Senior IT Audit Manager

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Overview

The Senior Manager will deliver global IT internal audit audits to ensure that:
  • Systems of internal controls and accounting procedures are adequate to provide accurate financial reporting and to safeguard corporate assets
  • Potential cost savings, process efficiencies and business opportunities are identified
  • Compliance to group policies (global, regional, local)
  • Risk-based audit approach is devised to adequately address significant IT technology risks
  • IT technology risks are promptly and accurately identified to management
  • IT internal audits are effectively coordinated with management
  • All IT audit work is thorough, complete, and has been performed in accordance with IIA and Group Internal Audit methodology standards
  • IT audit results are effectively communicated to management

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop an overall understanding of technology risks and the effectiveness of IT internal controls and operating practices
  • Liaison, build and maintain collaborative relationships with key business management/leadership, partner functions (i.e. Internal Controls, Controllers, etc.), center of excellence functions, etc.
  • Contribute to the development, maintenance and execution of the global internal audit plan, including IT risk assessment processes
  • Deliver internal project initiatives for the elevation and growth of the department
  • Lead and deliver completion of planned IT audits, efficiently and effectively and within hours and costs budgets and expected timelines
  • Manage co-source provider with global resources
  • Ensure overall quality, value and timeliness of work output
  • Develop and monitor timely remediation of management action plans
  • Support the preparation of presentations to key stakeholders, including the Audit Committee and executive/senior leadership
  • Support execution of special/ad hoc projects as requested
  • Assist in recruiting activities and presentations

Communication:
  • Communicate timely and effectively verbally and in writing by adopting appropriate communication style to individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Articulate clear understanding of business areas under review through deliverables
  • Present audit observations and opportunities with logical understanding of root cause, risks and expected action plans
  • Provide proactive and timely status updates to Audit Director on audit and initiatives progress and roadblocks

Leadership:
  • Take ownership in role and responsibilities on individual audits, internal departmental initiatives and relationships with the Internal Audit team and key management stakeholders across the organization
  • Be flexible and adapt quickly to meet business needs and opportunities
  • Display leadership and execute consistently project management skills to complete quality work on time within budgeted resources
  • Share best practices, tools and testing methodologies with other team members, and contribute to departmental projects
  • Support the team's professional development and growth
  • Represent Internal Audit in all involved activities outside of the department
  • Maintain an open and honest mindset; self-starter; excels at learning new and changing processes and business functions and changes in personnel

Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in computer science, information systems, technology operations, cybersecurity, engineering or related fields.
  • Professional internal audit or accounting certification preferred (e.g., CIA, CISA, CPA, CA, etc.);
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience, including:
  • Specific experience with internal audit, internal controls, risk assessment, consulting and assurance services, enterprise risk management
  • Managing global multilocation-based co-source teams
  • Experience with a Big-4 accounting firm and/or large corporation's internal audit department preferred
  • Knowledge of NIST Cybersecurity Framework, COBIT, ITIL, SWIFT, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, and COSO control frameworks
  • Technical knowledge and experience working with design and management of various ERPs, network systems and platform, cloud services and technologies, cybersecurity tools and techniques, etc.
  • Understanding of security software, database technology, applications and Internet technologies
  • SAP knowledge preferred
  • FMCG/Manufacturing experience preferred
  • Strong project management and organization skills, including experience in concurrently managing multiple projects at varying levels of technical difficulty across finance and accounting, process and operational audits
  • Goal-oriented and outgoing with strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Ability to critically analyze and assess the adequacy of internal controls and identify opportunities for process improvements and efficiency gains
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

*Interviews will commence in January 2021

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