• Senior IT Internal Auditor Porto
  • Unilabs in Porto, , Portugal
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description

The Internal Audit Department provides the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors with an independent and objective assessment of the reliability and integrity of financial and select operating information, the effectiveness and efficiency of Unilabs and its consolidated subsidiaries' (systems and internal controls, and compliance with the Company's policies and procedures. Internal Audit also provides advisory services designed to add value and improve the Company's operations through bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, controls, operations, and governance processes.

Key Accountabilities

The Senior IT Auditor will play a crucial role in ensuring the effectiveness of our organization's internal controls, risk management processes, and compliance with relevant regulations and industry standards. In this position, you will focus on auditing and assessing IT systems, infrastructure, and processes within the... context of the medical diagnostic and healthcare industry.

• Develop adapted internal audit work program and related tools using an appropriate risk-based methodology, including any risks or control concerns identified by Senior management
• Perform field works and audit tests as per the defined work program
• Conduct risk assessments and identify areas of potential concern related to IT systems, data integrity, and information security
• Report issues by preparing and presenting reports that reflect audit's results and document audited processes, including potential improvements to the processes
• Contribute to the preparation of key stakeholder reports and information, including papers for the Audit and Risk committee and management (ULX) meetings
• Evaluate response with respect to audit comments and recommendation and conduct follow up audits to monitor management's action plans implementation
• Maintain an up-to-date action tracking system to identify and monitor the status of outstanding audit recommendations and report the status of the open recommendations to the management on a periodic basis. Provide pro-active guidance and support to the business in the closure of such items
• Engage to continuous research new development regarding sector's rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards
• Provide recommendations for improvements in IT controls, policies, and procedures


• Proven 5-6 years working experience as Senior Internal Auditor in a large multinational organization, or an External auditor from a Big 4 company, within healthcare sector
• Master's degree in information technology, Computer Science, or a related field
• Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases, skills in IT auditing, proven data mining skills (using AuditBoard, Power Bi, Access etc.)
• Proven knowledge of international internal auditing standards (the IIA)
• Ability to perform IT audits within a complicated system landscape
• Strong awareness on compliance risks rules and regulations
• In-depth knowledge of healthcare regulations, data privacy laws, and industry-specific IT security standards
• Ability to run audit assignments independently and to interact with Senior leaders
• Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
• Fluent in English, second European language is a plus (Spanish/Portuguese preferred)
• Ability to adapt in a fast moving and changing environment
• Certified Internal Auditor or Certified Information Systems Auditor is a plus
Porto Portugal


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