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IT Audit Manager

  • June 18, 2020 7:27 AM
    Message # 9044845


    As an IT Audit Manager, you will serve as a member of Genworth’s Corporate Audit Services team and report to the IT Audit Director. You will manage the IT SOX program and the IT portion of integrated business process audits. Leveraging a pooled staffing concept, you will have the opportunity to work on various projects across multiple business units.


    • Manage the development, implementation, and administration of the technology components of integrated audit programs.  Specific areas of focus include relevant IT processes, policies, systems, operations, methods and procedures for effective management and control to reduce risk, liability, and cost.
    • Manage the execution of Genworth’s IT SOX risk assessment and ensure timely completion of IT control documentation and related testing (process maps, test of design and test of operating effectiveness)
    • Execute critical risk assessments as well as the evaluation of controls for the technology components of business processes. Coordinate efforts with the auditor in charge to develop risk discussion documents, data flow diagrams and test plans.
    • Assess whether technology units in the company are performing their planning, risk assessment or control activities in compliance with management instructions, applicable statements of policy and procedures, and in a manner consistent with good business practices
    • Obtain, analyze, and appraise evidentiary data as a basis for an informed, objective opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of controls and process efficiencies
    • Analyze data obtained for evidence of deficiencies in controls, duplication of effort, or fraud. Appraise the adequacy of the corrective action taken to improve deficient conditions.
    • Assist Business Units with evaluating control deficiencies including root cause and severity assessments
    • Work with Business Unit leaders and IT controls owners to ensure SOX-related control issues and audit findings are addressed with effective solutions in a timely manner
    • Supervise, direct, counsel, and instruct auditors assigned to the technology components of integrated audits and IT SOX activities. Review their work for sufficiency of scope, accuracy, and quality within prescribed time budgets.
    • Survey functions and activities in assigned areas to determine the nature of operations, the adequacy of the system of controls, risk management, and governance processes to achieve established objectives
    • Prepare formal written reports expressing opinions on the adequacy and effectiveness of the control environment as well as process efficiencies
    • Report audit findings and IT SOX deficiencies including recommendations for correcting unsatisfactory conditions, improving operations, and reducing costs
    • Make oral or written presentations to management during and at the conclusion of audit and IT SOX work, discussing deficiencies and associated risk evaluations, recommending corrective action, and suggesting improvements in operations and reductions in cost
    • Provide IT Controllers and IT control owners with feedback that enable them to enhance their control structure and related documentation quality
    • Maintain knowledge of current and upcoming regulatory requirements which impact SOX compliance
    • Liaise with external auditor ensuring issues and concerns raised regarding testing approach, documentation or deficiency assessments are appropriately addressed
    • Lead IT control rationalization and optimization initiatives
    • Identify and execute improvements to the company wide IT SOX and Audit approach and methodology
    • Perform or assist in the performance of special reviews at the request of management
    • Perform other duties as assigned or required

    Once restrictions are fully lifted eventually due to COVID-19, travel may be required (up to 20%). It is dependent upon assignments and business demand. Some travel may be international.


    • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, business, or other applicable field
    • 7+ years of relevant IT work experience, preferably within the financial services industry.
    • Internal and/or external IT auditing experience, preferably with Big 4 Accounting Firm
    • Ability to assess and determine risk impacts and likelihood
    • Ability to reason logically, analyze and evaluate data and information, and draw appropriate conclusions
    • Excellent oral communication and writing skills and demonstrated ability to communicate with all levels of management
    • Knowledge of internal controls and SOX requirements
    • Knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the PCAOB standards
    • Knowledge of the COSO and COBIT frameworks
    • Demonstrated project management experience
    • Ability to apply auditing protocols
    • Demonstrated ability to lead groups of people and effect change in a matrix organization by influencing stakeholders
    • Ability to present analysis and findings in a cohesive, understandable and actionable format to process and control owners
    • Ability to think critically and challenge existing controls and documentation
    • Ability to provide suggestions on new ways to approach tasks
    • Ability to effectively and efficiently interview control owners to identify risks
    • Ability to proactively manage assigned tasks, handle multiple tasks concurrently and adhere to tight deadlines


    • Advanced degree (e.g., MBA)
    • 6+ years of risk management work experience
    • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification - will consider other certifications (e.g. Certified Public Accountant/CPA, Certified Internal Auditor/CIA, Certified Information Systems Security Professional/CISSP, etc.)
    • Cybersecurity experience
    • Expert knowledge of the COBIT and/or COSO frameworks


    • We have a real impact on the lives of the people we serve
    • We work on challenging and rewarding projects
    • We give back to the communities where we live
    • We offer competitive benefits including:
      • Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account options beginning your first day  
      • 20 days of Choice Time Off your first full year
      • 11 Paid Holidays
      • 40 hours of volunteer time off
      • 401K Account with matching contributions
      • Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Repayment
      • Paid Family Leave
      • Child Care Subsidy Program


    Genworth Financial, Inc. is a leading insurance holding company committed to helping families achieve the dream of home ownership and address the financial challenges of aging through its leadership positions in mortgage insurance and long term care insurance.  Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Genworth traces its roots back to 1871. 

    We know we can’t deliver on our mission unless we deliver for our employees. That’s why we’re committed to creating a work environment that fosters inclusion, camaraderie, rewarding work, community involvement, and a focus on our employees’ well-being. We know each employee contributes in their own unique way and we’re dedicated to supporting every one of them to help them reach their full potential.

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