Chicago Technology Audit & Advisory (Financial Services) Senior Consultant

Posted 6 days ago by Robert Half
Chicago, IL
Application ends: December 29, 2022
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Chicago Technology Audit & Advisory (Financial Services) Senior Consultant





Are You Ready to Live Protiviti?

The Protiviti Career provides opportunity to learn, inspire and advance within a collaborative and diverse company culture. We hire curious people for whom learning is an everyday activity. We fuel your curiosity with challenging work, talented colleagues and creative learning resources. At every level, we champion leaders who influence and achieve results. We encourage you to “bring your whole self to work” – all of your motivations, passions, priorities and commitments – as these things bring us closer to exceptional.

That’s Living Protiviti.

We strive to recruit and hire the best talent, and it does not stop there. Once you join us, we promise to help you bring your career to life through exceptional work experiences, a culture passionate about learning and development, and a dedication to what matters to you.

Are you inspired to make a difference?

Then you have come to the right place.

Where We Need You:

The US market is seeking a Technology Audit & Advisory Senior Consultant to join our growing Internal Audit practice.

What You Can Expect:

As a Senior Consultant, you will serve as a role model, mentor and trainer to Interns and Consultants as well as facilitate the successful completion of project work plans. You’ll identify areas of risk and opportunities to improve efficiencies. You’ll strengthen relationship and deepen your abilities to communicate, gain trust, and network with client personnel and professional associates. At the direction of managers, you may accept responsibility for decision-making, ranging from staffing, establishing project scope and work plans, and preparation of deliverables to application of methodologies.

Senior Consultants in Technology Audit & Advisory work with clients to assess, identify risk, advise, and consult on a wide variety of technology related topics, including:

+ Major technology projects

+ Cybersecurity

+ Cloud

+ Data

+ Privacy

+ Enterprise Applications

+ Disaster Recovery

+ Analytics

+ Emerging Technologies

+ Control programs

At Protiviti, Technology Audit & Advisory is about:

+ Helping clients better understand and manage risks associate with their use (or lack of use) of technology, to protect and drive enterprise value

+ Innovation: new ways of thinking and new ways of doing

+ Technology enablement: analytics, automation and other emerging tools and methods

+ Staying current: developing and maintaining skills in existing and emerging areas of technology

What Will Help You Be Successful:

+ You enjoy identifying areas of business & technology risk, and opportunities to improve the efficiency, increase performance, and make better use of existing and new technologies.

+ You are driven to learn and interested in all things related to data & technology, including the latest trends and developments.

+ You are passionate about evaluating, synthesizing, organizing and interpreting data and information.

+ You create a positive work environment that fosters open communication among all engagement team members.

+ You effectively build relationships with your clients and provide them with timely top-quality service.

+ You have an inherent interest in project management and team leadership. You seek new ways to create extraordinary development opportunities and ways for your team to make an impact on our clients and communities.

Do Your Talents Include the Following?

+ Advanced verbal and written communication skills, including documentation of findings and recommendations.

+ Experience in or understanding of:

+ IT audit methodologies, concepts, tools and objectives, and/or

+ IT risk and control programs.

+ Knowledge and interest in all things related to data & technology, including the latest trends and developments with a specific focus on areas of technology included: cybersecurity, cloud, data governance, privacy, analytics, enterprise applications (e.g., SAP, Oracle, Workday, Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics etc.), disaster recovery, systems development methodologies etc.

+ An interest and/or experience in areas including analytics and emerging technologies (automation, AI/ML etc.).

+ Establishing and cultivating critical business relationships and a professional network.

+ Understanding of commonly used internal control frameworks, including COBIT, ISO 27001, NIST CSF, CIS, ITIL, etc.

+ Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Act provisions and methodologies for achieving compliance, in particular the technology implications and requirements.

+ Knowledge of audit methodologies and developing key internal audit deliverables including process flows, work programs, audit reports, and control summaries.

+ Ability to translate technology topics and audit issues into “business speak” to be understood by client personnel, including executives.

+ Supervisory experience of teams including mentoring / coaching, oversight and review of work, coordination across teams, and understanding how to motivate.

Your Educational and Professional Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s degree, preferably in relevant discipline (e.g. Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or Business Related Field).

+ 2+ years working in internal audit, consulting, assurance services, risk & control programs, or related field, either in professional services or industry.

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite applications with specific emphasis on Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Secondary emphasis on Visio and Access.

+ Experience working with financial services organizations or banking institutions preferred (but not required).

+ Proficiency in PowerBI, Tableau, Alteryx, SQL, Python, RPA Solutions preferred (but not required).

+ Professional Certification such as CIA, CRMA, CISA, CISM, CISSP, or similar strongly preferred.

Do You Love Exploring New Places?

Protiviti operates in a hybrid environment. Travel can occur throughout the month based upon client requests/commitments. Travel may include suburban, regional, or out of state locations.

Protiviti is not registered to hire or employ personnel in the following states – Montana, West Virginia, Alaska.


Protiviti is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.

Protiviti is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veteran

As part of Protiviti’s employment process, any offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Protiviti is committed to being an equal employment employer offering opportunities to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to apply for a position, please contact us by sending an email to or call 1.855.744.6947 for assistance.

In your email please include the following:

+ The specific accommodation requested to complete the employment application.

+ The location(s) (city, state) to which you would like to apply.

For positions located in San Francisco, CA: Protiviti will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

For positions located in Los Angeles, CA: Protiviti will consider for employment qualified Applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Protiviti is not registered to hire or employ personnel in the following states – Montana, West Virginia, Alaska.

Protiviti is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.



Protiviti ( is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach, and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Protiviti and our independent and locally owned Member Firms provide clients with consulting and managed solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, digital, legal, governance, risk and internal audit through our network of more than 85 offices in over 25 countries.

Named to the 2022 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® ( list, Protiviti has served more than 80 percent of Fortune 100 and nearly 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies. The firm also works with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies. Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half (NYSE: RHI ( ). Founded in 1948, Robert Half is a member of the S&P 500 index.