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Senior Role at PierianServices

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Pierian Services - Manager - Technology Risk Advisory (5-12 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram/Bangalore/Jaipur/Rajasthan Job Code: 1211357

Manager - Technology Risk Advisory

Position summary

- This is a great opportunity to join our Technology Risk Advisory Team which provides a wide range of technology risk services related to IT Audit, SOX/ICFR, Service Organization Control (SOC) Reporting, ERP Implementation Assurance, and Data Privacy.


- As a technology risk manager, the individual should have extensive experience in development and implementation of IT-related procedures and in execution of sustainability assessments to evaluate and enhance the IT General Control & IT Application Control in support of financial statement audits per the SOX/ICFR, risk based internal audit, and/or as part of the integrated audit per any other applicable statute.


- This role also includes working alongside with our global teams to help clients identify and manage their technology risks whilst simultaneously gaining skills to develop a career in a fast-growing professional services organization while ensuring exceptional client service, quality, and delivery.

Primary responsibilities

- Manage the execution of related client engagements, including engagement planning, status, and closing meetings with clients


- Plan and execute activities related to the assessing, designing, and implementation new IT risk and control frameworks, sustainable solutions (including applying knowledge of governance, risk, and compliance tools), operating processes, and people models to address key and evolving risks, as necessary


- Perform and/or assist the team member in the test of design, operating effectiveness, accuracy, and completeness of IT General Control, IT Application Controls (Configurable, Non-configurable), Interfaces, IPE's, and Data Migration in ERP Platform for the support of financial statement audits per the SOX/ICFR, risk based internal audit, ERP Implementation, and/or as part of the integrated audit per any other applicable statute


- Prepare and/or assist the team member in the process narrative, process flowchart, policy and procedure document, risk control matrix (RCM), and the assurance task for the testing.


- Identify and remediate control and performance gaps, implementing/suggesting leading industry practices, reduce risks by adding adequate controls, and cutting company operational costs through innovative IT management techniques.


- Perform and assist the team member in the SOC Readiness Assessments to assist a service organization in assessing its preparedness for the SOC engagement.

- Assist organizations in the identification and management of information security risks by assessing the current state, prioritizing improvements, and conducting projects to reduce risk and improve regulatory compliance


- Identify and manage privacy and data protection risks and compliance requirements, working across our clients' organizations to help meet stakeholder expectations and requirements.


- Draft comprehensive executive summaries and final reports for delivery to the stakeholder and document and review engagement workpapers in accordance with common industry practice for the client engagements


- Lead the closure meeting with client to discuss about the noted observation and management action plan.


- Supervise associates and interns on engagements by providing task assignments, ongoing oversight, feedback, and development opportunities


- Potential focus on more specialized skills around emerging technology and digital solutions, strategic, operational, regulatory/compliance, and industry related risks

Qualifications, skills and experience

- Relevant professional qualifications such as CA/ CPA/ ACCA/ MBA/ B.E./ B.Tech/ MCA/ MS


- 5+ years working experience in a multinational corporate environment/ Big4/ mid or top-tier accounting firm


- Industry certifications such as CISA, CISM, CISSP or CRISC (or similar) will be advantageous


- Experience with leading and executing readiness assessment to implement the IT-related procedures and sustainability assessments to evaluate and enhance the IT General Control & IT Application Control in support of financial statement audits per the SOX/ICFR, risk based internal audit, and/or as part of the integrated audit per any other applicable statute


- Experience with leading and executing SSAE 18 Engagement will be an advantage (Third Party Reporting e,g, SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3)


- Good understanding about SOX/ ICFR, COSO/COBIT, ISO 27001, and/or GDPR


- Strong leadership and communication skills, technical knowledge of IT Application such as Window, Unix, Oracle, SAP, and/or NetSuite along with SQL


- Ability to draft comprehensive report stating about the findings and recommendations to the clients and senior management team

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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