IT Auditor

Finance New York, New York


Position at Ziff Davis

Ziff Davis, LLC ( is a leading global digital-media company operating in the technology, gaming, entertainment and men's lifestyle verticals. We reach over 120 million buyers, influencers and enthusiasts every month. Our brands; IGN, PCMag, AskMen, Speedtest, ExtremeTech, Geek, Toolbox, TechBargains, Ziff Davis B2B and emedia; produce and distribute premium content across multiple platforms and devices. We deliver advertising, performance marketing and licensing solutions to thousands of clients worldwide. Ziff Davis, a subsidiary of j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM), is headquartered in NY with offices in SF, LA, Chicago, Seattle, Scottsdale, Montreal, Basingstoke, London and Sydney.

It’s an exciting time to join Ziff Davis!  We are seeking a IT Auditor to join our growing audit team in New York. This individual will report to the Senior IT Auditor and focus on partnering with business leadership and process owners to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls through the execution of Sarbanes Oxley, GDPR, IT Security and other compliance audit projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Actively support and demonstrate Internal Audit’s vision to partner with management and ensure company objectives, goals and project requirements are attained.
  • Executing the phases of the Sarbanes Oxley process for IT controls, including business cycle/process design assessment, test plan development, control testing and deficiency reporting.
  • Execute other audit projects as deemed necessary by the Director of Internal Audit under the guidance of the Senior IT Auditor (e.g., GDPR, IT Security).
  • Produce detailed audit work papers that are re-performable to third parties (e.g., public accounting firms, compliance organizations).
  • Draft audit findings and recommended action plans for review with management that are clear, concise and measurable.
  • Use analytics and data analysis software to build routine data review procedures to identify potential testing exceptions within populations in an effort to move the department towards auditing through analytics.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • BA/BS degree in information systems, computer science, accounting or related field
  • Minimum of 1-3 years’ experience with IT auditing, IT process assessment and information security.
  • CISA, CIA or similar designations strongly preferred
  • Strong understanding of IT general controls (logical access, system development, program change management, physical security, back-ups and computer operations, etc.) and the related risks they mitigate
  • Understanding and experience with regulations (SOX, COBIT, GAAP, GDPR etc.)
  • Analytical thinker with ability to work independently
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills; ability to multi-task
  • Proficiency in MS Office (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Understanding of audit methodology and the use of various tools, sampling, testing and documentation techniques.
  • Ability to travel 10 to 15% of the time

Additional Skills Considered a Plus:

  • Experience (more than general awareness) implementing, auditing, or assessing compliance with the following regulatory and industry requirements and standards: Patriot Act, PCI DSS, GDPR, and ISO/IEC.
  • Big 4 firm experience
  • Experience with auditing cloud-based software (e.g., Amazon Web Services, Salesforce, Google Ad Manager, GSuite.
  • Media industry experience
  • Experience using GRC software to execute and document audit results