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Senior IT Internal Auditor - Atlanta, Ga

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Inc.



Job ID:  337440

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. 


Job Summary


  • CRH is the world’s leading building materials business, employing over 76,000 people in operations spread across 29 countries. A Fortune 500 company, CRH is a constituent member of the FTSE 100 index, the EURO STOXX 50 index, the ISEQ 20 and the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Europe. CRH’s American Depositary Shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). CRH is Ireland’s largest indigenous company. 
  • CRH Group Internal Audit (IA) is currently recruiting for the position of Senior IT Internal Auditor 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 Senior IT Internal Auditor will contribute to the provision of independent assurance on a broad range of IT risk focused objectives, including but not limited to: efficiency and effectiveness of operations, safeguarding of assets, reliability and integrity of financial reporting processes, compliance with laws, regulations, policies, procedures, and third-party contracts  
  • The successful candidate will build relationships with the various companies and cultures across CRH. To be effective, the candidate must be capable of thinking through and improving complex business processes, both financial and operational.  
  • The Senior IT Internal Auditor role provides an excellent opportunity for learning about CRH’s business and for career development both within the IA team and also within the CRH group. Many of our alumni have gone on to pursue successful careers within CRH in a wide variety of functions not limited to IT. 
  • Additional information on CRH can be found on our global website (www.crh.com/careers) and on www.crhamericas.com.

Role: Senior IT Internal Auditor

Reporting to: Internal Audit IT Manager


Key Attributes


  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills

  • 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  

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to develop strong relationships and trust with stakeholders and other team members

  • Audit experience in ITGC controls testing, IT governance, internal controls evaluation

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


Relevant Experience and Knowledge


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

  • 3-5 years’ experience as an IT auditor within practice, private or public sector or developed as IT Systems Security professional  

  • Experience in SOX IT testing, IT governance and internal controls evaluation  


Experience Preferred


  • Qualified Information Systems Auditor or Information Security Certified consultant

  • Experience of network and perimeter security, access controls systems, computer operations security  

  • Audit experience with one or more major ERP / business applications

  • Experience in SOX 404 and SAP/ SAP HANA  

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


The nature of the role is outlined below. Flexibility is required within the role, which includes some core elements but also periodic emphasis on change management, transformation or project management type activities.  


 Areas in which the successful candidate would have significant involvement would include the following:


  • Individually or working as part of a team, plan and carry out multi scope reviews of operational and IT controls relevant for the CRH financials

  • Devise practical solutions, offer advice and guidance and co-ordinate the reporting of issues that arise during audits/reviews to promote improvements to IT risk management and internal processes

  • Use audit software to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of audits

  • Carry out special project work as required

  • Liaise and build relationships with senior group and operating company management on issues and solutions  


Areas in which the successful candidate would have the opportunity to develop


  • Develop their risk and control & governance experience

  • Develop their knowledge of business operations throughout the group, divisions and op co levels

  • Linking their risk and control work to enterprise strategy

  • Develop their negotiating, influencing, problem solving and analytical skills  


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:  Dec 30, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: ERP, Information Systems, Computer Science, SAP, Testing, Technology