Senior Manager, Cybersecurity

Chicago Permanent USD210,000 - USD250,000
  • Hybrid opportunity due to COVID-19 pandemic
  • Growing Organization adding to IT Audit Department

About Our Client

Publicly-traded financial institution looking to grow out it's IT audit department.

Job Description

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.


  • Leverage financial industry best practices and standards, including FFIEC guidance and the NIST Cybersecurity and Risk Management Frameworks, to develop a comprehensive audit plan over technology and application controls
  • Ensure appropriate audit coverage of the current risks, processing environment, and tools relative to cloud and container technologies, and emerging environments including blockchain
  • Deliver a risk-based audit plan that validates Northern Trust's control environment or identifies developmental opportunities related to Northern Trust policies, global or local regulations, or industry best practices
  • Provide technical input and challenge on planned audit work to drive cyber coverage and awareness across the audit universe
  • Leverage data analytics to drive complete coverage of risks and associated testing
  • Develop strong continuous monitoring processes to stay informed of changes and identify current or future risks that should be captured in the audit plan
  • Develop and deliver high impact reporting of audit results, including trend analyses and thematic reporting for executive management, Audit Committee and global regulators
  • Ensure timely delivery of comprehensive internal audit issue validation
  • Develop processes to promote cyber related knowledge sharing and embed best practices across Audit Services
  • Develop, manage and monitor audit plan budgets and manage expenses for the team
  • Synthesize and communicate audit results, deliverables, and project status in clear, succinct, and easy-to-understand terms

The Successful Applicant

  • Seasoned auditing experience in the financial industry or public accounting is preferred
  • Specific subject matter expertise in auditing cyber-related controls and tools across a variety of technologies (cloud, container, blockchain) and platforms against standards and established cyber-related control frameworks
  • Knowledge and experience in developing and executing Center of Internet Security (CIS) risk assessments that align to organizational strategies and business objectives
  • Demonstrated senior manager-level experience in designing and delivering high quality, high value internal audit programs for large businesses or regulated environments
  • Strong written and oral communication, approachable style, and well-developed negotiation and listening skills
  • Ability to engage a variety of stakeholders (including senior management, security professionals, and regulators) in an audience-appropriate manner
  • Strong business skills and business acumen
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering high quality, high value audits that are complete, insightful, timely, concise, and in accordance with IA standards, laws, and local regulations
  • Demonstrated experience in executing a formal audit strategy that reflects the organization's risk profile, regulatory/legal requirements, and current threat trends
  • Demonstrated experience managing a team of professionals effectively and efficiently
  • Effective and independent perspective with a proactive and pragmatic approach in communicating issues to stakeholders
  • Ability to adapt and react timely in a changing and dynamic work environment, tight deadlines and variable workloads

What's on Offer

Competitive base salary with discretionary bonus and benefits.

Kenneth Oxman
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Job summary

Audit & Advisory
Sub Sector
Internal Audit
Financial Services
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Kenneth Oxman
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