Global Insurance firm seeks a Manager of IT Audit for its Jersey City Offices. Reporting to Senior audit leadership, the Manager will join an team spearheading new initiatives to expand the firm’s audit practice and, overall, increase the group’s role as a key contributor to the company’s continue success. The hired candidate will be expected to gain broad knowledge of firm operations to ultimately join a business line in a finance/IT function.
• Execute risk?based IT audit activities/investigations to identify business risks in key data/infrastructure areas and evaluate the effectiveness of governance, risk management, and application/system control processes, including but not limited to systems development and programming, database management, operating systems, networks, computer operations, service control, IT security, project management, business continuity and disaster recovery, information security, etc. • Support the planning process for IT and integrated audits, investigations and projects to improve audit function • Inquire with business-side IT clients throughout audit engagements- inspect records and documents, observations and re?performance of complex control procedures across application and infrastructure processes. • Document all audit activities conforming to company audit documentation standards throughout audit projects. • Create Audit Reports and report to senior team members and business stakeholders on audit results and findings. • Identify best-practices and procedures that result in entity?wide performance improvement. • Analyze complex control gaps and root causes to formulate potential remediation.
• Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, finance, or related discipline with 5-10+ years of experience in IT audit with a mix of public accounting and private side work, some exposure to Compliance/risk management a plus. • Knowledge and understanding of computer operations including systems development and programming, database management, operating systems, networks, computer operations, service control, IT security, project management, business continuity and disaster recovery, information security, etc. • CISA, CISSP, CIA/CPA or relevant Insurance/actuarial certification highly sought • Insurance accounting and systems concepts expertise • Demonstrated expertise auditing investment management, asset management or Broker/dealer areas. • Strong control mindset and understanding of audit best-practices. • Ability to effectively integrates business, operational, technological, and financial components in audit work