Role: IT Audit Manager
Location: Philadelphia PA
The Finance function serves both internal and external customers: offices and associates within company, client organizations, shareholders, financial institutions, vendors and regulatory agencies around the world. We focus on managing shareholder and Wall Street relationships in support of the company's stock, coordinating forecasting, budgeting and consolidated financial analytics, supporting business leaders in meeting financial objectives and ensuring effective global governance over financial matters.
The Audit Manager IT & Projects is primarily responsible for leading audit projects of business units to evaluate the adequacy of the business unit's overall IT & Project control environment in both design and application. The Audit Manager IT & Projects is also responsible for leading and/or assisting in corporate investigations, and ad-hoc special projects. While primarily based in one audit office, the Audit Manager IT & Projects will be required to complete audits and projects in London and be willing to travel in the UK and Worldwide.
The key duties and responsibilities of the Audit Manager IT & Projects are:
o Leading Internal Audits and project work to evaluate key risks and the adequacy of controls within the business units and/or key business processes, including:
? Development of an audit approach and testing strategy for assigned audit projects to ensure all key business risks and controls are evaluated,
? Coordinating and participating in the completion of audit test procedures,
? Communicating regularly audit findings noted from the review to the Director IT & Projects,
? Providing review and approval of workpaper documentation to ensure the retained documentation supports the audit work performed, and
? Responsibility for audit completion and delivery of projects to time and budget.
o Ability to participate in peer group led audits as a team member.
o Having gravitas and maturity to make oral and written presentations to senior management throughout and at the conclusion of the audit by discussing process and control deficiencies, recommending corrective actions and other suggestions for improvements in operational controls to mitigate risk and/or reductions in costs.
o Preparing the draft audit report for the Director IT & Projects review, ensuring audit comments are clear, concise and focused on the root cause of the issue and intended outcome, and presented in GIA report style and context.
o Line managing UK IT & Projects Audit Executives.
o As required, providing assistance to external auditors during their interim and annual reviews of the company.
o Working as a global resource, participating in audit assignments as required in any location.
o As required, provide input into infrastructure initiatives within the department e.g. templates, audit manual and methodologies.
o Working with IT & Projects Audit Director and Senior Audit Managers to perform an annual audit risk assessment and universe review of IT and Projects within Willis business.
o Maintain and enhance the stakeholder relationships with key global IT management and Group Internal Audit.
o Ensure communications to senior management are transparent, clear and appropriate and supporting the Director of IT & Project on additional management tasks.
Key role requirements:
? Specialist Degree in IT or equivalent
? Good and sound overall understanding of IT infrastructure including proficiency in one or more platforms/systems (i.e. Windows, Oracle, Networks, ...)
? Very Good understanding of IT General Computer Controls
? Audit experience within a large organization/large IT operations group
? Proven leadership and management skills
? Ability to build good stakeholder relationships and communicate effectively at all levels
Additional preferred (Not essential):
? A Masters degree in a relevant IT subject
? Flexibility to travel internationally.
? Insurance/Insurance broking business knowledge
? Fluency in a foreign language
? Certifications such as CISA, CISSP, ITIL, Prince 2, PMP, CCNA etc is a plus.