Accume Partners

Information Security Senior Associate - Banking

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas/Forth Worth | US-TX-Sherman | US-TX-Wichita Falls | US-TX-Abilene | US-OK-Oklahoma City


Accume Partners is a trusted risk assurance and advisory leader and innovator in delivering integrated solutions to our clients in highly regulated industries. Our firm has strong roots in providing internal audit, regulatory compliance, and risk management services to various sectors in the financial services industry. A few years ago, Accume Partners has added to those services with extensive Cybersecurity and Technology Compliance capabilities. As the level of regulatory and business complexity has surged, so has the need for specialized knowledge and focus. We have organized our firm to achieve that goal providing our clients with deep knowledge, expertise and approaches in the following areas: • Internal Audit • Regulatory Compliance • Technology Risk Management • Dedicated Cybersecurity Practice and Toolset • Incident Response Planning and Cyber-Forensic Team • FFIEC Compliance Software (Risk Director) Through these key areas of focus, we are able to stay in front of change, bring balanced perspectives and the specialized knowledge demanded by today’s banks and financial institutions. That is why our clients view us as the partner of choice, a partner that is truly different from the others. Partnership Matters.


Accume’s Technology Audit Services team is a leading provider of IT audit and Cybersecurity assessments in the financial services sector. As a Senior Associate, you will review IT controls and conduct network testing for regulatory and security compliance, primarily at community banking institutions.  You will review technical policies and control documents, perform onsite audit work, and author reports and work papers as directed. 


The position requires significant travel within Texas and the surrounding states; longer distance travel within the US is occasionally required.


  • Performing IT audits and cybersecurity assessments at our banking and other clients throughout Texas and surrounding states.
  • Successfully lead interviews with senior members of bank management to obtain and deliver sensitive operational Direct, diplomatic verbal communication skills are mandatory.
  • Ensure delivery of clear and concise reports and other deliverables to clients and their regulators. Written reports are the primary deliverable at the end of a client engagement.
  • This position is responsible for the creation and final production of professional, comprehensive written materials.
  • Ensuring timely preparation of all engagement deliverables, including risk assessments, audit workpapers, audit reports, follow-up reports, etc.
  • Keeping abreast of the cybersecurity regulatory and threat environment


Minimum Requirements

  • 8 years of professional experience with at least two years in a Community Banking or Credit Union IT department.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience and demonstrated understanding of computer networking, IDS/IPS, firewall configuration, virtual server environments and network security solutions. Recent experience with Nessus, Nmap, NetCat and Python scripts is a strong plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar technical domain. Business Administration degree combined with significant, relevant information systems experience may be considered.
  • Must be well versed with FFIEC, FDICIA, GLBA or other banking regulatory guidelines in relation to IT, InfoSec, Vendor management, BCP, etc.
  • Ability to travel with one’s own vehicle and by air as required to any customer site and to pass criminal and financial background checks.

Preferred Requirements

  • Pro-active problem solving ability is required to thoroughly identify and investigate issues, and to work through contentious issues with customers in a non-confrontational style.
  • Ability to engender trust, handle confidential information and communicate clearly with individuals at a wide range of levels on sensitive matters.
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Professional certification such as CISA, CISSP, CRISC, etc.


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