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Senior IT Auditor II

Date Posted: Mar 4, 2018

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary  


Role Value Proposition: 

MetLife’s Internal Audit Department reports to the Chairman and CEO and is accountable to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. Internal Audit is an independent risk function established to evaluate, test, and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of management's internal controls.

MetLife is currently undergoing thru major transformation projects by implementing global platforms to enhance management’s use of data and technology in key decision making. The IT Audit Senior will deliver audits for the various business segments within Investments, Treasury, GRM, HR, Tax, Capital Planning, Corporate Compliance and the applications supporting those businesses.  This role will provide value added assurance via:

  • Pre- / post- implementation and project assurance reviews for new and common shared platforms;
  • Integrated business process reviews;
  • SOX reviews
  • IT General Controls reviews; and
  • Technical application reviews.


Key Responsibilities

Overall responsibility for the delivery and participation in 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. The Audit Senior is responsible for contributing to reports to and participating in discussions with Senior Management regarding Audit planning, reviews and findings.

Audit activities include the following:

  • Perform audit activities from planning, execution, through reporting, under the oversight of more experienced auditors.
  • Draft findings and audit reports for review by various levels of management and identify opportunities for improvement in risk mitigation and design effectiveness of controls.
  • Perform preliminary assessment of the control environment under review.
  • Prepare audit deliverables that meet departmental and professional standards of quality
  • Partner with regional and offshore audit team members, data analytics resources, and management to evaluate, test the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls



Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 5-6 yrs. of audit experience in IT, regulatory compliance, and large-scale implementation of processes and/or systems. Possesses proficient understanding of Generally Accepted Audit Standards, IIA standards, auditing sampling and testing methodologies, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, risk management, and SEC reporting
  • Ability to self-start and quickly learn new areas of the business by applying solid foundation and understanding of internal controls and general business practices.
  • Working towards CISA, CIA, CPA, or other relevant designations.
  • Possesses intermediate-level understanding of IT general controls (change management, logical security, data backup and retention, etc.), application controls, and proficient understanding of system development.
  • Possesses intermediate-level of understanding of Investments, HR and treasury applications and processes
  • Prior experience with pre and post implementation audits of large systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including listening and interviewing skills
  • Prior experience with use of data analytics to achieve assurance and/or risk assessments a plus.
  • Strong team player
  • Experience with SOX , SSAE16 , regulatory audits



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 is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on 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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