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Senior Technology Audit Manager


White Plains, US


The Senior Technology Audit Manager conducts Internal Audit activities within the organization, including providing independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. Activities include developing and executing a risk-based internal audit plan covering audits of IT, operational, compliance/regulatory, financial, or strategic business functions and related risks and controls. May also include execution of special investigations/audits involving cases of fraud, waste, and abuse and/or ethical/regulatory complaints. 

Internal Audit is a forward-thinking, dynamic, and continually improving function. Internal Audit is customer focused, providing valuable insights to its stakeholders, and is committed to fostering and cultivating staff excellence in a collaborative environment. This role develops and implements a risk-based internal audit plan, assists management in complying with applicable internal control policies, laws, and regulations, and works with management to establish cost effective and efficient leading practices. Operates as ambassador and champion of the Internal Audit vision and strategy by demonstrating support and actively communicating with the team and the business.


  • Manage multiple highly technical and complex  audits  and engagements., Plan, execute and develop observations and reports for internal audit engagements and projects within established timelines and budgets Evaluate key risks and internal controls, review and approve audit programs/risk and control matrices.
  • Develop, supervise,  interpret visualize, and provide the results of complex data analysis routines.
  • Lead annual risk assessment activities, including leading interviews, survey processes, and recommending audits. 
  • Coach, provide feedback and guidance to audit teams and auditors on  work performed. 
  • Collaborate with audit liaisons and oversee audit team interactions with clients. 
  • Partner with Audit leadership on enhancing departmental strategies and initiatives and the organization’s strategic initiatives.
  • Remain current on IT, business and utility industry trends and NYPA-related strategic initiatives and share with the team.
  • Benchmark IT operational processes and controls. Identify process improvement opportunities and communicate observations to senior management and auditees.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough familiarity with Information Systems auditing concepts and techniques.
  • In depth working knowledge of COBIT, NIST, ITIL, CIS, COSO, or IIA Standards.
  • Ability to plan, organize, manage, and execute audits, while maintaining professional client relationships.
  • Ability to supervise various levels of auditors and develop their skills and provide leadership.
  • Capable of acquiring, analyzing, and interpreting large volumes of data to identify potential audit issues and develop practical recommendations.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to represent Technology Audit in absence of leadership in working groups, committees, and Internal Audit administrative functions.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Working knowledge and experience with data analytics tools, Tableau preferred.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum ten years’ experience in IT audit or a combination of audit and diversified Information Technology experience
  • Minimum five years managing audit teams and/or projects.
  • CISA or CISSP required. 
  • Experience performing audits of business applications, system implementation, infrastructure, or cybersecurity.

Physical Requirements

  •   Approximately 10% - 15% travel primarily within New York State.


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