Senior IT Auditor

Posted 18 August 2023
Salary £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Pension+ disgressionary Bonus
Job type Permanent
Discipline Financial Crime & Fraud
Contact NameAshleigh Phipps

Job description

An exciting Opportunity with a Challenger bank that Broadgate have partnered with long term to support in their amazing growth. They are now looking for a Senior IT Auditor Role to help support in their digital transformation. This position reports into the IT & Change Audit Manager, crucial in company's internal audit framework. You would aim for independent, objective assessment to enhance operations as well as have a Systematic approach to evaluating risk management, control, governance effectiveness. Acts as third line of defense, ensuring controls and IT regulatory compliance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates on risk assessment with IT & Change Audit Manager.
  • Prioritizes risk areas, shaping audit plan for coverage and focus.
  • Conducts thorough IT audits within set timeframes.
  • Reviews practices, identifies current/potential risks, assesses existing and new controls.
  • Engages auditees, defines audit approach and scope.
  • Ensures factual accuracy and recommendations alignment.
  • Produces high-quality audit reports for review.
  • Follows up on agreed-upon actions' implementation.
  • Participates in working groups, committees, advises on controls.
  • Undertakes investigation work, ad hoc projects.
  • Contributes insights to due diligence for acquisitions.

Essential Skills and Qualifications:

  • Skilled in risk assessment, data evaluation, effective communication..
  • Comprehensive understanding of company operations, regulations.
  • Aware of financial services trends, relevant legislation would be a great plus but varied REGULATED backgrounds would be considered if you have a desire to step into core Financial services
  • 2 years experience + Qualified Accountant, Auditor, IT Auditor, or Professional. (if you are not certified/ Qualified we still want to hear from you if you have 4+ years experience in Tech, IT or Cyber risk/ IT Audit/ IT Assurance/ Cyber security/ IT Infrastructure+ standards)
  • Broad IT knowledge including security, system development.
  • Understanding of Risk and security standards and frameworks (NIST)

In Conclusion:

The Senior IT Auditor's role is pivotal in maintaining the organization's operational integrity. Responsibilities encompass risk assessment, IT audit planning, mentoring, and impactful communication. Proficiency in IT, coupled with adherence to regulations and ethical conduct, ensures a holistic approach. The role's contributions extend beyond audits, including strategic engagement and due diligence. The Senior IT Auditor plays a vital role in shaping the company's control environment, safeguarding assets, and promoting regulatory compliance.