The Bonadio Group

  • Security Consultant

    Job Locations US-NY-Pittsford | US-NY-Amherst | US-NY-Syracuse | US-NY-Albany | US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/26/2018 10:16 AM)
    # of Openings
    IT Audit/ Risk Managment
  • Overview

    Start off your cybersecurity career the right way! As a Security Associate - Specialist you will have the unique opportunity to work on a variety of client assignments.  You will work under the supervision of a performance coach on assigned cybersecurity engagements and develop relationships with other staff and clients. At The Bonadio Group you will be challenged to continually learn and use new skills, work in a high-paced, client-service environment, and provide creative solutions through targeted resources and technical expertise. This is a tremendous opportunity to learn and grow your career in Public Accounting! We are open to candidates for the following offices: Buffalo, Pittsford (Rochester), Syracuse, Albany, and NYC, NY.


    • Learn the rules, regulations, and code of professional conduct surrounding performing cybersecurity audits, assessments and testing.
    • Become familiar with pronouncements of the key State, Federal and International Cybersecurity Regulators.
    • Prepare clear and concise working papers.
    • Prepare meaningful and well written recommendations for inclusion in client correspondence.
    • Demonstrate the ability to identify issues and apply data protection principles and auditing procedures.
    • Prepare penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, IT General Controls testing statements.
    • Work independently as needed client projects in and out of the office.
    • Develop positive working relationships with clients.
    • Develop an ability to effectively respond to questions from supervisors and clients.
    • Strengthen ability to actively listen and question appropriately to gain full understanding.
    • Effectively apply technology tools in assigned areas.
    • Display substantial progress toward CISA, CISSP, CISM, HITRUST, PCI and ISO certifications.
    • Assist in the preparation of reports and testing outcomes.
    • Effectively apply technology tools and software in assigned areas.
    • Recognize and proactively support the fact that the firm is in the business of providing quality client service.
    • Anticipate problems and issues, and keep the senior/manager informed of engagement/project status.
    • Comply with firm practice management and quality control procedures and systems.
    • Develop awareness of budget constraints vs. quality of work needed on engagements.
    • Contribute to fostering an environment of team work.
    • Maintain and promote ethical and firm values in conducting internal and external business activities.



    • Bachelors of Science in any of the following majors/minors:
      • Computer Science
      • Cyber Crime and Fraud Investigation
      • Cyber Network Defense
      • Cybersecurity
      • Cybersecurity Technologies
      • Cybersecurity Risk Management
      • Information Management and Technology
    • Computer proficiency and ability to effectively use firm technology 
    • Skilled in Microsoft Office suite
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills; i.e. client presentations, industry articles, etc.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Exceptional customer service skills
    • Ability to work outside of normal business hours at peak client service delivery times
    • Desire to seek involvement in professional and community organizations
    • Ability to develop and sustain business relationships for the purpose of increasing the firms client base
    • Ability to be autonomous and to handle and manage multiple priorities
    • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills



    • Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Our summer hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to noon on Friday. 
    • The ability to work additional hours during busy season is critical, but the rest of the year, flexibility is key.


    In the fast-changing accounting industry, The Bonadio Group is always on the cutting edge of growth and innovation. Top-rated employee policies keep our workforce energized and advancing, and because of our many teams and specialty services, we offer more paths to partnership, including non-traditional arrangements. Add to that our robust training and mentoring programs, and the opportunities for growth really add up. Truly, at Bonadio, your trajectory is limitless. We are the nation’s 38th largest CPA and consulting firm, and the biggest in Upstate New York. Get on board, grow with us, and find your path to partnership. Apply today!We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer



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