Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. IT Auditor in Newport News, Virginia

Job Description:

IT Auditor

Newport News, VA

Ferguson is currently seeking a IT Auditor to join our integrated Internal Audit team based in our Newport News, VA headquarters. The position will report directly to the to the IA Managers.


  • Maintains the annual IT General Controls (ITGC) testing program.

  • Responsible for the ITGC reporting process that includes the results of testing activities, failures and remediation activities.

  • Participate in IT audits including assessment of ITGC, information security, and system implementation project planning and implementation protocol.

  • Review and understand audit program planning including analysis of the relevant technologies and associated risk, review of prior audit report(s), and review of internal operational reports to understand relevant business risks.

  • Participate in the opening, status, exit, and closing meetings.

  • Execute audit test programs and document work in detailed, high-quality work papers.

  • Communicate issues and concerns to the senior auditor/audit manager, as identified.

  • Attend meetings with company personnel to understand the processes and gather evidence.

  • Assist in drafting audit findings and recommendations.

  • Assist the senior auditor/audit manager with drafting the audit report.

  • Update test results within designated audit software or other repositories as appropriate.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with various personnel throughout the organization


  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience with public accounting firm, consulting firm, or internal audit desirable.

  • Understanding of IT risk and general information security concepts and technology infrastructure.

  • Understanding of core IT general control processes (e.g., Information Security, Change Management, Agile System Development Lifecycle, IT Operations etc.)

  • Good understanding of business process and the ability to problem solve/recommend solutions.

  • Strong English verbal and written communications skills.

  • Professional presence and professional communication skills.

  • Attention to detail with strong analytic and organizational skills.

  • Excellent communication skills and able to present clearly and articulate complex technical information

  • Understanding of Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) is a plus.

  • Team player who has a willingness to work with different members of the IA group.

  • Self-motivated, self-directed, able to work independently and productively without supervision.

  • Flexible, able to meet deadlines, working overtime when required.

  • Knowledge of technical platforms, networks, security concepts, and data retrieval techniques.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Commitment to ethical behavior and the ability to maintain objectivity.


  • Bachelor's Degree (Information Management, MIS, Computer Science, Finance, Accounting or related combinations or degrees with business and technical mix)

  • Combination of professional certifications (CISA, CPA, or CIA preferred)

The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.

Ferguson raises the bar for industry standards as the top-rated wholesale supplier of commercial and residential plumbing supplies. However, our expertise goes beyond plumbing. We are a diverse distributor that spans multiple businesses including HVAC/R, waterworks and industrial. In the past 65 years, we’ve grown from a local distributor to a $15 billion dollar company with more than 1,400 locations and over 24,000 associates nationwide. We pride ourselves on delivering world-class service, and our customers know that “Nobody expects more from us than we do” is more than just a tagline to Ferguson associates. It’s a cultural belief that is demonstrated every day through exceptional customer service, product selection and industry knowledge.