Independent IT Audit, Risk & Controls Specialist

fernis.consulting: Independent IT Audit, Risk & Controls Specialist

Joerg Fernis, Diploma in Business Information Services

Independent IT Audit, Risk & Controls Specialist with more than 10 years professional experience in Internal and External audit projects in various industries (Financial Services, Consumer Goods), Big-4 professional services environments and large-scale e-commerce projects.

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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, auditing standards and national / international rules and regulations.

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