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Assurance Supervisor - Information Security


Job Description

  • Location: Providence, RI or Boston, MA
  • Required Years of Experience: 3+ years
  • Required Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Travel: No
  • Relocation: No
  • Job Industry: Public Accounting
  • Department: Information Security

KLR is one of the fastest growing accounting firms in New England. We are seeking a IS Assurance Manager to join our team in our Providence office.

KLR is ranked as one of the top one hundred accounting and business consulting firms in the United States. KLR operates four (4) offices in MA and RI and has more than 280 professionals.

The IS Assurance Supervisor is responsible for supporting the KLR Information Security team in examining, evaluating, and verifying the adequacy of internal controls in client’s information technology, information security and IT infrastructure systems.

Candidates applying for this position will be responsible for the following:

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform audit procedures, including carrying out testing, document review, inquiries, and analysis.
  • Prepare orderly, logical work papers that document and support the audit work, its findings, and the recommendations and prepare detailed reports
  • Lead and supervise third party contractors and audit teams, including reviewing and approving audit work products and participating in audit meetings.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of technology and application risk and controls management as a practitioner, including:
    • Knowledge of various control frameworks (e.g., TSP 100, NIST, COBIT, etc.)
    • Experience in application security controls (design and/or execution)
    • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (Agile and Waterfall), control requirement
    • Knowledge of vulnerability assessment tool
    • Familiarity with network security and performance monitoring tool
    • Familiarity with cloud providers including AWS, Rackspace and Azur
  • Familiarity with firewall configurations and understanding of policies and rule set
    • A strong understanding of relational databases (Oracle, SQL, etc.), and data analysis tools (such as ACL and IDEA)
  • Knowledge of network and server architectures and information security concepts
    • Basic understanding of controls in mainframe or multi-platform networked computing environments.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change from time to time with notice whenever possible, but not guaranteed.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in computer science, management information systems, accounting, business administration, or related
  • area is required.
  • Minimum 3 years of current IT auditing and/or information technology experience (application security and architecture, system administration, information security, data privacy, network architecture and security) required
  • Previous experience in a public accounting or consulting environment preferred
  • Professional qualifications are required or are in process such as CPA, CISA, CISSP or CISM
  • Demonstrated experience in the performance of SOC 1 and SOC 2 assessments and examinations (Type 1 and Type 2)
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office


KLR offers a wide range of benefits including: health and dental insurance, paid time-off and a competitive retirement savings plan. We offer tuition assistance, in-house education programs and offer employees opportunities for community involvement.

Come join a firm who has been recognized for 17 years as a “Best Place to Work” by the Providence Business Journal and voted a Top 100 Firm in the country by Accounting Today!

KLR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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