Morgan Stanley

Internal Audit - Institutional Securities Technology Audit Manager

London, UK
Not disclosed
20 Sep 2022
20 Oct 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level


Company Profile

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 1200 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.

Department Profile

Morgan Stanley's Internal Audit Department reports to the Firm's Board Audit Committee and comprises financial, technology and risk auditors. Our mission is to be recognized as a strong and high performing audit function that is viewed as a trusted authority and advisor to the Board, Firm management and industry regulators in assessing and strengthening the Firm's control environment. Internal Audit provides independent assurance on the quality and effectiveness of Morgan Stanley's internal control, risk management and governance systems and processes.

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. Technology Auditors work closely with our Business Auditors to perform integrated audits.

Morgan Stanley is seeking a strong technology audit candidate to cover the applications and system infrastructure supporting the Institutional Securities Technology. The candidate will be responsible for leading and executing technology audits and partnering with business auditors on other assurance activities. This candidate will provide coverage of assigned areas through relationship management and continuous monitoring, and will manage the audit process from initiation to completion.

Job Description

Morgan Stanley is seeking a strong IT Audit candidate to cover the applications and system infrastructure supporting the Institutional Securities businesses.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Execute and lead planning, testing and reporting phases of the integrated audit engagements
  • Understand, analyze, and test application and general controls
  • Present issues and other reports to senior management


Skills required

  • Five or more years of IT Audit experience with a Financial Services, Brokerage Firm or a Public Accounting Firm with emphasis on the Financial Services Industry
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple audit assignments/ while meeting deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of financial products to help plan audit engagements and assess risks
  • Knowledge of electronic trading, capital markets, banking products, Agile, emerging technologies (e.g. fintech, machine learning, etc.) is a plus
  • Experience with Data Analytics

Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree (Computer Science or IT related preferred)
  • CISA, CISSP or CPA certification (preferred/ though not required)

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