Closing Date : 08/01/2024

Senior Manager - IT and Network Technical Audit   (Vacancy Closed)

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Job Summary

  • Responsible to assist the Head of Internal Audit (“HOIA”) to develop, execute and manage the internal audit plan to provide independent and objective IT/ Technical audit assurance (telco technology & network; and fintech driven), investigations and other ad-hoc assignments to achieve the Internal Audit’s Charter objectives, and to ensure that review work conforms to the professional standards for Internal Auditing promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist and contribute to the development of IT/Technical Internal Audit Plan (telco technology & network; and fintech driven), identifying and maintaining the completeness of audit universe, including proactively identify and evaluate emerging risks that may have an impact to the completeness/ adequacy of the audit universe/audit plan.
  • Manage the Board Audit Committee approved IT/Technical Internal Audit Plan to ensure adequate completion within the timing/budget, resources, scope, objectives, reporting and work quality.
  • Prepares and discusses clear and concise draft / final reports with the HOIA and subsequently with the audit client/ Management at the conclusion of audits and recommends solutions required to minimise exposures arising from control/other deficiencies or to optimise effectiveness/ efficiency of area reviewed. At the conclusion of audit assignment, ensure that timely closure of audit file and update of assignment tracking.
  • Perform, and as and when required to supervise concurrent planned and/or systems studies, investigations and ad-hoc/special projects as directed by the HOIA/Supervising Manager to ensure adequacy of coverage, quality, and timely reporting (including escalation of critical issues before report issuance).
  • Assist the HOIA to manage resource availability to support ad-hoc audit reviews while managing planned assignments according to the approved annual audit plan.As the assignment Team Leader/ Supervising Manager, provides on the job training/coaching to audit staffs according to the established technical and reporting standards approved by the HOIA, and to perform quality control review by reviewing work done by individual teams to ensure that work performed conform to expected technical and reporting standards.
  • Perform follow-up reviews with audit clients/ Management to ensure timely implementation of the agreed remedial measures and ensuring that relevant supporting documents/ records are obtained and maintained timely to support the status of completion of outstanding audit recommendations.
  • Assist to promote and elevate the use of data analytics within IA works and drive data strategy and efficiency. This includes identifying, design, implement, and maintaining the data analytics techniques and data analytics routines needed to support audit activities performed including both audit execution and continuous auditing. Proactively establish connections with key data owners and help IA build and understand metadata to support the data analytics activities performed by IA.
  • Uphold professional conduct and to develop and maintain respectful stakeholders' relationships with the Audit Committee, business units and senior management, including keeping abreast with the strategic business direction.Support the review of Policies & Procedures and provision of internal control consultation when required.
  • Identify and suggest value-added improvements to IA processes/ team development (e.g. IT audit policies and guidelines in line with department strategy to support audit process management, quality of deliverables and continuous improvement in terms of audit techniques and use of technology-based tools), and to assist HOIA in ensuring that annually established departmental goals (monitored as Key Performance Indicators) and projects are met.
  • Maintain organizational and professional ethical standards through compliance to IA policies and procedures. Keep abreast with the changes/update to the approved Internal Audit Manual/prevailing working template and apply the same when performing the audit work.
  • Adopt a programme for on-going self-development. Plan the development of personal competencies in line with the skills required for the IA. Continuously seeking opportunities for keeping up to date. Actively plan to become certified in internal audit or get certified in specialties.
  • To perform any other tasks as instructed by the Head of IA.

Job Requirement

  • Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Telecommunication, Data Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Statistics, or related disciplines.
  • Professional qualifications/ certification such as CISA is a must.
  • Minimum 14 years’ of IT auditing experience and sound knowledge of Telco IT and network technology risk management & controls, with at least 8 years in a managerial position.
  • Those with internal audit experience in complex business environment, IT project management, IT security, cloud auditing and IT risk management and audit framework, network operations & maintenance, network planning, performance and quality assurance would be preferred.
  • Strong understanding of IT internal auditing standards, risk management practices, COSO, COBIT and System Development Life Cycle methodologies.
  • Strong IT technical knowledge in general and application control and can evaluate and identify opportunities for controls improvement.
  • Experience in audits on application systems, web applications, data centres, network, security and internet/E Commerce.
  • Exposure to AWS, API, Ariba, Payment Networks, ERP, SAP, Windows or UNIX platforms would be preferred.
  • Experience in data analytics
  • Familiar with corporate governance, relevant regulatory requirements, and telco industry best practices.
  • Proficiency in collecting and analysing complex data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions from risks and control requirements perspectives.
  • Possess quantitative, analytical, data-intuition, problem-solving skills, and proficiency in data analytics and automation techniques.
  • Knowledge in the use of analytical tool, i.e. ACL/IDEA/PowerBI, Tableau, SQL would be an added advantage.
  • Experience with utilizing data over annual audit planning, risk assessments and continuous auditing is preferred.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

What’s Next ?
Once you have applied online, our team will review your application and due to a high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.