Manager IT Audit
FINCA Microfinance Bank Ltd, Pakistan
Lahore, Punjab, PK
5d ago
source : Mehnat Mazdoori

Job Responsibilities :

  • Engages with IT team to acquire information pertaining to IT applications and domains (systems / servers / network / software) for audit plans
  • Liaises with relevant stakeholders to obtain list of functional IT applications and domains in their use; Compares and verifies list of IT application and domains
  • Reviews risk criteria on annual basis and updates it on the basis of any additional requirements, advancement in technology and SBP new regulation
  • Evaluates IT applications and domains on risk criteria and assigns rate to each component; Finalizes rating and converts them into audit rating
  • Analyzes overall audit rating, calculates man hours required for audit and concludes timelines
  • Determines areas for internal as well external audit and accordingly formulates annual audit plan
  • Collaborates with IT and other relevant stakeholders to share audit plan for feedback, seek consent on timelines and accordingly adjusts timelines
  • Engages with management audit to align quarterly audit plans with their plans
  • Interacts with global managers to seek information regarding global trends and audit focus areas; Incorporates their feedback in audit plan accordingly
  • Defines scope of audits on the basis of SBP regulations, internal and external policies
  • Determine key activities and tests for audit and finalizes activity / test checklist to cover audit scope
  • Conducts Kick-off meeting with stakeholders to discuss scope of audit and requirements such as information pertaining to IT policies, end-user database, manuals, and system / application access
  • Acquires essential information from IT team and initiates execution of quarterly audit plans
  • Performs tests on IT applications, domains, modules and interfaces against defined checklist; Highlights anomalies and violation against regulations, and internal / external policies
  • Records audit results, prepares draft of observations and shares with IT team; Discusses significant audit matters (SAMs) and debates on evidences / reasons of the same;
  • Evaluates their reposes against observations, assesses justifications provided by IT team and accordingly close observation or proceeds it further for resolution

  • Consolidates final audit report and shares with relevant stakeholders
  • Ensures audits are performed as per stipulated timelines and defined scope.
  • Determines significant audit matters (SAMs) and summarizes high risk areas; Consolidates key points for consideration of audit committee, analyzes observations trends, and compiles findings of the same
  • Prepares presentations of audit results and high risk areas
  • Shares audit results with supervisor and explains all aspects of audit observations; Satisfies relevant queries / concerns and clarifies ambiguities (if any)
  • Corresponds to the requirements for assignments from audit committee, HOD, board and Group; Seeks clarity on requirements
  • Analyzes requirements e.g. branchless banking assignments, evaluation and investigation of existing practices
  • Gathers information required for assignment from relevant stakeholders; Conducts primary and secondary research to find value addition areas;
  • Investigates cases and finds root causes of the same

  • Brainstorms and finds value addition areas / corrective measures; Engages with team to discuss value addition areas / corrective measures
  • Prepares presentation of the recommended measures and shares with relevant stakeholders; Explains recommendations and clarifies ambiguities (if any) Qualification : ACCA or BS IT.
  • Candidates having Certifications like CIA / CISA are preferred Experience : At least 6-10 years of industry relevant experience

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