Sr. Manager IT Audit

  • Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.
  • Miami, Florida
  • May 27, 2021
Full time Front Desk and Night Auditors General Managers and Management Executives

Job Description

BASIC PURPOSE: Lead the IT Audit function and responsible for developing and delivering the IT Audit Plan for NCLH's global Shoreside and Shipboard IT Operations. Accountable for continuing to evolve the IT audit function, by going beyond traditional IT auditing, helping advance NCLH's IT strategy and responding to our rapidly changing environment and risk landscape.


  • Develop the IT Audit Plan, based on a risk assessment encompassing various quantitative and qualitative factors with emphasis on risk mitigation, operational efficiencies, revenue enhancement, and cost minimization.
  • Lead all IT Audits, which includes SOX testing (ITGCs, Business Application Controls and Key Reports & Spreadsheets), IT audits, shipboard audits, integrated audits with the financial/operational audit team, ERM reviews, application reviews, system implementation reviews, technical security reviews, ethics investigations, and ad-hoc assignments requested by senior management.
  • Responsible for providing objective and relevant IT assurance and advice and contributing to the efficiency and effectiveness of SOX compliance, IT risk management, governance, and internal controls.
  • Help facilitate Enterprise Risk Management on behalf of NCLH's ERM Steering Committee and Audit Committee, with a focus on significant IT risks (cybersecurity and keeping pace with technology).
  • Serve as Internal Audit's key IT Audit point person for staff, management, consultants, and external auditors.
  • Review audit/SOX documentation, including planning, audit/SOX program, testing, remediation, and final reporting.
  • Recommend improvements to processes and controls based on IT risk assessments and process evaluations.
  • Prepare, review, and present written reports to senior management based on audit/SOX results.
  • Facilitate the work of any co-source providers or external auditors.
  • Proactively work with key business units to promote operating practices that contribute to the development and maintenance of effective internal controls and profit maximization.
  • Perform other job-related functions as assigned.


EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or IT related field of study. Professional certification such as Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) strongly preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum 8 years' IT Audit experience which includes working for a large public accounting firm and extensive Sarbanes-Oxley experience in a publicly traded company. Supervisory management experience required. Experience with PeopleSoft and AuditBoard a plus.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: Advanced knowledge of IT audit testing and documentation, including ITGCs, Business Application controls, accounting and business operations. Significant experience and knowledge of key technology domains, including IT operations, infrastructure (networks, databases, and operating systems), cybersecurity, data analytics, applications, and emerging technologies. Strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills. Demonstrates a proven track record of conducting technology audits as well as advising and influencing business stakeholders on the design, implementation, and application of IT controls. Ability to work with all levels of management within the organization and communicate business risks in easily understandable terms. Demonstrates inquisitive mindset and applies critical thinking in each assignment. Ability to influence and motivate teams and develop talent. Operates under minimal supervision. Performs tasks with minimal oversight, proactively manages deadlines to drive projects to conclusion, escalates issues or roadblocks in a timely manner, proactively keep leaders informed of status and aides in the review of other team member¿s work. Ability to successfully work and promote inclusiveness in small groups. Ability to utilize data to support audit conclusions. Strong Project Management skills: Planning, implementing, monitoring and completing projects, ensuring effective management of scope, resources, time, cost, quality, risk and communications. Continually seeking new ways to enhance performance, improve results and/ or transform the business and the industry in which it operates. Thinking Strategically: Seeing and synthesizing different sides of an issue, examining the full range of options and outcomes, and coming up with mutually agreeable solutions. Adapting in order to work effectively in ambiguous or changing situations, and with diverse individuals and groups. Approximately 15% travel time is required to support the execution of shipboard, foreign offices, and other operational audits/reviews as assigned or according to business needs.