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Santander US Lead IT Auditor in Boston, Massachusetts

Lead IT Auditor

Req ID: 2102784 Date posted 06/15/2021

The primary function of the Sr. Supervisor, IT Audit is to oversee and provide coaching and assistance to audit staff as part of internal audit reviews and activities, provided the position's solid understanding of the business. In addition, the Sr. Supervisor executes part of the testing that requires a deeper understanding of the area under review. The Sr. Supervisor ensures fieldwork is performed in a timely manner, ensuring all audit quality and client relation standards are met, and courteous and professional behavior is observed in all situations.

  • Assists the Audit Manager in assigning staff to complete specific audit tests and procedures.

  • Attends professional training actions provided by the company.

  • Communicates findings to business management and assists the Audit Manager in discussing the draft of recommendations with business management.

  • Conducts post-audit follow-up to appraise adequacy of corrective action taken to address audit recommendations.

  • Demonstrates proactivity in professional development activities.

  • Develops a solid understanding of the business.

  • Documents audit testing and follow-up tasks in accordance to relevant audit standards.

  • Ensures fieldwork is completed within the budgeted timeframe.

  • Examines business records and collects information, exercises independent judgment in identifying issues and assessing risk as well as formulates findings and presents the results to the Audit Manager.

  • Executes control design and operating effectiveness testing over areas that require a deeper understanding of the business or function under review as part of internal audit reviews and activities.

  • Participates with the Audit Manager in the planning of audit reviews and activities and designs test steps and audit procedures as part of internal audit reviews and activities.

  • Prepares a draft of the recommendations to be presented to the Audit Manager.

  • Provides consistent quality service to both internal and external stakeholders that meets the company's standards.

  • Starts participating in the drafting of sections of the audit report/ conclusion document.

  • Supervises and coaches audit staff as part of internal audit reviews and activities. As such, oversees field work and reviews and challenges the testing and work papers prepared by audit staff as part of internal audit reviews and activities, including post-audit follow-up.

  • Acts as a subject matter expert (SME) while providing leadership, guidance, and mentorship to other project managers.

  • Bachelor's Degree Computer Science, System Engineering, Technology discipline, or related field.

  • 7-9 years of relevant experience.

  • At least 5-7 years audit experience

  • CISA or/ and field-related certification (CRISC, CISSP, CEH, etc.) preferred

  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision

  • Analytical and problem solving skills as well as the ability to work independently

  • Detail oriented with organizational skills

  • Great leadership skills, teamwork skills, as well as the ability to work independently

  • Solid diplomatic skills with the ability to resolve conflict in a civil manner

  • Technology and computer skills, with the ability to effectively use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)

  • Time management skills and the ability to complete multiple projects simultaneously and in a timely manner

  • Verbal and written communication skills

Employees desiring consideration should complete an online application, utilizing the appropriate process as subscribed by the posting entity. Employees should provide all pertinent information to support their candidacy.

To be considered eligible for internal posting, Santander employees must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:

  • Completion of at least one year of active service in Santander

  • Completion of at least twelve months in current position

  • Be in “Good Standing”

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At Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We encourage everyone to apply.

Primary Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Other Locations: Massachusetts-Boston

Organization: Santander Bank, N.A.

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