Position Summary: Manages a major section of the Audit Department responsible for audits of information systems, application design and project development. Through subordinates, assesses the overall condition of IT operations, evaluates risk and oversees the communication of findings to Bank management and the Audit Committee. Develops and assures execution of the department’s annual business plan based on the risk analysis methodology and staffing analysis; oversees the department’s administration and control functions including budgeting and reporting processes; and develops and ensures compliance with policies and procedures. This individual is responsible for staff selection, training, development and succession planning and manages personnel administration in the department. May lead and influence Federal Reserve System projects and initiatives. Key Responsibilities: - Provides strong management and leadership to IT audit activities, IT application reviews, liaison activities, and other projects for those Bank operations/functions assigned based on risk to achieve most efficient utilization of staff consistent with strategic direction. Through subordinates, assesses the overall condition of assigned Bank operations key risks, emerging trends, and governance issues; communicate relevant risks, emerging trends and governances issues to Bank management and the Audit Committee. Provides ongoing communications with Bank management, senior officers, Audit Committee members, and external parties regarding risk management and governance issues. - Oversees the department’s administration and control functions including budgeting and reporting processes; and develops and ensures compliance with policies and procedures. Evaluates current auditing methodologies and strategies and implements changes and improvements. Directs the department’s analytical and administrative functions including resource and financial budgets, monthly and quarterly reporting to external parties, and reporting to the Audit Committee. - Demonstrates a broad knowledge of the organization’s business and applies this knowledge to initiatives in their area of expertise. Ensures compliance throughout the department with relevant standards (e.g. IIA standards and various Bank policies and procedures. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of industry initiative such as COSO, Sarbanes Oxley, ERM and Corporate Governance. - Directs activities associated with, and may lead and influence Federal Reserve System projects and initiatives. - Provides leadership development of subordinates as well as developing and executing the department’s succession plan. Manages all aspects of the performance of subordinates (i.e. assignment of work, evaluations of performance, performance counseling and adherence to time budgets) as well as identifying and resolving workflow issues and training needs. Responsible for resource allocation and personnel related issues, including the hiring, promoting and termination of employees. Also responsible for planning and development of salary and incentive plans. - Assists with the strategic activities of various department initiatives and activities (e.g. business plan succession planning audit committee) of the Audit department. Assist with the development and assures execution of the department’s annual business plan based on the results of the risk methodology and staffing analyses. Directs the execution and their respective sections of the business plan. - Oversees special investigations at the request of senior audit management, Bank management or external parties.
Education: - Bachelor’s degree and professional certification in at least one information technology or related audit discipline (CISA,CISSP, etc.) preferred Experience: - Five to eight years preferred Knowledge Area/Technical Skills/Certifications and Licenses:
Financial Accounting - Information Systems - Business Operations - Knowledge of Windows, Firewall, Routers, Oracle, SQL, Remote Access Systems, Systems Development, Application Security, Identity and Access Management, Management, Database Management Systems, Privileged Access, Center for Internet Security Critical Security Controls, Automated Audit Tools. - Knowledge of System Development Life Cycle methodologies. - Knowledge of IT Frameworks: COBIT , COSO, NIST-800-53, ISO 27001, ISO 22301 and GAPPI - CISSP, CISA, CIA
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, performance standards or requirements, efforts, skills or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g. emergencies, rush jobs, change in workload or technological developments). The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer.
Internal Number: 259062
About Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that, along with the Board of Governors, make up the Federal Reserve System. The Atlanta Fed covers the Sixth Federal Reserve District, which includes Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, and parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. As part of the Federal Reserve System, the Atlanta Fed helps conduct monetary policy, promote the stability of the financial system, regulate and supervise financial institutions, foster payment and settlement system safety and efficiency, and promote consumer protection and community development.