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Blum Shapiro Cybersecurity and IT Audit Manager - Risk Advisory in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Descriptions:

Blumshapiro, New England’s largest regional accounting, tax and advisory firm, is seeking a Cybersecurity Manager for its Risk Management Advisory practice in Massachusetts (Boston and Quincy). The professional in this role will provide information security and compliance consultative services to middle-market/large organizations. Primary responsibilities will include the following:

  • Provide expertise and deliver cybersecurity and IT audit services in the Massachusetts markets, with occasional travel outside Massachusetts

  • Advise clients in improving information security and cybersecurity practices

  • Perform information security risk assessments and cyber threat analyses

  • Perform gap analyses according to various technology / compliance standards

  • Understand and document IT internal controls for organizations’ process/data/workflow

  • Evaluate and Test IT general and application controls

  • Provide hands-on contribution to cybersecurity and technology vulnerability assessment projects

  • Develop creative, logical solutions and assisting in the presentation of findings and recommendations to clients

  • Interact with clients on a regular basis for various cyber-security and IT audit related projects

  • Ensure that the engagement is conducted in a timely and accurate manner and all significant matters have been identified, resolved, a documented in accordance with Firm policies and professional standards

  • Perform monthly billing

  • Leveraging blumshapiro’s collective technical knowledge

  • Attend professional networking events and speaking engagements

  • Contribute to cybersecurity thought leadership content

  • Develop potential referral sources

  • Create proposals and managing the proposal and sales process from initial conversation to contract signing, including collaborating with other experts and service lines within the firm

  • Develop new products/services that can be marketed

  • Enhance technical expertise through training, involvement in trade organizations and by staying current on relevant industry developments

  • Participate in firm committees and initiatives

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity, information technology, business information systems, accounting or a related field is required

  • Professional cybersecurity, technology consulting and/or IT audit background and/or experience preferred

  • Strong experience evaluating the security of various IT infrastructure, servers, networks, domains and other systems using security tools is preferred

  • Knowledge of various security compliance standards and best practices (ex: ISO 27002, CSA, PCI, CIS, NIST 800 Series)

  • One or more of the following certifications (CPA,CISA,CIA,CISSP,CRISC ) preferred

  • Understanding of various security governance frameworks (ex: COBIT, COSO, NIST CSF, ISO 27001)

  • Strong knowledge of IT audit and reporting frameworks (ex: SOC-1, SOC-2, Shared Assessments)

  • Strong business development and selling skills, generating leads, making contacts and securing clients

  • Ability to problem-solve and think both creatively and logically

  • A demonstrated ability to self-direct and effectively organize, prioritize and manage multiple projects under tight deadlines

  • Ability to create various types of reports: presentations, findings/recommendation and workflow documents

  • Outstanding leadership and talent development experience

  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient with MS Office tools (Office365, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio, Teams)


Keyword: Cybersecurity and IT Audit Manager - Risk Advisory

From: Blum Shapiro