• Senior IT Auditor

    Job Locations US-MI-Detroit | US-TX-Arlington
    Requisition ID
    Employee Type
    Full Time-Regular
  • Overview

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    The Senior Auditor participates on audit assignments and supports GM Financial Audit Management in the planning and execution of audits, in line with the vision and strategy of GM Financial, and in accordance with the General Motors Audit Services Methodology (GMAS).  The Senior Auditor may also co-lead audits or act as Lead Auditor of small audit assignments.


    GMAS provides independent, objective assurance and advisory services designed to strengthen GM Financial operations and support informed risk taking. The objective of GMAS is to assist senior management and the board in the effective discharge of their responsibilities by providing independent controls assurance, analysis, recommendations, and information concerning activities reviewed. The scope of GMAS responsibility and work includes, but is not limited to, evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of the GM Financial’s risk management, internal control and governance processes, as well as the quality of performance in carrying out GM Financial’s stated goals and objectives. This position may require international travel and reports to the Audit Senior Manager.


    • Actively attend and support walkthrough and process owner meetings
    • Prepare process narratives, maps and flowcharts of processes based on walkthroughs
    • Leads meetings with process owners
    • Prepares effective and efficient compliance and substantive test plans
    • Perform audit tests and prepares workpapers and other reporting documents
    • Document test work in the STAR system
    • Evaluate test results including identification of gaps, symptoms and root cause
    • Identify alternative controls and develop initial draft recommendations for issues identified in testing
    • Assist in preparation of the draft audit report
    • Evaluate the completeness of the auditee’s corrective action plans
    • Elevate issues/concerns as necessary within GM Financial
    • Recommends changes in audit process in order to maintain the highest quality standards
    • Perform related work as assigned by lead auditor(s) and/or Manager
    • Provides guidance to staff auditors in execution of GMAS Audit Methodology
    • Complete work timely and in accordance with GMAS Audit Methodology, Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and other applicable standards, and defined plans, budgets, and schedules
    • Develop an understanding of appropriate business aspects, risks, potential fraud, performance requirements and control processes and systems of auditable activities assigned to audit
    • Participate in ongoing professional development
    • Develops a good understanding of GM Financial Operations worldwide
    • Begins building inter-company relationships with the business and Audit service lines
    • Serve as a brand ambassador for ‘One GMAS’





    • College degree with major in accounting, information technology, information systems, or business administration


    • Graduate Degree in business related field
    • Professional certification (CIA, CISA, CPA or other similar certification) 




    • 2-4 years of work experience in areas of information technology, such as IT Audits, IT infrastructure, IT SOX, and application reviews 


    • Internal audit or relevant experience or combined auditing, accounting, consulting, or process re-engineering experience
    • Big 4 CPA Firm experience
    • Relevant Industry Experience


    • Working knowledge of the COSO and COBIT Frameworks
    • Basic understanding of IT risks, controls, tools and techniques for auditing general computer controls, technologies, system development processes, application controls and interfaces in a complex environment
    • Moderate to advanced computer application skills in Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, and Word) and Flowcharting software (e.g., Visio)
    • Preferred: Experience with Data Analytics tools (e.g., ACL, Arbutus, IDEA, etc.)
    • Ability to travel internationally
    • Knowledge of emerging IT risks, issues, internal audit trends and best practices
    • Anti-fraud control knowledge, preferred


    • High level of integrity
    • Effective oral and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Demonstrates positive, proactive attitude
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
    • Ability to continuously learn and demonstrate intellectual curiosity
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to exercise sound judgment
    • Effective time management skills, including ability to work on more than one audit or project simultaneously
    • Ability to prioritize tasks
    • Ability to adapt to change quickly
    • Work as One Team
    • Professional skepticism
    • Effective conflict management skill
    • Demonstrate leadership ability
    • Demonstrate critical thinking skills

    Please note that some countries have additional requirements (i.e. mobility requirements, language specifications, legal/migratory specifications, etc.) that might not be listed above. If you are applying internally and want to know more about these requirements please contact TalentAcquisition.SupportIO@gmfinancial.com before submitting your application. 


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