• IS Auditor II

    Job Locations US-NE-Lincoln
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/5/2019 12:22 PM)
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  • Overview

    Performs internal audit procedures to assist in the independent assessment of internal controls implemented by management to mitigate risks to the organization associated with the use of information systems and technology.  Provides input on planning, coordination, and performance of internal and external audit engagements in support of completion of the annual audit plan.  Works under supervision of the IT Audit Director and Senior IS Auditor with a commensurate degree of creativity and latitude allowed in completing job functions.



    This position requires work in support of the Company’s contract with the United States Department of Education (“ED”).  As such, the United States Government requires that any applicant for this position must complete United States Government security clearance.  Effective June 1, 2018, ED has informed Nelnet that security clearance applications for foreign nationals are not being accepted or processed.  In light of this direction from ED, Nelnet will be unable to hire applicants without United States citizenship for such positions. 


    1. Perform procedures in support of audits of systems, technologies and processes designed to assess effectiveness of internal controls.
    2. Assist with development of information systems audit programs, testing procedures, and audit reports.
    3. Complete audit program steps utilizing internal control and risk management frameworks and components that assess operational and information technology activities.
    4. Utilize audit software to document procedures performed and maintain supporting audit evidence to ensure compliance with Audit Services division standards.
    5. Identify and research suggested improvements to areas being audited in order to help reduce risk and/or maintain compliance with regulatory standards.
    6. Assist in follow-up audit procedures to ensure accurate and timely implementation of agreed upon remediation actions.
    7. Assist in performing the appropriate audit work and providing the required documentation for the public accounting firm in association with the annual SSAE-18, SOX, FDIC, and other compliance audits.
    8. Establish and maintain working relationships with members of functional management.
    9. Demonstrate a commitment to teamwork and exhibit a positive professional image.
    10. Assist with development of draft audit reports presenting results of audit procedures and any associated audit findings, as well as recommendation for remediation actions.



    Four year college degree in Information Systems, Accounting, or similar technology-related field required.  Existing certification or willingness to obtain professional certification (CIA, CISA, CISM, CISSP) desired.



    One to two years of experience working in a professional environment.  Experience in Audit, Technology, or Accounting desired.  Experience in public accounting strongly preferred.



    1. Ability to work effectively in a team environment while demonstrating team building attitude and skills.
    2. Ability to complete work in an acceptable timeframe while managing a variety of detailed tasks and responsibilities to meet deadlines, goals, and objectives.
    3. Ability to successfully interact with and represent the organization to internal and external contacts.
    4. Ability to learn new concepts, think independently, and effectively communicate thoughts and ideas.
    5. Self-directed and able to work with a moderate degree of supervision.
    6. Proficient in Windows environment using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Internet Explorer.
    7. Ability to travel by auto or commercial transportation (up to 10%) to carry out essential responsibilities.

    EEO Statement

    Nelnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer, complies with Executive Order 11246, and takes affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance. Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply or compete for positions at Nelnet may request such accommodations by contacting Nelnet Talent Acquisition & Recruiting.

    Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.


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