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Date Posted: Dec 7, 2018

Reference Code: 43128-en_US

Service:  Firm-Wide  
Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto 

External Posting Description

Do you have experience in risk management? At Deloitte, we help bring client data to life to enhance the risk assessment process, reveal unexpected patterns and outliers and offer insights. The business world is complex and ever changing and, as a result, Deloitte is helping to redefine audit by infusing our approach with cutting-edge technologies, data analytics and visualizations, and transformative audit delivery models. Lead audit into the future by helping deliver a more dynamic picture to our clients that provides meaningful insights, empowers decision-making, and informs tomorrow’s success.

Seeking Experienced Risk Management / Technology Professional or Audit Manager who will be responsible for implementing Technology Risk and Controls (TRC) requirements of various audit and assurance products and solutions within a particular product portfolio.   Under the guidance of TRC Portfolio leadership, the professional will have primary responsibility to drive quality as part of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) based on the TRC milestones and will be responsible for compliance with the TRC roadmap.  She / He will be the key person responsible for escalation of issues to Portfolio TRC leadership, assisting with the creation of consultation memos with stakeholder(s) and owning centralized software review process over audit tools with National Office. Individual will also deliver various non-application specific general TRC projects.

Individual will work closely with the Professional Practice Network (PPN), Controls over Audit Tools Leader, Office of Confidentiality & Privacy, ITS, Office of General Counsel, Regulatory, Global Risk & Compliance and other leadership as needed to ensure that development, hosting, deployment and other risk decisions comply with existing firm policies, professional standards, laws and regulations and other internal and external requirements.

Work you will do:

Responsibilities include:

  • Attending sprint review sessions and leading the creation of user stores (i.e., business and functional requirements) for legal holds and production requests, data retention and archival, and other TRC requirements in co-ordination with product owners
  • Assisting the product owner on establishing a prudent UAT strategy, formulating UAT approach and reviewing the UAT scripts
  • Owning completion of Risk Acceptance Frameworks (RAFs),  Confidential Information Management Plans (CIMP) and software quality review packages including co-ordination with National Office, when needed
  • Escalating risks identified related to software development to the TRC portfolio leadership
  • Capability of creating documentation to be leveraged in negotiation with internal and external stakeholders such as vendors and quality inspections

Who you’ll work with:

Our audits are fueled by more than just technology – what really sets us apart are our insightful professionals, collaborative culture, and commitment to innovation and continuous improvement. Our audit professionals apply a streamlined, intelligent approach to the audit, enabled by innovative tools and technologies. Quality is our top priority, and by focusing on innovation, we continue to raise the bar on quality and deliver greater value to our clients.

External Posting Qualifications

Experience requirements:

  • An experienced high-performing technology risk management professional or seasoned auditor with extensive experience working on large and medium-size audits performed in accordance with the PCAOB standards or detailed experience in building technology products for an audit or other regulated stakeholder group. 
  • Strong technical and or detail audit knowledge and the ability to apply this knowledge to the design, development, and deployment of applications based on TRC requirements. 
  • Very strong knowledge and understanding of or the ability to learn the regulatory requirements and professional standards involving the development, documentation, review, retention and archiving of audit evidence, including reproduction thereof for professional, legal or regulatory purposes.  
  • Ability to challenge the status quo, and to identify untapped opportunities, alternate approaches, and creative solutions to audit products and solutions. 
  • Reasonable familiarity with other audit or other regulatory technology applications. 

Candidates should have the following traits and skills:

  • Strong project management skills to keep multiple projects organized
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge or ability to learn  Audit Methodology elements needed to understand and use as needed
  • Solve problems creatively
  • Apply technical audit knowledge to new scenarios
  • Identify and address challenges before they occur
  • Confidently engage with senior leaders in the firm
  • Work in cross-functional environments with professionals across Deloitte (non-auditors) and various geographic locations

How you’ll grow:

Deloitte Global inspires leaders at every level. We believe in investing in you, helping you embrace leadership opportunities at every step of your career, and helping you identify and hone your unique strengths. We encourage you to grow by providing formal and informal development programs, coaching and mentoring, and on-the-job challenges. We want you to ask questions, take chances, and explore the possible.

Benefits you’ll receive:

Deloitte’s Total Rewards program reflects our continued commitment to lead from the front in everything we do — that’s why we take pride in offering a comprehensive variety of programs and resources to support your health and well-being needs. We provide the benefits, competitive compensation, and recognition to help sustain your efforts in making an impact that matters.

What you’ll be part of—our Deloitte Global culture:

At Deloitte, we expect results. Incredible—tangible—results. And Deloitte Global professionals play a unique role in delivering those results. We reach across disciplines and borders to serve our global organization. We are the engine of Deloitte. We develop and lead global strategies and provide programs and services that unite our network. In Deloitte Global, everyone has an opportunity to lead. We see the importance of your perspective and your ability to create value. We want you to fit in—with an inclusive culture, focus on work-life fit and well-being, and a supportive, connected environment; but we also want you to stand out—with opportunities to have a strategic impact, innovate, and take the risks necessary to make your mark. Deloitte Global supports our talented professionals in answering the question: What impact will you make?

Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.  Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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