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Director of IT Audit

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About the Company
Our client is a leading global alternative asset manager with over US$690 billion of assets under management across real estate, infrastructure, private equity and credit. They are looking for a Director of IT Audit who will be responsible for providing IT Audit (including cybersecurity) and Sarbanes-Oxley information technology general control (“SOX ITGC”) services to one or more of the company’s operating platforms. Additionally, the Director will be the Internal Audit’s global subject matter expert on IT and cybersecurity risk.


Why Work Here

  • Great opportunity for growth
  • High exposure position that acts as a partner to all areas in the company with respect to IT Audit (Real estate, renewable power, Infrastructure, and PE)
  • World class asset management company
  • Great work life balance within the IA function


About the Opportunity

  • Assess needs and support the draft of the IT audit plan for each business
  • Socialize and agree Plan with Audit Business and Regional leads
  • Operationalize Plan and report on outcomes in a consultative manner
  • Initiate agreed improvements to outcomes
  • Undertake special projects and audits as required
  • Understand the business drivers, risks/opportunities and economic and regulatory environment impacting the business
  • Prepare and present audit reports/dashboards to management
  • Initiate and lead change to improve the quality and added value of internal audit
  • Assisting in the development of strategies, from an internal audit perspective, to adapt to regulatory changes or enforcements arising from business changes, acquisitions, or legislative changes
  • Lead the execution of internal audits, including scoping, resourcing, executing, and reporting in accordance with the annual Internal Audit Plan requirements
  • Coordinate and deliver simultaneous engagements ensuring quality of delivery
  • Working closely with stakeholders in driving continuous change and identifying opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness of business processes
  • Ensuring appropriate reporting of internal audit results and program status to management
  • Manage external assurance providers to perform Internal Audits
  • Select, appoint, and manage external service providers for outsourced audits
  • Oversee the quality and timely delivery of the SOX ITGC Program, including review of documentation, and assisting with remediation efforts for any deficiencies identified Project manage business control testers to execute SOX testing
  • Assist in preparing training programs to educate the business on ITGCs
  • Be seen as the global leader for IT and cybersecurity risk and controls, including supporting the Internal Audit business group leads in delivering findings to key stakeholders
  • Develop and coach the Internal Audit team in the skills required to deliver high quality audits and to drive high performance
  • Keep abreast of and share knowledge of business developments and initiatives 


About You

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, accounting or related field required
  • CIA, CISA, CISM, or CISSP qualification required
  • CA/CPA qualified or related finance/Risk Management certification desirable
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience with a public accounting firm and/or corporate industry experience with emphasis on audit, IT, cybersecurity, and operational controls
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in internal audit
  • At least 5 years of supervisory experience
  • At least 3 years of direct responsibility to manage senior management relations


$145,000 to $160,000/year


How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please know that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote # 341623.


You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

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