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IT Internal Audit Manager - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Inc.



Job ID:  337842

CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group, employing over 85,000 people at more than 3,600 locations in 32 countries.  Imagine a company capable of providing the modern building materials needed to build our homes, schools, communities, even the bridges and highways to get you there. We are CRH Americas, North America’s largest manufacturer of building products and the second largest globally. 


Position Overview


  • CRH Group Internal Audit (IA) is currently recruiting for the position of IT Audit Manager to join our Atlanta based team. The ideal applicant will work as part of a global team responsible for achieving better efficiencies, optimizing our performance and growth through improving the IT operational and financial risk management of CRH.

  • Working in CRH’s global Third Line of Defense function, the IT Audit Manager will manage the delivery of support, advisory and assurance services to the business to ensure the development of a robust control framework across all aspects of the organization. The IT Audit Manager will oversee the assigned audit team on a broad range of IT assignments and manage team members’ performance to deliver on short and long-term objectives by creating an engaged team, a work environment that promotes trust and mutual respect and maximizing team members’ potential.

  • The successful candidate will proactively engage with key stakeholders (internal and external) to build relationships and work to achieve desired outcomes. To be effective, the candidate must be capable of assessing (and anticipating) risk and thinking through and improving complex business processes.

  • The IT Audit Manager role provides an excellent opportunity for learning about CRH’s business and for career development within the group. Many of IA’s alumni have gone on to pursue successful careers within CRH in a wide variety of functions not limited to IT.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, with or without accommodation.

Delivers audit plan: Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done.


  • Delivers and manages assigned elements (planned and ad hoc) of the function’s agenda to ensure objectives are achieved within the required timeframes

  • Delivers/ actively participates in projects (either functional or across a wider CRH remit) in order to achieve defined project objectives

  • Delegates responsibility and conveys clear expectations to others

  • Coordinates and integrates the work of others to avoid duplication of effort

  • Monitors others’ progress

  • Intervenes appropriately to remove obstacles

  • Supports and provides assurance on the roll out of technical standards, relevant legislative requirements, internal policies and guidance to ensure compliance is achieved across all aspects of the organization

  • Leverages technology to optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of the function


Drives results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.


  • Pushes others to achieve results

  • Leads others to persist despite setbacks or obstacles

  • Fosters a sense of urgency in the team for reaching goals and meeting deadlines

  • Drives a track record of success for the team


Attracts and Develops: Attracting and selecting the best talent to meet current and future business needs.


  • Responsible for people management-related activities

  • Responsible for team members’ safety

  • Attracts, develops, and retains employees - actively promotes opportunities within the function

  • Aligns company & individual goals, track performance and coach for development

  • Utilizes and maximizes team members’ potential

  • Motivates & inspires team members

  • Gains an understanding of candidates’ strengths and weaknesses

  • Pursues and attracts talented candidates (both internal and external) for key roles

  • Coaches direct reports to ensure that positive performance is acknowledged and to ensure that underperformance is highlighted and addressed in a timely manner

  • Provides timely and necessary feedback to develop team members

  • Recommends developmental activities and stretch assignments to others

  • Creates an engaged workforce and a team environment based on trust and mutual respect

  • Facilitates training sessions as required


Manages Stakeholders: Engages with and actively manages key relationships.


  • Actively identifies stakeholders (internal and external) and builds effective working relationships with them

  • Manages on-going relationships with key internal stakeholders to understand pending/ on-going developments across the business

  • Proactively looks to identify opportunities to further strengthen stakeholder relationships

  • Demonstrates flexibility and agility in managing stakeholders

  • Develops and projects a positive image for the IA function with stakeholders.


Decision quality: Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward, which drives innovation and collaboration.


  • Holds others accountable for making sound decisions that comply with policies and standards

  • Is willing and able to make tough decisions and move them forward, even if they are unpopular

  • Strikes the right balance between accepting workable solutions and pushing for better alternatives

  • Synthesizes information, experience, and various inputs to determine the best course of action

  • Anticipates big and small picture risks

  • Keep abreast of external trends in both IA and Industry

  • Looks to develop innovative ideas to drive IA forward and present new solutions to business.

  • Other duties as directed by management.






  • A bachelor’s degree in technology, computer science, accounting or a related field

  • Minimum 7 years of progressive audit experience within professional services, private or public sector at a manager level or above

  • Relevant professional IT qualification (e.g. CISA etc.)

  • Experience leading large/complex functional projects with a view to improving control and governance standards

  • Experience with dispatch systems e.g. JWS/Command Alkon etc.

  • Experience of reviewing or working with industrial control /manufacturing environments and systems

  • Experience of network and perimeter security, access controls systems, system and code development security, computer operations security (including Virtualization and Cloud)

  • Experience with IT and Cyber security control frameworks, penetration testing and incident and response management operations

  • Reporting to and working with senior level management on internal control related matters

  • Experience of leading/ working on cross functional projects


Work Requirements


  • Must have expert proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Must be 18 years in age or older

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook

  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required

  • Willingness and ability to travel as part of the role up to 30-40% based on business needs, including opportunity for international travel

  • Holder of passport and valid driver’s license; no travel restrictions


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Professionalism, initiative, commitment and objectivity

  • Highly motivated and able to work proactively and independently in a changing environment

  • Resilience and ability to operate effectively in an ambiguous environment

  • Advanced understanding and working knowledge of risk, governance and internal controls requirements/ good practice

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to provide commercially focused recommendations (having consideration for good practice in place elsewhere in the Group) that allow the business to drive forward

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with good conflict management and resolution skills

  • Managing, developing and mentoring a diverse high performing team

  • Solid coaching and delegation skills

  • Solid project management skills with an ability to prioritize relevant tasks and network and influence multiple stakeholders

  • Demonstrated ability to link IT controls and the business processes

  • Deep understanding of priority systems e.g. SAP, JDE, etc.


Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


  • Able to communicate with others by telephone and in person

  • Able to utilize a computer for word processing, email communication, and preparation of documents and presentations

  • May require sitting for extended periods of time


Work Environment


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


  • Usually, normal office working conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

  • The position may require work outside of normal business hours


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Nov 10, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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