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Senior IT Auditor

Cathay Bank
El Monte, USA
Closing date
Jul 25, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
People Drive Our Success

Are you enthusiastic, highly motivated, and have a strong work ethic? If yes, come join our team! At Cathay Bank - we strive to provide a caring culture that supports your aspirations and success. We believe people are our most valuable asset and we proudly foster growth and development empowering you to achieve your professional goals. We have thrived for 60 years and persevered through many economic cycles due to our team members' drive and optimism. Together we can make a difference in the financial future of our communities.

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The Senior IT Auditor will perform an important role in leading and performing IT Application, IT Integrated and IT SOX audits as well as projects under the direction of IT audit management. The Senior IT Auditor will be responsible for assisting Internal Audit management with project planning, execution, and reporting.

  • Under the direction of IT Audit management, lead the planning, testing and reporting for IT Applications, IT Integrated, and IT SOX audits in accordance with professional and department standards.
  • Lead the audit process from start to finish, including planning and audit execution according to a risk-based approach, recommending internal control improvements (including operational enhancements or efficiencies) and preparing audit reports. Effectively manage audit budget and deadlines. Provide periodic project updates to management.
  • Demonstrate experience in IT application controls, business process control reviews, systems development / project reviews and IT general computer controls.
  • Review work performed by other team members, where applicable, and provide guidance to ensure conclusions are properly supported and work product meets department guidelines.
  • Ensure assignments are completed within established time frames and that delays/issues/concerns are communicated to Internal Audit management in a timely manner.
  • Partner with process owners to promote and support a culture of continuous process improvement and efficiency driving toward standardized practices.
  • Stay abreast of audit and accounting standards and emerging issues in the areas applicable to the Bank.
  • Obtain and maintain a general understanding of business activities, objectives, applicable laws, regulations, and associated risks to the Bank and industry.
  • May participate in various key management committees, acting in an advisory capacity.
  • Identify opportunities for, and participate in approved special projects, investigations or other significant business issues.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is required
  • At least 5 years related work experience, including at least 2 years of internal or external audit supervisory experience in a Bank or Financial Services industry required.
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following areas is highly desirable:
    • IP networks infrastructure (network topology, switches, routers, firewalls, intrusion detection / prevention)
    • Windows active directory (policies, structure, elements)
    • Databases (SQL, Oracle, DB2, monitoring tools)
    • Mobile technologies (data leakage prevention, BYOD security)
    • Cloud Computing
    • Standards / Frameworks (CoBIT 5, ITIL, ISO 15504, ISO 20000, ISO 27000, ISO 31000, ISO 38500, NIST series 800 guidance)
    • Knowledge and understanding of Information Technology operating systems including mainframe, MS Windows, UNIX, and Linux.
  • Ability to work independently and with others.
  • Knowledgeable about the financial industry and related markets, related regulatory bodies, and current industry events and trends
  • Deep understanding of risk assessment, audit methodology, and IT audit execution
  • Strong time management and organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in the execution of assignments and communication with others.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and presentation skills - ability to work closely and collaboratively with people at all levels in the department and within the organization.
  • Strong analytical thinker and detail oriented with the ability to proactively identify issues and assist in resolution.
  • Excellent computer skills, Proficient in Microsoft Office Products (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.).

  • CISA, CIA, CISM, CISSP or other relevant professional certification highly desirable
  • Additional qualifications, such as CFE, CAMS also preferred


$90K - $110K / year
Pay determined based on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and location.

Cathay Bank offers its full-time employees a competitive benefits package which is a significant part of their total compensation. It is our goal to provide employees with a comprehensive benefits package to fit their needs which includes, coverage for medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts (FSAs), health saving account (HSA) with company contributions, voluntary coverages, and 401(k).

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Cathay Bank is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe in diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship, gender, national origin, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy and related medical conditions, childbirth and breastfeeding), reproductive health decision-making, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information or characteristics, disability or medical condition, military status or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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