IT Audit Manager: Data Governance (Bridgewater, NJ - Cary, NC - Tampa, FL)

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Bridgewater, New Jersey
  • Posted: February 24, 2017
  • Reference ID: 43921-en_US

Job Location: Bridgewater, NJ                    Alternate Location(s): Tampa, FL or Cary, NC



Overall responsibility for the delivery and management of data governance audit assignments to ensure that all data risks for business and technology are anticipated identified, recognized, and appropriately managed in alignment with the departmental audit plan and initiatives.  Audit activities include the following:

  • Reviews of business, technology and data processes/practices to ensure compliance with MetLife Policy, use of compliant best practices, procedural efficiency and accuracy;
  • Contributes to or 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; and
  • Participates consultatively in developing issue resolutions to the extent possible.


Audit reviews may be conducted in specialized areas, such as IT, insurance, financial products and services, or international operations, requiring specific knowledge pertaining to policies or regulations governing areas being audited.


The Audit Manager is responsible for preparing reports to and leading/participating in discussions with Senior Management regarding Audit planning, reviews and findings.



  • Ensure compliance to MetLife Policy & Procedures, procedural efficiency, risk management and accuracy;
  • Ensure compliance to regulatory standards and best practice; and
  • Ensure compliance to Risk and Security, where applicable to role.
  • Principal Accountabilities of Position: Auditing, Project Management and Relationship Management


  • Bachelor’s degree required in Computer Science, Information systems, or related field of expertise.
  • Minimum of 5–8+ years IT audit experience, public accounting and financial service industry experience preferred.  Experience working in risk management and data governance a plus.
  • Big 4 experience highly desired
  • Certified as, or working towards a CIA, CPA, CISA, CISM or CISSP designation.
  • Competent knowledge of Data controls, IT and Information Security operations, policies and procedures. 
  • Competent knowledge of generally accepted audit standards and Corporate Internal Audit standards
  • Excellent analytical ability to understand business issues associated with data risk management and governance, data, and related standards, risks and controls, identifying root causes and recommending solutions




Internal Audit


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Requisition #: 43921 

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