Director of IT Risk and IT Audit

New York, New York Permanent USD150,000 - USD220,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Client will move quickly qualified candidates
  • Hybrid work model

About Our Client

One of the largest and most established foreign banking institutions in NYC.

Job Description

  • Identify, assess, and monitor IT risks across various areas including IT operations, information security, applications, vendors, policies and procedures, BCP and DR, and development, adhering to risk management policies and procedures.
  • Develop and implement risk responses to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and standards.
  • Act as a risk manager accountable for identifying, addressing, and escalating risks within the department, and for ensuring effective risk controls.
  • Serve as the Risk and Control Officer (RICO) for the Department/Team, leading the execution of identifying, monitoring, reporting, mitigating, and controlling operational risks, as well as designing, implementing, maintaining, and reporting business unit level Key Risk Indicators (KRIs).
  • Conduct IT risk assessments and refine risk management procedures as necessary.
  • Serve as the primary contact point with examiners and auditors, providing timely responses and deliverables, and preparing and reviewing requested materials.
  • Educate risk owners on best practices and assist in developing strategies to mitigate risk.
  • Demonstrate risk awareness by adhering to all policies, procedures, and internal controls in daily activities.
  • Consolidate management of IT policies and procedures.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a directly related field.
  • 8+ years of experience in IT Risk Management or IT Audit within the banking industry.
  • Preferred certifications: CRISC, CISA.
  • Profound understanding and hands-on experience in IT risk management and IT audit.
  • Familiarity with information security and IT compliance requirements.
  • Strong organizational, planning, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral.

What's on Offer

My client is offering a competitive compensation package, salary + bonus. My client is offering a hybrid work schedule as well. Must be authorized to work in the United States.

Thomas Falus
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Job summary

Banking & Financial Services
Sub Sector
Risk Management
Financial Services
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
Thomas Falus
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Job Nature
Hybrid working