Role details

Director IT Audit

Cleveland   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Top financial services firm looking for someone to lead the IT Audit team
  • Opportunity for a candidate to move into a Director level role

About Our Client

This is a top tier financial services firm that has been expanding its presence significantly in the US. Headquartered out of Cleveland, Ohio, this Director role will be responsible for the IT Audit function globally.

Job Description

  • Develops an annual global, risk based IT Audit Plan.
  • Additionally, during the year ensure the plan reflects changes in the IT risk environment.
  • Plans and conducts multiple, concurrent, complex IT and integrated internal audits under the general direction of the Global Head of Internal Audit and in compliance with Department audit standards and regulatory expectations.
  • Oversees execution application related audits to evaluate risks/controls around technology-assisted processes and systems.
  • Manages the IT audit team and provides guidance to staff in the execution of IT audit, including monitoring the progress and quality against stated audit objectives, department metrics and audit requirements.
  • Accountable for delivering audit results within the agreed upon timeframes and budgets.
  • Establishes and maintains ongoing discussions with IT management on risk and IT controls.
  • Tracks, monitors and verifies resolution of audit action plans and issues.
  • Coordinates with the 2nd line functions (e.g., Sarbanes-Oxley) to maximize Department resources and reliance, and minimize impact on the client.
  • Works with business internal audit personnel during integrated audits to ensure key risks are adequately addressed.
  • Maintains organizational and professional ethical standards and ensures internal audit activities are carried out or supervised in compliance with the applicable standards.
  • Provides training and coaching to Internal Audit staff.
  • Interacts with executive management, external auditors and regulators

The Successful Applicant

  • A bachelor's degree with a major in Management Information Systems, Computer Science or other related field.
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of IT governance, audit data analytics, integrated audit approaches, IT risks and controls, system development methodologies, IT control frameworks, and major IT architectures and platforms.
  • Requires strong knowledge of PC based systems using Microsoft .Net Framework and SQL databases, cloud-based and network platforms, ERP, data warehouses, information security, cybersecurity and financial services technology operations.
  • Ability to compare and apply existing controls to standards including ISO, COBIT and NIST.
  • Minimum of 10+ years of IT auditing/management experience
  • Proven track record in leading/managing IT audit teams and complex projects.
  • Proven track record of building solid relationships with clients, including demonstrated abilities to approach clients in an organized, articulate and knowledgeable manner.
  • Related professional certification(s) (e.g., CISA, CISSP) is required.
  • Experience with leading integrated business/technology audits in the financial service industry.
  • 10-25% travel may be required throughout the working year.

What's on Offer

Competitive base + bonus

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