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IT Audit Manager

Date Posted: Jan 8, 2022

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition:

Internal Audit (IA) is an independent, global organization that plays an important role in partnering with the business to ensure that management anticipates, recognizes, and appropriately manages risks. We protect MetLife and our stakeholders through meaningful independent assurance and advice, while advocating for risk management and internal controls.

We’re looking for an IT Audit Manager who would be excited to join a dynamic and highly collaborative team. The IT Audit Manager is responsible for understanding the automated tools, technology risks, and data risks in the context of enterprise risk management and compliance processes and developing the audit approach to cover those risks. The individual should be comfortable sharing their ideas, building client relationships, and delivering high quality and impactful results to stakeholders. 


The IT Audit Manager has responsibility for the participation in and delivery of audit assignments as follows:

Key Responsibilities

  1. Lead audits of technology and large-scale implementations in the context of financial, operational, compliance, and legal management programs and processes. Audits will cover change management, access management, application controls, data transfers, business impact analysis and disaster recovery, etc.
  2. Run audit life cycle, including planning, fieldwork, reporting, and issues management.
    1. Develop appropriate audit scope, design innovative audit approach, and review evidence of controls.
    2. Conduct walkthroughs with first and second line management to assess controls design.
    3. Identify, assess, and present findings and their impact to management along with recommendations on practical yet effective mitigation strategies.
    4. Draft audit reports
    5. Management relationships closely with stakeholders to keep them informed of status and exceptions (“no surprises”).
    6. Review audit deliverables prepared by junior associates to make sure that they meet departmental and professional standards of quality in support of audit conclusions.
    7. Review testing on corrective actions to ensure that remediation implemented is effective.
    8. Review annual SOX testing of technology and business controls within Risk Management, Compliance and Legal Management.
  3. Performs other duties as assigned:
    1. Provide input into annual audit pipeline
    2. Identify and aggregate audit themes for MetLife Senior Leadership and Board
    3. Develop analytics solutions for effective audit risk assessments and testing
    4. Lead and mentor junior associates



Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills (G12):

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or management information systems and (5) years of experience
  • Clear written and verbal communications
  • Ability to work with colleagues across cultures and countries
  • Strong foundation in audit concepts and techniques
  • Demonstrated knowledge or interest in risk management leading practices related to one or more of the following areas:
    • Regulatory Compliance (Insider Trading, Privacy)
    • Enterprise Risk Management (Financial and Operational Risk)
    • Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering
    • Anti-Corruption
    • Fraud (Internal or External)
    • Data Governance, Privacy, Information Life Cycle
  • Design and use data analytics
  • Able to manage multiple audits are completed within quality, time and budget.
  • Able to train and mentor junior associates







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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.



We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.



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.



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