IT Audit Manager

At MetLife, we seek to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our customers and our communities. 


Job Location

United States : North Carolina : Cary


Alternate Job Location

Not Applicable : Not Applicable


Job Description

As part of the enterprise's "general contractor of choice" for risk management and control, ensures all business risks are anticipated, recognized, and appropriately managed before they can adversely affect the company. Reviews business processes, IT applications, and financial practices enterprise-wide to ensure the use of compliant and best practices, procedural efficiency, and accuracy. Prepares reports of audit findings for business managers, and proposes recommendations for changes as needed. Prepares reports for senior management on larger-scale audit assignments. Participates consultatively in implementing changes to the extent possible. Audit reviews may be conducted in specialized areas, such as insurance, financial products and services, investment portfolios, actuarial, or international operations, requiring specific knowledge pertaining to policies or regulations governing areas being audited.


Functional Responsibilities

Experienced and capable of executing audit assignments as part of a team, or independently. Conducts or assists in audits of limited-to-moderate complexity to assess the soundness, adequacy, compliance, and cost-effectiveness of the enterprise's operational, financial, and information systems' controls. Intermediate understanding of the financial services industry; Reports on findings to business management and responsible for compiling reports to and leading/participating in discussions with senior management. Devises and recommends remedies to faulty systems and procedures; to the extent possible, assists in their implementation. May participate in and/or manage projects, completing assigned tasks and responsibilities within the assigned budget and timeline, and explaining variances. May act as the primary client contact; communicates findings and develops resolutions with audit management and business client; consults with clients in developing action plans to resolve control issues or risks; handles the resolution of high risk issues with management; maintains a positive working relationship with auditees; maintains an ongoing relationship with key business contacts. Performs other related duties as assigned or required.


Supervisory Responsibilities: No direct responsibilities. May provide supervision and direction to other associates on audit assignments.


Required Qualifications

  • 5-8 yrs. relevant business experience.
  • Certified as, or working towards CISA, CIA, CPA, CISM or CISSP designation.
  • Possesses intermediate-level understanding of IT general controls (security, change management, disaster backup recovery, data center, etc.) and IT application control concepts (application processing controls, system reconciliations, interfaces, reports testing, workflows); proficient understanding of system development lifecycle methodology, operating system and database platforms (mainframe, client/server, Web services, Windows, UNIT, AS400, DB2, etc.).
  • Possesses proficient understanding of data analysis tools such as ACL, and application of financial and operational analytics; knowledge of risk-based analytics of business finances and operations, and data sources that drive the analytics.
  • Possesses proficient understanding of COBIT principles, Generally Accepted Audit Standards, IIA standards, accounting and auditing sampling and testing methodologies, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, risk management, and SEC and statutory reporting; also intermediate-level understanding of the financial services industry.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including listening and interviewing skills.
  • In order to post for this position, you need the proper work authorization to work in the country where the position is located and not require relocation assistance.



Preferred Qualifications

  • Possesses proficient understanding of data analysis tools such as ACL, and application of financial and operational analytics; knowledge of risk-based analytics of business finances and operations, and data sources that drive the analytics.
  • Experience with performing project assurance reviews for pre-implementations



Required Education

Bachelor's degree





Business Category

Internal Audit






MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 32302 

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