Overview

Job Location:
Overland Park, KS

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QTS Data Centers is experiencing unprecedented growth after becoming a part of the Blackstone Equity portfolio in the largest Data Center colocation services acquisition ever transacted at the time the deal was announced in 2021. To continue delivering on the opportunities that come with this exciting level of growth, the QTS Internal Audit Team is expanding, and we are looking for engaging candidates who want to be part of a fast-paced, dynamic culture that is deeply rooted in our core values. We are seeking experienced candidates for a Senior Internal Auditor Position. The “Internal Audit Senior” will work with the Chief Audit Executive and Audit Senior Manager to continue building on the value driven audit approach we have established, with an opportunity to work closely with QTS Executive and Operations leadership.

The Senior Auditor is based at QTS’s headquarter in Overland Park, KS, with opportunities to travel to QTS data center locations across the country. The ideal candidate will have experience with Internal Controls over Financial Reporting, as well as Operational Audits and Gap Assessments, preferably in a capital intensive and/or technology focused industry.

RESPONSIBILITIES, other duties may be assigned.

  • Assist in scoping planned Audit Services engagements.

  • Drafting audit engagement notification and documentation requests.

  • Preparing and conducting interviews of process owners and stakeholders.

  • Reviewing and/or documenting processes via narratives and/or flowcharts.

  • Identifying key business risks and related mitigating controls or gaps.

  • Reviewing and/or performing testing of key controls via inquiry, observations, evidence review, and re-performance, and transaction data analysis.

  • Reviewing and/or completing testing work paper documentation.

  • Developing internal control and/or business process improvement recommendations.

  • Communicating internal control and compliance findings.

  • Assisting in the development of final engagement reporting

  • Managing assigned project deliverables and communicating status.

  • Coordinating and confirming engagement travel, space, and meeting plans.

  • Understand and collaborate on Internal Audit initiatives including Capital Development/Construction auditing, Enterprise Risk Management, Technology Risk assessment, Data Analysis, and other special projects such as ESG reporting, etc. as assigned.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required in a relevant field of study (Accounting, Finance, etc.)

  • Two or more years of performing operational internal audits and/or gap assessments

  • Two or more years Sarbanes Oxley financial control auditing and/or relevant business process control audit experience

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and manage multiple assigned projects/responsibilities to meet target timelines.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five or more years of performing internal audits.

  • Five or more years of assurance and advisory services experience with a nationally recognized accounting firm or internal audit function.

  • Experience within the data center or similar industry.

  • Attainment of Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and/or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

  • Experience with Workday, Salesforce, or relevant ERP systems

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Takes ownership of assigned areas, follows up on deliverables, and propensity for action to meet deadlines.

  • Great listener and articulate communicator with the ability to interact effectively and efficiently with all levels of the organization. Builds sustaining collaborative and productive relationships with internal clients.

  • Self-starter with the ability to analyze and solve problems, is comfortable dealing with ambiguity and is not afraid to ask questions.

  • Ability to systematically review and document business and information technology processes and procedures. Familiarity and comfort with data analysis tools and procedures.

  • Understands how businesses work, dedicated and passionate about understanding the company’s operations, markets, customer needs, and competition.

  • Creates clear and concise messaging on status, findings and recommendations.

TOTAL REWARDS

This role is also eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; 401(k) retirement plan; flexible spending and HSA accounts; paid holidays; paid time off; paid volunteer days; employee assistance program; tuition assistance; parental leave; military leave assistance; QTS scholarship for dependents; wellness program, and other company benefits.

This position is Bonus eligible.

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