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IT Senior Auditor (Charlotte, NC or Fully Remote)

Req Id:  3461

Work Location: 
Charlotte, NC or Fully Remote. To protect the health and safety of our employees, our offices are closed. When our offices reopen, the organization will be moving to a hybrid work model.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At Brighthouse Financial, we’re fostering a culture where diverse backgrounds and experiences are celebrated, and different ideas are heard and respected. We believe that by creating an inclusive workplace, we’re better able to attract and retain our talent, provide valuable solutions that meet the needs of our advisors and their clients, and deliver on our mission of helping more people achieve financial security.
How This Role Contributes to Brighthouse Financial:
Brighthouse Financial Internal Audit will be laser focused on addressing risks that could prevent us from achieving our insurgent mission and adding value with sound business advice. 
The Brighthouse Financial Senior Auditor – Technology reports to Brighthouse Financial’s Internal Audit Leaders and is a key member of our team. They will provide assurance services focused on the top financial, operational, and product risks facing Brighthouse’s strategy, and will be engaged in advisory projects aligned to Brighthouse’s strategy.
The Senior Auditor is a leader who takes ownership, accountability, and pride in their work and the success of the team. The Senior Auditor of Technology will primarily be responsible for conducting audits of Brighthouse’s information technology environment, but they must also be willing to learn and audit all areas of the company such as Finance, Product, Operations, and Risk Management. The Senior Auditor should have an interest in developing their business knowledge as well as using data and analytics to focus on risk. In addition to performing audits, the Senior Auditor will assist with SOX testing.
Key Responsibilities:
⦁    Implement the Internal Audit department’s audit methodology, processes, reporting, and technology
⦁    Work closely with audit managers and team members to develop the scope and approach for assigned audits to ensure we focus on the right risks and hold the business accountable to the appropriate level of risk mitigation
⦁    Utilize experience and auditing skills to cover a broad range of risks, including finance, business, technology, and data
⦁    Operate in a highly dynamic environment, applying critical thinking to identify risks and impacts to processes and controls related to the large-scale transformation activities throughout the organization
⦁    Demonstrate a willingness to improve and increase knowledge by taking on new assignments and responsibilities in multiple areas
⦁    Build relationships with business leaders and work with external audit teams, consultants, and regulators as needed
Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
⦁    Competent knowledge of financial services / IT operations, procedures, and policies.  Strong familiarity with appropriate business processes and transactions
⦁    Strong knowledge of IT general controls, operating system and database platforms, IT governance processes, IT Risk Management’s assessment processes, Third Party Risk, and IT application control concepts
⦁    Experience in conducting pre-implementation reviews
⦁    Competent knowledge of generally accepted audit standards, Corporate Internal Audit standards, COBIT principles, and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements 
⦁    Knowledge of process design and controls testing and proper documentation
⦁    Experience in using data to identify risks
⦁    Strong commitment to teamwork and consultative work style
⦁    Strong written and verbal communications skills, including presenting, listening, interviewing, and workpaper documentation
⦁    Strong project management skills
⦁    Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree preferred
⦁    2-5 years of auditing experience; Big Four public accounting experience preferred
⦁    Certified as, or working towards, a CIA, CPA, or CISA designation
 Our Benefits:
⦁    Compensation: Base salary ranging from $70,000 to $90,000 plus competitive performance-based incentives determined by company and individual results
⦁    Time Off: Minimum of 20 days of paid time off and 13 paid company holidays per full calendar year, plus paid volunteer time
⦁    Financial Benefits: 401(k) savings plan with up to a 6% annual match and 3% annual company nondiscretionary contribution of eligible compensation, annual incentive plan, and employee stock purchase plan
⦁    Family Focus: Up to 16 weeks of paid leave for new parents, back-up care program, dependent care flexible spending account, and adoption and surrogacy assistance
⦁    Health and Welfare: Competitive medical, vision and dental plans, plus tax-free health savings accounts with potential company contributions up to $1,000 per family
⦁    Wellness Programs: Wellness incentive platform, employee assistance program, financial counseling services, fitness center discounts and more
⦁    Life & Disability Benefits: Company-paid basic life insurance and short-term disability


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