Senior IT Auditor

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Audit, Risk, Compliance & Fraud
Dallas, TX - Republic Center (HTH)
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
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Job Summary

The Senior IT Auditor is responsible for planning, organizing, and executing IT audit engagements of IT internal controls, application controls, technology infrastructure, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) controls, and IT processes throughout Hilltop Holdings and subsidiary companies. Demonstrates an ability to interact with all levels of Company personnel and coordinates with the IT department staff and management, operational and financial internal audit teams, and external auditors where required.

Essential Functions

  1. Prepares well documented work papers and reports, and effectively communicates audit findings and recommendations, tracks open audit issues, and contributes to the planning and organization of audit work.
  2. Assesses effectiveness of IT internal controls.
  3. Works collaboratively with Audit management and staff to execute the annual audit plan.
  4. Advises business partners regarding internal controls and process improvement opportunities.
  5. Provides assistance to external auditors where required.
  6. Executes other projects and activities, as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in management information systems, business administration, accounting, finance, computer science, or related field required.
  • Certifications desired (any one or a combination): CISA, CISSP, CPA, CIA, GSNA or other pertinent certifications. Must be willing to meet department certification requirements and must maintain certifications.
  • Three or more years of IT audit experience including IT application and infrastructure auditing is required.
  • Public accounting and/or financial services industry experience is preferred. Broker/dealer, investment banking, mortgage lending, retail banking, and/or insurance experience is a plus.
  • SOX documentation and testing experience required.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead audits with little direct management involvement, prepare detailed audit programs, or perform IT risk assessments. Ability to evaluate the design effectiveness and operating effectiveness of IT internal controls through detailed testing.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate complex concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences alike.
  • Excellent PC skills, including word processing and spreadsheets, with adaptability to specialized programs for risk management and others in use by HTH Internal Audit, while maintaining superb attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical, time management, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to travel up to 20%

About the Company

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Hilltop Holdings offers a diverse range of financial services through its four primary subsidiaries, PlainsCapital Bank, PrimeLending, HilltopSecurities, and National Lloyds Corporation. PlainsCapital Bank is a leading commercial bank with locations throughout Texas. PrimeLending is a national mortgage provider focused on purchase mortgage originations. HilltopSecurities provides financial advisory, clearing, retail brokerage, and other investment banking services. National Lloyds Corporation is a niche property and casualty underwriter focused on homeowners insurance for low value dwellings. Hilltop Holdings seeks to build the premier Texas-based diversified financial services holding company through acquisitions and organic growth.  To learn more, please visit


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