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30/11 Pragy Sharma
Principal Consultant at Talent Toppers

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Director - IT Audit (15-30 yrs)

Mumbai/Bangalore Job Code: 1344365

DIVERSITY ONLY ROLE

Function: Audit

Service Line: Audit-Central-IRM

Sub Service Line: Audit-Central-IRM

Location: Mumbai - Requires Banking and Finance domain experience | Bangalore - Domain Agnostic

Overview: Assurance Services

The client's Assurance Services department provides assurance on the financial performance, operational efficiency, and control mechanisms of our clients' businesses. We specialize in aiding businesses to enhance external financial reporting and adapt to evolving regulatory requirements, whether local laws or international standards. Financial audits, a cornerstone of the capital markets system, offer an independent opinion on a company's financial report. The Assurance group extends its services to encompass external reporting on non-financial information, fortify corporate governance procedures, and contribute to achieving social and economic goals tied to corporate sustainability.

IRM Services:

The IRM practice offers audit support services related to controls surrounding the financial reporting process. This includes assessments of financial business processes and IT management controls. Specific areas of focus include:

- Financial and operational applications/business process controls reviews

- IT general controls reviews

- Operating System and Database security controls reviews

- Cybersecurity reviews

- Sarbanes-Oxley compliance reviews

- Data services (e.g., CAATs, data analytics)

Job Description

Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities associated with this role include:

- Evaluate business processes, identify improvement areas, and implement solutions with a focus on technology, Cyber, information systems audits, and other Assurance offerings across various industries.

- Demonstrate a deep understanding of clients' Business Risks, Audit Risks, IT Risks, and the corresponding mitigating controls.

- Develop a comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives and apply that knowledge to engagements.

- Conduct general computer and application controls reviews, including ERPs like SAP, Oracle, MS Dynamics, Hyperion, etc.

- Perform data analysis using CAATs tools such as Excel, ACL, SQL, etc.

- Maintain engagement stakeholder connectivity, prepare and develop process summaries and meeting documentation.

- Lead ongoing reviews of IT and business processes, including overall project management.

- Collaborate closely with client's finance and IT personnel.

Thought Leadership:

- Contribute to solution development.

- Possess strong business acumen and stay updated on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge.

- Participate in and occasionally lead practice initiatives such as knowledge management or thought leadership.

People Related:

- Act as a people leader for your department/location and manage a team regarding staffing, appraisals, etc.

- Coordinate in developing the practice, encompassing people, clients, and skills.

- Fulfill the role of a performance manager for junior staff, actively involved in training, coaching, and mentoring.

Qualifications:

Essential:

- Good knowledge of Risks and Controls in Business processes and IT General Controls with a minimum of 12+ years of relevant experience.

- Excellent communication skills, given the client-facing nature of the role.

Desirable Experience: CISA / DISA / CISSP / CISM

The Individual:

- Possesses extensive experience in IT Audit, IT Risk & Control Assurance space.

- Prior experience in client-facing/account management roles.

- Exposure to business development in consulting (pre-sales support, proposals, RFP responses).

- Strong domain knowledge and understanding of business processes and risks in operations within at least two industry sectors.

- Consistently displays leadership skills.

- Experience in process consulting/internal audit/risk consulting at a project manager level role.

- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

- Strong written and verbal communication skills.

- Ability to work well in teams.

- Ability to work under pressure - stringent deadlines and tough client conditions, which may demand extended working hours.

- Willingness to travel within India or abroad for continuous long periods of time.

- Demonstrates integrity, values, principles, work ethic, and leads by example.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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