Manager, Financial Control Team

  • Job Ref: 9718
  • Galway
  • Accounting and Finance

IT Manager – Financial Controls

Are you ready to take your career to the next level by joining a global leader in financial services? Our client, a prominent player in the financial industry, is seeking an IT Manager to join their Global Financial Controls team (GFC). This enterprise-wide function plays a pivotal role in ensuring a robust financial controls environment and seeks an experienced individual to enhance their team.

About the Company:

Our client is a privately held financial services powerhouse, dedicated to making financial expertise accessible and effective in helping people achieve their life goals. They take pride in creating an inclusive workplace that respects and values their associates for their unique perspectives and experiences.

About the Role:

As the Manager, you will play a critical role in assessing IT risks and controls that underpin our client's financial processes and systems. This position offers a unique opportunity to collaborate with various stakeholders, including BU Controllers, risk groups, process and control owners, and GFC associates. By doing so, you will contribute significantly to the organization's ongoing commitment to financial excellence and accuracy.

What We're Looking For:

  • Bachelor's Degree or above in relevant fields such as Computer Science, Information Security, or Accounting.
  • Three or more years of experience in IT Audits and/or integrated audits.
  • Direct experience with IT General Controls (ITGCs) and IT Applications Controls (ITACs) testing.
  • Professional certification CISA and/or CA is desired. Other relevant certifications like CISSP, CIA, ACA/ACCA are a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, enabling you to effectively convey information to team members and clients.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and work collaboratively in matrixed environments.
  • Strong learning agility to quickly grasp key concepts and adapt to changing situations.
  • Exposure to working with Financial Audit teams in performing integrated audits as an IT Audit Subject Matter Expert (SME).
  • Familiarity with general accounting concepts, including financial statement risks and controls, is advantageous.
  • Financial services industry experience is desirable.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist GFC engagement teams in executing integrated workstreams.
  • Collaborate with external auditors and internal risk teams to support financial audits.
  • Contribute to the creation of high-quality workstream deliverables, including process flows, RCMs, and workpaper documentation.
  • Discuss findings and improvement opportunities with GFC workstream teams and client contacts.
  • Ensure timely completion of assigned deliverables and hold yourself accountable.
  • Assess the design and operating effectiveness of key ITACs, manual controls, and key reports (IPEs).
  • Lead or participate in process walkthroughs with process and control owners.
  • Foster productive relationships with GFC team members and internal business partners.
  • Support GFC's IT Center of Excellence (CoE) and participate in internal training initiatives

If you are interested to hear more, please send me your CV today to [email protected]