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Senior IT Auditor

Ref: 74512

  • 60,000-70,000
  • 10 Sep 2021
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Senior IT Auditor 

About the Company

A Leading international life & investment firm that has experience exciting scaling and balance sheet growth is looking to appoint a Senior IT Auditor.
The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the planning, execution and reporting of audits at Group level and supporting wider audit delivery in subsidiaries, in order to provide an independent and objective assessment of internal controls to management, the Group Audit committees and relevant subsidiary Boards/governing bodies.  They will also support the wider development of the Group Internal Audit function.


  • Professional qualification in IT Internal Audit, such as CISA / CISM or similar is desirable.
  • Experience/skills in data analysis for audit purposes – CAATs.
  • BA/BS/BSc (or equivalent) in Technical, Accounting or similar field is desirable.
  • Knowledge or experience in IT standards and control frameworks, such as ITIL or NIST is desirable.
  • Relevant internal and/or external audit experience required (typically 3-4 years, ideally including 'Big-Four').
  • Knowledge of insurance/reinsurance industries, including corporate investment and corporate finance areas is desirable.
  • Proven track record within internal/external audit environment evidencing strong performance in conducting high quality audit work, findings and reports.
  • Familiar with risk-based and business process focused audit approach.
  • Strong computer skills with experience in system-based audits / data analytics would be an advantage.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Key Contributory areas

Audit Engagements
  • Ensures the effective completion of audit phases (planning, execution, completion & draft reporting) of the audit process for assigned elements, including those of a complex nature, ensuring timely, complete and accurate outputs. 
  • Assessment of IT risks and controls, including general controls environment, security controls and automated controls embedded within information systems environment.
  • Verifying that optimum controls relating to major systems and their implementation are in place and operating effectively.
  • Effectively communicates with IA management and leadership on audit status, issues and reporting.
  • Drafts audit issues and develops valid conclusions resulting in specific IT, business process and internal control recommendations, while considering implementation requirements.
  • Edits and integrates final work products and reports to support customer review and discussion.
  • Effectively executes and documents testing associated with the field work phase of the audit, including ensuring that all required audit steps are adequately satisfied, appropriate conclusions reached and issues documented.
  • Produces high quality internal audit outputs which require limited update / rework before presentation to senior audit management.
  • Provides support and guidance to group and local auditors on the review and testing of IT systems, processes and controls.
  • Governance
  • Assists in the development of Internal Audit departmental audit methodologies, processes and tools, in particular those related to IT and change.
  • Supports action tracking follow-up with management for Audit Committee/Board reporting purposes.
  • Supports the completion of annual risk assessment for assigned business units.
  • Assists in the development and ongoing delivery of annual group-wide risk-based audit plan.
  • Supports ongoing management and communication of audit scheduling and staffing for the audit plan through effective coordination with senior audit management and IT stakeholders.

Remuneration Package

€60,000 to €70,000 per annum dependent on experience. 

For more information, on this role or other similar IT roles please contact Sarah Mac Nulty on ph:015927876, email me or click on the Apply button below!