• Competitive
  • Raleigh, NC, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Credit Suisse -
  • 19 Sep 18

IT Audit Manager, VP # 118265

We Offer
At Credit Suisse, we're proud that Internal Audit is seen a key strategic partner to the business. Our risk-based methodology is reflected in truly dynamic audit plans that ensure that the function stays completely relevant and that we have the ability to flex to meet the evolving strategy of this key growth business. Our Auditors have the opportunity to build and maintain direct and lasting relationships with the Bank's leadership and are actively sought out for the meaningful advice and insights. Reflecting the Bank's entrepreneurial spirit, our Internal Audit function is also innovating; we're investing in new technologies, data analytics, and the latest training techniques, to ensure that both people and platforms are best in class.

Department Mission:

Internal Audit at Credit Suisse is a department with about 350 staff based in various locations throughout the world, with primary hubs in Zurich, London, New York, and Singapore and fast growing Business Development Centers (BDCs) in Raleigh, Pune, and Poland Internal Audit supports management with financial, operational and information-technology audits covering all business within Credit Suisse Group. Internal Audit plays a vital role in evaluating the effectiveness of internal controls related to all Credit Suisse Group activities. Control assessments performed are risk-based and process-oriented, generally covering front-to-back business flows with consideration of all relevant financial, operational and technology risks.

Position Description:

IT Audit Managers are responsible for planning, leading and reporting the results of audits and risk assessments of the Bank's IT environment.

Key Responsibilities:

Audit Supervision. Demonstrate an effective continuous risk monitoring approach in order to ensure appropriately focused audit coverage. Supervise a portfolio of audits, demonstrating an ability to effectively prioritize important dedications. Motivate audit teams, providing necessary oversight and mentorship to ensure the audit is completed against meaningful targets (e.g. budget, fieldwork timing, report clearance etc.). Identify key issues impacting businesses and IT areas under review, presenting and cooperating with management practical, commercial actions for the mitigation of associated risks. Monitor the progress and resolution of excellent audit recommendations. Demonstrate the ability to actively maintain relationships with key IT partners. Coordinate coverage with the external auditors and perform audit fieldwork as needed.

Technical Leadership. Develop expertise within the IT environment, including knowledge of IT control frameworks, key IT processes, relevant technologies, and design of IT audit control assurance tests; use this knowledge to ensure appropriate focus on the highest risks. Develop knowledge and understanding of the Bank's plans and IT strategy, including the scope and progress of system-related change programs. Maintain an awareness of key regulatory initiatives and industry standard methodologies impacting IT environment, and ensure that these are considered in the planning of upcoming audits. Reassure the development of technical subject matter expertise among others in the department.

Department Contribution. Promote knowledge sharing and communication within the department. Develop and maintain partnerships with auditors/ audit managers for effective global partnership.

Managerial and People Leadership. Encourage trust in our partners and coach others to develop technical and leadership skills, and provide constructive and timely feedback. Support team members to learn and develop independently. Develop leadership skills in others - enable others to pursue additional responsibilities and supervisory tasks where appropriate. Set the right "tone at the top", demonstrating a principled approach and setting the right example for junior staff.

Credit Suisse maintains a Working Flexibility Policy, subject to the terms as set forth in the Credit Suisse United States Employment Handbook.

You Offer
Experience and Skills Required/Desired:
  • Undergraduate degree in Information Technology, Engineering, Business, or related discipline. Masters degree a plus.
  • 8 + years' work experience in IT risk management, auditing or consulting in a diverse, multi-platform environment.
  • Familiarity with operational processes, tools and control standard methodologies in leading a complex IT infrastructure environment.
  • Some exposure to monitoring, capacity management, resiliency, security/access controls, configuration/inventory management, backup and recovery, change management, systems development practices, etc.
  • Technical knowledge of at least three of the following: operating systems, databases, cybersecurity controls, messaging systems, web application technologies, mobile technologies, data leakage controls, cloud computing, etc.
  • Financial services experience preferred, but not required.
  • CISA, CISSP, CISM, or equivalent certifications a plus.

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