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17 Feb 2023

Full-Time Sr Auditor II, Information Technology

BNY Mellon – Posted by BNY Mellon Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

Bring your ideas. Make history.
BNY Mellon offers an exciting array of future-forward careers at the intersection of business, finance, and technology. We are one of the world’s top asset management and banking firms that manages trillions of dollars in assets, custody and/or administration. Known as the “bank of banks” – 97% of the world’s top banks work with us as we lead and serve our customers into the new era of digital.

With over 238 years of rich history and industry firsts, BNY Mellon has been built upon our proven ability to evolve, lead, and drive new ideas at every turn. Today, we’re approximately 50,000 employees across 35 countries with a culture that empowers you to grow, take risks, experiment and be yourself. This is what #LifeAtBNYMellon is all about.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Application Technology Auditor to join our growing team primarily focused on technology supporting Finance and Risk & Compliance processes.

The successful candidate will lead, as an Auditor-in-Charge, and execute the audit delivery lifecycle as a team member on audit assignments in accordance with Internal Audit policies, methodologies, and standards to identify meaningful issues, risks and other exposures. Your focus will be on application input, processing and output controls where you will need to draw on extensive experience and/or specialist skills within application technology to plan and deliver audits. The IT Audit Senior II role involves management and problem solving with minimal day-to-day oversight, leading and performing audit related activities, managing others on audits, and working as a team member on other audit assignments, as required.

In this role, you’ll make an impact in the following ways:

  • Responsible for ensuring testing (or other tasks as applicable) is adequately thorough and accurate to allow an evaluation of the adherence to company policies and procedures, audit methodologies, and all applicable regulations, when performing a project leader role.
  • Testing and documentation of automated controls and processes as per Audit plans and methodologies.  Specifically controls surrounding interface testing (ODBC, FTP, NDM, MQ, etc.), application controls (SoD, edit/check validation, calculations, etc.), and output controls (C&A).
  • Demonstrates understanding of businesses, processes, including applications, through flowcharting, workpapers, analysis, issue identification and discussions with project leaders and auditees on projects of varying complexity.
  • Has strong understanding of audit, businesses, financial controls, regulations, or technology and actively seeks to apply this knowledge in their role and educate the wider audit team. Thinks beyond past routines about new issues or emerging risks.
  • Able to query business and technology stakeholders and colleagues in Audit to understand the underlying processes and procedures necessary to evaluate the risks and controls.
  • Performs research independently and has adequate knowledge of statistical sampling and risk analysis to perform research with technical accuracy.
  • Engages in Continuous Monitoring activities. Uses knowledge of financial institutions and all applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrates skills through advanced analysis of business processes and issue identification, as well as discussions with the project leader/manager and auditees. Serves as an internal resource capable of auditing a wide range of processes.
  • Has built a deep understanding of core concepts in data analytics, relevant technology, the regulatory environment, the financial services industry, project management and business processes and can integrate these concepts into audit processes and leverage them to solve difficult problems.
  • Develops relationships with the Audit Project Leader and/or audit management, other Audit associates, and clients.
  • Able to clearly explain the audit process to clients (if appropriate), as well as any findings or results. Understands the sensitive nature of confidential information and uses it appropriately.
  • Elevates potential audit issues to the Audit Manager as soon as they are identified.
  • Has demonstrated ability to explain technical/complex issues to non-technical audiences and is gaining skill in persuading and influencing others to adopt a new point of view.
  • Applies analytical problem-solving skills and leads others in solving complex issues and identifying innovative solutions.
  • Contributes technical expertise to solve audit issues. Identifies inconsistencies with the control environment, regulatory requirements and best practices and initiates the development of a structure or solution to address the issue(s).
  • Identifies opportunities for the use of automation and actively takes part in advancing recommendations for software support requests.
  • No direct reports.
  • Demonstrates leadership through work, guidance, and training of less experienced peers and through advice to assigned clients.

To be successful in this role, we’re seeking the following:

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, or relevant critical thinking specialty such as MIS, Computer Science, Mathematics preferred.
  • 7+ years of total work experience.
  • Prior experience in Audit or Risk, preferably focused on Applications.
  • Additional core skill requirements include understanding and interpretation of analytics results for Audit, critical thinking and problem solving.
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