Internal Audit is an independent, objective assurance function at BNY Mellon. Audit Project Leader is a role within the Internal Audit function. This role is within the Technology Audit (Cybersecurity) Team of Global Operations and Technology Audit (GOTA).
The Cybersecurity Audit Team's focus is to review key information security controls across the enterprise. In addition, this team works closely with adjacent technology and business auditors to understand the security posture of applications that support business processes (i.e., Integrated Audits).
Execute on the annual audit plan for BNY Mellon Technology Audit, ensuring that audits conform to local and global regulatory and internal audit requirements.
Supervise and implement the execution of the audit plan and ensure effective audit practices for traditional and continuous audits. Collaborate with adjacent audit teams as necessary to account for cybersecurity risk across the enterprise.
Creates and maintains accurate and clear work documents, completes tasks on time, on budget, and accurately, and quickly learns new businesses, processes, and regulations. Applies solid judgement and analytical skills, contributing to the development of innovative solutions to complex problems.
Appropriately analyzes control environments and develops effective audit steps to test key controls in line with Audit methodology.
Identify and report on control deficiencies as appropriate and conduct follow up to ensure significant control deficiencies are correct.
Plan and execute complex and confidential audit projects enterprise wide as requested by Senior Management.
Communicate trends in risk and controls issues to Senior Management as appropriate.
Engages in Continuous Monitoring activities. Develops relationships with the Audit Project Leader, other Audit associates, and clients.
Provide support for BNY Mellon regulatory requests.
Provide leadership, coaching, performance management and personal development support.
Enhance the technical knowledge of team through various courses, seminars and in house training via IT and business auditor cross integration.
Develop innovative use cases of existing analytical tools to widen the scope of assurance during audit testing.
Effectively balances multiple simultaneous assignments, including audits and other departmental tasks and functions .
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience required. Degree in Accounting, Finance, or relevant critical thinking specialty such as MIS, DIS, Computer Science, Mathematics preferred. MBA, CPA, CFA or related certifications preferred. Modelers - Advanced degree (PhD) in Math, Statistics, Physics, Economics or Engineering preferred.
7-10 years of total work experience preferred. Prior experience in Technology Audit, preferably in information security.
Additional core skill requirements include analytics, critical thinking and problem solving.