Assurant is seeking candidates with a balance of hands-on technical and audit experience who are looking to build upon these talents as part of an influential audit team.
The Senior IT Auditor II will plan, organize, and perform technology audits that cover general IT controls, information security, application development, technical infrastructure, network operations, and support financial and operational audits. This role conducts audit interviews, assesses risks, identifies controls, develops test plans, gathers and reviews evidence, documents audit activities, and articulately communicates audit results to senior management.
The Senior IT Auditor II is also responsible for leading technology audit efforts and other value-added services including the coordination and oversight of 3rd party consulting services. The Senior IT Auditor II will lead and/or participate in multiple engagements of varying size and complexity, often simultaneously, ensuring a high-quality work product that is relevant to the business and delivered timely enough to influence change and create value.
This individual will work remotely temporarily due to COVID-19.
Participate in complex audit projects: Works with teams under the direction of the Audit Manager.
Build and maintain an understanding of Assurant’s core IT control processes (e.g., change management, logical access, IT operations, software development)
Participate in the planning phase of audits by collaborating with IT and business management to develop control walkthrough narratives, the matrix of key controls, testing approach and schedule
Design IT audit programs for business process reviews, system implementations, and application reviews
Execute audit procedures including leading interviews, requesting, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting test steps in detailed, well-supported work papers
Provide timely engagement updates to business and audit management
Review work papers to ensure accuracy and completeness
Draft accurate, well supported audit reports and risk/issue statements
Assess the adequacy of gap remediation plans
Track the status of open issues and evaluate remediation efforts
Manage 3rd party audit teams and engagements
As needed, assist with the testing of IT general controls related to SOX compliance
Assist with the ongoing evaluation and enhancement of Assurant’s audit methodology
Build relationships with business leaders and managers: Collaborate with Assurant leadership to understand strategy, consider risks and then advise on the control structures necessary to manage risks.
Develop and maintain productive, team-oriented relationships with IT process owners
Maintain awareness of significant changes across the organization and their potential impact on the established control environment
Communicate with process and control owners to clarify the importance of an effective control environment, and the role of internal audit
Department development: Participate in department initiatives and Centers of Excellence to ensure department processes, systems and methodologies effectively and efficiently enable the department to meet its chartered objectives.
Pursue professional development opportunities, including external and internal training, and share lessons learned with co-workers
Requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
Minimum of 1 year of risk-based IT audit experience, including documentation of business processes, risks and controls
Minimum of 3 years of experience in a hands-on technology role such as application development, system administration, IT control, or related support function
Strong knowledge of IT general controls related to system operations, information security, change management and software development
In-depth knowledge of the threats and vulnerabilities associated with business technologies
Excellent oral, written, listening, and presentation skills
Ability to maintain composure under pressure while managing multiple assignments and priorities
Demonstrated dedication to teamwork
Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment
Ability to operate a computer with a high level of proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of products. Includes experience with large spreadsheets, databases and word processing
May be required to travel (post COVID) up to 15%
Working knowledge of cloud platforms, Azure, AWS, Oracle Cloud, or Salesforce
Proven track record in applying broad business knowledge and practical experience to working with and managing technology risks and controls
Demonstrated ability in project planning, management, and leading staff
Demonstrated work successes utilizing project plans, issue logs, risk mitigation strategies, automated testing tools, cost/benefit analysis tools
Working knowledge of identity/authentication platforms such as Active Directory, RACF, Oracle Identity Manager or SailPoint
Ability and experience in translating business rules into technical definitions
Exposure to a variety of technologies that can be used to export, import, manipulate data. For example: MS Excel, MS SQL Server, Oracle, Tableau
Some experience working with data analytics
Some exposure to Accounting/Finance principles
Holds or intends to obtain related professional certification, such as CISA, CISSP, CISM, CIA
Working knowledge of secure application coding practices and standards
Masters or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field
Benefits and Value Proposition
We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits to full time and part time employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD, life insurance, 401(k), generous paid time off and much more.
We strive to maintain a professional, yet friendly environment and promote professional and career development for our employees.
Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the Company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.
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Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has approximately $30 billion in assets and $9 billion in annual revenue. Assurant has approximately 14,500 employees worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district. www.assurant.com.
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