IT Audit AVP - Tier 1 Investment Bank - Applications

Job Title: IT Audit AVP - Tier 1 Investment Bank - Applications
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Reference: 176247
Job Published: August 11, 2017 03:11

Job Description

Job Description

The position reports into the Head of IT Audit with responsibility for assisting on and/or leading end to end audits focused on Fixed Income and Electronic Trading applications.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain in-depth exposure to a number of investment banking products and applications supporting them within one of the most prestigious banking groups in the world. The IT Audit team have a close relationship with the business auditors and are actively involved in all scoping meetings on integrated audits allowing the team to add more value to audits as well as giving all members a strong understanding of the underlying business processes.

The organisation is also very meritocratic with career fast track possibilities for high performers. The salary will range from £50,000-£80,000 base + package depending on experience.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

 Assist / Lead the risk assessment, scoping and planning of a review.
 Assist / Lead in executing the review. Specifically focusing on the following:
 Design and execute tests to validate identified application system controls, which may require data analysis, code inspection and re-performance of system processes.
 Analyse the design of controls around the underlying system architecture in the context of information technology controls such as security, availability and performance and their impact on the business.
 Analyse the business and technology processes to evaluate the effectiveness of the relevant technology controls.
 Validate that system features meet business, technology and regulatory requirements.
 Validate the quality of internal SOX assessments.
 Document the results of the test steps executed within the IA automated document project repository.
 Assist/Lead in the report preparation
 Assist/Lead in presenting the scope, progress and results of the review to internal, IT and business stakeholders.

Key Requirements for this role:

 Minimum 3 years work experience, with 1 year minimum auditing experience
 Possess a degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent
 Technology audit skills including an understanding of:
 System architecture, with high level understanding of databases, operating systems and messaging
 Prior experience of testing automated IT application controls
 Data analysis skills
 Writing database queries in SQL is desirable
 Ability to review code
 Financial Services knowledge and financial product knowledge is desirable
 Ability to work effectively across a large audit team, understanding the team's role in the overall strategy of the firm
 Written and verbal communication skills a must; strong interpersonal skills essential. Job requires frequent interaction with technology management
 Must be able to multitask while managing both time and work load
 Must be highly motivated with strong analytical skills, willing and able to learn new business and system processes quickly

Please apply immediately to be considered for this opportunity.