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Senior IT Internal Auditor

Job Number:  57938
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna Services of America (Troy Office)
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Troy, MICHIGAN, US, 48083



Job Number: 57938 
Group: Magna Corporate  
Division: Magna Services of America (Troy Office) 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: TROY 


Group Description 

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.


We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Role Summary

The Senior IT Internal Auditor is responsible for assessing the efficiency and effectiveness of IT controls and provide recommendations for deficiencies noted during the fieldwork. Audit testing will include following established procedures, use of automated tools and require the creation and maintenance of workpaper evidence to support work performed. This evaluation will be conducted for Magna operating divisions, R&D centers, group offices as well as corporate facilities mainly located within Europe. Regular interaction with all management levels as well as both internal and external audit team members is required.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform IT related, Sarbanes-Oxley and operational audits in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Professional Practices Framework 
  • Test IT internal controls and assess the adequacy of the execution of associated key controls, systems and processes
  • Perform transaction and compliance testing to evaluate the existence, efficiency and effectiveness of internal control procedures and adequacy of control documentation
  • Ensure full engagement coordination with auditees and other staff
  • Perform oral and written presentations to management during and at conclusion of audits, discussing deficiencies, corrective action and improvements in internal controls:  Ensure information is presented clearly, concisely, accurately, in a logical format and in accordance with standards
  • Interview persons in areas under audit to gain understanding of how processes and the system of internal controls operate as well as prepare audit workpapers detailing each work step assigned 
  • Assist in and perform special projects as assigned as well as compile and prepare special reports and presentations as required by IA Management 
  • Maintain updated knowledge of rules, regulations and standards in the fields of internal audit, IT technology and related matters of interest to the department    
  • Handle miscellaneous tasks as assigned by Internal Audit Management 

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably majoring in Information Systems or Computer Science or related discipline
  • CISA, CIA or similar designation such as CISSP or CISM
  • 5+ years of IT related internal or external audit, or IT operation experience 
  • Technical IT or development experience considered an asset
  • IT audit experience in a large public accounting firm or a corporate internal audit team considered a plus
  • Must fully understand corporate policies and procedures and furthermore abide by and practice Magna IA & IIA standards, guidelines, practices, and terminology
  • Financial and compliance audit experience considered an asset


Skills and Competencies

  • Understanding of IT audit standards and frameworks (e.g. COBIT, ISO/IEC, NIST) and data security and privacy regulations (e.g. PCI, CPNI, CCPA, HIPAA)
  • Working knowledge of IT General Controls in a variety of working environments and relevant technologies (e.g. SAP, Oracle, MS SQL databases, Windows and UNIX/LINUX platforms, Cloud computing)
  • Adept at assessing complex IT and business process environments to identify potential IT, financial, operational and compliance risks
  • Excellent process facilitation, project management, problem-solving and analytical skills 
  • Strong organizational, time management, and follow up skills including the ability to handle and adjust to competing priorities to meet deadlines and commitments
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; Ability to speak German or other European languages is an asset 
  • Highly ethical, team oriented, flexible, inquisitive, and logical with the ability to maintain objectivity, confidentiality and integrity
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; Familiarity with SAP or similar large ERP systems along with a familiarity with automated audit tools considered an asset

Additional Information

  • Offsite travel expected to be 50%;  50-75% of this should be expected to be overnight travel depending on season. Travel changes due to unplanned demands may arise from time to time.
  • Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.


Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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