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Senior IT Auditor

Senior IT Auditor

Job Description

Position:          Senior IT Auditor

Location:        Chicago

Department:   Internal Audit Department

IT senior auditor position in a mid-sized, global Internal Audit Department for an international brokerage firm, in a highly accountable work environment, and with exposure to firm senior management.

Under the direct responsibility of the Global Head of IT audit, the successful candidate will assume certain management responsibilities while conducting audit assignments globally across the Group’s entities. The role will provide a broad overview on the whole scope of the Group’s IT environment, particularly in Europe and Middle-East. It is anticipated that international travel will be approximately 30%, depending on the audit cycle.

  • Perform or lead all types of IT audits typically in the EMEA Zone, but potentially across the whole Group (travel is required).
  • Contribute actively to business audits, in order to identify IT stakes within complex business topics.
  • Maintain a regular interface with audited entities/departments’ management. Act as the point of contact for EMEA management regarding the IT audit topics.
  • Follow up on all outstanding audit findings to ensure they are appropriately resolved.
  • Contribute to the periodic evaluation of the firm’s risk assessment, both annually and in conjunction with each review performed.
  • Assist with the development of risk assessment/diagnostics, internal control evaluations, and other processes necessary to determine areas of risk or weakness that will contribute to the development of audit programs.
  • Special projects and other duties, as assigned.
  • Inform his hierarchy of any event that may have an impact on the Group.
  • Maintain a professional and independent image for Internal Audit across the Group.


Job Requirements




  • Technical and functional skills on all IT areas (governance, developments, production, security, risk management).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively lead a discussion or meeting at high level.
  • Proven organizational skills.
  • Ability to work with all types of people and to easily adapt to various environments and situations necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow through.
  • Ability to work independently in meeting the objectives of the department.
  • Must be able to analyze an audit area and produce a meaningful analysis of the risks and key controls of that area.
  • Attention to detail while maintaining cost/benefit of work performed.
  • Must be able to complete assignments on a timely basis within budget and deadline.

To be acquired in the course of the function:

  • Capability to bring added value to audit reports for the Top management of Newedge, and understand IT stakes in the global business context.



  • 5 years in IT Audit or IT consulting, of which at least 2 in IT audit.
  • Demonstrable risk based auditing experience, ideally within a derivative, brokerage or Financial Services company.
  • Strong experience of IT auditing within a complex IT environment.
  • Certifications: CISA, CISM, CISSP, ITIL, PMI and/or CIA are a plus
  • Proficient in common desktop applications (Excel, Access, Word, Visio, etc.).
  • Knowledge of internal audit standards and practices

To be acquired in the course of the function:

  • Working knowledge of brokerage industry
  • Working knowledge of GMI or other trade processing system

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Finance, Information Technology, Other
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Accounting - Finance, Securities, Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 4305
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Senior IT Auditor

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