanding of systems infrastructure and security, connectivity, remote access, and data mining

Weaver is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Employee Referral Program Eligible

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