Performing risk assessments of IT environment and assisting in developing the annual audit plan
Leading, planning and executing IT infrastructure and application audits and also working closely with the Business auditors on integrated audits and, when necessary, limited other business audits
Assessing risk, exposure and controls regarding new systems / processes or changes to the current environment and performing pre-implementation reviews where appropriate
Identifying emerging IT risks, drafting and reporting audit findings promptly to line management and senior management, and suggesting practical and innovative solutions
Following up audit recommendations post-audit, assessing residual risk, validating remedial work performed and documenting and closing issues
Performing and documenting aspects of Internal Auditâ€™s quarterly continuous monitoring programme for IT, in order to identify changes to risk assessments, audit plan or audit universe
Identifying emerging IT risks and control themes to be included in management and Audit Committee presentations
Learning, understanding and applying the departmentâ€™s audit methodology
Key experience & skills:
Must have a good understanding of the investment banking industry and possess strong technical knowledge of Global Markets business and IT environment. It would also be beneficial to have some knowledge of the IT environment for wealth management, asset management and retail brokerage products.
Must have strong oral and written communication skills in English
Must be able to work independently and proactively, demonstrating a strong sense of ownership and commitment to delivery
Must be able to multi-task
Must have the confidence to deliver tough messages and have difficult conversations
A degree in IT or related disciplines is expected. Professional IT audit qualifications, e.g. CISA, CISSP or CISM, are also required.
Eight years of IT audit experience is expected either at an investment bank or combined investment banking experience and some time at a large accounting firm. Some international experience is preferred.
Some international experience is strongly preferred