IT Audit for Global Advisors and Corporate Functions, Vice President at State Street

Posted in General Business 7 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Boston, Massachusetts





Job Description:

Who we are looking for

We are looking for an Integrated IT Audit, Vice President, that will provide leadership in executing the strategy for Corporate Audit's coverage of business and technology risks for Global Advisors and corporate functions. The main objective of an integrated audit is to provide management with independent, objective assurance regarding the design and operating effectiveness of the system of internal controls to mitigate both business and IT-related risks. The audit follows a collaborative approach, with business and IT team audit members jointly conducting the majority of internal and client-facing planning, control assessment, testing, and reporting activities. Team members work with business auditors to understand business risks and related application input/processing/output controls such as interface controls, electronic authorizations, application parameters and settings, edit checks, business rule mappings, application access to sensitive transactions, exception reports, etc. You will be responsible for maintaining effective partnerships with key senior leaders in business and IT organization and program leadership. In this role you will also support the annual audit planning and development, risk assessment, scoping and execution of audits related to IT processes and risks. The role is based out of Boston, Massachusetts.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions, that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best. Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for

As IT Audit, Vice President you will


  • Review documentation of audit work and conclusion of audit tests results and overall effectiveness of controls.

  • Draft, review, finalize and communicate audit deliverables, including discussion item matrices, memos and audit reports to senior and executive management.

  • Perform quarterly risk assessments, develop audit universe and assist in preparing the annual audit plan.

  • Manage relationships with senior and executive management through continuous monitoring activities, regular client relationship meetings, participation in working groups and committees of significant business and technology initiatives, and ad-hoc controls advisory activities.

  • Manage, coach and develop staff, including participating in the talent management, staff evaluation, and new hire processes.

  • Serve as a technical liaison to Corporate Audit Operational Audit peers.

  • Stay abreast of industry and technical matters and efficiently and effectively apply applicable new developments in audit projects.


What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role


  • Motivated self-starter and intellectual curiosity.

  • Excellent analytical, written communication, interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills.

  • Detail and deadline oriented.

  • Ability to establish an environment conducive to continuous innovation

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to comprehend both technology and operational risks.


Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Public Accounting, IT Audit, Consulting, or Business Process Engineering preferred, ideally in the Financial Services industry.

  • Bachelor's degree, preferable in information systems, computer science, accounting or related field; Advanced degree in information technology, cyber security or systems engineering.

  • One or more industry recognized certification (i.e., CIA, CISA, CISSP, CISM, and Cloud+) and the willingness to continue to learn and grow.

  • Proficient or knowledgeable in evaluating and testing internal controls and in applying a risk-based audit approach.

  • Experience in data analytics and data visualization.

  • Strong expertise or experience auditing certain technology-related areas such as:

    • IT General Controls

    • Automated business process controls

    • Identity and Access Management

    • Technical Resiliency and Business Continuity Management




Additional requirements

While majority of the time you will work from your primary location, some domestic and international travel may be required to a variety of locations where State Street operates.

Are you the right candidate? Yes!

We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don't necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers

Salary Range:
$100,000 - $167,500 Annual

The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.





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