IT Audit Manager, Financial Services

Elite Audit Recruitment -Internal Audit , Risk & Compliance Recruitment specialists
06 Mar 2019
27 Mar 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time

IT Audit Manager, Financial Services London

Highly competitive basic salary + excellent Bonus + bens

Elite Audit are representing a very well – known and highly regarded financial services organisation. We are seeking an IT Audit Manager and the successful candidate will be responsible for working with the Head of Internal Audit in the development and execution of the annual internal audit plan, as well as assessments of management and control risks within the IT and related functions.

Responsibilities :

  • Reporting to the Head of Internal Audit, and interacting closely with the Senior IT Audit Manager, the IT Audit Manager will work with them in developing and executing technical audits for the organisation
  • Conduct a broad range of IT audits covering infrastructure, cybersecurity, project reviews and applications, working in an integrated approach alongside non–IT auditors
  • Identify key risks, assess controls, and develop recommendations on improving the control environment and enhancing operational efficiencies
  • Develop and maintain an in–depth knowledge of relevant technology & cybersecurity areas, its products, and supporting & control functions
  • Stay current of the industry and business environment
  • Participate in departmental initiatives aimed at continually improving the department's audit methodology

Qualifications Required:

University degree, preferably in Information Systems or other related subject

Relevant professional qualifications, such as Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), etc

Required Knowledge and Level of Experience :

In–depth knowledge of the applicable auditing standards and control frameworks such as COBIT and COSO

Good understanding and experience in evaluating IT security controls in the following areas: system development, operating systems, databases, telecommunication and networking technologies

Solid understanding of IT general controls, application controls, computer assisted audit techniques (CAATs) / data analytics, assessment practices and various IT security software, operating systems, databases, telecommunication, networking technologies and knowledge of emerging cyber security risks

Minimum of 5 years relevant IT auditing experience in well–established organisations

Skills set and Core Competencies required for role :

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Build and develop good working relationships

Highly motivated self–starter with the ability to multi–task and remain organised

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