As the leading global information services company, Experian’s vision is for our people, data, and technology to become a necessary part of every significant global consumer economy.
That’s an exciting challenge, and it’s one that our Global Internal Audit (GIA) professionals are pursuing with skill and passion.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced auditor to join a truly global team that believes collaboration, flexibility, natural curiosity, and attention to detail are keys to success.
Reporting directly to the Regional Audit Director, you will play a key role in delivering independent assurance over the design and effectiveness of internal controls within the business functions and influencing changes to the control environment so that risk is managed more effectively.
This is a highly visible role with significant exposure to senior stakeholders and will come with plenty of stretch, development, and challenge.
As an Audit Manager, you will play a key role in improving the Experian governance, risk, and control environment. This hands-on role will plan, execute, report and follow up accordingly with collaboration from fellow team members in Global Internal Audit.
Plan and scope local and global audits in collaboration with management; identify key risks and associated controls as part of the walkthrough and testing process
Execute key control testing and discuss any findings with management
Project manage audit execution, review workpapers and manage team member performance
Identify and agree impactful issues that drive positive change in the organization
Prepare draft reports reflecting the results of work performed and agree the findings and proposed actions with the business owners.
Present findings to senior managers of the business and the Global Internal Audit Executive management team
Track execution of agreed actions and assess the effective mitigation of risk
Coach and mentor team members and provide candid, constructive feedback
Provide proactive risk, control and governance advice to business management
Build detailed knowledge of processes and systems across the organization
Undertake other ad hoc, project and investigation work as required
Work with business contacts and resources to develop broad technical and commercial business awareness
Contribute to GIA global and local teams through professional skills, technical expertise, energy, and motivation
Attend and facilitate team meetings and initiatives to support continuous improvement in our methodology and ways of working.
Act as a champion for internal control and risk concepts throughout Experian
Undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited institution in risk management, business, technology, or information security-related fields
6+ years of relevant work experience in business operational audit, financial audit, technology systems audits, information security and privacy audits, or top-tier consulting organizations ( Big 4 )
Identify and evaluate business and technology risks, internal controls which mitigate risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement
Experience reviewing business processes and associated IT applications, products, and infrastructure
Knowledge of technical platforms such as UNIX, Microsoft, networks (i.e., Cisco routers, switches, Checkpoint firewalls), databases (i.
e., MS SQL, Oracle), and cloud environments (i.e., AWS, GCP)
Understanding cloud services, encryption technology, application security, and software development methodologies
Knowledge of industry best practices, standards, and an understanding of the regulatory environment
Professional certifications such as CIA, CPA, CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, and CGEIT are preferred
Data analytics experience (e.g., SQL, CAATs, IDEA, ACL, Monarch, Tableau, Spotfire) preferred
Merger & Acquisition experience preferred, but not required
Good leadership skills and the ability to take charge, demonstrate the confidence to interact with all levels, set objectives, drive results, and be a supportive team player
Excellent communication skills and a willingness to accept responsibility
Ability to work independently and proactively
An approach that champions collaboration and consultation
Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 10-20% of the time