IT Audit Manager in Financial Services - London
Are you an experienced IT professional with a passion for auditing and a strong background in financial services? Venn Group are currently partnered with a highly regarded global bank who are seeking an experienced individual to join the team as an IT Audit Manager. This is an excellent opportunity to play a crucial role in ensuring the security, reliability, and efficiency of our technology infrastructure.
- Take accountability and responsibility for the timely delivery of internal audit assignments, ensuring adherence to established timelines.
- Prepare comprehensive planning materials to ensure thorough testing of internal controls, providing reasonable assurance to key stakeholders, including the Board, Group Management, Entity Management, and regulators.
- Oversee the work performed by other team members, providing guidance and support as necessary.
- Direct testing activities, focusing on key areas of risk and collaborating with the Audit Partner to determine the scope and focus of the review.
- Prepare draft Audit Control Recommendations (ACRs) for review by AD Management, ensuring factual accuracy and clear communication of findings and recommendations.
- Prepare the final internal audit report, providing a clear assessment of areas of positive assurance and highlighting areas requiring improvement in the internal control environment.
- Assist the Director/Executive Director in maintaining relationships with Senior Management (D, ED, and SED level) in specific areas of responsibility, gaining insight into business activities, and providing commentary on key areas of risk.
- Educated to degree level and holder of a professional qualification (e.g., CISA, CISSP).
- Strong technology skills with a deep understanding of applications controls.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to effectively convey audit findings and recommendations to management at various levels.
- Operational knowledge of banking practices, enabling you to assess key areas of risk and recommend improvements.
- Technical expertise and demonstrable knowledge of cyber risks and associated controls.
- Familiarity with various IT systems and tools, including firewalls (Check Point, Palo Alto, Cisco), networks (Cisco), Windows (including Azure), Office 365, Unix/Linux, database management systems (Oracle, SQL Server), and IBM Websphere.
- Proven track record in delivering effective internal audits and managing the audit process.
- Resilience and articulate presentation skills to address potential challenges in communicating audit issues.
If the above is something that you would be interested in, please apply or reach out to the Financial Services team at Venn Group.