Senior IT Auditor

Chicago, IL

Senior IT Auditor

How often will you have the unique opportunity to pioneer a role supporting the performance and supervision of IT internal audit projects? This position will launch the next chapter in your successful career, helping build a new in-house IT audit team with Adtalem Global Education, a leading global workforce solutions provider, in the heart of downtown Chicago.

You will leverage your experience as an IT audit expert with planning, developing, testing, analyzing and evaluating IT controls and processes. By evaluating and interpreting the risk of audit results, you will also make recommendations for corrective actions and process improvements to ensure efficient and effective compliance of IT controls.  Your senior-level experience will bring value as you prepare and review workpapers, develop and manage project deadlines, supervise staff auditors, and identify risks for evaluation. This position will report up to the Director of IT Internal Audit and will allow you to grow within the department.

This is a hybrid position; candidates will be required to go into our headquarters located in downtown Chicago. 


- Supervise IT audits related to IT general controls, information security, pre/post system implementations, IT governance, and operational areas.
- Lead multiple audits from planning to reporting and review work performed by staff auditors.
- Document management’s processes and test IT controls through walkthroughs, observation and inquiry.
- Identify risks and key control activities; drive process improvement.
- Prepare high quality written communications, including audit reports, that document the scope, procedures performed, findings, and conclusions.
- Maintain up-to-date knowledge of Adtalem’s IT processes and systems.
- Proactively monitor staffing and progress to ensure timely completion of projects within assigned budgets
- Work closely with the external auditors to align on scope, timing, reliance approach and delivery of working papers.

- Provide coaching, interview candidates for open staff positions, and train staff
- Proactively communicate within the Internal Audit department to keep the team abreast of changes (organizational, audit results, upcoming projects, staffing).
- Effectively interact with personnel at all levels, exercise discretion on confidential matters and work independently.
- Provide leadership and guidance to staff, fostering an environment that encourages participation, teamwork, communication, and achievement of departmental and individual goals.
- Exhibit a professional, business-like demeanor
- Completes other duties as assigned.



- Bachelor’s degree required in a related field.

- Certification preferred (CISA, CPA or CIA).

- Must have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience with a focus on IT audit

- Big 4 public accounting firm experience preferred.

- Working knowledge of Windows/Linux OS.

- Strong understanding of:
            - PCAOB & IIA Standards
            - 2013 COSO, NIST, COBIT, ITIL frameworks

- Must have strong leadership and analytical skills.

- Excellent oral and written communication skills.

- Strong organizational and project management skills.

- Ability to prepare and deliver information orally in formal and informal settings

- Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage ambiguity.


We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.