IT Principal Auditor - Assistant Vice President

  • Negotiable
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Deutsche Bank - US
  • 19 Oct 18

The Group Audit (GA) function comprises over 700 staff located in our four hub locations New York, London, Frankfurt, Singapore and 26 other countries across the globe.

Job Title: IT Principal Auditor
Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President
Location: New York, New York

About Deutsche Bank

We are Germany's leading bank with strong positions in Europe and significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific. We're driving growth through our strong client franchise, investing heavily in digital technologies, prioritizing long-term success over short-term gains, and serving society with ambition and integrity. We serve our clients' real economic needs in commercial and investment banking, retail banking and transaction banking, and provide ground-breaking products and services in asset and wealth management. That means a career packed with opportunities to grow and the chance to shape the future of our clients.

Group Audit

The Group Audit (GA) function comprises over 700 staff located in our four hub locations New York, London, Frankfurt, Singapore and 26 other countries across the globe.

The function is a professional, business focused, proactive risk-based global audit team that operates with transparency, integrity and independence, and assists the Bank's business and infrastructure areas to identify key control weaknesses.

The GA team prides itself in ensuring the highest standard in professional delivery. The function provides a systematic, disciplined approach to examine, evaluate and report objectively on the adequacy of both the design and operating effectiveness of the systems of internal control and the effectiveness of risk management and governance processes.

Being Deutsche Bank's 'third line of defense' we have a high profile in the Bank acting as an independent and forward looking challenger and adviser to Senior Management and are increasingly relied upon by the Regulators.

Our global connectivity provides a stimulating environment and the opportunity to collaborate, network and share knowledge with intelligent colleagues and specialists around the world. Our colleagues are known for their agile minds, looking beyond the obvious, and challenging the status-quo in an open-minded, collaborative way. We consistently invest in our people, offering genuine opportunities for development and advancement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will be required to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls relating to risks involved in the relevant areas in accordance with Group Audit Methodology and the established risk assessment framework
  • You will support implementation of the Group Audit risk-based methodology including; performing coverage of automated business processes and the respective technology environment and supporting structured ongoing risk assessment via Continuous Audit Assessment
  • You will be required to lead and successfully deliver Technology audits, or participate in Integrated Business and Technology audits, both locally and globally
  • You will be required to generate impactful issues and draft audit reports for review by senior Group Audit management with minimal intervention and to facilitate issue tracking and validate closure of issues
  • You will be required to complete all work assigned to them promptly. This may also include ad-hoc projects and special investigations
  • You will be required to proactively develop and maintain professional working relationships with colleagues, the business and respective support areas. They will work in an integrated manner with fellow team members both locally and globally
  • You will understand the client's marketplace and expectations and will continue to develop technical expertise relevant to the industry
  • Whilst the majority of the audit work is based in the US, the team is also responsible for coverage in certain overseas locations. Some travel may therefore be required

You will have:

  • Significant exposure to Investment Banking clients and knowledge of capital markets processing, with demonstrable experience of IT auditing in an investment banking context (e.g. audits of automated business controls)
  • Experience of auditing IT applications supporting trading and the trade processing lifecycle. Relevant instruments could include; interest rate products, credit products, commodities, futures and foreign exchange products, or equities
  • Experience of auditing IT General Controls
  • Experience of risk based auditing and clearly understand the relationship between IT risk and underlying business risk
  • Strong organizational skills to take ownership of agreed targets to enable efficient completion of audit projects
  • An innovative mindset and be able to develop ideas which are implemented and have a positive impact
  • The ability to multi-task assignments and prioritize workload, deliver to deadlines with limited supervision and be resilient under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate effectively at all levels within Group Audit and with senior clients

You will be:

  • A self-starter who is able to interact effectively at senior levels within the Bank
  • A natural role model and be a reference point for your peer group