Technology Audit Job Description

Technology Audit Job Description

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Technology audit provides oversight regarding audit, regulatory and risk management activities across IT functional areas, such as the development and maintenance of regulatory documentation (e.g., Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance).

Technology Audit Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Managing the preparation and issuance of audit reports to assure that all significant risk and weaknesses in internal controls are identified and that cost effective recommendations to address deficiencies are generated
Reviewing audit planning documents, work programs and final reports
Partner with other groups within the firm Corporate & Investment Bank, Asset Management, ) to ensure the delivery of a seamless program of control and risk coverage
Execute audits in full recognition of the risks of the client group which encompass the inherent risks, control risks and internal/external environment and regulatory risks
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
Demonstrate good judgment within assigned audit engagements
Provide periodic assessment of performance of all staff for which they are responsible
Be and be seen as knowledgeable with specific technical competencies
Partner with other groups within the firm Corporate & Investment Bank, Consumer & Community Banking, to ensure the delivery of a seamless program of control and risk coverage
Hands-on technical leadership to operate and enhance the current billing platform that hosts billing and settlement activities

Technology Audit Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Technology Audit

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CISA, CISSP, CPA, CIA, CCSP, CISM, ISACA, ISO, PMP, CEH

Education for Technology Audit

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the technology audit job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Accounting, Finance, Technology, Business, Information Systems, Engineering, Management Information Systems, MBA, Information Technology

Skills for Technology Audit

Desired skills for technology audit include:

Audit reports
Work programs
Control summaries
Sarbanes-Oxley Act provisions and methodologies for achieving compliance
Distributed computing environment
System development life cycle concepts with an ability to quickly learn a complex
NIST
COBIT
CSOM
JSOM

Desired experience for technology audit includes:

Provide assistance to the users with regards to use of hardware/software and specialized audit tools
Database/Application administration and reporting
SharePoint Administration & Management required
Experience in and with SQL, Visualization and Business Intelligence
8 to 10 years relevant Technology audit work experience, with knowledge of investment banking products, systems and processes
Support in the development of effective financial controls

