Freelance IT Audit, Risk & Controls Specialist

Freelance IT Audit, Risk and Controls Specialist with more than 10 years of professional experience including Internal and External audit projects in the Financial Services Industry, Big-4 professional services environments and large-scale e-commerce projects.

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Joerg Fernis, CISA, CGEIT


Audit engagement lifecycle including planning, fieldwork, reporting and follow-up.

IT Audit

IT general control review
Application control review

IT Governance

Compliance with IT Governance frameworks, group policies & procedures, Data Protection rules & regulations, SOX 404, SAS70, etc.

e-commerce, digital & web

Expertise in e-commerce, digital & web including web programming, SEO, Content Management & Online Marketing.

Internal Control System

Roles & responsibilities, Segregation of duties, 4-eyes principle

Change Management

Digital Transformance, Organizational change management, change control processes, etc.

IT Outsourcing

Vendor management, KPI Monitoring, Contracting



Supervised and led multicultural teams on local and international Internal Audit engagements.


Engagement Management of External IT Audits in the Big-4-professional-services environment mainly in the Financial Services Industry.


Design, implementation & testing of IT control frameworks in compliance with local & international laws & regulations.


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Diploma in Business Information Services

with focus on e-commerce, digital & web.


Member of the IIA (Institute of Internal Auditors), ISACA, DIIR


Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT), ITIL v3 Foundation, SIX Sigma White Belt, Trader license of the Swiss Exchange, Instructor Certifiction of the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry

International setup

Led and managed multicultural teams on audit engagements