IT Auditor, Senior

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Corporate

SeaWorld is a world-renowned leader in the themed-park and entertainment industry. Our success is built on a passion for caring for animals and a dedication to delivering positive, memorable experiences to people from around the world. We’re also committed to helping ambitious people achieve their professional best. We’re always seeking exceptionally skilled and knowledgeable individuals for a variety of roles throughout our organization.

What you get to do:

This position is responsible for performing assurance and consulting services and audits of information systems and IT work processes in a dynamic and rapidly evolving IT environment. This role will be a strategic partner with the business by evaluating and improving risk management, control, and governance processes.You will:

  • Analyze the operation of SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment processes and the IT environment to document an understanding of risks and controls in IT systems and programs
  • Evaluate risks and internal controls and work with the Corporate Vice President of Internal Audit to identify the procedures required to test the effectiveness of IT processes and controls; assist the Internal Audit team with IT audit expertise on financial and operational audits as needed
  • Compile and assess information though inquiries, tests, analyses, and observations to develop conclusions about risks and the operating effectiveness of work processes and controls
  • Recommend improvements to IT processes to strengthen controls and better manage risk
  • Work with Finance to review restricted access, segregation of duties controls, and risk mitigation of role conflict resolution for key applications impacting the Company's controls over financial reporting
  • Execute Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) scoping and testing annually, including quantitative and qualitative considerations such as history and trend of control deficiencies, changes in people, process, technologies, and similar considerations
  • Perform evaluations (and completeness thereof) of service auditor reports (SOC I, II) where necessary, including adequacy of mitigating controls required as a result of service provider control failures and required SEA internal controls not addressed at the service provider
  • Participate in continuous improvements of financial and operational business risk function, including contributing to policy development
  • Provide guidance and input regarding all corporate financial/compliance systems implementations to ensure the appropriate internal controls over financial reporting from an IT perspective are in place
  • Support process improvement projects from an IT perspective as the Company enhances business systems functionality
  • Adapt to the ever-changing compliance and risk landscape including Cyber Security threats
  • Prepare working papers to document the information obtained, analyses made, and support for audit conclusions
  • Act as a liaison between the Company and the external auditor
  • Champion IT process improvements; including development of data analytic capabilities

What it takes to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, IT, Computer Science or related field
  • Masters degree is a plus
  • 3 + years of related IT auditing experience
  • CPA, CIA, or CISA preferred

What else is important:
  • Capable of working independently in a primarily remote/virtual role in the near term; it is still to be determined what the effect will be on remote/virtual working as COVID restrictions are modified
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Team player, ability to build strong working relationships across all functions
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to interact confidently with executives to identify, establish, and maintain a well-controlled ITGC and process control environment

The perks of the position:

As part of the SeaWorld family, you’ll enjoy a fun, fast-paced environment and great teammates, as well as:
  • Paid Holidays
  • Flexible based Paid Time Off
  • SEA Employee Complimentary Park Tickets and Passes
  • SEA Park Discounts on Food and Merchandise
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K plan
  • Voluntary Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Benefits
  • Dependent and Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Plan

Join the team!

If you’re looking for the opportunity to make the most of your abilities in a one-of-a-kind setting with an entertainment industry leader, we’re looking for you!

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SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Corporate

Orlando, FL


Full Time Salaried