Senior IT Auditor

at Concero
Published May 3, 2022
Location St. Louis, MO
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Job Description

Responsible for executing complex internal audit services within a cross-functional team of IA professionals, championing an effective IA function (the “third line of defense”), in alignment with applicable standards and regulatory requirements. The IA function is required to consistently deliver an independent, well-executed, and risk-based audit plan. The IA department provides senior management and the Audit Committee with independent objective assurance and advice regarding the design and operation of the overall control framework across the region.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Carry out audit activities and responsibilities in accordance with applicable policies and procedures and codes of conduct.

  • Pro-actively manages own time and assigned tasks efficiently and effectively to meet communicated deadlines, and report progress regularly / notify any problems or any roadblocks timely. Also seeks to assist other team members when available to help achieve overall function goals/objectives

  • Ensures the quality of services is maintained, including enhancing internal awareness of the importance of audit as the third line of defense.

  • Prepares work paper documentation to support audit work and conclusions, with evidence of deficiencies in controls, duplication of effort, extravagance, fraud, or lack of compliance with laws, government regulations, and management's policies or procedures. Work paper documentation must comply with the organization and IIA standards.

  • Provides timely constructive feedback to peers and supervisors (upward feedback)

  • Ensures timely communication to stakeholders regarding the risks, and progress of the audit engagements.

  • Attends and presents findings and recommendations at key meetings.

  • Establishes trusting working relationships in which issues or risks are openly communicated. Builds strong relationships with management.

  • Seeks to understand the businesses and risks across all North American Operations, actively keeping this knowledge up to date.

  • May have responsibility for certain aspects of the internal business operations of the Audit function, as determined by the Head of Audit.

Risk

  • Complete all mandatory training within deadlines

  • Comply with code of conduct and Bank policies/ procedures

  • Actively identify incidents outside of established policies and procedures and report to management immediately

  • Familiar with and comply with laws, regulations and internal policies and procedures that are applicable to required job duties.

  • Understands and complies with all anti-money laundering, compliance, and all other applicable laws.

  • Actively seeks to understand emerging risks facing the organization.

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Essential:

  • Experience performing complex technology audits, evaluating and assessing internal controls related to Information Technology and Information Security, preferably in the financial services sector.

  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills.

  • Overall understanding and experience in the banking and finance sector.

  • Understanding of audit methodology and techniques, control procedures, and principles, including use of audit tools.

  • Ability to interpret industry trends and regulatory policy.

  • Forms valid and independent opinions, based on logic, experience and expertise.

  • Ability to work across organization lines.

  • High level of motivation, enthusiasm and professionalism.

  • Robust decision making and communications skills (written and oral).

  • Consistently demonstrates tact, discretion and good judgement.

  • Possess effective time management and organizational skills.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages.

Desirable:

  • Cloud computing (Azure) knowledge preferred.

Qualifications:

Essential:

  • Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent) in information technology, information systems, or IT risk and control related disciplines and 7+ years of relative experience. Prior work/ internship experience in an Information Technology environment is helpful.

  • Demonstrable experience in using audit methodologies, audit and project management tools, and data driven analysis tools (including Power BI, KNIME, and Excel).

  • Exhibits high degree of professionalism and confidentiality in handling and having access to sensitive / confidential information.

  • Holds or is studying for a relevant professional certification (CISA, CISSP, CRISC, CGEIT, etc.).

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