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IT Audit Manager, Toronto

IT Audit Manager

OANDA is a leader in currency data, offering forex& CFD trading, corporate FX payments and exchange rate services for a wide range of organizations and investors.  OANDA employs cutting edge technologies to offer the best in class execution of its services.

OANDA’s Internal Audit function is responsible for providing risk based internal audit and advisory services to provide assurance on effective risk management and control regarding OANDA’s operations, regulatory compliance, assets, reputation and financial management.

We have an opening for the position an IT Audit Manager, reporting to the Director of Internal Audit.  The IT Audit Manager performs effective planning and execution of IT audits of various complexity, ensuring IT audit activities are consistent with Company policies and recognized international auditing standards. While the primary focus of the job is IT audit, the incumbent will be called upon to support other business operational audits as required.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Independently plan and execute IT audits and business process audits, including reviews of IT project executions, applications, security, systems availability, data integrity, and infrastructure according to the annual Audit Plan and audit methodology.
  • Work with the IT teams to identify and assess risk associated with the Company’s Information Technology environment.
  • Conduct IT risk assessments on business and operational processes, procedures, and policies.
  • Perform audits in compliance with internal auditing standards, best practices, and relevant frameworks such as: COBIT, ISO, NIST
  • Draft formal audit/review reports concerning audit findings and recommendations, and present the findings to Senior Management during the engagement closing meetings.
  • Maintain audit issues log and perform regular follow-up with responsible individuals to ensure management’s timely completion of the remediation action plans.
  • Work closely with management on findings closure to actively identify challenges and gaps.
  • Liaise with external auditors to facilitate the external auditing process.

Qualifications and knowledge expected include

  • Undergraduate degree in computer science, engineering, or information technology related field.
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) designation.
  • Knowledge of reference IT risk and control frameworks, such as COBIT, NIST and ISO 27001/2.

Experience requirements include

  • 5-7 years of IT Audit risk and controls experience dealing with various areas such as-  infrastructure management (e.g., network, OS( Linux, Windows), databases( DB2, MYSQL, Cassandra) ), IT operations, logical access management (e.g., Active Directory, LDAP user management and applications access management) configuration, change management, incident and problem management, and disaster recovery management.
  • Experience with IT risk assessment process and the ability to form an opinion on risks and controls relating to systems and IT infrastructure, including impact to supported business areas.
  • Experience in audits of project controls, methodologies (e.g., waterfall, hybrid, agile)
  • Experience with auditing large scale projects.

Other Competencies expected

  • Possess strong business acumen and common sense
  • Possess high degree of professionalism, integrity and respect for confidentiality
  • Demonstrate ability to take a consulting approach and work cohesively with Senior Management across the business while being “cost-benefit & value-added” conscious
  • Demonstrate knowledge of internal controls and ability to evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to cultivate strong working relationships in a team environment
  • Exceptional planning, prioritizing, multi-tasking and project management skills to complete assignments in an efficient and effective manner
  • Ability to present complex information clearly and influence the outcome through effective verbal and written communications.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office and Google suite of applications, and advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Strong data analytics and experience with the use of data analysis tools (e.g., ACL) is required.

Travel requirements are minimal, but some international travel may be required

OANDA Global Corporation is a diverse and global team with offices around the world. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to OANDA. We are committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. We provide an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. 

Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.