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IT Audit Manager

Buffalo, New York, United States
November 28, 2016

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Basic Function

Manage multiple internal audit examinations of the technologies supporting the lines of business and support functions, ensuring the timely and professional execution of the examinations in accordance with professional standards.

Essential Position Responsibilities

Provide direct managerial oversight to ensure the successful execution of audit examinations in accordance with the department’s audit methodology and professional standards.

Communicate recommendations to improve internal controls and reduce risk to Senior, Middle and Line Management.

Function as a key player in evolving the strategic direction and tactical implementation of IT Audit’s continuous monitoring/continuous auditing program.

Provide internal control advisory services to bank management.

Manage staff in the completion of examinations including review of work, preparation and delivery of evaluations, and on the job staff development and training.

Work with the Audit Department Management Team to set the overall direction of the department including strategic management, budgeting, and development of audit methodology and provide assistance in other special projects as necessary.

Develop full ownership of assigned audit portfolios, and establish effective relationships with key personnel in these portfolios in order to stay abreast of changing and emerging risks.

Nature and Scope

This position takes responsibility for effectively communicating control deficiencies for all areas. Lack of appropriate controls could lead to monetary loss for and/or regulatory criticism, which could result in a decrease to the rating by the Federal Reserve Bank.

This position directly communicates with Senior, Middle and Line Management and External Auditors.

This position is responsible for the daily supervision of audit staff and to work with Audit Management in setting the overall direction of the department.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position is responsible for supervising six to ten professional staff, depending upon the audit portfolios being managed and other assigned responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in a Business related field – preferably Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, or Computer Science or in lieu of degree 9 years of work experience in the IT Audit Technology space.

A minimum of 1 year of management experience.

Technical Skills

Thorough knowledge of auditing standards and technology/security focused regulations

In depth knowledge of IT general controls and application controls.

Familiarity with auditing widely used server, platform, database, and end point technologies (e.g. Windows Server, Unix/Linux, SQL Server, Oracle DB, VMWare), as well as familiarity with cyber security concepts.

Understanding of IT Governance and IT Risk Management concepts.

Strong PC skills.

Knowledge of auditing in the mainframe environment is a plus.

Ideal Qualifications

A minimum of 5 years of management experience.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to interact with all levels of management including Executive Management.

Proven leadership skills, with the ability to develop and motivate teams.

Strong analytical, negotiating, and technical skills. Has the ability to handle conflict from varying parties up to and including Senior Management.

Strong organizational and resource management skills. Successfully integrates objectives, opportunities and resources.

Working knowledge of the business applications, infrastructure .