Technology Audit & Controls Analyst

Location Belfast
Discipline: Data Analytics
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Ross McCloskey
Contact email:
Contact phone: +44 (0)7934 379 990
Job ref: J38
Published: 24 days ago
Expiry date: 06 Dec 2022 23:59


Our client is currently looking for a candidate with a background within Information Security to join their team. The ideal candidate will be experienced within the areas of either risk management, compliance, controls and or audit and looking to expand the scope of their skill sets. Candidates will also be considered with non-relevant experience but with a transferable skillset who are interested in moving into this area.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform client External Audits, including the documenting of risk assessments, identification of key risks & mitigating controls.

  • Attend walkthrough sessions with clients and document the relevant processes.

  • Perform design & operational effectiveness testing.

  • Review policy and procedures relating to client’s information security standards and apply these to controls testing criteria.

  • Review regulatory requirements relevant to client environments & business practices and apply these to controls testing criteria. 

  • Identify, document, and communicate control gaps/deficiencies to internal and external stakeholders on a timely basis.

  • Identify process efficiencies/enhancements to keep Audit programs in line with industry best practices.

  • Manage a large and diverse portfolio of client work for the firm.

  • Maintain open communication channels with senior stakeholders through regular governance sessions, escalating appropriately as and when required.

Essential Criteria:

  • Relevant industry experience

  • Previous experience within audit / assurance or compliance

  • IT controls testing experience

  • Knowledge of Sox

  • Good understanding of risk, control, and compliance testing methodology

  • Ability to create high level quality documentation and follow documentation standards

  • Great time management skills and the ability

  • Proven ability to be a team player, while being able to work independently with little supervisio