Charles Schwab Internal Audit Senior Manager, Technology in Phoenix, Arizona
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As a company, we were established by Chuck over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.
Internal Audit (IAD) provides independent and objective assessments of the effectiveness of risk management activities and the internal control environment. Reporting to the Managing Director IAD Technology, the Senior Manager, IAD Technology has responsibility for the independent and objective assurance activity designed to improve the firm’s operations by evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. This position is also responsible for liaising with the firm’s risk management functions, external co-sourcing provider, and regulators.
What you’ll do:
Assists in the management of a team of internal audit IT professionals ensuring work is performed in accordance with IIA standards and is consistent with the businesses Charter and Policies and Procedures.
Direct and supervise the design and successful execution of IT and integrated audits included in the internal audit plan and provide strategic and proactive consultation in identifying risk exposures and in evaluating solutions for internal control weaknesses and regulatory compliance issues.
Review key internal audit work papers, including planning documents and audit reports, to ensure clear identification and communication of risks and issues prior to presentation to senior management.
Participate in maintaining business relationships with appropriate levels of management ensuring IAD is aware of key changes to business activities and objectives for appropriate response.
Continuously monitor for changes in the business that may affect the risk environment and, therefore, require possible changes to the audit plan or to the scope of planned audits.
Identify themes, trends, and emerging risks for escalation and communication to executives, audit, and risk committees.
Provide a thoughtful, risk-based IT perspective, especially as it relates to technology, and assist in the execution of the internal audit program including, but not limited to, risk assessment, annual audit plan, continuous monitoring, and project reviews.
Promote the increased use of data analytics techniques to evaluate large data sets for trends and anomalies.
Address issues during the internal audit process by gathering facts, developing potential solutions, determining the best solutions, and implementing an action plan to solve the problem.
Evaluate the adequacy and timeliness of management's response and the corrective action taken on all significant weaknesses noted in IT audit reports.
Participate in departmental strategic initiatives and projects, as requested by the VP and/or EVP of Internal Audit.
What you have:
7+ years of IT-related audit experience with increasing responsibility. Specific IT audit and/or similar Big 4 Accounting experience a plus.
Demonstrated experience managing IT and integrated internal audits and their associated team members, amongst a complex operational and regulatory environment
Ability to lead a project team and cultivate a strong working relationship with external co-sourcing provider, regulators, and internal lines of businesses.
Bachelor’s degree in information technology, information systems, computer science or related field.
CISA, CISSP or other applicable certification preferred.
Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to anticipate issues and to design appropriate solutions
Strong verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to articulate effectively and professionally.
Leverages relationships and insights to successfully influence others. Builds authentic and trusted relationships to create alignment and support.
Thrives on initiating, building and cultivating strong relationships inside and outside advancing the goals and the future of the company; highly collaborative; comfortable with debate and willing to challenge the status quo; navigates and activates alignment across organizational silos and upward through the Management hierarchy.
What you’ll get:
Everyday Wellness: Healthy Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Choices, Wellness Champions
Financial Fitness: 401k Match, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer
Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships
Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life
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Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law.
Position Located In: AZ - Phoenix, CO - Denver