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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2023-02-23 00:00:00


Technology Audit and Controls | Senior Associate


    About the team
    Our Compliance Testing practice is made up of four competency areas including Finance, Technology, Operational and Regulatory. Our testing and compliance services provide oversight and assurance over critical functions, operations and processes - helping clients to understand where they have potential gaps and exposures. We work with multiple industries including Banking and Capital Markets; Insurance and Asset Wealth Management, Pharmaceuticals, Manufacturing, Retail, Health Services, Oil and Gas, and many more.


    Skills and Experience

    • Relevant industry experience

    • Previous experience in auditing / assurance or compliance function including testing methodologies

    • Experience in IT controls testing

    • Strong analytical skills with experience in problem solving and being able to implement and deliver solutions

    • Ability to create high level quality documentation and follow documentation standards

    • Ability to manage deadlines within multiple projects


    About the Role

    We are looking for self-motivated individuals of all skill levels and backgrounds (particularly in IT / Information Security). You will have some experience in either risk management, compliance, controls testing and/or audit and are seeking a new opportunity to use and develop your skill sets. We will also consider candidates with non-relevant experience but have transferable skills and are interested in building a career in this area.


    Key Responsibilities

    • Perform client External Audits, including the documenting of risk assessments, identification of key risks & mitigating controls.

    • Attend walkthrough sessions with clients and document the relevant processes.

    • Working on Sox (Sarbanes-Oxley Act) with clients (training provided if no previous experience)

    • Perform design & operational effectiveness testing.

    • Review policy and procedures relating to clients information security standards and apply these to controls testing criteria.

    • Review regulatory requirements relevant to client environments & business practices and apply these to controls testing criteria. 

    • Identify, document and communicate control gaps/deficiencies to internal and external stakeholders on a timely basis.

    • Demonstrate client management skills throughout the Audit.

    • Identify process efficiencies/enhancements to keep Audit programs in line with industry best practices.

    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    • Manage a large and diverse portfolio of client work for the firm.

    • Maintain open communication channels with senior stakeholders through regular governance sessions, escalating appropriately as and when required.

    • Own the quality of all client outputs

    • Work as part of a team but also work independently on audits




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