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EMEA IT Auditor

Date Posted: Feb 15, 2021

Location: Galway, IE Dublin, IE

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Ireland (Dublin or Galway)                       


Role Value Proposition: 


As part of the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) audit team and reporting into the EMEA Head of IT Audit, the IT Senior Auditor position (GG11) is expected to effectively deliver and participate in key strategic, regional and country level IT related internal audits. The role also includes ensuring corrective action items are developed and implemented and providing timeline progress reporting to local management. Additionally, the role will have relationship management responsibilities, including maintaining effective communications with senior in-country and regional leaders and preparing papers for the local Risk, Audit and Compliance Committees.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Assists the EMEA IT Senior managers in executing complex and strategically significant audit assignments and projects as part of a team
  • SOX testing of IT general controls and application controls in line with Corporate requirements
  • Communicates effectively in both written and verbal communications
  • Proficiently listens and interviews senior business management
  • Effectively communicates audit findings and develops resolutions with key stakeholders within IA and business management
  • Maintains a positive working relationship with auditees and sustains an ongoing relationship with key business contacts
  • No direct HR reporting responsibilities. However, this role may be required to supervise or provide work direction to other associates on specific audit assignments


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Strong understanding of IT General Controls
  • Strong understanding of Technology processes (Security, Applications, Engineering, SDLC, Infrastructure)
  • Highly developed influencing skills and the ability to discuss complex issues across all levels of the organization
  • Good understanding of the insurance industry and standard insurance business cycles, ideally including an understanding of MetLife’s EMEA business
  • Technical knowledge of accepted best practices for managing IT processes such as ITIL or COBIT
  • Good understanding of relevant ISO standards such as ISO27001, ISO 2231, and ISO 24762
  • The use of CAATS in support of internal audit engagements (financial and non-financial)
  • Programme assurance experience or large-scale transformation programmes
  • A Bachelor’s degree, along with a professional audit certification required (one or more of ACA, ACCA, CPA, CISA, CISSP or equivalent)
  • 3-5 years audit or financial services industry experience
  • Willingness to travel (up to 20 percent). The role is based in Ireland (Dublin or Galway) with travel required throughout the EMEA Region
  • Fluent English both in speaking and writing
  • EU National or Visa Equivalent to work within the EU


Business Category:           Internal Audit - EMEA


Number of Openings:      1

MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.  It is the policy of MetLife to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination on any basis protected by law.

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Requisition #: 116150