Senior Staff IT Audit

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Requisition ID
Corporate - Finance
Functional Area


The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA); two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and one of the leading North American esports organizations, Counter Logic Gaming.  In addition, the Company features popular original entertainment productions -- the Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular – both starring the Radio City Rockettes, and through Boston Calling Events, produces outdoor festivals, including New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.   Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at

EEO Statement

At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.


As a member of the Internal Audit organization, the Senior Staff, IT Audit will assist in planning and performing financial and operational audits under the direction of the Director, IT Audit.  This will include audits and reviews in the Information Technology areas including IT operations, technology tools including business applications, network and information security, segregation of duties, and IT policies.  In addition, the Senior Staff, IT Audit will perform procedures for the testing of the IT General Controls as part of MSG’s SOX 404 requirements.  The results of this work will help management determine the effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting.  Also, this position will assist with providing technical support for other projects in the Internal Audit Project Plan including assistance with Data Analysis tools.  In addition to the audits in the IT area, this position will assist with testing other non-IT process areas in support of MSG’s SOX 404 internal control assessment process.  Further, the Senior Staff, IT Audit will perform procedures under the direction of the Director, IT Audit for special projects/audits that will arise as needed.  This position with develop programs in the ACL audit tool to facilitate the test procedures for the projects work noted above.


Further, this position will also participate in discussions with Managers, peers and staff contributors in MSG.


  • Perform audit program procedures for audits of various IT areas including organizing audit program steps, information requests to the process owners, and gathering evidence in workpapers. (35% of time)
  • Perform procedures to test the IT General Controls as part of the SOX 404 assessment process including organizing audit program steps, information requests to the process owners, and gathering evidence in workpapers. (35% of time)
  • Perform procedures for the testing of non-IT process areas in the SOX 404 assessment process including gathering evidence in workpapers. (15% of time)
  • Support other audit project work with data analytics assistance. (15% of time)






Required Qualifications:

  • Related experience with an IT auditing focus.
  • Experience with the requirements of SOX 404 and internal controls over financial reporting.
  • Successful experience identifying controls, developing and executing test plans
  • Demonstrated experience with IT internal controls testing or operational auditing
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and presentation
  • Related certification (CISA, CISSP, PCP, CRISC, or CIA) (either completed or expected reasonably soon)
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Accounting, or related field;
  • Strong background in auditing techniques and computer control environments
  • Ability to work independently
  • Unwavering ethics and dependability.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Big 4 public accounting experience
  • Experience with ERP implementations.
  • CPA
  • Masters in Information Systems, Accounting or Finance
  • Data Analysis tools (ACL, SAS, Monarch, IDEA, Access) experience desirable


Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.


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