Dallas Technology Audit & Advisory (Financial Services) Associate Director


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Dallas Technology Audit & Advisory (Financial Services) Associate Director





Are You Ready to Live Protiviti? 

The Protiviti Career provides opportunity to learn, inspire, and advance within a collaborative and diverse culture. We hire curious individuals for whom learning is a passion. Together, we focus on our mission of delivering confidence in a dynamic world – and the world has perhaps never been more dynamic. 

At every level, we champion leaders who live our values of integrity, inclusion, innovation and commitment to success. Imagining our work as a journey, we believe integrity guides our way, inclusion moves us forward together, and innovation creates new destinations. 

Living our values every day. That's Living Protiviti. 

Are you inspired to make a difference? 

You’ve come to the right place. 

Where We Need You: 

Protiviti is seeking a Technology Audit & Advisory Associate Director to join our growing team. 

What You Can Expect: 

Associate Directors take the lead role in strengthening our relationships with key clients and provide seamless guidance in the completion of these engagements. Associate Directors have a solid understanding of their client’s business and demonstrate technical competence in their solution and industry. Associate Directors have the opportunity to develop new projects at loyal clients and also help identify new developing clients. Associate Directors are responsible for the success of all client related work within their portfolio, and manage the success of these engagements. Associate Directors develop lasting relationships within the business community, and are respected for their areas of expertise. 

Associate Directors in Technology Audit & Advisory work with clients to assess, identify risk, advise, and consult on a wide variety of technology related topics, including: 

  • Major technology projects 
  • Cybersecurity 
  • Cloud 
  • Data 
  • Privacy 
  • Enterprise Applications 
  • Disaster Recovery 
  • Analytics 
  • Emerging Technologies 
  • Control programs 

At Protiviti, Technology Audit & Advisory is about: 

  • Helping clients better understand and manage risks associate with their use (or lack of use) of technology, to protect and drive enterprise value 
  • Innovation: new ways of thinking and new ways of doing 
  • Technology enablement: analytics, automation and other emerging tools and methods 
  • Staying current: developing and maintaining skills in existing and emerging areas of technology 

What Will Help You Be Successful: 

  • You are passionate about building trusted relationships with C-level executives and providing superior service that is used as a reference in obtaining additional work. 
  • You take the lead role in maintaining primary contact with significant clients while managing their expectations, project scope and the related operational matters. 
  • You enjoy participating in engagement sales opportunities and consistently develop work at existing clients. 
  • You have an interest in converting client business challenges into additional sales opportunities. 
  • You enjoy discovering new opportunities with current and potential clients and through thought leadership, proposal writing and client interactions. 
  • You design and develop thought leadership materials to be shared with your colleagues and your network. 
  • You promote Protiviti’s mission, vision and values and encourage collaboration across your teams to ensure effective execution. 
  • You have an inherent interest in project management and team leadership. You seek new ways to create extraordinary development opportunities and ways for your team to make an impact on our clients and communities. 

Do Your Talents Include the Following? 

  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills, including documentation of findings and recommendations. 
  • Leading teams in executing audit methodologies and developing key internal audit deliverables focusing on technology topics, including process flows, work programs, audit reports, and control summaries. 
  • An in-depth understanding of IT audit methodologies, concepts, tools and objectives. 
  • Knowledge and interest in technology including topics such as operating systems, mobile technologies, software development, networking, and business applications. 
  • Establishing and cultivating critical business relationships / networking with senior executives. 
  • Understanding of commonly used internal control frameworks, including COBIT, ISO 27001, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, ITIL, etc. 
  • Familiarity with leading practices related to IT audit risk assessment. 
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Act provisions and methodologies for achieving compliance, in particular the technology implications and requirements. 
  • Knowledge of audit methodologies and developing key internal audit deliverables including process flows, work programs, audit reports, and control summaries. 
  • Ability to translate technology topics and audit issues into “business speak” to be understood by executives. 
  • Superior supervisory experience of teams including performance appraisal, mentoring / coaching, oversight and review of work, coordination across teams, and understanding how to motivate. 

Your Educational and Professional Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in relevant discipline (e.g. Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or Business Related Field). 
  • 10+ years working in internal audit, consulting, assurance services, or related field, either in professional services or industry. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite applications with specific emphasis on Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Secondary emphasis on Visio and Access. 
  • Professional Certification such as CPA, CIA, CISA, CISSP, or similar strongly preferred. 

Do You Love Exploring New Places? 

Protiviti operates in a hybrid environment. Travel can occur throughout the month based upon client requests/commitments. Travel may include suburban, regional, or out of state locations. 


Protiviti is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.

Protiviti is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veteran

As part of Protiviti’s employment process, any offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Protiviti is committed to being an equal employment employer offering opportunities to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to apply for a position, please contact us by sending an email to HRSolutions@roberthalf.com or call 1.855.744.6947 for assistance.

In your email please include the following:

  • The specific accommodation requested to complete the employment application.
  • The location(s) (city, state) to which you would like to apply.

For positions located in San Francisco, CA: Protiviti will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 

For positions located in Los Angeles, CA: Protiviti will consider for employment qualified Applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Protiviti is not registered to hire or employ personnel in the following states – Montana, West Virginia, Alaska.

Protiviti is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.



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