Information Technology Auditor

  • Deutsche Bank
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Jul 18, 2017
Full time Data Information Technology Risk

Job Description

Group Audit

The Group Audit (GA) function comprises over 700 staff located in our four hub locations New York, London, Frankfurt, Singapore and 26 other countries across the globe.

The function is a professional, business focused, proactive risk-based global audit team that operates with transparency, integrity and independence, and assists the Bank’s business and infrastructure areas to identify key control weaknesses.

The GA team prides itself in ensuring the highest standard in professional delivery. The function provides a systematic, disciplined approach to examine, evaluate and report objectively on the adequacy of both the design and operating effectiveness of the systems of internal control and the effectiveness of risk management and governance processes.

Being Deutsche Bank’s ‘third line of defence’ we have a high profile in the Bank acting as an independent and forward looking challenger and adviser to Senior Management and are increasingly relied upon by the Regulators.

Our global connectivity provides a stimulating environment and the opportunity to collaborate, network and share knowledge with intelligent colleagues and specialists around the world. Our colleagues are known for their agile minds, looking beyond the obvious, and challenging the status-quo in an open-minded, collaborative way. We consistently invest in our people, offering genuine opportunities for development and advancement.



Job Title: Information Technology Auditor
Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President
Division: Group Audit
Location: London
Opening date: 17/07/2017
Closing date: 14/08/2017
Salary: Competitive


You’ll be participating in internal audits within the Chief Operating Office (COO) Corporate Technology (CT) and COO Chief Data Office (CDO) area, covering Risk and CDO-owned systems, processes and projects in accordance with the Audit methodology> You’ll be evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls relating to risks within these areas under moderate supervision.

You may also be required to participate in ad-hoc projects and Special Investigations, undertake multiple audit assignments, draft high-quality audit reports for review by audit management, facilitate finding tracking and validate the closure of audit findings.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Executing day-to-day operational audit work and contributing to the delivery of audits (including the updating of Risk Assessment Profiles and the Continuous Audit Assessment process)
  • Undertaking audit assignments, drafting audit reports for review by Audit Management and facilitating, finding tracking and validating closure of findings
  • Executing audit fieldwork in line with the agreed audit approach, for example: documenting Activity Flows, identifying key risks and testing key controls to determine whether they are properly designed and are operating effectively, documenting work in accordance with divisional standards
  • Completing all assigned work in line with agreed budgets, including ad hoc projects and special investigations
  • Pro-actively developing and maintaining professional working relationships with colleagues, the business and respective support areas
  • Partnering with other groups and teams during audit engagement to guarantee an integrated approach
  • Communicating openly with divisional management and the internal stakeholders, keeping them informed of potential findings and escalating problems and delays accordingly
  • Reviewing and providing expert opinions on action plans provided by clients, helping them develop robust remediation plans
  • Acting as a competent partner and challenger to clients in the finding closure process
  • Proactively keeping abreast of pertinent industry, regulatory and business findings
  • Actively supporting the achievement of the Bank’s / Division’s strategy, plans and values,  ensuring a clear understanding and ongoing alignment of activities with the organisation’s priorities
  • Adhering to Bank Policies and Procedures and driving compliance within the team
  • Taking ownership for own development and career management, seeking opportunities to develop personal capability and improve performance contribution

Skills & Qualifications:

  • IT Audit / Risk area process knowledge and experience and an understanding of the risks and regulatory requirements in one or more of the following business / functional areas: Information Technology, Credit Risk, Operational Risk or Market Risk
  • Knowledgeable regarding Data Quality, Data Sourcing and Data Stewardship strategies and policies which support regulatory reporting requirements like BCBS239
  • Has a good knowledge of auditing standards and concepts (e.g. ISO27001, COBIT, Sarbannes Oxley (SOx))
  • Demonstrates a sound understanding of the global banking control environment and compliance findings in the Banking / Finance industry
  • Is familiar with the operational requirements of a global bank, has experience in building and managing effective relationships
  • Ability to work in virtual, global teams in a matrix organisation, transferring knowledge and developing the capability of team members
  • Demonstrable relationship management, analytical, problem solving, communication, influencing, planning and presentation skills
  • Demonstrates solid communication skills, communicating with clarity, both orally and in writing, in a logical order and with a structured approach. Fluent in English (written and verbal) and local languages if necessary
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced business environment
  • Educated to Bachelor’s degree level (or equivalent education / work experience)
  • Holds a professional / industry recognised qualification e.g. Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Prince2, Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) etc

Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital / civil partnership status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.

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