Technology Audit Examples

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Technology Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a technology audit. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for technology audit
  • Ensure that support and development activities comply with corporate policies and adhere to industry best practices
  • Supervises and leads assigned projects
  • Manages a team of audit professionals, providing direction and ensuring accomplishment of department goals
  • Assists VP - Technology Audit and CAE in ongoing risk assessment, development of audit plan, executive, regulator, and Audit & Risk Committee reporting
  • Ensures each audit has sufficient and skilled resources, an appropriate scope, and is effectively supervised
  • Is considered an authoritative expert in technology audits, and in the professional practice of internal auditing, stays current on industry, accounting, and regulatory issues and best practices for assigned areas
  • Develops constructive professional relationships with a wide range of Technology leaders
  • For each audit engagement, provide overall support and leadership to ensure quality of Audit services provided
  • Provide direction to in-charge auditors to ensure that audits are planned and executed in accordance with department and professional standards
  • Ensure audit work-papers are properly reviewed by the assigned in-charge, and provide second level review of work-papers as needed
Qualifications for technology audit
  • CISA, CISSP or CPA certification (preferred, though not required)
  • Ability to work in a very detailed manner to look broadly across a population and develop connect
  • Ensure new users are provided on a timely basis with the appropriate hardware and software plus appropriate training and access levels supporting a smooth transition into their new job
  • Ensure access is deleted on a timely basis when people leave the division and that all hardware and software is handed back in and appropriately scrubbed
  • Work closely with the Training Manager to ensure employees evolving technology training needs are identified and appropriate learning solutions are designed and developed and delivered on a timely basis
  • Deliver effective and timely PAWS training sessions to ensure new users are functional on the system at the earliest opportunity
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a technology audit. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for technology audit
  • Evaluate the adequacy and timeliness of management’s response and the corrective action (to be) taken on all significant weaknesses noted in the reports
  • Maintain constructive business relationships with appropriate levels of management to ensure that Audit is aware of changes in business activities and objectives
  • Promote thought leadership for new ideas and new ways of executing projects and infrastructure enhancements to drive continuous improvements in the delivery of internal audit services
  • Participate in activities related to systems development, new products, mergers and acquisitions, and analyze new policies to ensure that control considerations are evaluated in the early stages of the project
  • Provide insight on the state of the control environment and best practices to executive management of assigned areas
  • Solid understanding of application controls and related business including industry trends
  • Have a reasonable level of geographic mobility as this position will require some travel
  • This opportunity enables the IT Audit Manager to apply his/her current knowledge of IT trends, techniques, and risks to identify security and risk management improvement opportunities to enhance value to our clients
  • Assist Audit Management in development implementation and administration of procedures including those that govern work practices, standards, workpapers
  • Provide local oversight for all India based Technology Auditors and liaise closely with their regional and global managers
Qualifications for technology audit
  • Communication skills when speaking with upper management on controls/policies
  • Ability to build relationships internally and with external entities
  • Internal audit experience, ideally at an IT related company
  • Specific finance/accounting certification
  • Management skills and experience in a similar industry
  • Information Systems / Information Technology degree, or IT Internal Audit qualification
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of technology audit. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for technology audit
  • Ensure audits are performed in accordance with regulatory, departmental and professional standards
  • Conduct risk assessments and determine audit priorities
  • Participation in planning and scoping reviews through meeting with key people within the review area to understand the underlying system architecture in the context of information technology controls and their impact on the business to identify the key risks and controls to be assessed
  • Preparation and execution of the audit testing program (using data analysis, code inspection and re-performance of controls) that assesses the adequacy of the design and operation of controls associated with the key risks
  • Assessment and reporting of the risk and impact of issues identified during reviews to stakeholders and audit management
  • Develop and implement a strategy to gain ongoing assurance over information services through automated methods
  • Perform an inherent risk assessment of assigned audit units, annually
  • Responsible for the strategic design and implementation of global IT audits, driving a “best in class” function
  • Manages and analyses data and records related to project administration, assignment management, and all other assigned activities to evaluate audit projects
  • Lead the development of materials for the Audit Committee related to audit performance and achievement of annual audit plan for IT
Qualifications for technology audit
  • Bachelor's Degree (CS or BS) with minimal 15 years of proven IT/development experience
  • Experience in leveraging onshore/offshore delivery centers proven delivery experience with remote development teams required
  • Proven ability in delivering large scale global projects
  • Strong experience in managing technical application development, using SOA, ETL, or database architectures
  • Assist in coordinating end user technology support for our staff with IBM, including pre-acquisition consulting on compatibility and infrastructure requirements, and the resulting development and submission of business cases for new equipment as required
  • Assist in project work related to the review, assessment and implementation of vendor Office Automation systems
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of technology audit. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for technology audit
  • Lead partnership with U.S. Operations audit team when appropriate
  • Assesses financial and operational risks and evaluates the business processes and systems controls designed to mitigate those risks
  • Participates in complex or sensitive audits
  • Evaluates efficiency and cost effectiveness of audit processes
  • Leads a team of audit managers, ensuring high employee engagement and contribution while developing their leadership skills
  • Manage the annual audit plan ensuring appropriate resourcing, prioritization and delivery
  • Assist in risk assessments, develop audit strategies, and establish relationships with senior leaders across multiple functions
  • Define the audit scope and work plan
  • Lead the execution, reporting, and tracking of audit action items
  • Provide thought leadership and consultative support to business partners
Qualifications for technology audit
  • Strong IT background (Windows 7, XP, NT, Microsoft IIS, SQL Server, Notes R6, VPN )
  • Solid experience helping users with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, VB
  • The job holder is normally assigned as team leader for audits
  • A good understanding of risk management & controls
  • Strong business acumen with a solid understanding of business processes, information technology and their interrelationships
  • Experience in working in international teams in a multinational environment
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Technology Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a technology audit. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for technology audit
  • Actively assist in recruiting, screening, hiring, developing, and mentoring audit colleagues
  • Participate in audit engagements covering the Commercial Banking businesses including risk assessments, audit planning, audit testing, control evaluation, report drafting and follow-up and verification of issue closure
  • Stay up to date with the global regulatory and market environment, especially as it pertains to Commercial Banking and its supporting technology
  • Lead IT Audit and advisory engagements
  • Manage IT Audit projects and team including project / resource scheduling, task delegation, performance reviews, quality reviews, and process owner relations
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in the IT Audit space and apply knowledge in developing, performing, and overseeing high value audit projects
  • Oversee, prepare, and review IT Audit team work papers and audit documentation to evidence risk assessment, scoping decisions, fieldwork, and follow-up to support audit conclusions, deficiency reporting, and remediation tracking to meet relevant quality standards and to support “no surprises compliance.”
  • Provide proactive status updates the Vice President – Internal Audit, Internal Audit team, IT/process owners, and external auditors
  • Identify relevant high risk / high value observations and recommend additional projects
  • Manage and/or coordinate Assurance Audits such as SOC2, CSAE 3416, Section 5025, PCI-DSS, Interac audits, client compliance programs
Qualifications for technology audit
  • Bachelor's degree in business, computer science, management information systems, or related field
  • 10 - 12+ years of IT internal audit experience, preferably in a global, public company, or professional services assurance experience
  • CISA, CISSP, CIA, CPA, or other relevant professional certification highly desired
  • Experience with data analytics and Computer Assisted Audit Tools and Techniques (CAATTs)
  • ISACA certifications CISM, CISSP, CISA are highly valued
  • In-depth understanding of Technology Infrastructure is preferred (networks, operating systems, messaging, security systems )

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