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Senior Internal Auditor IT

Date: Jul 27, 2019

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64108

Company: Hallmark



Do you want to work for a one of the world's most trusted and recognized brands? Hallmark is a company rooted in connecting people. We care for our employees, our communities, and our world. A career at Hallmark means you get to make a big impact and create something that can make a genuine difference. We’re looking for people who want to continue to carry our vision forward.

The Internal Audit department offers a unique opportunity for team members to provide independent and effective assurance over the risks that threaten the achievement of Company objectives, and promote continuous improvement and partnering for management's success.  We work with personnel throughout all of the business units and geographic locations of the Company.  There is no better way to get exposure to all the Hallmark businesses than through Internal Audit! 

The Internal Audit department functionally reports to the Audit Committee of Hallmark's Board of Directors, and administratively reports to the Chief Financial Officer.  We create an annual audit plan and the primary areas of focus are as follows:

  • Compliance with generally accepted account principles (GAAP).
  • Compliance with Hallmark policies.
  • Evaluation of an area's internal controls.
  • Ways to add value to our clients.

This department is a great fit for someone looking for an opportunity to broaden their understanding of all Hallmark businesses, assist management with developing a strong control environment, and offer value-added solutions.

Located in the Hallmark corporate offices, the Sr. Internal Auditor-IT (Information Technology), is responsible for leading, planning, and performing technology-related internal audits, and completing audit projects which evaluate:  

  1. the reliability, integrity, and security of technical operating information systems and processes
  2. compliance with policies, plans, procedures, laws and regulations
  3. the safeguarding of assets and the verification of those assets
  4. opportunities to improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness

The Sr. Internal Auditor-IT is responsible for participating on audits and ensuring assigned work is completed on time.  Responsibilities include audit planning, including scope and objective determination, interviewing, controls testing, preparation of work papers, and performing work that leads to logical conclusions.  Additional responsibilities include drafting audit reports and effectively communicating in written and oral formats with a variety of business partners at all levels of the organization.  The Sr. Internal Auditor-IT researches, develops, negotiates, and communicates viable technology and/or business process improvement solutions with audit clients.  A high degree of autonomy and leadership is expected for this position.  The ability to evaluate cyber-security controls, including analysis of related technical components, is required for this position.

The Sr. Internal Auditor-IT is responsible for participating in the department’s annual and ongoing risk assessment planning used to establish an annual audit plan, which focuses on key business objectives for all of Hallmark’s businesses.  The Sr. Internal Auditor-IT will also provide consulting support to ensure appropriate risks are identified and communicated, and will complete special projects as assigned.


You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT. 

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience in one of the following areas in a technology environment:  information security, data operations, application development, infrastructure management, identity/access management, or, change management.
  • Professional experience with Excel, Word, and Powerpoint
  • NOTE:  10-15% of domestic and international travel could be necessary in this position


  • 3+ years Information Technology or Information Security experience
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or cybersecurity education
  • 3+ years IT auditing experience
  • Understanding of Control Objectives for Information and Related Technologies (COBIT) and/or cybersecurity compliance practices
  • Technology experience with exposure to IT general controls in the following areas:  architecture/management/administration, asset management and software licensing, change management, project management/systems development, data center operations, customer/problem management, recoverability, telecommunications and email, systems management (mainframe, server, desktop), network management, database management, information security management, identity and access management, and physical security.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including interpersonal, presentation, conflict management, facilitation, interviewing, and diplomacy skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Detail-oriented, with the ability to meet deadlines with expected results.
  • Demonstrated desire and aptitude for enhancing knowledge in technology and audit areas.

Hallmark believes in enriching the lives of our employees by offering benefit programs to help you:

  • Take care of you and yours: We offer comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as discounts on elder care, child care, education assistance and adoption assistance.
  • Save for your future: Through profit sharing, you share in the success of Hallmark. We also offer a 4% match on 401(k) contributions.
  • Enjoy your time: Maximize your work-life balance through Paid Time Off (PTO), paid holidays, community volunteer opportunities and discounts on product, entertainment venues, amusement parks and sporting events.
  • And More! (Like an on-site cafeteria, free parking, access to Crown Center and a fitness center.)


Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.


Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

Job Segment: Internal Audit, Audit, Accounting, Finance

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