AVP, IT Audit (3755) in Dallas, TX at Mr. Cooper

Date Posted: 7/16/2018

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Job Description

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This position is for an experienced internal audit manager who will have responsibilities for and enjoys hands-on involvement with IT Audit and IT SOX programs.

  • Establishes and maintains effective business relationships and builds partnerships with audited areas to ensure mutual understanding of risks, audit scope, procedures, and reporting progress.
  • Assists in planning and organizing activities of the Internal Audit department including:
    • Preparing annual audit plan which fulfills the responsibility of the Department
    • Scheduling and assigning work to meet completion dates
    • Estimating resource needs
  • Supervises and coaches audit team to ensure assignments are adequately planned in advance, ensuring work is performed in accordance with company and internal audit standards, answering questions, providing technical assistance to the audit staff, and providing staff assessments with input from the Vice President.
  • Experience & knowledge in IT control best practices within key IT infrastructure areas including network and Internet security, SDLC, BCP/DR, application security, cloud computing, data center operations and general IT operations
  • Coordinates audit activities with other departments to secure resources needed to evaluate programs and conduct audits.
  • Performs critical project management duties in the planning, scheduling, coordinating, reviewing and reporting of the work of audit teams for multiple concurrent projects
  • Prepares audit reports and reviews and edits staff draft audit reports (and other correspondences) to ensure clarity, conciseness, and comprehensibility. Ensures audit reports clearly communicate the risks, in terms of impact to the business and root cause, and key audit issues from a senior management and Audit Committee prospective.
  • Works with business management to develop creative, practical recommendations and solutions to business process and control concerns. Provides monitoring, reporting and review of the status of outstanding audit findings.
  • Advises and coordinates with other departments about policies, procedures and process improvements.
  • Assists the Vice President of Internal Audit on special projects and assignments.
  • Represents Internal Audit for major company initiatives and provide guidance on issues relating to risk management, controls and processes.
  • Develop, design and implement the best practices across to address the dimensions of auditing such as policy, process, people, and technology
  • Good analytical skills and SQL knowledge a plus.
  • Provides assistance and guidance to external auditors to ensure a timely and efficient completion of the audits.


  • Graduation from a 4-year college or university with major course work in a discipline related to the requirements of the position is preferred. Will consider the equivalent combination of job experience & education that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of this job
  • 10-14 years of public accounting or internal audit experience in the financial services industry
  • Strong knowledge of internal audit methodologies and practices, including IIA standards, and the implementation of such methodologies
  • Detail-oriented, deadline driven, self-directed and organized individual
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Proven ability to excel in highly interactive team environment
  • Able to understand risk and control concepts
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), specifically, skills with Excel including filtering, pivots, charting and graphing; and PowerPoint skills used in creating various reports for senior management
  • Strong project management skills coordinating assignments, tracking/monitoring progress, and reporting on status
  • Understanding of data and data structure
  • Strong management skills to evaluate opportunities with process improvement within department for area of responsibility) and demonstrated ability to facilitate change
  • Proven experience and deep knowledge in auditing or managing the following IT audit domains:
    • Information Security
    • Data Governance and Management
    • Network and Internet Security
    • Business Continuity and Planning and Disaster Recovery
    • User Access
    • Data Center and IT Operations
    • IT Governance
    • Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Project Management Life Cycle (PMLC), and Application Change Management
    • Websites and Mobile Applications
    • Cloud Computing
    • IT Asset Lifecycle Management
    • IT Problem Management, Help Desk and Service Level Management
    • Enterprise Applications including the following control areas:
      • Application security architecture
      • Application access
      • Server-level access and controls
      • Database-level access and controls
      • System interface controls to ensure completeness, accuracy, and data integrity
  • Relevant industry certifications such as CISA, CIA, or information security related certifications such as CISSP, GIAC, CISM a plus.


  • Sarbanes-Oxley Audit – IT General Controls testing.
  • IT – Control implementation and compliance review.
  • Business continuity and disaster recovery planning, implementation and testing.
  • Information security management.
  • Information systems audit (Application Controls audit).
  • Audit program management.
  • Mentoring and guiding team members by providing supervision and subject matter expertise.
  • IT infrastructure - vulnerability assessment and penetration testing.
  • Cloud computing and related risks

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