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Job Title: Integrated Senior IT Auditor
The Integrated IT Audit team is a rapidly growing team of professionals responsible for engagements that focus on business and related application technology risks. Team members work with business auditors to understand risks and related controls, including automated controls such as input/processing/output controls imbedded within business applications. The main objective of an integrated audit is to assess the design and operating effectiveness of manual and automated internal controls that mitigate both business and technology related risks. A collaborative approach is followed, with business and integrated audit team members jointly conducting the majority of internal and client-facing planning, control assessment, testing and reporting activities. The Integrated Audit team is also responsible for performing pre-implementation reviews of applications under construction.
This role is part of the Integrated IT Audit team which is responsible for auditing the State Street Global Advisors Business Unit. Corporate Audit is seeking a well-rounded and versatile individual, who will independently perform risk and control assessments and execute testing during integrated audits. Application controls that are subject to testing will be determined during the risk and controls assessment phase of the audit and will most likely include:
Application parameters, settings, edit checks, scripts, mappings, etc.
Application access to sensitive application transactions and shared directories
Management, Edit, and Exception Reports
Performs audit work as assigned, leveraging Corporate Audit's risk based methodology to assess risks and controls and validate the adequacy of the design of controls
Devises effective and efficient tests of key controls, executes and documents audit tests and concludes on the effective operation of controls
Develop and maintain strong client relationships within IT and the Business units
Investigates and develops audit solutions for unique and/or complex situations
Approximately 20% domestic and/or international travel.
Qualifications & Skills:
The individual should be able to demonstrate the following skills:
Proficient IT General Controls testing experience (user administration, business continuity /disaster recovery, system development lifecycle controls)
Application Controls assessment and testing experience (data input and validation controls, validation of system processing through technics such as review of UAT / QA testing documentation, data interface testing, etc.)
Excellent intellectual curiosity, analytical and critical thinking skills
Strong written and verbal communication
Collaborative and interpersonal skills
Ability to work in a matrix management organizational team structure, as both an individual contributor or as a member of a team
Experience in the following areas is desirable: Must have a relevant audit certification such as CISA/ CIA/CPA or be willing to gain one
Ideal Candidate Profile:
Candidate will act as Senior or Lead Auditor on Integrated and Application audit assignments
Candidate will have either big 4 or FS IT Audit experience
Experience in utilizing a risk-based audit approach
Strong IT General and Application Controls and Testing experience
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, or Computer Science preferred
Experience in Financial Services industry, Financial Services processes and technology, application and automated business process controls and/ or technical application background
Job Opening ID
State Street Job ID: 144853
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