Senior Auditor IT Analyst

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world’s leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with over 360 years of history, MUFG has a global network with around 3,000 offices in more than 50 markets. The Group has over 180,000 employees, and offers services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing.

Department overview:

EMEA Internal Audit Office (EIAO), as the Bank’s third Line of Defence, and in accordance with the Global Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) International Standards (IIA Standards), provides independent assurance to the Board and Executive Management on the quality and effectiveness of governance, risk management and internal controls to monitor manage and mitigate key risks to achieving the Bank’s objectives.

Main purpose of the role:
Senior Auditors are responsible for the execution of audit engagements, working within audit teams on the delivery of audit engagements.  Delivery and execution of all engagements will adhere to audit methodology and include formal sign-offs of key documents and processes within an audit file.

Key responsibilities:

  • Undertaking effective ongoing monitoring of technology risk in key business areas, highlighting key risk issues to business and EIAO management.
  • On occasion, assist in aspects of the maintenance of the risk universe, risk assessments and audit plans where required.
  • Support and occasionally lead in continuous monitoring assignments by the Head of Audit.
  • Build and maintain constructive relationships with key stakeholders and auditees within their engagements.
  • Execute and deliver aspects of audit engagements to the required methodology standard.
  • Apply audit methodology to all work performed, seeking guidance as required.
  • Understand and develop knowledge of the technology functions responsible for delivering systems across the corporate banking, investment banking and securities trading divisions as well as operations support and risk management functions.  
  • On occasions, the senior IT auditor is required to work on strategic initiatives, supporting the ongoing development of the audit function both regionally and globally.


Work experience:

  • Experience of delivering technology audits in the context of a multinational financial services organisation
  • Ability to articulate an understanding of key technology components required to deliver business IT, describe corresponding risks and develop and implement appropriate audit techniques.
  • Experience of delivering integrated audits, supporting business auditors in identifying relevant technology risks and designing appropriate audit techniques
  • A relevant technology and/or technology audit qualification
  • Experience of working in a 1st line technology role highly preferred
  • Experience of working in an audit function for a major corporate/investment bank or similar Big-4 experience highly preferred


Skills required:

  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of IT infrastructure
  • Knowledge of auditing methods and industry practices.
  • An understanding of banking and financial services is required.
  • Strong acumen regarding auditing methods and industry practices are highly preferred


Education/Qualifications:

  • Relevant qualification and/or material progress in achieving relevant qualification(s), namely CISA, CISSP etc.
  • Higher education or equivalent industry experience.


Personal requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability
  • A proactive, motivated approach.
  • The ability to operate with urgency and prioritise work accordingly
  • Strong decision making skills, the ability to demonstrate sound judgement
  • A structured and logical approach to work
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • A creative and innovative approach to work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to manage large workloads and tight deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • A calm approach, with the ability to perform well in a pressurised environment
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills


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