Associate - Cloud Audit

Mumbai (MSA), Maharashtra, India
Not disclosed
12 May 2022
12 Jun 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Morgan Stanley 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. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley 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.

IAD comprises Business, Risk and Technology Auditors; Subject Matter Experts (e.g., Risk, Data Analytics); and support functions that are responsible for ensuring the department adheres to professional, regulatory and Firm policies and procedures.
IAD provides independent assurance on the quality and effectiveness of the Firm?s internal control, risk management, and governance systems and processes. It achieves this by identifying and assessing the operating risks of the Firm and evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of the Firm?s system of internal control.

The role will reside within the Internal Audit's - Technology team in Mumbai. The team covers application technology, infrastructure, cloud and cyber security audits. Technology Auditors focus on the application and system infrastructure controls that manage business risks and are responsible for understanding, analyzing, and testing the technology controls, including those over data accuracy, completeness and processing, systems development, application security and entitlements, production management and technology governance.

Primary Responsibilities (Day Job)
  • Work with the Technology audit team, within Internal Audit, to manage/execute risk based audits.
  • Assess risk associated with various cloud engagement models (laaS, PaaS, SaaS) and their implementation in the firm.
  • Test controls over applications and system infrastructure, including those over data accuracy, completeness and processing, systems development, change management, data security and entitlements, production management and technology governance
  • Identify control gaps and open risks, raise insightful questions to identify root causes and business impact and draw the appropriate conclusions
  • Work in close collaboration with colleagues located in overseas offices to support application technology audits. The candidate is expected to have excellent communication skills and ability to work as part of virtual teams
  • Participate/ lead strategic initiatives and projects to enhance our cloud audit approach and coverage.
  • Understand audit scope, prepare audit planning documentation, and plan and conduct walkthroughs
  • Understand the financial system and reporting requirements as applicable to key business processes in scope and associated risks, and identify the key technology risks and controls that are impacted.
Skills and Qualities
  • Masters/ Bachelors Degree (Computer Science or IT related preferred)
  • Recognized cloud certifications (preferred, though not required)
  • Three to four years of relevant experience in cloud consulting or cloud audit of Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services.
  • Understanding and hands on experience in cloud technology focusing on cloud security, information protection and DevOps.
  • Proven ability to collaborate within teams, especially in a global team structure
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to learn quickly and think critically
  • Proven ability to work independently on multiple assignments, while meeting deadlines
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