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Title:  Senior Manager, IT Audit




Requisition ID: 73308


Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.



Contributes to the overall success of the Internal Audit Department in the US ensuring specific individual goals, plans, initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives.  Confirm audit activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.

The incumbent will support the IT Audit Director in assessing the design and operating effectiveness of Data Governance controls, but also support the audit of IT controls for infrastructure, applications, databases, operating systems, data warehouses, and interfaces including AML transformation programs with support from Head Office IT audit teams.

Apart from the technical skills noted above, the incumbent should be able to apply risk-based auditing standards, frameworks, practices, techniques, processes and methodologies, and regulatory guidelines to the performance and review of audits. The incumbent will also be required to work as part of a global team that audits key Data Governance control and processes.

Key Accountability:

  • Review and evaluate the IT environment and provide assurance over the Bank's IT applications, data, security, ETL, interface controls, report logic and project management controls. 
  • Perform engagement planning and scoping, audit execution, problem identification and evaluation, issue writing, reporting and communication, and develop and provide high quality value added recommendations. 
  • Provide high quality, value-added advisory services to line management as part of special projects and act as Officer in Charge (OIC) or team member for these audits. Work cross-functionally with other IA team members to support and drive a collaborative team environment.
  • Design and implement continuous auditing tests using tools to monitor key business risks, including building dashboards in Tableau and reports to provide meaningful insight on business data. Use and develop technology-based tools or methodologies to review, design and/or implement IT internal controls.
  • Support the unit’s continuous monitoring program by understanding and identifying changing conditions within business, risk and corporate functions, risk profiles, emerging risks, systemic issues and determine current and future audit requirements.
  • Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational risk, regulatory compliance risk, AML/ATF risk and conduct risk, including but not limited to responsibilities under the Operational Risk Management Framework, Regulatory Compliance Risk Management Framework, AML/ATF Global Handbook and the Guidelines for Business Conduct.
  • Champions a high performance environment and implements a people strategy that attracts, retains, develops and motivates their team by fostering an inclusive work environment; communicating vison/values/business strategy and managing succession and development planning for the team.
Education & Experience:
  • 6+ years of relevant experience in auditing Data Governance, ITGC controls, and, Application Controls. Technology Risk Management experience in financial services industry is a significant advantage.
  • Ability to quickly understand the risks associated with new products, processes, routines and formulates audit procedures to ensure that the IT controls are adequate.
  • Requires an undergraduate degree and an IT Audit /Information Security professional designation (CISA, CISSP), experience with COSO and COBIT Frameworks are all pluses.
  • This is a position requiring core skills in the audit of applications, data and the management of IT projects over view of business cycles.
  • Knowledge of the US Regulatory Framework (DFS500, OCC, and Federal Reserve) and requirements applicable to Banks will be an asset.
  • Experience with Python, JavaScript, and Data Analytics and using data along with other tools for decision making.
  • Technical infrastructure (Network, Database, and Windows) skillsets and experience of using automation and data analytics tools including SAS, ACL, advanced Excel, etc.



Location(s):  United States : New York : New York City 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.


At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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