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30/08 Kuldeep Sharma
Assistant Manager - Talent Acquisition at MetLife Global Operations Support Center

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MetLife - Assistant Manager - IT Audit - Application Control (4-10 yrs)

Noida Job Code: 737690

Job Description - IT Auditor - Application Control

 Position Title: Assistant Manager - Audit Function

 Responsibility Level: Internal Audit

Reports to: Manager/ Senior Manager

Span of Control: NA 

Location: GSS, Noida 

Global Grade: 10

Basic Function:

- Overall responsibility for the delivery and management of audit assignments to ensure that all business risks are anticipated identified, recognized, and appropriately managed in alignment with the departmental audit plan and initiatives.

- Business/ Domain Knowledge - Intermediate knowledge of the Finance/ Insurance Industry

- Intermediate understanding of business and operations of MetLife

Essential Functions:


- Conducts or assists in comprehensive complex process audits, using department guidelines, knowledge of best practices, and understanding of controls to provide management with an independent appraisal of the control environment surrounding business processes or activities

- Assesses the soundness, adequacy, compliance and cost-effectiveness of the enterprise's operational, financial and information systems controls and the accuracy, integrity and completeness of data integral to operations, including management and financial reporting

- Assists with all aspects of an audit including planning, testing, and reporting

- Documents work within accepted audit and departmental standards

- Interacts with business clients to understand processes, risks & controls; develops process maps; conducts testing; and assists with the preparation of audit reports

- Completes required Sarbanes-Oxley testing

- General understanding of certain business and operations of MetLife

Project Management:

 - Participate in projects, completing assigned tasks and responsibilities within budget and agreed timelines (and explaining variances)

- Communicate appropriately with identified stakeholders within Audit and business management

- Exhibits organization and multi-tasking skills required to successfully engage in simultaneous engagements

- Tracks and follows up on open issues and key business initiatives

Relationship Management:

 - Maintains a positive working relationship with auditees and sustains an ongoing relationship with key business contacts

- Effectively maintains the appropriate level of communication with clients

- Consults with clients in developing action plans to resolve control issues or risks; handles the resolution of high risk issues with management

Reports to: - Manager/ Senior Manager

Supervises: - Team Leader / Specialists

Internal Contacts (and purpose of relationship): - AVP Internal Audit

- GSS Audit Management Group

External contacts (and purpose of relationship):

- Business Process owners

- Audit Plan Owners

- External Auditors

- GSS Management

- Others as applicable


 Technical Skills IT Audit Skills:

- Strong understanding of IT General Controls;

- Technical knowledge of accepted best practices for managing IT processes such as ITIL or COBIT;

- Good understanding of relevant ISO standards such as ISO27001, ISO 22301, and ISO 24762;

- Use of CAATS in support of internal audit engagements (financial and non-financial);

- Program assurance experience or large scale transformation programs;

- Experience of auditing in AS400, Wintel, UNIX operating systems as well as database management systems such as MSSQL, Oracle, DB2 etc.

Other Skills:

- Good understanding of the insurance industry and standard insurance business cycles

- Work with minimal direct instruction

- Experience in drafting reports to senior stakeholders

- Able to summarize and present main points in a deck

- Display ability to take initiative

- Risk and controls specialist

- A collaborator who can connect the dots

- Proficient in Microsoft Access, Word, Excel, Power point.

- Working knowledge of Analytics like MS Excel/ office, Pivots, Tableau

- Working knowledge for IT and application controls

- Skills-Problem Solving/Analytical Ability

Process Specific Skills - Skills-Handle Multiple Task/Time Mgt.

- Specialized Skill-sets Required - Advanced Excel

Soft skills (Mandatory / Desired) - Effective oral & written communication

- Good interpersonal skills, ability to collaborate across teams

- Team-player,ability to work with a team

Education Requirements:

- M Tech / MCA / MBA (IT) from reputed college / Institution

- CISA/ CISM/ CISSP Candidates Preferred

- 15 years of Education with Bachelor's Degree / B.E (Technology)

Work Experience Requirements:

- Minimum 3 years of relevant Internal Audit experience

- Big-4 Accounting/Auditing Experience, preferred but not required

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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