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KPMG Associate/Senior Associate, Federal Tech Assurance - IT Audit in Birmingham, Alabama

Business Title: Associate/Senior Associate, Federal Tech Assurance - IT Audit

Requisition Number: 102059 - 2

Function: Audit

Area of Interest:

State: AL

City: Birmingham


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KPMG is currently seeking an Associate/Senior Associate to join Fed Tech Assurance in our Audit (https://audit.kpmg.us/) practice.


  • Plan and execute the day-to-day activities of Information Technology (IT) audit and attestation engagements, including, but not limited to, reviewing access controls, segregation of duties, system development and system operations; potential projects include assessing information system controls in support of financial statements, SSAE 18 (SOC 1) examinations, IT-based performance audits, systems controls integration and IT audit readiness assessments for U.S. Federal government clients

  • Work in teams to evaluate the design and effectiveness of technology controls throughout the business cycle

  • Identify and communicate IT audit findings to senior management and clients

  • Help identify performance improvement opportunities for assigned clients

Additional Responsibilities for a Senior Associate:

  • Supervise associates and interns on engagements

  • Serve as a liaison between clients and upper management


  • Minimum one year of professional experience preferably in any of the following areas: internal or external IT audit, Modern ERP packages such as SAP, Oracle and Workday, risk assessment, business processes, project management, IT Operations, and/or IT strategy within multiple industries

  • Bachelors degree in a business or information systems related field from an accredited college/university; CPA or CISA certificate is a plus

  • U.S. Federal government experience preferred

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to gain the confidence and respect of senior level executives

  • Ability to obtain a U.S. Federal government security clearance within a reasonable period of time, which requires U.S. citizenship

  • Ability to travel as needed to support firm requirements

Additional Qualifications for a Senior Associate:

  • Minimum three years of professional experience preferably in any of the following areas: internal or external IT audit, Modern ERP packages such as SAP, Oracle, and Workday, risk assessment, business processes, project management, IT Operations, and/or IT strategy

  • U.S. Federal government IT auditing experience is preferred

  • Demonstrated leadership, collaboration and communication skills, technical knowledge, and the ability to write at a publication quality level in order to communicate findings and recommendations to the clients senior management team

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