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IT Audit Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 166374/001_1529005226
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Risk Management
  • Date posted: 14/06/2018

Company Overview:

Multifaceted global asset management corporation providing a range of services across insurance, wealth planning, and investments.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Computer Security, Information Assurance, Computer Science or related technology degree preferred.


  • 4+ of experience in Public Accounting, IT Audit, Consulting, or Business Process Engineering preferred.

  • Experience specializing in applications technology, audit, risk and control.

  • Knowledge of COSO, AICPA, COBIT, Sarbanes-Oxley and SSAE16 standards and laws and regulations applicable to the assigned area of responsibility.

  • Experience in utilizing a risk-based audit approach

  • Motivated self-starter and intellectual curiosity.

  • Ability to establish an environment conducive to continuous innovation

  • Excellent analytical, written communication, interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills.

  • Detail and deadline oriented.

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required


The main objective of the IT Audit team is to assess the design and operating effectiveness of manual and automated internal controls that mitigate both business and IT related risks with the goal of minimizing overall risk and maximizing efficiency.

  • Conducting the majority of internal and client-facing planning, control assessment, testing and reporting activities.

  • Preparing Application Pre-Implementation Reviews.

  • Drafting audit reports to clearly communicate, control gaps, and opportunities for operational improvements.

  • Participates in system and business process development projects with strategic corporate significance; provides input on operational and technological risk issues.

  • Supervise staff members and perform full project management on audits.

  • Prepare and discuss written staff performance evaluations after each assignment.

  • Examine and verify IT and or operational processes and other supporting documentation.

  • Conduct interviews and document audit results and review with VP.

  • Responsible for developing the audit report in accordance with departmental requirements.

  • Develop suggestions for improving internal controls and operations, based on audit findings.

  • Document conclusions of audit cycles and organize and reference work papers for manager's review.

  • Identify control weaknesses, assess the financial impact of the weakness, and formulate useful and practical recommendations to management.

  • Research new and emerging technologies and their corresponding risks to determine the impact on the organization, its processes, and our overall audit approach and plan.

  • Build and maintain relationships with key stake holders across various divisions.

  • Advise and consult with business units on methods to utilize technology to increase efficiency and control effectiveness.

  • Be an active team member that contributes toward improvements in the group's overall methods and effectiveness.

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