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Director of Finance - Auditat CDW Careers

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Focus Area: 
Information Technology
Date Posted 
Jan 26, 2022
Boston, Massachusetts
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Focal Point Data Risk, a CDW Company, is one that delivers a unified approach to addressing data risk through a unique combination of consulting service offerings.  Focal Point has brought together industry-leading expertise in cyber security, identity governance and access management, data privacy and analytics, internal audit, and hands-on training services, giving companies everything necessary to plan and develop effective risk and security programs. By integrating these services, we provide our clients with the flexible support they need to protect and leverage data across any part of their organization. Simply put, CDW-Focal Point is the next generation of risk management.

As the Director of IT Audit, you will lead all aspects of office and practice management.  Your expertise will drive business development efforts within assigned geography to meet revenue targets. Business Development efforts include: creating sales presentations, attending sales meetings, networking at conferences and events, writing proposals, statements of work, and building business relationships within the market.  Your deep-rooted leadership experience will play a key role as you lead large teams of Managers and Consultants through client projects by overseeing the quality of their work, and providing ongoing growth and mentorship opportunities for direct reports.  

This Director is collaborative with across many cross-functional teams and internal organizations.



  • Own prospecting and developing relationships and new business opportunities with new clients
  • Lead the marketing and representation of the CDW - Focal Point brand in the local marketplace
  • Demonstrate leadership skills by managing and mentoring a team of professionals
  • Prepare proposals for existing and prospective clients
  • Manage all client engagements, including Internal Audit, Sarbanes-Oxley, Risk Management and Information Technology projects
  • Lead the process of performing quality assurance on all client deliverables and manages the identification of any known issues for resolution
  • Lead and delivers presentations to various industry groups and professional associations with significantly effective communication and delivery skills
  • Prepare communication of comprehensive, high quality and timely deliverables, which exceed client expectations, including reports and presentation.
  • Supervise the resolution of professional, technical and client service problems promptly and respectfully
  • Collaborate effectively with co-workers and clients at all levels, to foster and maintain strong working relationships
  • Generate independently new business, as well as work with Inside Sales to generate business from meetings
  • Manage Administrative responsibilities associated with leading an advisory practice
  • Must be able to travel to client sites based on client demands
  • Manage by utilizing excellent interpersonal skills and the leadership experience to develop strong client relationships
  • Lead by example with strong work ethic, professionalism and commitment to excellence in building teams

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 8 years of experience leading and directing internal and/or IT audit services, or an industry relevant senior management role 
  • Senior Management and Leadership experience in either public practice or industry
  • Strong technical background in audit, risk management, accounting, and/or information technology/security
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • Ability to travel 20% and/or as required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industry relevant certifications (i.e. CPA, CIA, CISA, CISSP, etc.)
  • Preference for candidates in the Dallas, Texas area, or Denver, Colorado area
  • Extensive business network
  • Strong project management and technical skills with ability to prioritize conflicting priorities
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Leadership experience in either public practice or industry

Knowledge,Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to independently generate new business, as well as work with Inside Sales to generate business from meetings
  • Management/leadership experience in either public practice or industry (i.e. Internal Audit)
  • Ability to lead and mentor teams (including training, performance evaluations, etc)
  • Strong technical background in audit, risk management, accounting, and/or information technology/security
  • Strong project management skills and ability to multitask
  • Superior technical skills relating to performing and managing various types of audit and compliance projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop strong relationships with clients
  • A reputation for attention to detail with a strong focus on providing high quality deliverables that exceed client expectations
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • A strong work ethic, professionalism and commitment to teamwork

Professional designations relevant to Focal Point's service lines (i.e. CPA, CIA, CISA, CISSP, etc)


COVID-19 Update:
CDW is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of known hazards and to ensuring the safety, health, and well-being of coworkers and candidates for employment and their families, as well as the community.

CDW requires all coworkers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the only exceptions being a documented, legally required medical or religious accommodation.  Prior to starting with CDW, successful candidates will be required to: (i) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide CDW with proof of full vaccination; or (ii) apply for and receive a medical or religious-based accommodation to be exempt from the mandatory vaccination policy.

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