• Audit Assurance Program Team Member - Regulatory & Controls - Technology Risk

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2019-57855
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Technology
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    Technology Risk
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    YOUR IMPACT

    The candidate will be a key addition to the Technology Risk Audit Assurance Team, which oversees management of the firm’s SOX Section 404 and SOC-1 and SOC 2 technology controls and Audit Assurance program.  The program ensures that controls are functioning properly, breaks are quickly identified, and deficiencies are resolved through continuous risk assessments, robust testing, control evaluation, and paperwork documentation.  The Team works closely with external auditors, internal stakeholders, and other audit representatives to provide comprehensive risk and controls analysis and an integrated control and risk program.

     

    Goldman Sachs has one of the most progressive Technology Risk teams in the industry and is continuing to push the development of risk in preference to security within technology and the business.  Year on year success has led the team to work deeper into the organization and gain valuable insights into how technology needs to function, what its risk really is and how this impacts the business.

     

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    The candidate’s responsibilities will include overseeing key aspects of the audit assurance program and managing and empowering a small team of highly dedicated individuals.

     

    The candidate will be expected to communicate audit findings to management, identify areas of improvement in the design and effectiveness of key controls including automation; build and relationships with internal and external stakeholders, establish a culture of collaboration, and stay up-to-date with industry and regulatory changes.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

    • At least 8 years’ in-depth external audit or industry audit experience
    • At least 3 years’ management experience
    • In depth understanding of Sarbanes–Oxley Section 404, SOC 1` and SOC 2 reporting.
    • Experience with general Information Technology controls design and reviews
    • Strong knowledge of IT audit methodologies and control frameworks of IT platforms, processes, systems and controls, including areas such as logical access, physical security and change management controls at an infrastructure and application level
    • Strong analytical, communication, interpersonal, problem solving, organizational and time management skills
    • Excellent influencing skills at all levels and the ability to develop and maintain good relationships
    • Strong sense of ownership and accountability
    • Clear communication skills, both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to drive, maintain, and improve large-scale control attestation or regulatory compliance initiatives across the organization
    • Ability to work independently, analyze problems and act decisively with minimal management oversight
    • Communicates status and risks in a succinct, direct and open manner
    • Managing global client relationships and working as part of a global team
    • Excellent presentation skills

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Audit, security or control-related certification such as CISA or CISSP
    • Strong understanding of business processes, financial reporting and information technology audit and control frameworks such as COBIT and ITIL
    • An understanding of any one, or more, of the following Technology Risk domains to include information security, technology resilience, audit, compliance, risk assurance, and risk governance
    • Experience in any one, or more, of the following is preferred but not required: Use of data analytics and/or analysis in the context of Technology risk.
    • Experience prototyping and developing risk analytics

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

    We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

    We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html



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