• Senior IT Auditor (HTH)

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Req #
    Audit, Risk, Compliance & Fraud
    Location Name
    (HTH) Dallas, TX - Republic Center
    Company Name
  • Job Summary

    Hilltop Holdings is building a premier financial services company, dedicated to Integrity, Collaboration, Adaptability, Respect, and Excellence.  Our principles are the momentum that drives our actions, guides our decisions, and enables us to earn the confidence of the customers and communities we serve.  If you want to be a part of a team on the rise, Hilltop Holdings may be your next move forward.


    We currently have an open Senior IT Auditor role.  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.  The qualified candidate MUST be Senior level and able to articulate the complete IT general control areas needed to be reviewed for an audit.    As well as, the ability to describe the way they run projects by themselves and the overall process of how they complete IT general control areas. 

    Essential Functions

    • 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.
    • Assesses effectiveness of IT internal controls.
    • Works collaboratively with Audit management and staff to execute the annual audit plan.
    • Advises business partners regarding internal controls and process improvement opportunities.
    • Provides assistance to external auditors where required.
    • 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.
    • 3+ 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 10%

    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 www.hilltop-holdings.com.


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