IT Risk Assurance Executive

03 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Company Information

Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with pro forma annual revenue of circa EUR 12 billion and circa 100,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications, and Transportation.
Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.
Job Description

Role overview
We deliver risk based audit IT service to the Atos BTS Financial Services Clients
Our purpose is to provide assurance to the Atos leadership team and to the client on the adequacy, and effectiveness of IT risk management, governance and internal controls operated by Atos as part of our client service delivery.
Delivering a risk based IT audit service to Atos BTS Financial Services clients, including:
* Supporting the IT Assurance Manager in developing and maintaining the IT / IS assurance universe and needs assessment
* Perform audit / assurance reviews, reporting to timetable and quality
* Assess any risk exposures and identify appropriate actions
* Discuss and agree findings and actions with stakeholders
* Record and monitor implementation of actions to target
* Perform ad-hoc reviews and incident investigation
* Delivering assurance for IT controls in projects
* Building relationships and maintaining regular dialogue with key stakeholders
* Maintaining knowledge of wider financial services IT/IS risks, issues and challenges
Working arrangements: Full time, normal office hours
This is a GCM4 or GCM5 level opportunity ideally based at one of the BTS sites in Blackpool, Preston or Lytham as a necessary function of the audit role; however, flexibility to work from home is offered.

Job Requirements

Transferable skills and experience suitable for this opening:
* Excellent written and oral communication (English) and presentation skills
* Strong interpersonal skills with internal and external Senior Management
* Logical thinking and objective presentation of opinions/conclusions
* Commercial awareness and sensitive stakeholder management
* Structured planning and delivery across multiple locations and stakeholders groups
* Broad knowledge of auditing and industry standards, e.g. IIA and ISACA.
* Understanding of industry accepted IT Governance standards COBIT and ITIL

Training Available

Key Skills and experience required:
* Demonstrable experience in audit or compliance
* Knowledge of IT systems and services in the Financial Services sector
* Qualified or part qualified IIA or IT audit qualification
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