IT Risk & Assurance Intern - Summer 2020 in Boston at CBIZ

Date Posted: 9/18/2019

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Job Description

CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions: 2019 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE, 2019 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence, and one of the Top 101 highest scoring companies in the country for Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources.

CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) are together ranked as one of the top providers of accounting in the United States. With more than 100 offices and more than 4,000 professionals, we serve the country’s growing mid-market public and private businesses. MHM provides high quality audit and attest services while closely associated CBIZ provides all other accounting, tax and consulting services.

CBIZ & MHM are devoted to providing you with a challenging, motivating environment to guide your success in this profession. Training is provided through the Associate Professional Development (APD) program which is specifically designed to build on the foundations of your college studies to develop advanced accounting knowledge.  In this program, you will benefit from: 

  • National level training resources and technology
  • Development of leadership and networking skills
  • Exposure to multiple clients within diverse industries
  • Mentoring by Managers & Directors
  • Connecting personal success with CBIZ & MHM success

CBIZ & MHM New England (formerly CBIZ Tofias) is part of the 10th largest accounting*, tax, and advisory services provider in the nation. Our two New England offices are located in  Boston and  Providence and have over 200 people, including over 35 Managing Directors. We uniquely combine national resources with local decision-making by experienced, New England-based professionals who are dedicated to strengthening our clients' financial positions. 

The IT Risk and Assurance Intern will be responsible for IT risk and assurance engagements to assist clients in reducing overall business risk and improving the IT security and controls of the organization. We are seeking someone with exceptional attention to detail, time management, and strong communication skills. This individual will work directly with the IT Risk & Assurance Director and team for all consulting and attestation engagements

Essential Functions and Primary Duties

  • Assist with engagements that assess the design and operating effectiveness of IT processes and controls to meet client objectives including alignment with frameworks and compliance with laws and regulations
  • Support the IT risk and assurance team when making assessments to evaluate security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality,  and privacy Trust Service Criteria
  • Work with management during consulting engagements, risk, and gap assessments, which may include activities in testing, training, plan development and process improvement
  • Participate in evaluations that define client requirements for IT risk & assurance projects
  • Develop and maintain an excellent working relationship with all levels of client staff to increase customer satisfaction and to strengthen client relationships
  • Attend industry meetings to market CBIZ services
  • Prepare technical papers that will market CBIZ capabilities

A successful candidate will have : 

  • Working towards a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems / IT Security or related field preferred
  • Active participation in student organizations or work experience in related field is a plus, but not required
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, research and project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally
  • Ability to multi-task, think independently and problem solve in a results driven team oriented environment
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong computer and technical skills including, Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, intranet and appropriate software


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