The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston is a leading provider of wholesale funding for housing and community finance in New England serving more than 440 financial institutions across the region. The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston is committed to making New England a better place to live and do business, and our employees are integral to our success. As a cooperative, we are owned by more than 440 banks, credit unions, insurance companies, and community development financial institutions that access tens of billions of dollars of our reliable, wholesale funding each year. Our funds are a vital resource that helps our members succeed, provide families with safe, decent affordable housing, and generate economic development that creates jobs in communities throughout our region
Our highly skilled team of 200 is diverse, innovative, collaborative, and passionate about the work we do. We seek other professionals excited to share their knowledge, talent, and passion for our mission to join our team. We offer opportunities for career development, robust benefits, and a work-life balance.
The Senior Information Systems Auditor is responsible for the timely completion of information technology and information security audits in a manner that is consistent with Internal Audits audit methodology and the Institute of Internal Auditors International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
The Senior Information Systems Auditor will plan audits, assess risks and controls, develop audit programs, prepare audit work papers, complete testing, develop and discuss audit issues with the audit clients, and prepare audit reports. This position requires a strong understanding of the COSO, COBIT, NIST and other control frameworks and the ability to coordinate and communicate with other audit team members and business unit team members.
Evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of the security and processing controls as they relate to each audit, and the effectiveness of general computer controls in effect in the IT environment.
Assess the means of safeguarding information assets and monitoring of ongoing performance metrics established by the Information Technology and Information Security Departments.
Assess the economy and efficiency of how Bank resources are employed.
Analyze and document information systems and related controls and develop appropriate audit programs to test the controls identified.
Prepare audit work papers according to established department guidelines and industry standards.
Present audit issues or other relevant information to Senior Management, and/or the Audit Committee on an as needed basis.
Prepare audit reports in accordance with established department guidelines and standards.
Provide assistance and guidance to the Banks external auditors, as needed.
Assist the Chief Audit Officer and the audit managers on special projects and assignments.
Develop and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with Bank staff and management.
Continuously develop business, industry, technology, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Lead co-sourced internal audits, including gathering requested information and assessing issues identified for validity.
Complete SOX controls testing.
Other duties, as assigned.
Strong knowledge of risk assessment, general computer controls and Sarbanes-Oxley related requirements.
Knowledge of information security management frameworks (e.g. COBIT, ISO 2700x, ITIL, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, SANS Top 20 Critical Security Controls)
Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
Ability to work with minimum supervision.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to work within a group.
Knowledge of project management and development techniques.
Strong computer application skills, including Microsoft Office products
Experience with automated audit software preferred.
Self-motivated and possess effective interpersonal skills.
Bachelors Degree in accounting, finance, Information Technology, or related field is required. A Masters degree is a plus.
CISA, CISSP, CRISC designation or equivalent.
Three or more years of audit experience with a focus on information technology and/or information security.
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston is committed to building and sustaining a diverse workforce that reflects the communities that we serve. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage applicants from every ethnicity, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran or parental status and sexual orientation.
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