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Vice President, Auditor (AppTech)

BNY Mellon
Pittsburgh, USA
Closing date
May 11, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Bring your ideas. Make history.
BNY Mellon offers an exciting array of future-forward careers at the intersection of business, finance, and technology. We are one of the world's top asset management and banking firms that manages trillions of dollars in assets, custody and/or administration. Known as the "bank of banks" - 97% of the world's top banks work with us as we lead and serve our customers into the new era of digital.

With over 240 years of rich history and industry firsts, BNY Mellon has been built upon our proven ability to evolve, lead, and drive new ideas at every turn. Today, we're approximately 50,000 employees across 35 countries with a culture that empowers you to grow, take risks, experiment and be yourself. This is what #LifeAtBNYMellon is all about.

Join Us in Shaping the Future of Auditing!

Why You Should Join Us:
  • Innovation is Our Core: At BNY Mellon, we are pioneers in the auditing field. We leverage advanced data analytics, AI, and automation to redefine how auditing is done. Be at the forefront of change!
  • Make an Impact: Your analytical skills will directly influence our growth and success. You won't be a cog in the machine; you'll be a driving force behind our mission.
  • Learn and Grow: We're committed to your professional development. Expect ongoing learning opportunities, mentorship, and a dynamic work environment that encourages you to push your limits.
  • Collaborative Culture: Teamwork is at our core. Join a diverse group of individuals who collaborate, support, and inspire each other.

What We're Looking For:
  • A passion for innovation and a thirst for knowledge.
  • Strong analytical skills with a knack for diving deep into data.

What You Will Contribute:
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify risks and opportunities.
  • Help shape our auditing processes and contribute to our innovative approach.

We are seeking a future team member for the role of Vice President, Auditor (AppTech) to join our Application Technology Audit team. This team's focus is to review key application controls within business processes. This team works closely with business auditors to understand business processes and the applications that support these processes (i.e. Integrated Audits). This hybrid role can be in either in Pittsburgh or Lake Mary.

The ideal candidate should have the ability to lead a team and audit projects, set goals, and deliver results in a dynamic and diverse technology setting. Candidates should be able to identify potential risks to systems and evaluate how well the organization's controls are designed and operating to mitigate the risks. Candidates should be able to work well with a team of IT Audit professionals, who audit all areas of the organization's technology space.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:
  • Leading or performing audit related activities with with minimal daily supervision, managing others and problem solving, and working as a team member on audit assignments, as required. Taking ownership of projects or other work assigned to you and ensuring that audits are carried out efficiently (value add, on time, on budget, accurately) and in accordance with all Internal Audit policies, standards and methodology.
  • Demonstrating careful analysis of business processes and risks through documentation of system flows, work papers, advanced analysis, identification of automated controls within processes, control gap/issue identification, and discussions with auditees on projects of varying complexity.
  • Drawing on extensive experience and/or specialist technology audit skills to plan and deliver risk-focused audit work. Thinking beyond past routines about new issues or risks. Identifying meaningful issues and tracking fieldwork and emerging issues to completion.
  • Demonstrating leadership through work guidance and training of less experienced peers and through advice to assigned clients.
  • Adding value to client management through insightful analysis of current issues and effective communication with business managers both in person and in writing. Using appropriate judgment with regards to issue priority and communication. Identifying meaningful issues and tracking fieldwork and emerging issues to completion. Performing follow-up and validating sustainable resolution of issues on a timely basis.
  • Demonstrating a deep understanding of core concepts in data analytics, relevant technology, the regulatory environment, the financial services industry, project management and business processes and integrating these concepts into audit processes and leveraging them to solve difficult problems.

To be successful in this role, we are seeking the following:
  • Clear understanding of automated controls and processes including interface testing and application controls.
  • Ability to operate with professional skepticism, analytical and critical thinking, and a risk and control mindset.
  • Skilled in explaining technical and complex processes and issues to non-technical audiences.
  • Effective at balancing multiple simultaneous assignments, including audits and other departmental tasks and functions.
  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, or relevant critical thinking specialty such as MIS, Computer Science, Mathematics preferred. Advanced degree or relevant certifications (e.g., CISA, CISSP) are a plus.
  • 5-7 years of experience in audit related roles or similar, preferably focused on applications.

At BNY Mellon, our inclusive culture speaks for itself. Here's a few of our awards:
  • Fortune World's Most Admired Companies & Top 20 for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index (GEI)
  • Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 100% score Corporate Equality Index
  • Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion , Disability: IN - 100% score
  • 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fast Company
  • CDP's Climate Change 'A List'
  • Forbes Blockchain 50

Our Benefits:

BNY Mellon offers highly competitive compensation, benefits, and wellbeing programs rooted in a strong culture of excellence and our pay-for-performance philosophy. We provide access to flexible global resources and tools for your life's journey. Focus on your health, foster your personal resilience, and reach your financial goals as a valued member of our team, along with generous paid leaves that can support you and your family through moments that matter.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Underrepresented racial and ethnic groups/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Employer Description:

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

EEO Statement:

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans. Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

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