Baker Tilly

  • Lead, IT Risk

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    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 territories, with over 33,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion.


    Under the general supervision of the Executive Director, IT Risk, the Lead, IT Risk is responsible for a broad range of tasks, including the coordination and management of various types of audits and the resulting remediation.  Additionally, the Lead will handle client security questionnaires and may participate in various committees and projects involving IT Risk and regulatory compliance. This position could sit in any of our office locations or be 100% remote. 


    It’s an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!



    Baker Tilly Annual Report 2017 


    Audit coordination:

    • Facilitate and manage the following audits and resulting remediation:
      • Third party audits including HIPAA, HITRUST, SOC2, vulnerability assessments and penetration testing
      • Client audits – coordinate client initiated audits and communication
      • Internal audits – expand on existing internal audit practices to ensure client satisfaction and adherence with best practices
      • Vendor security audits – build on existing vendor security practices to ensure adherence to best practices

    Client Security Support:

    • Complete initial drafts of client security questionnaires
    • Maintain client Q&A database
    • Working with the Executive Director, IT Security & Risk, review IT security requirements in client contracts and provide feedback

    Other IT Risk Projects: 

    • Assist with various security projects including product evaluation
    • Provide input into security issues as they arise
    • Maintain the risk register for all technology related risks
    • Complete security incident reports for issues resulting in an investigation
    • Coordinate Incident Management exercises and maintain resulting documentation
    • Coordinate Disaster Recovery and Continuity exercises and maintain resulting documentation
    • Provide input into security policy updates

    Other duties as assigned


    • Bachelors degree required
    • 3-5 years related work experience required, 5-8 years preferred
    • Experience with IT auditing and regulations is strongly desired
    • Experience in customer service related areas is desirable
    • Must demonstrate sound written and verbal communication skills necessary to create sound documentation and effectively interface with management, team members, clients and other external business contacts
    • Strong attention to detail and project coordination skills are critical
    • Experience with 3rd party audits, vendor assessments, disaster recovery/continuity planning and incident response is preferred
    • Strong customer service and communication skills


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    Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.