Role details

IT Risk AVP

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Top tier financial services firm has an amazing opportunity within IT Risk
  • Looking for strong candidates coming from IT Risk, IT Audit, or Info Sec

About Our Client

Well established financial services firm looking to build out their Technology Risk function.

Job Description

  • Ensure that controls are sufficiently designed and evidenced to satisfy risk, audit and regulatory objectives
  • Build security control and risk scorecards, and reporting capabilities in GRC to support assessment of security compliance and risk posture.
  • Direct cross-organization/ business unit Controls Working Group and operational teams to address security controls and compliance, coordinate exception evaluations, and track risk remediation activities, temporary exceptions, and control status and ownership.
  • Advocate, coach and highlight the impact of IT policies, standards, procedures and initiatives to promote, support and enhance security controls and negotiate resolutions of issues which arise during deployment and implementation of IT Controls and related practices.
  • Enable continuous technology compliance by maintaining up to date controls, coordinating controls testing and monitoring, identifying and escalating control non-compliance.
  • Assist in organizing and preparing responses to regulatory and audit requests including drafting of talking points and presentations on topics such as control design/execution and strategic risk mitigation programs.
  • Schedule, coordinate and lead self-assessments and tabletop exercises to help prepare teams for anticipating questions and requests related to upcoming audits.
  • Track remediation on reported audit and regulatory observations to ensure timely and comprehensive resolution; on a regular basis, issue reports to IT leadership as to current state.
  • Formalize ongoing processes to support risk management and audit/ compliance activities, identifying opportunities to integrate these into our technology enablement approach.

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in IT Risk Management, Information Security and/or IT Audit, preferably within the financial services industry or a consulting organization.
  • BS or BA degree, preferably in technology, business or equivalent.
  • Relevant certifications, such as CISSP, CRISC, CISA, CISM, are a plus.

What's on Offer

Competitive base + bonuses

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