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Career Developers, Inc.

Sr. Lead IT Risk Controls Specialist

Post Date:Jul 03, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:7/3/2018Salary:$130,000.00
Location:US-NY-New York, NY Job Reference:18-00139-CM
Skills:
Skills:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Information Technology general risks and controls and related internal and external audit best practices.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current and emerging technologies and related risks.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of COSO and CoBIT Frameworks and other internal control methodologies.
  • •Broad industry and technical awareness to identify technology opportunities and align these to the business needs.
  • Ability to understand complex technical systems and the business processes they support; synthesize the corresponding risks and controls and recommend adjustments.
  • Exceptional analytical and critical thinking skills and exhibit solid and innovative solutions.
  • Planning and organizational skills to successfully manage multiple projects concurrently by demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks.
  • Exhibit project management skills, including developing project plans, budgets, and deliverables schedules.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Visio, and Access Database skills.
  • Ability to comfortably interact across all departments within an organization.
  • Ability to evaluate and remediate operational incidents that arise in the normal course of business.
  • Highly disciplined, able to work with limited supervision and make independent decisions.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and willing to take personal responsibility.

Experience—
  • Must have 6+ years of technology risk management experience. This includes performing IT focused reviews of pre/post system implementations, operating systems, databases, data center, Cloud providers, disaster recovery, and general application computer controls.
  • Related work experience in an IT-focused Audit or Risk Assurance function within a Public Accounting Firm (financial industry focus a plus).
  • Experience working in the technology-related sector a plus.
  • Develop and performed IT focused Risk Assessments.
  • SOX ITGC compliance experience required. Evaluated the design and operating effectiveness of ITGC controls.
  • Proficient in security concepts including cybersecurity, technology operations (i.e., client-server, LAN, UNIX, Windows, DB2, Oracle, SQL, VMWare, cloud computing), and system development life cycle.
  • Development, execution, and review of control matrices, test plans, as well as the performance of controls optimization.
  • Created internal control documentation related to the identification of key control points with the use of narratives and process and data flows.
  • Identified internal control deficiencies, as well as efficiency and effectiveness opportunities, provided recommendations for improvement and monitored remediation efforts.

Function:
  • Provides guidance to junior OR&C team staff.
  • Assist in the ongoing development and implementation of the FHLBNY's Operational Risk & Compliance program

Essential Duties:
  • Perform technology focused risk assessments to determine if the IT environment is operating in line with governing regulations, contractual requirements, internal policies and procedures.
  • Provide advise on how to meet technology focused regulatory obligations and assess the impact of proposed regulations through the evaluation of regulatory developments as well as the implementation of required controls.
  • Participate in projects and initiatives to bring a pro-active technology risk management focus by utilizing industry best practices.
  • Identify potential threats and vulnerabilities for business processes, associated data and supporting capabilities to assist in the evaluation of technology risk.
  • Work directly with appropriate business and technology functional areas to identify areas with potentially elevated risk and perform deep dive investigations into their corresponding inherent risks and mitigating controls.
  • Monitor for external events which may be relevant to technology scenario analysis.
  • Ability to understand complex technical systems and the business processes they support; synthesize the corresponding risks and controls and recommend adjustments.
  • Perform ITGC SOX and other internal control reviews to evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of related controls. This includes the development, execution, and review of control matrices & test plans, as well as the performance of controls optimization.
  • Perform ITGC walkthroughs with business units to create internal control documentation related to the identification of key control points with the use of narratives and process/data flows.
  • Investigate and evaluate operational incidents. This includes assessing the control breakdown and identifying opportunities for internal control improvement.
  • Identify internal control deficiencies, as well as efficiency and effectiveness opportunities, provide recommendations for improvement, and monitor remediation efforts.
  • Perform complex analysis of data to determine trends and potential emerging risks.
  • Assist in the development of drafting reports and deliverables.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual regulatory examinations.

Other Duties:
  • Assist in the coordination of Bank-wide compliance training programs.
  • Assist in the coordination of the Bank's Insurance programs.
  • Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to business.
  • Plan, execute and report on additional projects as assigned by the Compliance Officer.
  • Participate in monthly system-wide compliance meetings.
  • Perform process analysis to identify weaknesses and suggest improvements.
  • Maintain departmental governance documentation.
  • Ability to provide comprehensive analysis and/or training on subject matter material. 


Job Description:
Sr. Lead IT Risk Controls Specialist
Location: New York, NY
Salary: 110-130K+7% Bonus

Requirements:


Required Experience 
•Must have 6+ years SOX and/or Audit experience (i.e., ICFR, ITGC, ELC). 
•Minimum 3 years of direct experience with SOX. This includes involvement in the SOX planning phase such as preparation of the financial statement mapping, top-down assessment (including risk ranking processes and controls), and annual SOX project plan. 
•Related work experience in an Audit or Risk Assurance function within a Public Accounting Firm (financial industry focus a plus). Performed reviews of business (i.e., financial, operational, compliance, etc.) and/or Information Technology processes and evaluated the design and operating effectiveness of related controls.
•Created internal control documentation related to the identification of key control points with the use of narratives and process and data flows. 
•Designed appropriate test plans against financial statement assertions. 
•Executed tests of design and operating effectiveness of controls: ICFR, ITGC and ELC. 
•Identified internal control deficiencies, as well as efficiency and effectiveness opportunities, provided recommendations for improvement and monitored remediation efforts. 
•Experience using a GRC or Audit solution. 
•Experience leading audits or SOX reviews. 
•Experience testing ITGC controls a plus. 
•Supervisory experience a plus. 

 Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field. 
    •MBA a plus but not required. 
    •CPA or relevant Certifications (e.g., CIA, CISA) a plus. 




Contact Information
Career Developers, Inc.
Name: Courtney Martin
Ph: 5517774999


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