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CBRE IT Audit Senior Associate- Remote in Billings, Montana

IT Audit Senior Associate- Remote

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Remote - US - Remote - US - United States of America


The IT SOX Senior Associate is responsible for performing high-quality SOX testing for their assigned areas, as well as value-add project tasks. They are also responsible for identifying and evaluating risks to the company and consulting with management to identify process improvements and operational efficiencies, all performed in accordance with professional standards.


Leads walk-throughs to build understanding of systems, controls, and related business processes

Performs complex audit testing in a manner consistent with the team playbook

Completes assigned workpapers on-time and documents at a sufficient level of detail to support conclusions

Drafts and delivers communications for audit findings/observations identified through detailed testing

Develops draft of audit steps and audit programs that adequately address risk in special projects

Drafts formal, professionally written recommendations to executive management on org improvement opportunities

Manages competing priorities and self-monitors to ensure work is delivered on time and within budget

Develops leadership capabilities and facilitates positive change in a constructive and collaborative manner

Able to lead projects, facilitate status reporting meetings, mentor associates and think outside the box regarding controls, testing approach, issue resolution, risk, etc.

Able to execute conversion control testing, identify appropriate IPE and ITACs to address risks, and enhance control testing practices

Able to provide guidance to business owners around developing and refining ITAC control language

Possesses advanced understanding of LOB’s and segments related to assigned SOX scope areas

Builds technical knowledge of assigned systems; able to be a SME for the GSA group

Able to critically analyze and communicate risks associated with findings

Performs other duties as assigned


Provide guidance to staff members on audit and special projects through knowledge sharing and assistance with task assignments.

Provide assistance with planning audit assignments which can include scheduling planning meetings with clients and the assigning of tasks to team members.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance or related field. 4+ years of external/internal audit experience and overall knowledge of general accounting and audit procedures.


Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, or Certified Information Systems Auditor preferred


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret various types of business documents.

Ability to effectively respond to complex inquiries from clients, co-workers, supervisor, and/or management.

Ability to present information to client, internal department and/or large groups of employees.


Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles.

Organizational ability to collect, analyze, and summarize data and to prepare clear and concise reports.

Conducts advanced financial analysis.

Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions.


Ability to analyze and solve problems involving several options with limited information.

Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form and to work independently.

Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.


Ability to work independently to complete tasks and assignments.

Willingness and flexibility to travel (domestic and international).

Knowledge of computer-based controls and skills in the use of computers in conducting audit activities.

Proficient in Visio, PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Outlook.

Knowledge and proficiency in Auditboard or other audit software is a plus.

Possesses strong multitasking skills and meets deadlines established by management

Develops capabilities with data analytics, data mining tools, and database querying

Able to research and analyze new technologies to identify key controls and risks

Possesses advanced knowledge of internal and external control expectations for technology, IT control frameworks, and technology regulations

Develops specialized skills in specific technologies (ex. SQL, VMware, Active Directory, etc.)

Leads by example and exhibits reliability and accountability


Decisions made with understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve general results and deadlines.

Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.

CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate’s education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Senior Audit Associate position is $100,000 annually and the maximum salary for the position is $115,000 annually. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate’s skills, qualifications, and experience. Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBRE’s applicable benefit program.

CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)