Senior IT Auditor

Audit International Published: July 12, 2022 (5 months ago)
New York, United States
Job Type


Company Profile
Our client is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.
As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Our client can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

Department Profile
Internal Audit is responsible for validating whether the firm operates in a controlled environment with appropriate risk-management processes. Auditors evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of the firms internal controls using a risk-based methodology developed from professional auditing standards. Internal Audit assists in monitoring the firms compliance with internal guidelines set for risk management and risk monitoring, as well as external rules and regulations governing the industry. The team reports directly to the Board Audit Committee and helps verify whether the firm meets all of its fiduciary responsibilities to shareholders, while adhering to corporate-governance standards and legal and regulatory requirements.

Internal Audit is comprised of Business, Risk and Technology auditors. Business and Risk auditors focus on understanding the risks that the businesses face and the controls to mitigate those risks. Technology auditors focus on the application controls supporting the business processes, including systems development, application security and entitlements, production management, and technology governance. Both groups are responsible for understanding, analysing and testing the controls to protect the franchise.

Job Description
Our client is seeking a strong IT Audit candidate to cover the applications and system infrastructure supporting the Human Resources and Company Administration business functions.

Primary Responsibilities
IT Auditors focus on the application and system infrastructure controls that manage business risks and are responsible for understanding, analysing, and testing the technology controls, including those over data accuracy, completeness and processing, systems development, application security and entitlements, production management and technology governance.

Skills required
-Two or more years IT Audit experience with a Financial Services, Brokerage Firm or a Public Accounting Firm with emphasis on the Financial Services Industry
-Proven ability to manage multiple audit assignments, while meeting deadlines with minimal supervision
-Proven ability to partner with Technology and Financial Auditors and work within a team
-Knowledge of financial products to help plan audit engagements and assess risks
- Experience in auditing applications, interfaces, system infrastructure, data processing and computer general controls
-Experience in distributed environments
-Experience with data Analytics and data mining tools
-Strong written and verbal communication skills
-Proven ability to build strong relationships with both the Business Unit and Technology clients

Professional Qualifications
-Bachelors’ Degree (Computer Science or IT related preferred)
-CISA, CISSP or CPA certification (preferred, though not required)

If you are interested in this role- please send your CV to or call
0041435083095 to discuss the full details.

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