Under the direction of the audit Director, the Senior Audit Manager is accountable to support the Cyber Security Audit Group in maintaining effective management processes and system of internal control. An effective audit function provides vital assurance to the Board of Directors and senior management as to the quality of the internal control system and in so doing helps reduce the risk of loss and reputational damage to the Company. The function is instrumental in identifying ongoing unacceptable / high-risk circumstances which could lead to material impact on profitability or reputation. The Senior Audit Manager is responsible for the conduct of audit engagements which critically assess management and internal control processes, assists in determining the nature, extent and timing of the audit, its effective execution and the formulation of insightful audit reports which provides clear, concise and memorable insights on issues and possible issues which will assist management in fulfilling its responsibilities.
About the Opportunity
- Proactively identify changing strategies, tactics, risks and initiatives continuously following the appropriate audit and investigative services with the appropriate focus:
- Meet with key client management periodically to identify changing tactics, initiatives and consider and advise on the implications for the nature and intended timing of audit plans and procedures
- Execute Cyber Security audits in full recognition of the risks of the client group which encompasses the inherent risks, control risks and internal/external environment and regulatory risks. This may encompass individual “unit” audits and broad “end to end” audits of Enterprise level functions/processes
- Provide input to the Director and Assistant Chief Auditor in the development of an annual audit plan which is well aligned to client strategies and tactical and Enterprise appropriate areas of focus based upon the business and operating risks of the unit. A measure of success is that the plan is supported by the Assistant Chief Auditor, Chief Auditor and Audit Committee
- Providing fair and balanced insights into current, emerging and potential issues, trends and opportunities that will enhance efficiency and effectiveness of management and the enabling control processes:
- Support the Director in the development of audit reports which provide a fair and balanced assessment of management and control processes based upon critical assessment of the effectiveness of management and internal control processes. Such reports will be clear, concise and timely in their delivery, being seen by readers to be an objective assessment of management/control processes
- Support the Director in the development and review with clients of periodic summary reports, providing insights which relay information and learnings from audit and other Division information resources, related communications, market insights and research and regulatory learnings which will assist client groups in evaluating their strategies, tactics and risks and providing a basis to adjust where appropriate
- Support the Director in the development of specific and, where appropriate, broad communications which identify, revenue and cost management opportunities for business units/groups which will assist in achieving their business goals including profitability.
- Demonstrate good judgment within assigned audit engagements. Support the Director in critically evaluating client business strategies, policy and standards providing meaningful insights based upon knowledge and research which will continue to improve the Enterprise management and control processes
- Develop and maintain strong working relations with key clients at the senior management levels
- Provide timely and insightful support to Directors, Assistant Chief Auditors and Chief Auditor in the preparation of Audit Committee reports including state of current management activities, potential and emerging issues, and areas of potential focus
- Develop and maintain strong working relationships with managers in corporate areas that offer valuable interaction exchange opportunities that can enhance audit execution and alignment with their strategies/tactics
- 5-10 years of direct relevant experience in an IT Audit/ IT Infrastructure and Cyber Security related position
- Professional designations/certifications (GIAC, CCSK, CIA, CISA, CRISC, CISSP or other relevant IT designation) with related experience would be preferred.
- Strong knowledge of NIST Cyber Security framework or other related frameworks.
- Experience in leveraging data analysis tools and techniques to assess IT/Cyber risk to apply to audit engagements
- Good knowledge of trends and best practices in cyber security, internal control, business processes and security tools.
- Leads a team of internal audit professionals to plan and execute multiple audits by working closely with the Audit Director.
$135,000 - $145,000/year
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