Olympus America Inc. Associate Manager, IT Audit & Data Analytics in Southborough, Massachusetts

Job Description

Center Valley, PA/Waltham or Southborough, MA - The Associate Manager, IT Internal Audit and Data Analytics reports to the Executive Director, Internal Audit. The incumbent’s primary responsibility is to oversee and ensure the delivery of high quality audit and data analytics results, most of which will focus on information technology, in a timely manner in accordance with International Auditing Standards.

EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Job Duties:

  • Oversee the audit teams performing IT audits as well as providing controls-related oversight to Company's information technology universe as an integrated part of the larger Internal Audit function.

  • Provide guidance and assistance in developing and deploying continuous audits and automated testing by leveraging organizational data for analysis, investigation, and audit planning.

  • Market the work of internal audit within and outside the organization, describing the governance and operational value of audit work.

  • Maintain responsibility for delivering consulting and audit reports to both Executive and Line Management that are timely, reflect the current regulatory and industry practices, and drive organizational improvement.

  • Assist in developing risk assessments and the annual audit plan.

  • Identify technology skill needs and works to distribute knowledge across the team and source training where needed.

  • Stay current with new and emerging technologies.

  • Validate that IT audit work considers current and future technology issues and practices. Accountable for the use and procurement of technology in the department and coordination with the Information Security Group during fraud investigations.

  • Provide oversight of cross-discipline auditors assigned to the data team, as well as the delivery of data analytics and capabilities to the department.

  • Assist in sourcing the necessary resources, knowledge and tools needed for IT Audit work and complete all audits, including more complex assignments, in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Develop a detailed risk assessment, audit planning memo and audit programs based upon an understanding of the critical IT controls within the business process/area under review.

  • Develop IT templates and where applicable prepare organized work papers to support audits.

  • Develop advanced new work program sections and testing steps for complex processes and technology to be included on audit programs.

  • Perform tests and other audit procedures to adequately examine business controls and identify areas of weakness or risk.

  • Validate and identify root cause of complex issues and proposes valuable and effective solutions, with knowledge of the organization.

  • Develop recommendations to improve internal control structure.

  • Monitor the IT discipline timeliness and adherence to Quality Assurance Improvement Practices and departmental standards.

  • Approve the closure of IT follow-up issues which are not remediated by management.

  • Draft IT audit reports for review by management and the Executive Director, Internal Audit. Prepare IT audit materials for Board.

  • Present and speak to IT issues requiring communication to the Board.

  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business, finance, or an IT- related field is required; CISA, CPA or MBA is preferred.

  • Minimum of 8 years experience in auditing to include a minimum of 3 years experience in IT general controls, information security, data center (mainframe and client/server) and operational IT audits along with application reviews of ERP systems (SAP a plus) is required.

  • Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and presentation, are necessary.

  • Must be detail oriented and have analytical skills.

  • Strong ethical conduct and respect for confidentiality is essential.

  • Strong Computer Skills are a must.

  • Must possess advanced knowledge of technology controls and configurations at a complex technical level for infrastructure, applications, and networking.

  • Ability to research and analyze new and complex technologies to identify key controls and risks, and explain them to non-technical personnel is necessary.

  • Must possess advanced knowledge of internal and external control expectations, frameworks, and regulations.

  • Must possess advanced auditing and software skills with work paper, process flowing, and data mining technology.

  • Ability to travel domestically/globally (approximately 40%) is essential.

Auto req ID 2528BR

Posting Title Associate Manager, IT Audit & Data Analytics

Company URL Olympus America Inc at http://www.olympusamerica.com/

About Us Olympus America, Inc. with headquarters in Center Valley, PA is a precision technology leader, creating innovative opto-digital solutions in health care and life science products throughout North America. Olympus works collaboratively with its customers and its affiliates worldwide to leverage R&D investment in precision technology and manufacturing processes across diverse business lines. These include: gastrointestinal endoscopes, accessories, and minimally invasive surgical products; advanced clinical and research microscopes. Olympus America Inc at http://www.olympusamerica.com/

Posting Locations Massachusetts, Southborough

Massachusetts, Waltham

Pennsylvania, Center Valley

Olympus is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification.