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Internal Audit IT Senior Analyst

Date: Jul 3, 2019

Location: Broomfield, CO, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Overview of Position:


Internal Audit IT Senior Analysts are key contributors to Internal Audit’s strategy and overall departmental success. They lead internal assurance and advisory projects, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) testing, and department initiatives that help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Internal Audit department.  Internal Audit IT Senior Analysts are responsible for all phases of projects ensuring delivery on time and on budget. They are responsible for team scheduling and planning, supervising and developing Analysts on projects, developing and implementing work programs, control testing, developing observations and working with management to define practical action plans, drafting reports, coordinating and reporting on overall project status, and assisting with various other department tasks.




  • Internal Audit Project Delivery
    • Maintains priorities, is accountable for own and others’ work and manages expectations
    • Works autonomously knowing when to escalate or seek support
    • Identifies solutions with tangible value/benefit that address root causes
    • Identifies and correlates themes in observations within and across projects
  • Personal Skills
    • Organizes and expresses ideas clearly and with confidence, formally and informally
    • Anticipates impact of own style on others when communicating and collaborating; balances diplomacy with assertiveness
    • Accountable for work ensuring there are minimal comments from review
    • Ability to lead and participate in multiple projects at once; effectively manages upward
    • Flexible and adaptable; applies problem-solving techniques
    • Positive influence on team and stakeholders
    • A team player that exhibits passion for their responsibilities and contributions to the organization
    • Inquisitive, independent work ethic, initiative, timeliness, productivity, commitment to continuous improvement, drive to develop business acumen
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a diverse team environment
  • Technical Expertise
    • Understands basic business and IT processes
    • Evaluates design and operation of internal controls and develops solutions with stakeholders to improve risk management and controls
    • Defines business and process risks and detailed work programs to address them
    • Advanced knowledge of auditing and working paper procedures and techniques
    • Applies data analysis in projects to provide insight and support conclusions
    • Independently seeks out opportunities for relevant learning and applies to projects
    • Articulates risk arising from project work
  • Leadership
    • Acts as lead, coordinating work of others
    • Supports and provides ideas for continuous improvement in Internal Audit
    • Connects with internal network; nurtures external relationships
    • Owns development and aligns goals with Internal Audit strategy and personal development needs
    • Contributes to development of others
    • Seeks and is open to constructive feedback and is comfortable providing feedback
    • Strives for excellence and encourages others to do so
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:


  • Four (4) to six (6) years of progressive experience and responsibility in internal or external audit, information technology, accounting, finance or related analytical business
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in information technology, accounting, finance or a related business field with significant quantitative and analytical content
  • Experience assessing the design and effectiveness of IT controls across core IT processes


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Passion for Vail Resorts
  • Contributes to an Experience of a Lifetime for Team
  • Certification in relevant field (CISA, CIA, CPA, CFE, etc.) or seeking certification a plus
  • Proficency with Microsoft Office Suite, programming languages (e.g., SQL), and experience analyzing large data sets
  • Big 4 or other consulting experience

We offer a variety of career opportunities at our world-class resorts and corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado in fields like Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Marketing, Sales & Communications and more. Our corporate team shares both a passion for the outdoors and a drive to re-imagine the mountain resort experience around the world. Learn more at
Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


Requisition ID 165082

Nearest Major Market: Denver