Audit.Assistant Audit Manager

Audit Hyderabad, Hyderabad


About Citco

Since the 1940s Citco has provided specialist financial services to alternative investment funds, investors, multinationals and private clients worldwide. With over 6,000 employees in 45 countries we pioneer innovative solutions that meet our clients’ evolving needs, and deliver exceptional service.

Our continuous investment in learning means our people are among the best in the industry. And our corporate social responsibility programs provide meaningful and fulfilling work in the community.

A career at Citco isn’t just a job – it’s an opportunity to excel in an environment that genuinely supports your personal and professional development.

About the Role:

The IT Internal Audit Assistant Manager assists in managing the risk based audit plan so that the audit work fulfills its purposes whilst con­forming to internal standards and the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.

The role offers a unique opportunity to work with a broad scope in a small, global team, where the participation and value-add from each member is key to the success of the Group Internal Audit function.

Job Duties in Brief:

  • The IT Audit Assistant Manager is responsible for assisting the IT Audit Manager in the execution of IT audits on relevant systems, and IT projects across the Group in order to assist in delivering the risk based audit plan. The IT auditor will also assist on operational audits under supervision of an Audit Manager as required
  • Reports to the IT Audit Business Partner and keeps them up-to-date with emerging issues and audit progress;
  • Assist in planning and developing scope, audit program, and appropriate procedures for each audit in accordance with departmental guidelines, IIA Standards, and relevant laws and regulations;
  • Manage, conduct and participate in audits including responsibility for workpaper review, identification of risks/audit issues, report preparation, and escalation of relevant matters identified in the audit process to management and GIA management;
  • Demonstrate capacity for effective decision making and drawing reasonable conclusions;
  • Demonstrate comprehension and ability to evaluate existing policies and procedures and identify controls. Perform audit procedures to test the effectiveness of the controls;
  • Maintain expertise and pursue training to keep abreast of new and proposed developments in the Auditing field and consider the impact on the company through various industry organizations including the IIA;

About You:

Education :

The candidate should be educated to at least degree level or have a relevant and recognized professional qualification.

Additional Qualifications:

Certified IT auditor , IT security specialist or Cloud Security specialist required (e.g. CISA, CISM, CISSP, CIA, CCSK, CCAK)

Professional experience:

·        5+ years of hands-on IT audit work experience, preferably at a “Big-4” company or another financial institution; preferably in a financial institution / Big 4 in an international environment;

·        Experience with auditing general IT controls and familiarity with IT control frameworks such as COBIT and/or ITIL.

·        Technical auditing skills (e.g. network audits, UNIX/Wintel operating systems, Oracle / MS SQL databases);

·        Knowledge of software development lifecycle and project management methodologies and audits thereof;

·        Knowledge of performing reviews of both on premise and cloud applications.

·        Familiarity with cloud control frameworks and best practices

·        Knowledge of modern internal audit best practice and methods;

·        Affinity with Governance, Risk and Compliance related issues;

·        Capable of understanding the applications of a range of audit techniques; and

·        Experience in auditing in an international multi-location environment would be an advantage.

·        Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and as part of a team with other auditors


Desirable experience

Excellent report writing skills, with the ability to convey technical items to a non-technical audience.

A knowledge and interest in Business Process Automation and Robotics also an advantage

Previous client facing experience in big 4 or within the funds industry will also be a distinct advantage.


Excellent written and verbal skills in English are a prerequisite.

Key competencies:

·        Client focus;

·        Communication;

·        Leading change;

·        Continuous improvement;

·        Sound decision making;

·        Risk management;

·        Building organisational talent;

·        Execution and implementation;

·        Drive for results; and

·        Executive disposition.

Personal Characteristics:

·        Strong interpersonal and communication skills;

·        Strong presentation skills;

·        A team player who can work well within the GIA function and also collaborate successfully with other GIA managers to deliver a quality service;

·        Diplomatic but with the necessary tenacity to complete the task;

·        Creative and innovative;

·        Willingness to take on responsibility and  to work on own initiative;

·        Attentive to detail;

·        Pro-active with good project management and organisational skills; and

·        Reliable and prepared to undertake domestic and international travel.


What We Offer:

  • A challenging and rewarding role in an award-winning global business.
  • Opportunities for personal and professional career development.
  • Great working environment, competitive salary and benefits, and opportunities for educational support.
  • Be part of an industry leading global team, renowned for excellence.

Confidentiality Assured.