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Senior IT Auditor in Canton, MA at Computershare, Inc

Date Posted: 8/23/2018

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Senior IT Auditor


Business Summary:

At Computershare we invite you to share our vision and commitment to excellence in everything that we do. Our 16,000 people around the globe are entrepreneurial and innovative and serve our clients and customers with precision and reliability because they count on us to deliver, every time. 


We are a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, mortgage servicing, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. We also specialize in corporate trust, bankruptcy, class action and utility administration, and a range of other diversified financial and governance services.


Founded in 1978, Computershare is renowned for our expertise in high integrity data management, high volume transaction processing and reconciliations, payments and stakeholder engagement.  We are proud to say that many of the world’s leading organizations partner with us to streamline and maximize the value of relationships with their investors, employees, creditors and customers.


At Computershare we see diversity as a source of strength. The more perspectives we have, the better equipped we’ll be to meet the demands of our diverse global customer base. We want every person who joins out team, every customer and every supplier to feel welcome. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and believe in equality for everyone, regardless of age, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, race, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected be applicable law. That applies throughout our company, around the world with no exceptions, regardless of differences. We will hire, develop, reward, promote and retain people purely on the basis of their talents, commitment, potential and the results they achieve. We will work hard to make sure everyone is included within our organization, removing barriers and obstacles to give everyone an equal opportunity to succeed.


Computershare is committed to providing accommodations for candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment and employment process. If you need any assistance, please let us know and we are happy to help.


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Job Summary:

The Computershare Senior Information Technology (IT) Auditor role is primarily responsible for planning, executing and reporting on integrated and information technology related audits in the North America region in accordance with the annual audit plan. In addition, the Senior IT Auditor will perform special projects, assist in the annual internal audit planning process,  and build relationships within the business.

This is an exciting “hands-on” IT Audit role within a small team of 9 IT audit professionals.  The team is led by the Global Head of IT Audit, a  longtime ISACA Board member and contributor to the IT audit profession.  The successful applicant will receive an annual ISACA membership paid for by CPU.  CPU also assists IT audit team members with the cost of professional certifications/exams & exam preparation materials (e.g. ISACA, IIA) and will cover some costs for training to maintain professional certifications.


Position Responsibilities & Essential Functions:

  • Risk-based Audit Planning that is focused on protecting and enhancing the value of the businesses of Computershare (CPU) and CPU’s clients.
  • Deliver high quality, well controlled, independent and objective Audit Execution, supported by comprehensive audit files.
  • Effective Audit Program Management to ensure the timely delivery of audit plans and mitigation of delivery obstacles.
  • Communicate effectively and confidently throughout the Computershare Technology Services (CTS) and Global Information Security (GIS) groups and CPU, with regional senior management and business heads, clients and external auditors.
  • Coach and lead IT auditors and senior IT auditors and help cultivate a working environment where team members feel empowered and motivated.
  • Manage compliance with Computershare’s (CPU) global policies, procedures and processes, including CPU Internal Audit methodology.
  • Be a facilitator for change, including identifying enhancement opportunities and challenging the status quo, to improve the operation of the CPU Internal Audit function
  • Other duties or tasks as assigned by management.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Skills:

Required:

  • An ability to manage expectations,  interact, express and support assessments of business lines to all levels of management
  • An ability to remain flexible and adapt to a dynamic and changing business environment with proven results driven focus

Education:

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Experience:

5  years experience as an IT Auditor or IT Risk professional within a commercial organization

Preferred:

  • Specialist skills and knowledge of technology platforms and/or IT Audit including usage of Computer Aided Audit Techniques (CAATs) / data analytics
  • Conversant with IT control frameworks (e.g. ISO27002, COBIT)

NOTE: This role has a high degree of visibility to senior management and will interact directly on a regular basis with the Computershare Head of IT Audit who is located in the United States.


Certificates, Licenses, & Registrations:

Preferred: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information System Security Manager (CISM), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent.


Travel Required:

It is expected that this position may include travel up to 10% of the time. This is subject to change based on many factors, including business needs.

Language Ability:

Ability to read/analyze/interpret business periodicals/ journals/technical procedures/gov. regulations; write reports/business correspondence/procedure manuals; effectively present information/respond to questions from managers/clients/customers/public.


Mathematical Ability:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the environment is moderate.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee may occasionally have reason to lift up to 10 pounds. The vision requirements include close and distant vision.

Computershare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.


This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by business needs and communicated by their supervisor.

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