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Commercial and Investment Banking Technology Audit Director



London, UK
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Job Description

This position reports to the Managing Director of Commercial and Investment Bank (CIB) Technology Audit and is responsible for the management of audit delivery for CIB Markets Technology audits. This team is one of the fastest growing businesses undergoing a lot of innovation and change!

As an Internal Audit Executive Director in Technology, you will partner closely with the CIB Line of Business team and technology stakeholders to strengthen our organization. In addition, you will be responsible for managing ongoing risk assessment, control identification, audit execution and continuous monitoring activities across the Markets portfolio. You will lead the portfolio and provide oversight of the technology audit coverage focusing on the Macro and Spread line of businesses.

Internal Audit is an independent function at JPMorgan Chase that aims to enhance and protect the firm by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice and insight. We work with every Line of Business and Corporate Function to assess the internal control processes that drive our global business — identifying areas of improvement to help safeguard the firm. Using cutting-edge audit technology, data, methodology and sound judgement, we bring a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of governance, risk management and controls. We’re proud of our reputation for excellence, integrity and collaboration - our priorities of strong governance, transparency and strategic engagement, along with our people-first culture centered around diversity, equity, inclusion, teamwork, career progression and continuous learning, have helped us create a coveted workplace where everyone feels like they belong. Our global team is made up of more than 1,200 talented and passionate individuals in more than 20 countries around the world.

Job responsibilities:

  • Developing, managing, and delivering risk-based audit plan, coverage and execution
  • Performing detailed risk and control assessments to define the technology audit plan and coverage strategy across Macro and Spread lines of business
  • Articulating complex issues and themes to senior level stakeholders, and presenting audit issues to risk and control committees
  • Establishing and managing relationships with senior leaders, including serving as the key contact for stakeholders on technology audit and control related issues
  • Staying current with evolving industry and regulatory changes, and analyzing impact to business strategies, objectives, processes, and compliance
  • Monitoring key risk indicators, significant change activities and escalating emerging issues
  • Prioritizing diversity, equity, & inclusion and creating an environment where all team members are able to contribute to their full potential
  • Guiding careers through impactful coaching, timely and actionable feedback and providing a supportive environment to enable team members to learn, grow and achieve their potential
  • Partner with colleagues, stakeholders and the internal controls community to evaluate, and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of control environment, governance and risk management processes
  • Setting standards for efficient and achievable management of resources, schedules, and budgets
  • Managing talent and key processes such as recruitment and annual performance reviews

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Extensive experience with IT audits/control assessments, preferably in Markets or Financial Sector
  • Prior experience managing a high functioning diverse team including development and support for their career growth.
  • Solid understanding of internal control concepts with the ability to evaluate and determine the adequacy of controls by considering business and technology risks in an integrated manner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to senior management and influence change
  • Proven ability to multitask and deliver effectively under pressure, as well as the ability to assess and change priorities.
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders, desire to learn quickly, be flexible and think strategically.
  • The ability to work effectively across teams, geographically and functionally, share information, support colleagues and encourage participation
  • Extensive experience of applying effective and innovative data analytics techniques to assess processes and controls against risk
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, effective under pressure and willing to take personal responsibility/accountability
  • Strong analytical skills particularly in assessing the probability and impact of a control weakness
  • Experience on effectively leading and managing large complex technology audits & experience working with and auditing cloud technologies (e.g., AWS, Azure)

Preferred qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • Degree and background in technology and/or Advanced Degree in Management Information Systems, Finance or Accounting
  • Related professional certification such as CISA, CISSP, CPA or CIA
  • Prior experience with Big 4 accounting firm and/or internal audit department in financial services industry