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Newark, NJ
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October 09, 2018

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OLA ADEBARI

Pennsylvania Avenue, Newark, New Jersey. 07102

Tel:- 973-***-****; Email id: - ac7b2z@r.postjobfree.com

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AUDITOR

PROFILE SUMMARY

A professional IT auditor and Sox Controls specialist with years of experience in performing audit and control risk assessments, In-depth knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), IT General Controls (ITGC) and SAS70/SSAE18 attestation. Proven track record of assessing system / network availability, security and data integrity to identify, manage and reduce vulnerabilities and ensure general compliance.

CAREER OBJECTIVE:

To work in a challenging professional environment as an IT auditor where I can utilize my auditing skills and analytical abilities to ensure the security of the systems, data and networks of the company.

QUALIFICATION HIGHLIGHTS:

Extensive background in all stages of audits, including planning; study, evaluation, and testing of controls; reporting; and follow-up.

Good understanding of control frameworks such as COBIT, COSO, HIPAA, and ISO 270001.

In-depth knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and business processes.

Good understanding of networking, hardware, software, and data centers.

Ability to use MS Office (Word, Access, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).

Excellent project management, teamwork and leadership skills.

Ability to deliver excellent value to clients and maintain effective client relationships.

Good analytical thinking, excellent communication and report writing skills.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

EZEKS SYSTEM JANUARY 2017 – TILL PRESENT

IT AUDITOR / CONTROL SPECIALIST

Conducted testing of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Service Organization Control (SOC) SSAE 18 Review, using COBIT, COSO and other applicable frameworks.

Reviewed of IT General Controls (ITGC) and various applications, Databases and Operating systems.

Prepared audit scopes, reported findings and presented recommendations for improving data integrity and operations.

Planned and performed assessment of IT internal controls as part of financial statement audit, operational audits, attestation engagement and audit readiness.

Managed multiple associates over the testing of IT General and Application controls in support of external financial audit engagements. Clients include those requiring compliance with SOX utilizing UNIX, AS-400, SAP, Oracle and People Soft.

Participate in SAP Transaction Code testing to perform security testing of segregation of duties to assist the client in improving their user management, authentication management, authorization management, access management, and provisioning capabilities.

Evaluated IT and business processes for effectiveness and efficiency, through obtaining an understanding of and documenting key business processes and internal controls.

Reviewing internal policies and procedures and existing laws, rules and regulations to determine applicable compliance and the adequacy of underlying internal controls.

Documented IT control assessment activities and annotate supporting documentation.

Identified Risks associated with IT infrastructure, operations and applications including pre/post implementation and liaised between in-house managers/IT department and External Financial and Operational Auditors.

FIRST CITY MONUMENT BANK (FCMB) APRIL 2006 – DECEMBER 2016

BUSINESS RISK OFFICER

Identified risks associated with IT infrastructure, operations and applications including pre/post implementation audit reviews for ongoing IT projects along with current legacy applications.

Performed capital measurement and risk adjusted measurement.

Ensured that the bank operates within defined operational rules and procedures.

Managed the reputational risk, strategic risk and internal capital adequacy assessment process.

Assisted in planning, execution and reporting of multiple audits and work closely with financial teams, operations teams, as well as the risk management team.

Fundamental knowledge of IT technologies and concepts with a strong understanding of IT infrastructure including network, databases, and the ability to evaluate systems, and security governance.

Coordinated with IT personnel to understand IT systems management processes, and obtain information required for IT control assessments. Focus areas include, but are not limited to: access, data security, change development and implementation, system support, and system availability.

Communicated effectively across various business units verbally and written to ensure data is accurate and detailed.

Developed and documented workflow for operations and identified key risk issues

Reviewed and examined General System Controls (ITGC), IT infrastructure audit, reviewed examined physical and logical access to data, workstations and system.

Examined segregation of duties, windows audit, examined system security, evaluated Business Impact Analysis, general systems review of controls on Standard Operating Procedure

Coordinated and perform reviews of data center general controls, company-server security, operating systems, systems development life cycles, monitor procedures relating to physical security over data centers, computer operations and network communications security.

Conducted information systems control review on platforms and operating procedures in accordance with the established corporate standards for efficiency, accuracy and security.

GTI CAPITAL INVESTMENT APRIL 2004 – MARCH 2006

FINANCIAL ANALYST / ACCOUNT PAYABLE

Reviewed data regarding accounts payable payments, preparation of checks or financial transfers.

Monitored and prepared reports for budget, responsible for the preparation of payroll checks and maintaining cash receipts.

Performed the review of line item ledger entries for cash and check payments, purchases, expenses, miscellaneous charges and trial balances.

Responsible for performing special projects to improve process efficiency and performance Projects as assigned by Management

Responsible for day- to-day general ledger accounting and reconciliation, financial reporting and analysis for assigned functional areas.

Instituted cross- checking of pack-lists, receivers and invoices that halted a previous history of thousands of dollars in overpayments to vendors and suppliers.

Processed check requests for immediate payment and performed various reconciliations of vendor accounts.

Verified details of transactions for funds received and balance on accounts; follow-up regarding discrepancies

Helped change the file and document maintenance process in accordance to company policy

EDUCATION:

Lagos State University, NIG: - MSc. (Masters in Financial Management)

The Polytechnic, Ibadan: - Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

Blue Moon Technology, NIG: - Associate Degree in Computer Operation

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA): - in progress

COMPUTER SKILLS: Microsoft words, Excel, Visio, SAP, Oracle Financial, People Soft, Unix and Mainframe.

REFERENCE: - Available upon request.



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