Job Description

Vice President, Technology Audit
Job Number: 21-14115
Eclaro is currently recruiting for a Vice President, Technology Audit for one of our financial services client in New York, NY. This position is a direct hire with the client.
Eclaro’s client is a highly regarded investment services company that delivers investment management services including broker/dealer, banking, trust and insurance services. As a member of this team you will be working in a fast-paced agile development environment using the latest technologies to deliver quality solutions. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
  • Engaging Client stakeholders to understand and identify key processes and risks within a specific business unit
  • Making risk-based decisions on audit scope
  • Designing and executing test plans to validate controls
  • Investigating, escalating and vetting issues identified during testing
  • Drafting audit reports and issue details
  • Discussing observations and remediation activities with senior stakeholders
  • Overseeing issue remediation
  • Project management and resource planning
  • The Technology Audit Vice President will also contribute to ongoing business monitoring and optimization activities, including:
  • Providing advisory services during the development or acquisition of new businesses and systems
  • Identifying emerging firm-wide and business risks, understanding organizational changes through periodic engagements with business units, and completing risk assessments of these areas
  • Assisting in the formation of the annual audit plan
  • Building collaborative relationships with all risk and control functions
  • Contributing to ad-hoc presentations to clients, internal governance committees, Fund Boards, and regulatory bodies
  • Leading or contributing to global department-wide initiatives
  • Providing timely and candid feedback and coaching to staff
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in management information systems, engineering, technology, computer science or a related field is preferred. BA/BS or equivalent is required
  • Extensive experience (generally 9-14 years) in a technology audit, technology risk management and/or information technology function, preferably within the financial services industry
  • Relevant professional certifications are a plus (e.g., CISA, CISM, CRISC, CISSP)
  • Strong understanding of application development, databases, operating systems, networking, cloud computing and other key technology infrastructure components
  • Advanced knowledge of technology controls including: application security management (e.g., user entitlements, authentication, data protection), system architecture and design (e.g., availability, redundancy, scalability, data integrity and validation), technology operations (e.g., change and release management, data backup and retention, performance and capacity management), and technology governance (e.g. technology risk management, cyber security rules and regulations)
  • Interest in broad exposure to investment management, sales, trading, operations, risk management, finance, legal, and compliance activities in the asset management industry
  • Familiarity with financial instruments and asset management processes
  • Proficient understanding of current regulatory and industry events
Required Skills:
  • Excellent communication (verbal, written, listening) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with peers and business partners
  • Intellectual curiosity and healthy skepticism
  • Ability to synthesize and articulate complex ideas
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong project management, organizational, and presentation skills
  • Commitment and strong work ethic
If interested, you may contact:
Tony Clariza
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Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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