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IT Audit Manager

IT Audit Manager

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SMBC is seeking an experienced Infrastructure Auditor to work within the Internal Auditing Department.

In this position, the individual will oversee predominately infrastructure audit execution, advise the audit team on appropriate audit approach, evaluate issues raised as part of the audit and escalate to Internal Audit Management as appropriate.

Scope of Position:

Number of direct reports: This position will have 2-3 direct reports initially with potential increases based on performance.
Number of indirect reports: This position will oversee up to two audits concurrently with 2 to 5 auditors per audit depending upon the size and complexity of the audit.

Essential Functions of the Position:

The incumbent is responsible for performing the essential functions (the primary job duties that are fundamental to the position) below, in addition to other duties as assigned.
Up to 10% domestic/international travel during the fiscal year.
Subsidiaries located in Brazil and Canada



This position will require the individual to oversee and advise internal audit teams on audits of all infrastructure platforms used by the Bank:

  • Manage the execution of audits within a prescribed time frame and assist auditors-in-charge and audit teams with: development of audit programs, analysis of exceptions, management of audit client relationships, preparation of issue drafts; evaluation of appropriate corrective measures designed to strengthen internal controls or remediate weaknesses identified during audits
  • Review audit work papers and audit reports summarizing scope, methodology, and significant conclusions of audit procedures performed
  • Conduct audit planning and closing meetings with Internal Audit and relevant department management
  • Project monitoring and reporting to Internal Audit management



To perform this job successfully, the employee must be able to perform each essential duty to management’s satisfaction. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

Preferred Previous Work Experience: 

  • Minimum 8-10 years' internal audit experience with a minimum of 5 years' internal audit experience within a large financial institution
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of information security principles and infrastructure platforms such as:
    • UNIX/Linux servers, Windows servers, Oracle and SQL databases, IBM MQ or similar middleware technology, and Cisco network devices

Preferred Education/Licenses/Certifications/Registrations: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or other related field; or equivalent experience and training
  • CISA, CIA or comparable certification required

Key Competencies/Skills: 

  • Ability to understand, interpret, and apply general and specific administrative and departmental policies and procedures as well as applicable federal & state laws and regulations
  • Overall understanding of audit techniques, internal controls and audit principles. Ability to manage and execute audit, from planning to audit closing.
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including ability to write clear and concise audit recommendations and reports
  • Working knowledge of Lotus Notes and Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)