Auditor II, Information Technology - Brighthouse Financial

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Posted: December 09, 2016
  • Reference ID: 27622-en_US

At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined.  United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.


In January 2016, MetLife announced a plan to pursue the separation of a substantial portion of its U.S. Retail segment. Once separated, the new business will be called Brighthouse Financial.


Brighthouse Financial will serve customers the way they want, need and deserve. It will focus on eliminating the complexity, confusion and cost that can get in the way of many Americans who are seeking financial security. We will bring products to the market that add value to our customers’ lives, and will be guided by a common set of values that focus on the customer and drive accountability.


Brighthouse Financial is seeking high-performing team members who are passionate about the company’s mission.  We are laser-focused on adding value to our customers and minimizing complexity in every decision and action. We are building high performing teams who set the bar high and hold each other accountable.


Job Location


United States : North Carolina : Charlotte


Alternate Job Location


Not Applicable : Not Applicable


Summary of Responsibilities


The Auditor II is an important member to our team. They support the team by helping perform assurance and advisory services focusing on the top risks to the company’s strategy which includes financial, operational and product risks. In addition to providing assurance services, the Auditor II will participate in advisory projects aligned to the company’s strategy. 


The Auditor II is responsible for reviewing IT-related business processes and controls are appropriately designed and operating effectively. They will aid in performing risk assessments, design evaluation and control effectiveness testing designed to focus on top risk to the company and risk mitigation. They will support the team in understanding technology risks, controls and test approaches. They are leaders who take ownership, accountability and pride in their work and the success of the team. They must be willing to expand their auditing skills by learning areas outside of IT such as Finance, Operations, and Risk management.


The Auditor II should have an interest in developing their business knowledge as well as using data and analytics to focus on risk. In addition to performing audits, the Auditor II will work on SOX.


Principal Responsibilities 


  • Utilize the Internal Audit department’s risk and audit methodology, audit processes, reporting and technology
  • Ensure business risk is the compass that guides everything we do
  • Work closely with audit seniors and team members to develop the scope and audit approach assigned audits to ensure we focus on the right risks and hold the business accountable to the appropriate level of risk mitigation
  • Develop experience and auditing skills to cover a broad range of risks, including business, technology and data
  • Perform quality of work to ensure conclusions and findings are adequately supported
  • Willingness to improve and increase knowledge by taking on new assignments and responsibilities in multiple areas
  • Build relationships with business
  • Ability to understand risk identification and mitigation, including process design and controls
  • Work with external audit teams, consultants, regulators as needed


Supervisory Responsibilities


  • None




  • N/A


Required Qualifications 


  • 0-2 years audit or financial services industry experience, public accounting experience preferred


Preferred Qualifications


  • Competent knowledge of financial services / IT operations, procedures and policies.  Strong familiarity with appropriate business processes and transactions
  • Intermediate understanding of IT general controls, operating system and database platforms, IT governance processes, IT Risk Management’s assessment processes, IT application control concepts
  • Competent knowledge of generally accepted audit standards and Corporate Internal Audit standards
  • Knowledge of process design and controls testing and proper documentation
  • Ability to understand how to use data to identify risks
  • Strong commitment to teamwork and consultative work style
  • Good written and verbal communications skills, including work paper documentation skills
  • Certified as, or working towards a CIA, CPA, CISA or FLMI designation
  • Performing operational and financial audits
  • COBIT principles, Generally Accepted Auditing Standards, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements


Required Education


  • Bachelor’s degree, advanced degree preferred


Business Category


Brighthouse Financial






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