• Posted on: Mar 07, 2023
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Job ID: 2611d835
  • Type: Full Time
  • Posted on: Mar 07, 2023
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Job ID: 2611d835
  • Type: Full Time

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Financial holding company with approximately $50 billion assets under management and traded on the NASDAQ:WTFC. Built on the “HAVE IT ALL” model, Wintrust offers sophisticated technology and resources of a large bank while focusing on providing service-based community banking to each and every customer. Wintrust operates fifteen community bank subsidiaries with over 170 banking locations in the greater Chicago and southern Wisconsin market areas. Additionally, Wintrust operates various non-bank business units including commercial and life insurance premium financing, short-term accounts receivable financing, out-sourced administrative services, mortgage origination and purchase, wealth management services and qualified intermediary services for tax-deferred exchanges.


Why join us?

  • An award-winning culture! We are rated a Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune (past 8 years) and Employee Recommended award by the Globe & Mail (past 6 years)

  • Competitive pay and discretionary or incentive bonus eligible

  • This is a hybrid position with both a remote work and minimal in-office working environment.

  • Comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life, a 401k plan with a generous company match and tuition reimbursement to name a few

  • Family-friendly work hours

  • Promote from within culture


Why join this team?


Wintrust is looking for a highly self-motivated, creative and enthusiastic professional to join the Wintrust IT Internal Audit team. We are offering audit professionals the opportunity to develop their IT technical and auditing skills through execution of a risk based IT audit plan. Areas of focus include current and emerging technologies, Information Security, Data Management, System Implementations and Digital Channels.


This position is a member of the IT Audit team which reports to an IT Audit manager and operates under the guidance of the IT Audit Director. The position will work closely with all audit team members, internal audit clients and external parties where applicable. The role is based in Rosemont, IL with occasional travel to banking and non-banking locations in and outside of the Rosemont area.

What You’ll Do

  • Executes technology audits and integrated audits to assess control design and operational efficiencies.

  • Actively participates in the successful and timely completion of assigned engagement deliverables pursuant to internal guidelines, procedures and established milestones, with high quality.

  • Develops and maintains a positive and respectful working relationships with audit team members, audit clients, and provides audit insights on the company’s strategic initiatives and emerging risks.

  • Summarizes audit testing results, performs root cause analysis of issues for status updates, audit reports, etc.

  • Applies analytical skills to review information, perform assessments of the audit results, and evaluate the adequacy of controls.

  • Attends and participates in audit team planning meetings and audit meetings with clients, including drafting meeting minutes.

  • Maintain technical competence by ongoing training, seeking development opportunities and applying new skills and knowledge to assigned audit work.

  • Provides training, coaching and audit expertise to the audit team.



  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant audit experience in internal audit, Information Technology and/or public accounting.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Self-starter with the ability to self-motivate and work with minimal supervision.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to articulate with clarity and precision.

  • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail.

  • Applied knowledge and understanding of audit methodologies, risk-based auditing techniques and auditing standards and frameworks (i.e., COSO, COBIT, NIST, ISO, ITIL, etc.).

  • Applied application of data analytic concepts.

  • Travel 5%-10%, as needed.

Education Requirements:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree, from an accredited college or university, with a major in Information Technology, Information Systems, Operations and Information Management, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field of study.

  • CISA, CISSP, CIA, CPA is desired.