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Senior, IT Audit Manager

Req id:  25675

Alpharetta, GA, US Dallas, TX, US Columbus, OH, US Lewiston, ME, US Salt Lake City, UT, US Austin, TX, US Brook Park, OH, US Lexington, KY, US Carbondale, IL, US Tampa, FL, US Indianapolis, IN, US Denver, CO, US Southfield, MI, US Broomfield, CO, US San Antonio, TX, US San Diego, CA, US Virtual, US



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



The Opportunity:
The mission of Internal Audit is to contribute to the ongoing effectiveness of OpenText Corporation (the "Company") in the accomplishment of its mission and vision. In particular, Internal Audit provides an independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the Company's operations and systems of internal controls. Internal Audit provides Management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors with an evaluation of the internal controls of the Company. Internal Audit activities will meet or exceed the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

You Are Great At:


As the Manager (IT), Internal Audit and Compliance Services, your responsibilities will include:

-Leading IT audits of SOX or financial reporting, operational and regulatory audits, including planning audits, performing tests, and reporting.

-Performing risk assessment interviews with management on an engagement basis. Translating high-priority risks into actionable audit programs.

-Full scope responsibility for delivery of a complete SOX or Internal audit unit (e.g. one full business cycle, one full location audit, one full functional department) with the guidance and direction of the Management of Internal Audit.
-Independently developing tests for the most complex internal audit assignments.
-Supervising and reviewing audit tests prepared by analysts.
-Managing IT audit engagements and projects in accordance with predefined deadlines, and reporting progress.
-Scoping, identifying risks, and recommending design of controls/processes. Performing and documenting tests, when needed.

-Planning, performing, and reporting audit engagement with guidance from audit management.
-Assisting IT audit Director in the assessment of requirements for staff and making recommendations for sourcing of audit resources, monitoring, and supervision.
- Interact with other functions and management to inform them and obtain their support for the SOX Compliance Program and IA objectives.
-Reporting and Ensuring management is kept abreast of audit activities/findings, presenting audit results and recommended actions to management, and determining if appropriate and timely action is being taken for all significant items reported.
-Preparing audit reports and preparing and reviewing working papers that support opinions and recommendations to improve the process, system, and control deficiencies.
-Developing and updating risk and control database related to internal audit and controls (Certification)



Items specific to IT Audit:

  • Understanding the business’s IT functions and activities and identifying IT operational and business risks, as they relate to the area under review


  • Assessing IT risks related to company business systems


  • Coordinating work with other business auditors or external auditors to ensure effective and efficient audit processes
  • Supporting the business from an internal audit perspective in advising on customer compliance activities, such as Privacy, Security, and SOC reporting.


Scope of audits may include any of the following:

  • IT general controls - process reviews and testing of change management, security administration, computer operations, physical security, and other relevant IT general controls
  • Information Security - plan and execute audits to ensure compliance with Information Security standards
  • SAP knowledge, Network, Datacenter, access management, Asset management
  • Compliance - project assurance work associated with initiatives such as PCI compliance
  • Project audits - execute projects to determine if significant IT projects are on time, within budget, and in compliance with relevant methodologies.
  • Financial Audit Assistance - work with other internal auditors to provide support for audits by extracting and analyzing data from financial systems using software tools such as ACL.


What It Takes:

-Internal Audit experience as an IT Audit Manager (ideally 2-4 years)

-Information Technology functional experience (ideally 5+ years) is an asset
-Experience using audit tools such as ACL or electronic work paper software

-Industry experience in data processing-intensive operations – such as telecom, technology, or financial institutions.


-Accounting or audit designation such as CPA, CISA, CIA (a requirement for specific designation may be waived with experience at entry into this position)
-Generally Requires University Degree
-5-8 years minimum overall related experience


-Good familiarity with the COSO, COBIT, ISO control framework 
-Demonstrated knowledge of GAAP and SEC/SOX/CSA internal control and disclosure requirements
-Previous SOX experience required


-Strong Report writing skills
-Strong communication skills
-Excellent interpersonal skills are essential
-Ability to work with minimal supervision



For Colorado residents, this job is expected to pay in the range of $109,000 to $164,000 in addition to a comprehensive and competitive group benefit and healthcare plan.  Individual compensation will be determined based on skills and experience comparable to the job requirements.



OpenText's efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact accomodationrequests@opentext.com).


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and potential. Become an OpenText Navigator.

Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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