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IT Auditor Job Description

Job Category Legal & Compliance Job Location San Diego, California

About Us

We are more than a specialty finance company providing debt recovery solutions for consumers. We are a global team of over 4,000 employees whose daily mission is to empower consumers to begin their path towards financial recovery and build a better life for themselves and their families. We know that the only way to support this mission is by hiring exceptional people who bring a diversity of ideas, a collaborative spirit, and a passion for attaining breakthrough results.  If you are results-driven, have a passion for helping others, and thrive in an innovative environment, this might be the right place for you!

About the Role

Auditors are responsible for executing and reporting on internal audits and other ad hoc projects as deemed necessary under the supervision of Senior Auditors. This role assists in planning and executing internal audits, and tests controls with guidance and supervision. The role is expected to execute within budget and established deadlines.  Staff Auditors are expected to identify, assess and report on issues and process improvements noted during execution of audits / projects as well as present findings and results of projects to process owners and business leaders.  Staff Auditors will also interact with key business channel / process managers, management, and sometimes with external consultants, and external auditors.

  • With guidance and supervision from Senior Auditors, test controls identified as relevant for the adherence to section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002. 

  • Perform Tests of Design and Tests of Operating Effectiveness, conduct walk-through's, and request, obtain and test audit evidence, meeting deadlines and budget.

  • Execute assigned steps on financial or operational internal audits (Planning, Gaining an Understanding, Fieldwork).  Assist the Senior Auditors on subsequent Reporting and Wrap-up activities with their supervision.

  • Identify issues and make recommendations for process improvements and efficiencies.  Follow-up on those issues and test remediation efforts. 

  • Train and provide guidance to interns.

  • Administrative duties: time-keeping, assisting in reports, team meetings, completing required training's, assisting on departmental programs like Quality Assurance, and other administrative tasks.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Accounting, Finance, or other Business. 
  • 1+ years of audit experience, of which at least 1+ must be on IT Audits. Candidate is expected to exhibit strong IT audit knowledge, specifically for IT controls testing. 
  • IT Audit, SOX IT controls testing. 
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite of products. 


  • Master’s or advanced degree in Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Accounting, Finance, or other Business. 
  • CISA/CIA certification. 


What We Offer

We understand the important balance between work and life, fun and professionalism, and corporation verse community. We strive to support your career aspirations and provide the benefits you need to live a more fulfilling life.

Our compensation and benefits programs were created with an 'Employee-First Approach' focused on supporting, developing, and recognizing YOU.  We offer a wide array of wellness and mental health initiatives, support volunteerism, and environmental efforts, encourage employee education through leadership training, skill-building, and tuition reimbursements, and always strive to provide promotion opportunities from within.

All these things are just a small way to show our employees that we recognize their value, we understand what is important to them, and we reward their contributions.

Encore Capital Group and all of its subsidiaries are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and/or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at

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