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Manager, Core IT Audit

  • United States Virtual / Georgia Virtual / Atlanta / Texas Virtual / Lewisville / Miami / New York / Woodbury
  • R-96297
  • Audit Management
  • Full Time
  • Added

Do you have a balance of hands-on technical and audit experience?

Are you interested in using your talent and experience to make a difference as part of an influential audit team ?

Overview of Position

The IT Audit Manager is primarily responsible for planning and performing audits of infrastructure systems to determine if governance processes, risk management, and internal controls are operating effectively, and risks are adequately controlled. Infrastructure audits focus on global systems and technology (on-premises and cloud) that support Assurant’s applications and business operations. Audits generally cover infrastructure change management, privileged access management, security operations, backups, vulnerability management, disaster recovery, and infrastructure lifecycle management. The IT Audit Manager may also be called upon for other assurance activities including the coordination and oversight of 3rd party consulting services (preparing requirements, vendor selection, overseeing work efforts, budget management, and reporting).

What makes us different?

Assurant is committed to providing a competitive rewards package which goes beyond the value of your paycheck. We offer an array of market-competitive benefits and resources to support your physical, emotional, financial, and social wellbeing goals. These include programs to help you invest in your financial future such as savings programs, as well as competitive health and wellbeing benefits to support you and your family. For additional information on our benefits, please review www.MyAssurantBenefits.com . Below are some of our amazing perks:

  • Health Coverage Starting Day One: We offer competitive health and wellbeing benefits to support you and your family. You can choose from a range of health and dental plan options, as well as health plan accounts.

  • Disability and Life Insurance: We provide short- and long-term disability insurance, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance.

  • Retirement: Assurant offers retirement savings plans globally. U.S. based employees are offered a 401(k) plan in which Assurant matches 100% of every dollar contributed, up to 6% of eligible pay.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan: Assurant’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) allows employees to purchase shares of Assurant, Inc. stock at a 10% discount with funds contributed through after-tax payroll deductions.

  • Career Development: Assurant offers a variety of internal courses, workshops, special projects, coaching and mentoring programs. Tuition reimbursement and other professional enrichment opportunities are also available to encourage continuous learning.

  • Work-Life Balance: We strive to provide a work environment that encourages work/life balance. Options depend on job responsibilities and may include flexible work schedules, telework, paid time off and part-time employment.

  • Family Planning Support:  Fertility benefits and support services with 24/7 access to nurse care services. $30,000 medical and prescription drug lifetime maximum benefit for fertility services. Assurant will provide up to $20,000 of financial assistance for adoption and or surrogacy.

What will be my responsibilities for this position?

Build relationships with IT leaders:

  • Develop relationships with technology platform owners to maintain an awareness of their key objectives, strategy, and initiatives

  • Communicate with process and control owners to clarify the importance of an effective control environment, and the role of internal audit

Plan audits:

  • Maintain awareness of significant changes across the organization and their potential impact on the established control environment

  • Maintain awareness of technology trends, risks, and controls through training and networking

  • Drive risk-prioritized audit scheduling, planning and delivery

  • Create and leverage innovative audit techniques, such as data analytics, robotic process automation, or continuous monitoring

Perform audits:

  • Design risk-based IT audits of cloud and on-premises technology platforms, IT operations, and system implementations

  • Execute audit procedures including leading interviews, requesting, reviewing, and analyzing evidence

  • Document test steps in detailed, well-supported work papers

  • Discuss IT risks and control gaps with technology platform owners and management

  • Provide timely engagement updates to audit and technology management

  • Draft accurate, well supported audit reports and issue/risk statements

  • Assess the adequacy of issue remediation plans

  • Track the status of open issues and evaluate remediation efforts

  • As needed, manage audit teams and 3rd party engagements

  • As needed, assist with the testing of IT general controls related to SOX compliance

Department development:

  • Participate in the ongoing evaluation and enhancement of Assurant’s audit methodology

  • Pursue professional development opportunities, including external and internal training, and share knowledge with co-workers

What are the requirements for this position?

  • Strong oral, written, listening, and presentation skills

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a hands-on technology role such as system administration, application development, IT control, or related support function

  • Meaningful exposure to risk-based IT audit including documentation of operational processes, risks, and controls

  • Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

  • Ability to operate a computer with a high level of proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of products, including experience with large spreadsheets, databases, and word processing

  • May be required to travel (post COVID) up to 15%

What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?

  • Minimum of 1 year of risk-based IT audit experience, including documentation of business processes, risks, and controls

  • In-depth knowledge of the threats and vulnerabilities associated with technology infrastructure

  • Strong knowledge of IT controls related to system design, administration, operation, information security, change management and software development

  • Working knowledge of cloud platforms, Azure, AWS, Oracle Cloud, or Salesforce

  • Proven track record in applying broad technology experience to managing technology risks

  • Demonstrated ability in project planning, management, and leading staff

  • Ability to maintain composure under pressure while managing multiple assignments and priorities

  • Working knowledge of identity/authentication platforms such as Active Directory, RACF, Oracle Identity Manager or SailPoint

  • Exposure to a variety of technologies that can be used to export, import, manipulate data. For example:  MS Excel, MS SQL Server, Oracle, Tableau

  • Some experience working with data analytics

  • Holds or intends to obtain related professional certification, such as CISA, CISSP, CISM, CIA

  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field

What are the working conditions and physical requirements of this job?

  • General Office Demands

How much should I expect to travel?

  • Up to 5%

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Our Culture Defined
Our unique culture is a big reason why talented people choose Assurant and why they tend to stay. Although we have a wide variety of skills and experiences, we share common characteristics that are uniquely Assurant. A passion for service. An ability to innovate in practical ways. And a willingness to take chances. We believe that staying on top doesn’t mean sacrificing our values. We believe clarity of vision and a sense of purpose will carry us forward. And we take charge of our own success. We call it The Assurant Way.

Company Overview
Assurant is a leading global business services company that supports, protects and connects major consumer purchases. A Fortune 500 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant supports the advancement of the connected world by partnering with the world’s leading brands to develop innovative solutions and deliver an enhanced customer experience through mobile device solutions, extended service contracts, vehicle protection services, renters insurance, lender-placed insurance products and other specialty products.

Equal Opportunity Statement
Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not use or consider race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law in employment decisions.

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