Senior IT Auditor

Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey

Role Description:

IT Senior Auditor will have primary responsibility for participating as a member of a Global Audit Team conducting independent audit and risk oversight activities with a focus on process and technology at Zoetis locations worldwide. The person will also participate on strategic teams within Internal Audit positioning the Department as a business partner and value-added resource to the organization.


  • Conduct on-site independent evaluations of Zoetis' financial, operational and systems worldwide to ensure Zoetis' risks are properly managed.
  • Review and evaluate IT systems/operations to ensure compliance with prevailing regulatory laws and requirements and Zoetis policies to support Zoetis' Information Technology systems.
  • Understand and evaluate key risks and the effectiveness of managements control and risk mitigation activities, synthesize results and conclusions.
  • Ability to perform data analytics across large data sets against designed controls and processes.
  • Present the results of audits to senior site and division management, including practical recommendations to address identified risks, requiring strong negotiation and influence skills.
  • Prepare formal written reports setting forth recommendations for local, regional, and corporate management to strengthen and improve operations, as well as identify cost or efficiency savings.
  • Actively participate in departmental and/or cross-functional teams addressing internal and external issues that support the department's Strategic Business Framework. This may include designing our audit approach for ensuring compliance with the FCPA, Global Vet Policy and Sarbanes-Oxley rules and regulations or working on various special projects formulating business, operational and financial solutions that drive value and position the organization for opportunities.
  • Provide audit support for external audits and miscellaneous job-related duties as needed.
  • Mentor other staff members
Domestic and international business travel of approximately 10- 25%

Specific responsibilities include:
  • At least three to five years of public accounting and/or internal auditing required; multi-national pharmaceutical experience a plus; international experience a plus.
  • Strong Information Systems background required, including experience with the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley, Finance, SAP exposure.
  • Experience with COBIT principles
  • Ability to leverage technology to improve results
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, enabling effective communication with all levels of management
  • Negotiation and influence stills - the ability to influence others without express authority.
  • Ability to manage vendor/vendor staff through timelines and deliverables.
  • Demonstrated ability to train and develop skills of others.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills and the ability to integrate across multiple and varied business areas.
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership, strategic thinking, innovation creativity, and project management.
  • Acts decisively, develops others, build effective teams.
  • Holds themselves and others accountable.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • OS, Mainframes and Networking, SAP, Infrastructure, Manufacturing technologies
  • Microsoft technologies: SharePoint, Azure, AWS
  • eCommerce, PCI, Blockchain, IoT, Digital Technologies, Robotics Process Automation (RPA), Basic Machine Learning
  • Analytics tools: MS Excel, Alteryx etc.
  • Visualization tools: Tableau, PowerBl

  • Bachelor's degree required Information Systems, Computer Science, Finance or Accounting with IT focus
  • Master's degree in relevant study a plus
  • Minimum of 3-6 years of experience required
  • Prefer CISA (or equivalent certification) attained or in process

Full time



Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of "". In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

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