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Senior IT Auditor

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Dublin (All)

Ref # 8150

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ROLE:                              Senior IT Auditor

REPORTING TO:             IT Audit Manager (US/International)

LOCATION:                     Dublin


Barden are delighted to have been asked to act on behalf of our client to support the appointment of a permanent Senior IT Auditor to their Internal Audit function. This role which will operate from their Headquarters in Dublin offers a unique opportunity to gain exposure to our client’s high-energy business, its operations, and people. It offers interesting and challenging work across a variety of engagements.   With potential for significant personal development and a strong career path, this role is perfect for anyone looking to grow within the Organization.  


Department Profile:

Our clients Internal Audit function is a Group-wide function responsible for delivering the following:

  • The annual internal audit plan
  • Promoting effective internal controls and risk management
  • Providing guidance to the business on all aspects of internal audit, governance, risk management, and business process improvements

The Audit team currently comprises over 30 Auditors with diverse experience and skills and is well-diversified in relation to gender, ethnicity, and knowledge. They have a focus and commitment to value every member`s contribution.

Position Description:

This role will best suit someone who has the ability & confidence to take a holistic view in order to identify opportunities to further partner with internal stakeholders and add value through the work and delivery of the Internal Audit function. This individual will help ensure internal controls are appropriately designed, operationally effective, and aligned with Company objectives.


Audit Planning:

  • Involved in the overall audit planning process, attending stakeholder meetings and providing input into the audit plan.

Audit Projects:

  • Leading the planning, preparation, and completion of audit projects across the Group following defined quality standards and timelines. Leading teams on projects, where required.
  • Setting and promoting high standards of audit work and ensuring high-standard quality audit reports are delivered consistently.

Audit Follow-Ups:

  • Communicating and reporting audit findings to business management.

Stakeholder Engagement and Value Add:

  • Working as a partner to the business in identifying significant process and structure improvements to assist the business in meeting its corporate objectives.
  • Maintains strong relationships within the team, auditees, and management.
  • Working with stakeholders to generate advisory project opportunities as part of audit projects.

Data Analytics:

  • Analysing large data sets to make informed conclusions using CAATs (Computer-Assisted Audit Techniques)
  • Leading audits where data analytics testing is a key element of the review.


Required to occasionally travel for work.


Experience and Qualifications:

  • Educated to degree level. Additional IT Audit (CISA) or IT Security (CISM, CISSP) qualifications where applicable.
  • Audit experience in enterprise environments or Consultancy environments.
  • Advanced understanding of IT General Computing Controls (ITGCs). In conjunction with this broader knowledge across the technology landscape, an important aspect for this role given breath and scale of our clients various business units.
  • Competent knowledge of IT and Information Security operations, policies and procedures in areas such as Windows Active Directory, Unix/Linux, databases.
  • Knowledge of cloud architecture (AWS, GCP or Azure), operational frameworks and security controls would be beneficial.
  • Ability to identify issues and associated risks and provide practical solutions to a wide range of Internal Controls issues.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Desirable Personal Attributes & Competencies:

  • A self-starter with the ability to partner with senior stakeholders across the business.
  • Strong analytical and technical skills.
  • Ability to communicate (both written and verbal) to all levels of management.
  • The ability to develop and establish strong working relationships.
  • Excellent attention to detail and commitment to delivering quality results.
  • Highly motivated, proactive, and able to work on own initiative.
  • Be a great team player.

Applicants must not have visa / sponsorship requirements 


Hi, we’re Barden.  We’re the Partner Led Talent Advisory & Recruitment Firm that puts Talent first. With practices across Accounting & Tax, Business Support, Financial Services, Legal, Life Sciences, Supply Chain, and Technology, we help build world-class teams for Ireland’s top companies and we help top Talent achieve their ambitions. Simple.

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With over 11 years of technical recruitment experience Dan sits within our Technology Talent Advisory and Recruitment Practice as Business Lead specialising in Analytics roles. Over the years Dan has helped clients from start ups, SMEs to Multi-Nationals scale their teams with talent across Infrastructure, Software Development, IT Security, Solutions Architects, Database and Data Analytics. Dan recruits nationally in Ireland and has experience helping local clients add talent to their teams in mainland Europe.

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