AVP/VP, IT Audit, Group Internal Audit

Singapore, SG
Competitive salary
20 Feb 2021
03 Mar 2021
Job role
Audit, Internal audit
General Role Description

The VP / AVP, IT Audit role is responsible for leading the IT audit function under FPL Group Internal Audit. The role covers end to end IT and cybersecurity audits, tracking of resolution of audit issues and implementation of audit recommendations, validating control effectiveness post remediation and, continuous monitoring of the IT landscape. The scope of work includes reviews of IT infrastructure, systems and applications. This role will also support continuous improvement of the effectiveness and efficiency of Group Internal Audit's core activities and, provide IT support and expertise to business / operations audits of entities within the Group.

Key Responsibilities
  • Perform independent risk assessment on IT infrastructure and applications to formulate the Annual IT Audit Plan and, fine-tune the Plan in coordination with senior management teams at Group and Strategic Business Unit levels before approval and implementation.
  • Plan, execute and manage risk-based IT audit projects in accordance with the approved Annual IT Audit Plan. Establish review procedures and test steps for each audit project, aim at determining the adequacy and effectiveness of the entity's IT and cybersecurity control measures and processes. In addition to the planned projects, special or targeted review projects may be initiated from time to time to cover review of system implementation, applications and other IT-related risk areas in a timely manner.
  • Interpret IT and cybersecurity vulnerabilities and provide recommendations according to industry security best practices. Proactively follow up on risk events, IT incidents, and external audit and regulatory issues observed during the audit or through regular contact with management teams.
  • Track and monitor IT and related audit findings raised by Group Internal Audit and the external auditors, where relevant, are addressed satisfactorily by management teams in a timely manner.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with Group and Strategic Business Unit management teams to educate the businesses in the control framework and influence business processes.
  • Develop and maintain IT audit programs with innovation and creative thinking leveraging on data analytics and automation.
  • Support team members' and own development by keeping abreast of professional development courses to enhance skills and competence.
  • Support development of continuous auditing initiatives within Group Internal Audit, and IT and cybersecurity knowledge sharing across the staff members.

Key Requirements
  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or its equivalent from a reputable education institute, with professional certification such as CISA, CISSP, CISM, etc.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in IT and cybersecurity audit in an MNC or professional consultancy environment, with at least 2 years in a managerial capacity.
  • Proficient in IT infrastructure security and cybersecurity and processes, covering network devices, system (SAP or equivalent ERP systems) and database platforms. This include management of third-party IT vendors and cloud service providers.
  • Technical knowledge of information and operations technology and processes. This covers IT and data governance, authentication and authorization controls, user requirements understanding, application release functionalities validation, security and control design assessment.
  • Technical knowledge of IT project management. This includes planning and approval of IT projects, quality controls, user acceptance testing procedures, data conversion and migration, and training and cutover procedures.
  • Competent in IT audit methodologies and concepts (such as GTAG, COBIT and COSO), including industry best practices.
  • Good knowledge of technology risk management guidelines and cyber-related regulations including relevant compliance requirements.
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills. Able to work with all levels of management, to inspire, influence and negotiate at a senior level.
  • Strong project management and organization skills. Able to navigate through ambiguity, manage and coordinate multiple audit projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, accepting ownership and accountability of the process and deliver on commitments.

General Role Description The VP / AVP, IT Audit role is responsible for leading the IT audit function under FPL Group Internal Audit. The role covers end to end IT and cybersecurity audits, tracking

Skills: Change Management, Cisa, Cobit, Disaster Recovery, Process Improvement, Project Management, Quality Assurance, Risk Management, Security

Experience: 7.00-10.00 Years

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