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Senior IT Auditor in New York at QBE

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

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    New York
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Job Description

Dynamic Group Internal Audit team looking for senior IT auditor with deep knowledge of technology risk and controls. We're looking to add to the team of auditors to assess the risks across the entire technology estate, including infrastructure, application development/support, and emerging technologies.

Plan and report on internal audit activities to provide assurance on the adequacy, appropriateness and effectiveness of the Information Technology (IT) internal control environment, risk management framework and compliance with policies, procedures and regulatory requirements. Lead and assist operational and integrated IT audits of business and shared service functions, as necessary. Support internal initiatives to globalize the Group Internal Audit team.

Primary responsibilities

  • Plan and perform IT audit assignments to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of IT, business processes and related controls
  • Prepare detailed working papers that evidence the work performed and any issues that arise
  • Draft, prepare and submit audit findings and present them to senior management
  • Facilitate ad hoc reviews and act as an IT subject matter expert to ensure alignment with best practices
  • Collaborate with and support internal and external stakeholders by sharing expertise and providing accurate and timely information related to audit status and/or other inquiries
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and contribute to on-going key risk indicators for IT environment, industry technology risks and general insurance industry practice
  • Perform project assignments and ad hoc requests as directed, completing the activities within established timelines     
  • Support junior auditors by communicating and managing implementation of required changes, resolving escalated issues and transferring knowledge of best practices
  • Contribute to a positive work environment by demonstrating cultural expectations and influencing others to reward performance and value “can do” people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun
  • Adopt QBE values in personal work behaviors, decision-making, contributions and interpersonal interactions; manage own career development by soliciting feedback and valuing other perspectives.

Required Qualifications


Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience


2 years relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications


IT auditing experience; insurance industry experience; increasing levels of responsibility


Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)


  • Working knowledge of IT Governance, COBIT Framework, COSO
  • Working knowledge of IT general controls; system development lifecycle methodology; and applications controls
  • Working knowledge of emerging technology such as wireless, cloud computing, etc.
  • Working knowledge of risk-based analytics of business finances and operations, and data sources that drive the analytics
  • Working knowledge, skills, and experience in the principles and practices of technology, IT industry trends, IT infrastructure, IT service management processes and controls, internal auditing, accounting, and financial and operational environments


  • Analyze complex risks to ensure organizational competitiveness and satisfaction of established long-range objectives; evaluate causal relationships
  • Utilize effective research and investigative strategies and best practices
  • Analyze and synthesize data to form options and recommendations
  • Communicate outside and across the organization and share information as a positive aid to achieve best practice and objectives
  • Effectively and efficiently present logic, reasoning, and analysis to others
  • Build long-term collaborative working relationships with senior managers


  • Work with technology and choose the appropriate technological tool for a given task
  • Use internal and external resources to gather, analyze and reorganize information
  • Motivational, inspirational and enthusiastic approach to team involvement
  • Influence team dynamics and utilize the individual strengths of each team member to achieve results
  • Support the needs and goals of a customer and actively look for ways to meet them
  • Develop open communication, cooperation and knowledge sharing with key stakeholders

Work environment

Travel frequency

Infrequent (approximately 1-4 trips annually)

Physical demands

General office jobs

Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is not substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Must have the ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time. Must be able to operate basic office equipment including telephone, headset and computer. Incumbent must be able to lift basic office equipment up to 20 pounds.

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Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.

The companies of QBE North America are committed to equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, citizenship, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. All personal information contained in this application will be kept confidential as required by law.