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American Tower IT Audit Manager, Internal Audit in Boston, Massachusetts

The Team

We are seeking an IT audit manager to join American Tower’s Global Internal Audit department. The Global Internal Audit team conducts risk-based financial, IT and operational audits, tests Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404 (“SOX-404”) controls and leads special projects and investigations in accordance with the team’s plan. Day to day you will plan audits, develop internal audit scopes and objectives, provide oversight to internal audit procedures, coaching and oversight of senior/staff IT auditors, and prepare internal audit reports that reflect the results of the work performed. Additionally, the IT audit manager provides oversight on the status of outstanding internal audit issues. As an IT audit manager, you will partner cross-functionally to deliver audit projects focusing on financial, operational, and internal control processes.

Job Qualifications

What You Can Offer Us

  • Ability to support the SOX-404 IT process, including scoping, planning, walkthroughs, testing and status reporting.

  • Independently conduct IT and IT-related audit projects, including analyses of business data and company systems.

  • Ability to conduct complex audit projects and special assignments.

  • Supervise and coach auditors to support IT-related controls testing for financial and operational audits.

  • Evaluate the adequacy of internal control and processes through detailed testing and discussions with management.

  • Compile audit findings and recommend value-added revisions to systems and processes.

  • Communicate audit findings to management in well-written audit reports.

  • Manage resolution of open audit issues and facilitate agreement with business process owner to ensure timely closure of action plans.

  • Communicate with external auditors and support their initiatives effectively from an IT audit standpoint.

  • Other duties as assigned.

What You Need to Succeed

  • At least 5 years of experience in IT audit management or in IT-related management position. Additional experience in financial and operational auditing preferred.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, IS Management, Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or other IT audit-related certification required.

  • Working knowledge of network, operating system, application and database-related controls and configurations.

  • Experience with Oracle Financials, Active Directory, SQL and Oracle databases preferred.

  • Experience with system implementations, access controls, change management, back-up, and IT security-related processes preferred.

  • Understanding of cybersecurity controls and incident response management processes.

  • Knowledge SOX, COBIT, ISO 27001, NIST CSX, and Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Standards and Practice Advisories is preferable.

  • Ability to work independently with limited direction and guidance and provide appropriate direction to other internal audit project team members.

  • Ability to interact well with internal and external parties.

  • Understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, manage, and report on the evaluation of various business processes/areas/functions.

  • Ability to complete projects and reports within communicated deadlines.

  • Experience in performing multiple projects and working with varying team members.

  • Strong project management, analytical and organizational skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Approximately 25% travel may be required to support the position’s responsibilities.

  • Other preferred certifications include Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Manage IT auditors by providing guidance, feedback, oversight and mentoring during the completion of audit test procedures.

Why Work Here

Our Culture is based on our Core Principles - the values that guide how our employees communicate with our customers and each other, drive solutions, hire and grow our talent, play to win, and of course, have fun! We look for motivated individuals to join our team who care about their colleagues, our customers, and the communities where we live and work. Join us and become part of our team of diverse, talented thinkers and doers!

What We Can Offer You (Benefits)

We are proud of the high quality of our benefits that help support the varied lifestyles of our employees.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Comprehensive health care coverage

  • Healthcare and dependent care FSAs

  • 401 (k) matching

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

  • Equity Incentive Plan

  • Educational assistance

  • Paid parental leave

  • Adoption assistance

  • Wellness reimbursement

  • Paid time off


Approximately 75% performed in climate-controlled internal office environment working under normal office conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands and fingers to feel and handle, reach with arms and hands, talk, and hear. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel and crouch, lift weight or exert a force up to a maximum of 25 pounds.


We are a dynamic organization in a rapidly changing industry. Accordingly, the responsibilities associated with this job will change from time to time in accordance with business needs. More specifically, the incumbent may be required to perform additional and/or different responsibilities from those set forth above. The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.

American Tower is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee based on age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

American Tower (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Company is committed to a policy of equal employment and will not discriminate against an applicant or associate based on his or her age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, physical or mental disability, handicap, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy or any other category protected under federal, state or local law, regulation or ordinance.

To ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process can contact us at (617) 587-7911 for assistance.