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IT Audit Manager

Req #: 15516
Location: Chicago, IL
Job Category: Risk Consulting
Job Summary

The IT Audit Manager will be responsible for planning, supervising staff, and executing IT Audit, IT SOX,  IT Risk Consulting engagements as well as support demand creation and business development efforts.

The IT Audit Manager will manage projects to ensure high quality delivery within the project budget.

Managers are to be hands on in the delivery and execution of project tasks. Managers are expected to have the ability to present and communicate status and issues to client senior management personnel.

The IT Audit Manager will set performance expectations for senior and staff level and provide performance feedback. Participating/leading strategic and tactical initiatives related to new product offerings and services. Developing and maintaining relationships with clients and identify new opportunities for business.


Typical IT Audit Manager responsibilities on a client engagement include:

  • Managing and leading IT Risk Audit/Consulting engagements.
  • Overseeing the engagement economics of the project that includes budget status tracking, billing, and collection analysis.
  • Preparing and reviewing workpapers.
  • Preparing final versions of internal audit reports.
  • Providing technical guidance to Crowe staff and client organization personnel with respect to information technology general controls.
  • Communicating issues and status to Crowe executives and client senior management.
  • Consulting with clients to understand and address their needs.

  • Bachelor's degree required. Major in Accounting, Computer Information Systems, or Management Information Systems is preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the areas of IT audit, corporate IT Audit, or technology risk consulting preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Candidate should have solid experience in planning engagements, managing IT audit projects, supervising personnel and developing audit work programs.
  • Evaluating application and IT general controls across a variety of systems.
  • Drafting reports and executive summaries on IT control issues for senior management personnel.
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
  • Travel expectations: 15% to 60%. This position may require national or international travel.
  • Manager level experience with a Big Four accounting firm, top tier consulting is preferred but not required.



Risk Consulting is organized by both industry specializations (financial services, healthcare, public sector and emerging industries) and solutions (anti-money laundering, regularly and compliance, internal audit, cybersecurity, IT assurance, emerging global solutions and third party risk). Risk Consulting provides governance, risk and compliance expertise to keep clients advised of emerging trends, industry benchmarks and best practices. 




At Crowe, we know that great people is what makes a great firm. We value our people and offer employees a comprehensive benefits package. 




We will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. You will have the chance to meet on a consistent basis with your Career Coach that will guide you in your career goals and dreams. 




Crowe Horwath LLP ( is one of the largest public accounting, consulting and technology firms in the United States. Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services. Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one of the country's best places to work. Crowe serves clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Horwath International, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world. The network consists of more than 200 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 130 countries around the world.





Company Overview


At Crowe Horwath LLP, you have the opportunity to deliver creative solutions to today’s complex business issues. Crowe’s accounting, consulting, and technology personnel are widely recognized for their in-depth expertise and understanding of sophisticated process frameworks and enabling technologies, along with their dedication to delivering measurable results that help clients build business value. Our focus on emerging technology solutions along with our dedication to internal career growth and exceptional client value has resulted in a firm that is routinely recognized as a “Best Place to Work.” We are 75 years strong and still growing. Come grow with us!

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