Laureate Education, Inc.(NASDAQ:LAUR)isaleading provider of post-secondary education on an international scale. Laureateoffers high-quality undergraduate, graduate, and specialized degree programs in a wide range of academic disciplines that result in strong employment and social mobility outcomes for its students.The Company is dedicated tobeing a Movement of change in the higher education industry and the communities that it serves, with a focus on preparing its students to engage and positively contribute to their communities and to the world. Laureate is one of the largest Public Benefit Corporations (PBC), a new class of corporation committed to creating a positive impact on society. After becoming a publicly listed company on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, the Company became the first PBC to go public on any stock exchange in the world.
Laureate embraces three main operating principles:collaboration, outcomes, and innovation.These coreprincipals are central to how we will achieve ouroperating plans.Equally important is our people!Laureate is committed to fostering authentic and empathic leaders that will create a positively energized work environment andunleashthe best in our employees.For more information, visit.
Serve as a thought leader and subject matter expert in the area of assurance, and specifically IT audit. Provide commentary and relate industry best practices and emerging trends to continually improve the organizations IT capabilities and contribute extensively to the continuous identification, evaluation and remediation of technology-related risks.
Individual would be responsible for the management and overall execution of IT assurance-related activities, which include but are not limited to IT Compliance Audits, Cybersecurity and Privacy Audits, Vulnerability and Penetration Audits, Infrastructure Audits, and Pre/Post-Implementation Reviews. The individual would also be responsible for the collaboration with Financial/Operational peers and overall execution of integrated assurance activities.
Individual will also be responsible for supporting strategic business initiatives by advocating and enhancing the risk and control environment, and when appropriate, engaging, managing and reviewing the work of outside consultants/advisors.
This person will be required to manage the development of analysis, reports, recommendations and insights gained from assurance-related activities and discover meaningful patterns that may be indicative of pervasive technology issues.
Develop strong working relationships and foster effective communications with audited units, including IT and business areas, and internal audit management
Execute the review of all work papers, ensure audits are performed within the time budget allotted
Present, discuss and follow-up audit recommendations with Top Management
Assignment of staff, planning supervision and oversight of specific and simultaneous IT audits
Propose new audit techniques and procedures to improve effectiveness/efficiency of audits
Ensure compliance with Laureates policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations, and keep current on compliance-related areas
Prepare deliverables/reports for review by the IT Audit Director that include thematic issues, trends and other micro/macro level risks identified through the execution of IT audits and other assurance-related activities
Ongoing assessment and completion of internal audit staff performance appraisals, promotion recommendations, and professional development
Perform other duties as assigned by either the Chief Risk Officer, Global Head of Internal Audit or the Director of IT Internal Audit
BA/BS degree required and Masters Degree preferred (coursework in areas of study, including but not limited to decision information sciences, computer science, computer engineering, management information systems, business, accounting, or finance).
7-10 years of related work experience;
5 years of related audit or applicable business experience; 2 or more years in a management role and 3 years of public accounting experience preferred.
CISA, CISSP, ITIL, CIA, or CPA/CA certification required. Based on an individual's professional background, area of specialization, or industry focus, we recognize that other certifications, credentials, or experience may be more relevant than the listed certifications and therefore may be acceptable substitutes that will be given consideration upon further discussions.
Higher Education industry experiences a plus.
An in-depth understanding of core information technology processes and controls, current trends in corporate information technology and emerging themes in the market place.
Advanced knowledge of commonly used internal control frameworks, including COSO and COBIT.
Advanced knowledge of audit methodologies and developing key internal audit deliverables, including process flows, work programs, audit reports, and control summaries.
Advanced knowledge of The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIAs) code of ethics and compliance requirements.
Ability to handle complex projects in a multi-tasking environment, meeting deadlines and interacting with individuals at all levels within the organization.
Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills to successfully build long-term relationships with colleagues and business partners.
Experience working in diverse multicultural environment.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Proactive attitude, fast learner, and team player.
English and Spanish proficiency required (speak, read and write)
The position will be based in Baltimore, Maryland or Miami, Florida
Travel can range anywhere from 10% to 30% based on approved assurance plans and other advisory commitments. Travel locations may include domestic, regional and/or global locations.
The jobholder will be required to work to tight deadlines without sacrificing quality