Computer systems auditors are involved in the design and monitoring of control systems, which ensure the accuracy and security of data. They also review an organisation's computing environment and the use of their computer facilities. Computer systems auditors provide managers with expert opinions about the reliability of results and operations of computer systems. It is essential that computer systems auditors understand both the accounting and information technology implications of computer systems.
Duties & Tasks
Computer systems auditors may perform the following tasks:analyse information processing systems to assess their completeness, accuracy, validity and efficiencyassess business systems to gauge the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of transaction processingreview applications systems and business procedures, and assess their effectiveness in achieving desired business objectivesparticipate in new system design to ensure an efficient, effective and well-controlled systemevaluate an organisation's computing environment for effective systems software, systems development and security procedurescheck software and hardware acquisition in terms of its economic and operational efficiencycheck and report on the usage of computing facilitiestalk with data processing management and system userswrite reports and recommendations for improvement in computing facility management.
- interested in business accuracy and attention to detail logical and analytical good communication and interpersonal skills good leadership skills.