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Energizer IT Audit Assistant Manager in St. Louis, Missouri

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Position Summary

As an IT Audit Assistant Manager in our Internal Audit department - commonly referred to as an IT Audit Supervisor - you will be responsible for assessing the internal controls and risks of Energizer’s global technology platforms. You will assist in the coordination, management, and completion of all Information Technology audits relating to general controls, application controls, system implementations and security throughout Energizer. You will also take a leadership role in helping the Internal Audit function build a world class data analytics program to help provide insights and efficiencies to our audits.


  • Conduct an annual global IT Audit risk assessment with respect to Information technology to develop an audit plan to address identified risks.

  • Plan and execute the organization-wide IT SOX compliance testing for IT general controls, which include change management, logical security, user access, job scheduling, and third-party hosting reviews.

  • Work with all levels of IT management, Internal and External Auditors to ensure that SOX testing is conducted in a cooperative, timely and efficient manner with value-added recommendations to strengthen controls.

  • Plan and execute operational IT audits which would include pre and post reviews of system implementations.

  • Prepare reports on findings and recommendations. Clearly articulate the risks associated with the findings and work with management to arrive at practical solutions to strengthen the control environment.

  • Conduct routine follow-up on management action plans with respect to audit findings to ensure that agreed-upon action plans have been implemented.

  • Partner with our Enterprise Analytics team to develop and build analytic reports, dashboards, and tools for the Internal Audit department.

  • Be the lead for analytic tools and processes for the Internal Audit department.

  • Assist the Information Security Committee on enhancing Energizer’s Information security program. Facilitate an annual Information Security risk assessment.

  • Build and nurture positive working relationships with the IT organization, external auditors and management.

  • Manage the outsourced IT audit resources to ensure the IT audit plan is effectively and efficiently completed.

Required Skills and Experience

  • 3-5 years of IT experience, including a background in IT risk assessment, IT audit and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Systems Administration or related field; Master’s in Accounting or Information Systems, or MBA is a plus

  • Strong IT background and auditing knowledge of SAP, Windows Operating System, Active Directory, SQL database, and general database management

  • Strong familiarity with common technology, project management, and control assessment frameworks (e.g., COSO, ITIL, ISO, NIST, and COBIT).

  • Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley general IT controls and compliance

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to succinctly communicate complicated technical issues in business terms.

  • Strong project management skills such as, conduct audit from beginning to end, balance workload between multiple projects, anticipate next steps and adapt to changing situations and scope.

  • Ability to work in a complex, dynamic, and fast-paced environment

  • Comfortable interacting and collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders, including IT professionals, external auditors, internal auditors, business process owners and all levels of management in the organization

  • Ability to present control analysis and recommendations with clarity and professionalism

  • Individuals in this role demonstrate professional curiosity, have a continuous improvement mindset, possess the desire/aptitude to rapidly learn new skills and exemplify the highest degree of trust and integrity

  • Ability to facilitate multiple stakeholders to agree on appropriate solutions and verify that risks are mitigated appropriately.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Big 4 accounting firm experience

  • Experience with analytical auditing and visualization tools such as Power BI, ACL, IDEA, Alteryx, or Microsoft Excel

  • Professional certification (e.g., CISA, CISSP, CISM, GIAC, CIA, CPA, etc.) is a plus.

  • SAP experience is a plus

Working Relationships & Environment

  • Reports to the Vice President of Internal Audit

  • Key relationships internally will include the CIO, global IT Directors and IT Control and Compliance Analyst

  • The position manages the relationship with an outsourced IT audit provider

  • External Auditors

  • Travel 5%

Come Join Us!

Energizer offers a competitive total rewards package which includes a range of health, wellness and retirement savings coverage, paid time off and holidays, and many opportunities to learn, develop and grow. At Energizer, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute and make an impact every single day.

Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.