Audit Director - Finance and Investment Industry Opportunity
MetLife - Finance and Investment Industry
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Role Value Proposition:The IT Audit Director position reports to the Vice President of Investment & Global Risk Management and provides leadership and management for the Internal Audit team. In addition, the successful candidate will interact with 1st and 2nd line Investments, Global Risk Management, Compliance and IT leadership groups which may include Internal Audit Committee material preparation. The Director of IT Audit assists the VP of Investment Audit in ensuring coverage over, assessing the impact of, and reporting on the IT risks across the three lines of defense. This role will provide value added assurance via:Pre- / post- implementation and project assurance reviews for new and common shared platforms;Integrated business process reviews;IT General Controls reviews; andTechnical application reviewsKey Responsibilities:Provide leadership and oversight guidance to the IT internal audit team to ensure effective talent development and quality audit work across the team.Manage the day-to-day operations of the IT Audit team, and include resource scheduling and utilization.Assume accountability and responsibility for audit quality and timely delivery of audit reviews.Implement Talent Strategy for the department.Participate in appropriate external professional organizations and keep informed on new developments in the field of auditing.Collaborate with business auditor and regional Internal Audit leads and further develop relationship.Collaborate with external auditors, assess efficiency opportunities and deliver savings when applicable.Provide oversight on the IT internal audit team and timely delivery of Audit Committee materials when applicable.Enable IAs vision for the auditor of the future, by providing leadership and oversight into the audit teams enhancement of business acumen, critical thinking, and data analytics skills, and supporting the broader IA departments objectives of enhancing their knowledge of IT risks and controls.Support General Auditors / Senior IA managements requests for special projects.Principal Responsibilities:This position reports to the VP of Investment AuditEffective management, coaching, and development of their direct reportsProposes, evaluates, and implements process improvements to increase efficiency and effectivenessDevelops new audit procedures and best practices to address areas of risk and internal controls for assigned business clients. Ensures current audit procedures and policies meet Institute of Internal Auditors standards.Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:Required:10+ years of progressively responsible audit experience including roles in audit control, public accounting, risk management and/or advisory experience.Strong Investment Industry knowledge (e.g. Investment Advisor, Broker/Dealers and insurance).Advanced knowledge of COBIT principles, generally accepted audit standards, IIA Standards and auditing sampling and testing methodologies, SEC requirements and Sarbanes Oxley.Strong knowledge of IT application control concepts (application processing controls, system reconciliations, interfaces, reports testing, workflows); Advanced understanding of project/system development lifecycle methodology, and experience auditing cloud hosted applications.Comprehensive knowledge of audit practices, procedures and principles with the ability to interpret and analyze complex concepts and apply these in innovative ways.Strong communication and presentation skills and ability to work with senior management and other stakeholders.Knowledge in auditing with data analysis tools such as ACL, tableau; knowledge of risk-based analytics of business finances and operations, and data sources that drive the analytics.Excellent analytical and organizational skillsCPA, CISA or equivalent professional qualification required.Preferred:Strong knowledge in Global Risk Management and Compliance control framework a plus.Business CategoryInternal AuditNumber of Openings1
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