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Scotiabank U.S. Audit IT, Analyst in New York City , New York

U.S. Audit IT, Analyst

Requisition ID: 92303

Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.

You will contribute to the overall success of the Internal Audit Department in the US ensuring specific individual goals, plans, initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives. Confirm audit activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures. You will support the IT Audit Director in assessing the design and operating effectiveness of IT controls for infrastructure, applications, databases, operating systems, data warehouses, and interfaces, including AML transformation programs and data governance audits with support from Head Office IT audit teams. Apart from the technical skills noted above, you should be able to apply risk-based auditing standards, frameworks, practices, techniques, processes and methodologies, and regulatory guidelines to the performance and review of audits. You will also be required to work as part of a global team that audits key IT infrastructure and applications.

Is this role right for you?

  • Review and evaluate the IT environment and provide assurance over the Bank's IT applications, data, security, ETL, interface controls, report logic, and project management controls

  • Assist in engagement planning and scoping, audit execution, problem identification and evaluation, issue writing, reporting and communication, and develop and provide high quality value added recommendations

  • Provide high quality, value-added advisory services to line management as team member for these audits. Work cross-functionally with other IA team members to support and drive a collaborative team environment

  • Support the unit’s continuous monitoring program by understanding and identifying changing conditions within business, risk and corporate functions, risk profiles, emerging risks, systemic issues and determine current and future audit requirements

  • Actively pursue effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational risk, regulatory compliance risk, AML/ATF risk and conduct risk, including but not limited to responsibilities under the Operational Risk Management Framework, Regulatory Compliance Risk Management Framework, AML/ATF Global Handbook and the Guidelines for Business Conduct

  • Champions a high performance environment and implements a people strategy that attracts, retains, develops and motivates their team by fostering an inclusive work environment; communicating vison/values/business strategy and managing succession and development planning for the team

  • Supports IT audits primarily in the US and Canada (as needed). Demonstrate strong knowledge of internal controls and risks, and working knowledge of risk based audit methodologies

  • Supports the IT Audit Director and Chief Auditor in a risk based execution of the audit plan, deals with senior IT stakeholders in the US as well as the regulators on subject matter expertise, and collaborates and works as part of large teams executing both IT and integrated business line audits

Do you have the skills you need to succeed? We'd love to work with you, if you have:

  • An undergraduate degree

  • Time management skills in order to manage multi-functional accountabilities through prioritization, delegation, motivation, conflict resolution and the promotion of ideas

  • 1+ year of relevant experience in auditing ITGC controls specifically, Information Security, BCP, DR, Application Controls, and Data Governance. Technology Risk Management experience in financial services industry is a significant advantage

  • Experience with Python, JavaScript, and Data Analytics and using data along with other tools for decision making and step up efforts to monitor fraudulent transactions

  • Technical infrastructure (Network, Database, and Windows) skillsets and experience of using automation and data analytics tools including SAS, ACL, advanced Excel, etc. is a plus

  • An IT Audit /Information Security professional designation (CISA, CISSP), and experience with COSO and COBIT Frameworks is a plus

  • The ability to quickly understand the risks associated with new products, processes, routines and formulates audit procedures to ensure that the IT controls are adequate

Location(s): United States : New York : New York City

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here at https://www.scotiabank.com/careers/en/careers/technical-support-for-applicants.html . Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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