Technology Audit Specialist

BMO Financial Group
Chicago, IL, USA
Competitive salary
29 Jun 2020
03 Mar 2021
Job role
Technology Audit & Exam Specialist Chicago, IL, USA/en-US/External/job/Chicago-IL-USA/Technology-Audit---Exam-Specialist_R200007498/apply
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· Supports Internal and External Audit activities across assigned Technology portfolios

· Oversees and reviews pre-audit activities such as the completion of a Self-Identified Issues, and Pull List activities by engaging with key stakeholders.

· Participates with Technology partners in Audit meetings for in-flight audits

· Provides Director on-going update of in-flight audit status including any issues

· Recommends actions to respond to additional in-flight audit requests

· Reviews and co-ordinates Technology's position on proposed audit observations or findings and facilitates audit response

· Tracks and reports on any audit remediation activities

· Facilitates meetings with Audit during remediation as a means to provide status update

· Makes recommendation to implement new audit program activities or suggests adjusting existing programs to drive a stronger audit program

· Review results of audits tracking any noted themes and trends that can be applied across Technology

· Reviews reports from risk assessments to remain informed on the type of issues that are being identified that might impact Technology audits

· Identify systemic issues and make recommendations to the Director, Compliance and Audit

· Monitors completion of corrective action plans for issues identified in audits

· Works with Remediation Leads for issue status updates on milestones and development of proof of completion packages

· Provides first level of internal validation and effective challenge

· Ability to influence and create sense of urgency as required

· Prepare and provide updates as required to applicable steering committees, regulators, CSAs and risk management committees/forums

· Participate in BMOFG committees, working groups and forums where Technology's audit and compliance programs require representation

· Performs special projects as assigned


· Possesses a university degree/college diploma in related discipline(s) or equivalent work experience, and/or 8 to 10 years experience in a Technology/ information security environment preferably with knowledge of Audit and Risk Management

· Strong knowledge and understanding of emerging technologies as they pertain to external regulatory requirements (e.g., PIPEDA, SOX, ISO, CoBIT, COSO, GLBA)

· Advanced knowledge of industry directions and trends in Information Security Audit, Risk Management and Regulations

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Posted 2 Days AgoFull timeR200007498 BMO Financial Group

Serving customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $728 billion as of October 31, 2018, and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.

We serve Canadian clients through BMO Bank of Montreal®, our personal and commercial banking business, BMO Nesbitt Burns®*, one of Canada's leading wealth management firms, and BMO Capital Markets, our North American investment and corporate banking division.

In the United States, clients are served through BMO Harris Bank, a major U.S. Midwest personal and commercial bank, and BMO Private Bank, with wealth management offices across the United States, as well as BMO Capital Markets, our North American investment and corporate banking division.

We help our customers make money make sense by delivering the broadest range of financial services through a single point of contact. Our financial service professionals provide access to any services our customers require across the entire enterprise.

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