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IT Compliance Manager
New York, NY

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$140,000.00 - $150,000.00

We are seeking an IT Compliance Manager for a direct hire employee role with our client in New York, NY (10167). Compensation depends upon experience level. 5-7 years experience IT Auditing and Financial services industry experience required.


  • Manage projects to ensure compliance is in place within the organization
  • Responsible for development, implementation and management of certification and compliance of the IT organization’s compliance with IT General Controls (ITGCs), SOC reporting controls, and other laws and regulations governing the Company
  • Plans, designs, and executes compliance testing, controls assessment and documentation supporting information security Frameworks (e.g., NIST Cyber Security Framework, ISO, ITGCs, PCI-DSS, Data Privacy, HIPAA) and other compliance requirements, as applicable
  • Provides accurate, timely communications to Global IT Security Leadership and impacted management to discuss identified deficiencies, leading practices, and recommendations for implementation of modifications to improve compliance and mitigate risk
  • Manage all aspects of information technology general controls and associated audits and reviews
    • Work with internal audit and external auditors on the full audit lifecycle including planning, testing, control effectiveness and remediation
    • Work with internal audit to define internal audit scope and develop annual plans
    • Manage the delivery and timelines of all audit evidence and procedures
    • Strong working knowledge of IT processes, risks, and controls in the computer operations, system development, change control, and security functions.
    • Establishing clear escalation paths
    • Familiarity with IT and risk management frameworks, guidelines, and standards such as COSO, NIST, COBIT, ISO 27001/27002, etc.
    • Knowledge and experience with Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”) and risk-assessment practices, and identifying and testing IT General Controls (“ITGCs”) in a variety of technical environments, including mainframe, Unix, Windows, Oracle databases, Cloud Technology, SQL databases, etc.
    • Manage user access controls and carry out periodic access recertifications
    • Identify areas for enhanced controls and recommend solutions for risk aversion
    • Implement recommended solutions for enhanced controls and establish oversight procedures
    • Proactively work to enhance the controls environment and establish a monitoring framework
    • Communicate status and risks/issues with management
  • Manage projects associated with IT processes and controls, including:
    • Manage projects focused on enhancing technology procedures and establishing controls (e.g. DevOps enhancements, user access controls, production support procedures, infrastructure enhancements, Cybersecurity reviews, etc.)
    • Work with managers within technology to manage the pipeline and priority of projects and development items
    • Act as point person for ad hoc technology requests

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 7+ years experience as Internal Auditor, Senior Auditor or Project Manager
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Financial services industry experience required; Experience in the alternative investment management industry preferred
  • CISA, CISM, CISSP or other relevant security-certification(s) or experience is desirable.
  • Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules, and regulations
  • Experience recommending solutions and facilitating decision making
  • Strong project management abilities as well as excellent oral and written communication skills, both verbal and written. Excellent business report writing skills.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and drive results
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (including PowerPoint and Excel)

Please note: This position is not open to 3rd party c2c agencies. No visa sponsorship provided. All applicants must have permanent US work authorization and not require sponsorship now or in the future. Locals/daily commuting distance required.

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