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IT Audit Manager

Date Posted: Jan 6, 2022

Location: Bridgewater, NJ, US, 8807

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

Overall responsibility for the delivery and management of audit assignments to ensure that all business and technology risks are anticipated, identified, recognized, and appropriately managed in alignment with the departmental audit plan and initiatives.  Audit activities include the following:

  • Reviews of business, Information Technology (IT) Financial and Information Technology Risk and Security processes/practices to ensure compliance with MetLife Policy, use of compliant best practices, procedural efficiency and accuracy.
  • Contributes to or prepares reports of audit findings for the Audit Lead and proposes recommendations for changes as needed.  Prepares reports for senior management on IT focused audit assignments.
  • Participates consultatively in developing issue resolutions to the extent possible.


Audit reviews may be conducted in specialized areas, such as IT, insurance, financial products and services, or international operations, requiring specific knowledge pertaining to policies or regulations governing areas being audited.


Key Responsibilities:  


  • Experienced and capable of executing audit assignments as part of a team, or independently
  • Proficient in the use of industry and regulatory standards
  • Intermediate understanding of the financial services industry
  • Overall knowledge of MetLife’s businesses and operations
  • Intermediate to advanced understanding of certain business and operations of MetLife
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, including listening and interviewing skills

Project Management

  • May participate in and/or manage projects, completing assigned tasks and responsibilities within budget and agreed timelines (and explaining variances)
  • Communicate appropriately with identified stakeholders within IA and business management
  • Intermediate to advanced experience in being able to multi-task various ongoing activities and engagements
  • Tracks and follows up on open issues and key business initiatives

Relationship Management

  • May act as the primary client contact; communicates findings and develops resolutions with audit management and business client
  • Consults with clients in developing action plans to resolve control issues or risks; handles the resolution of high-risk issues with management
  • Maintains a positive working relationship with auditees and sustains an ongoing relationship with key business contacts


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Minimum of 5–8+ years IT audit experience, public accounting and financial service industry experience preferred
  • Certified as, or working towards a CIA, CPA, CISA, CISM or CISSP designation
  • Competent knowledge of IT and Information Security operations, policies and procedures
  • Competent knowledge of generally accepted audit standards and Corporate Internal Audit standards
  • Intermediate understanding of:  IT general controls (e.g. security, change management, disaster backup recovery, data center, infrastructure, etc.); Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology; Operating system and database platforms (e.g. mainframe, client/server, Windows, UNIX, AS400, DB2, etc.); Networking (e.g., TCP/IP); IT governance processes (IT Policies and Standards, ITIL); IT Risk Management’s assessment processes (e.g., Security, Vendor, and Risk Assessments); IT application control concepts (e.g. application processing controls, system reconciliations, matching, workflows, etc.); Information Security frameworks, such as: ISO 27001, Information Security Forum Standard of Good Practice, and NIST standards; COBIT principles, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working in technology or security operations
  • Prior experience with Insurance Operations processes and/or systems and knowledge of Insurance requirements


Business Category

Internal Audit


Number of Openings



At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.


MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies." 


MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.  Visit us at to learn more about our brand, history, and values. 


We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to or call our Employee Relations Department at 1-877-843-3711.


MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.


Requisition #: 117895