Senior IT Auditor

Audit Makati City, Philippines


Senior IT Auditor

Makati City, Philippines


About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

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About the Team & Business Line:

The Citco Group of Companies is a worldwide group of independent financial services providers serving the world’s elite hedge funds, private equity and real estate firms, institutional banks, Global 1000 companies and high net worth individuals.  Citco companies service these sectors around the world by offering hedge fund administration, custody and fund trading, financial products and corporate and trust planning solutions.

The Citco Group of Companies is an independent financial services organization with offices in 44 countries around the globe, employing over 5,000 people.

Position Purpose:

The IT Senior Auditor assists in managing the risk based audit plan so that the audit work fulfills its purposes and the audit work con­forms 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.

Your Role:

  • The Senior IT Auditor is responsible for assisting 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 Senior IT auditor will also assist on operational audits under supervision of an Audit Manager as required
  • Reports directly to the IT Audit Manager and keeps the Audit Manager up-to-date with emerging issues, audit progress and resourcing information;
  • Foster risk and control awareness across the organization by working with management and second line of defense functions;  
  • 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; and
  • Provide direction, guidance and motivation to staff including goal setting and appraisals. 


About You:

  • The candidate should be educated to at least degree level or have a relevant and recognized professional qualification.
  • Certified IT auditor or IT security specialist  required (e.g. CISA, CISM, CISSP, or CIA)
  • 5+ years of hands-on IT audit work experience, preferably at a “Big-4” company or another financial institution; Hedge Fund Administration Services experience and asset management would be preferred.
  • Experience with auditing general IT controls and familiarity with IT control frameworks such as COBIT and/or ITIL.
  • Strong technical auditing skills (e.g. network audits, UNIX/Wintel operating systems, Oracle / MS SQL databases);
  • Knowledge of performing reviews of Robitics Process Automation (RPA) processes an advantage.
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle and project management methodologies and audits thereof;
  • 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
  • Excellent report writing skills, with the ability to convey technical items to a non-technical audience.
  • Previous experience perofrming reviews of Robotics Process Automation (RPA) will be a distinct advantage.
  • Previous client facing experience in big 4 or within the funds industry will also be a distinct advantage.


Our Benefits

Your well-being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.

We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.