Sr IT Assurance Analyst

Basic Information

Country

India

State

Maharashtra

City

Pune

Date Published

13-Jun-2022

Job ID

34236

Travel Amount

None

Description and Requirements

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BMC helps customers run and reinvent their businesses in the digital age by tackling their IT management challenges, championing their innovation, and celebrating their success.
Every BMC employee has the potential to have a tremendous impact on customer success—and when customers thrive, we all do.

BMC offers bold and fearless career-seekers like you the opportunity to expand your skills, your network, and your horizons as you work to enable customer growth and innovation every day. You will be surrounded by peers who inspire you, drive you, support you, and make you laugh out loud, in an environment that fosters individuality, respect, and personal ambition.

The Assurance Department (Assurance), comprised of Internal Audit, Internal Controls, and Compliance & Ethics provides independent assurance to the Audit Committee and Management that significant strategic, financial, and operational risks are properly identified and managed to an acceptable level. Assurance performs operational/financial/IT audits, compliance, and other governance activities such as global Enterprise Risk Assessments and Compliance & Ethics services. The desired state is an effective, cost-beneficial control environment.
 
We aspire to serve as trusted business advisors to management and will proactively provide consulting and auditing services which add value to BMC. We operate in a team-oriented environment that provides meaningful and challenging assignments, recognizes and rewards excellence, and is committed to developing leaders for BMC. Members of Assurance have, or are expected to obtain, Continuing Professional Education in line with achieved professional designations: CISA, CIA, CA, CPA, CISM, CCSA, CRMA and PMP.
 
About the Position:
 The position is based in Pune and will be under the direction of the US-based Senior IT Assurance Manager. This role will involve a hybrid office setting with a mix of on-site and remote work. The hours will follow the EMEA shift, generally 12:30pm - 9:30pm IST.

This position will assist members of the organization by using a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of systems, processes, people, and controls. The Senior IT Assurance Analyst participates in engagement planning, risk assessment, and testing related to technology controls and system/application audits.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Lead IT control testing in areas of managed access, IT general computing controls (ITGCC), information security, and/or application automation.
  • Provide guidance to Control and Process owners from various segments regarding the design and documentation of key IT processes and controls.
  • Respond quickly to external auditor requests to ensure timely completion of annual testing goals.
  • Monitor and assess business environment and process changes for significance to objectives, risks, and controls.
  • Maintain documentation of business processes, risks, and controls, including flowcharts, policies, and other applicable data.
  • Obtain, analyze, and appraise evidentiary data as a basis for an informed, objective opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of controls and the efficiency of performance of process, systems and people performing the activities reviewed.
  • Execute audits and testing of technology operations, including first line supervision, audit start-up, developing test procedures, performing audit testing, audit close activities, and drafting the control deficiencies and audit reports in accordance with professional standards (e.g., IIA, ISACA) and the US PCAOB.
  • Determine whether the operations reviewed comply with management directives, Company policies and procedures, and do so in a manner consistent with good business practices.
  • Make oral or written presentations to Assurance and Operations management during and at the conclusion of the audit, discussing deficiencies, recommending corrective action, and suggesting innovative improvements in systems, controls, and operations.
  • Leverage enterprise reporting and data analysis tools (e.g., MicroStrategy, Oracle E-Business Suite, Excel, Power BI) to conduct data mining and analysis in support of audits, investigations, and control testing.
 Experience and Education:
  • A bachelor’s degree in a technology discipline is required; a master’s degree is a plus
  • Prior experience performing IT audits and/or testing IT controls is highly preferred. IT control testing may include managed access, ITGCC (e.g., change management, information security, backup, operations), and/or application automation (e.g., workflow, interfaces, calculations)
  • Previous experience working in Internal or External Audit, particularly SOX testing in an Oracle ERP, is highly desired
  • Demonstrated work experience in technology areas such as cyber/information security or IT compliance may be considered in place of audit or control testing experience
  • Ability to utilize data analysis software/tools
  • Proficient with MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Power Point, Excel); experience with Visio is a plus
Certifications:
  • Certifications are considered a plus with preference given to the following:
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Chartered Accountant (CA)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Success Factors:
  • Proficiency in internal auditing, ability to work alone or in a team environment, effective communication, the ability to influence change, and pursuit of excellence are critical attributes for success at BMC. Knowledge, skills, and abilities that may affect performance include:
  • Strong interpersonal and team-oriented skills
  • Excellent listening, oral, and writing skills in English is required. Fluency in other languages may be considered a plus
  • Ability to develop relationships with client and Assurance staff
  • Ability to complete analytical reviews, develop client inquiries and evaluate client responses
  • Proven ability to execute IT audits and testing of key IT controls in accordance with professional standards
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and change focus as new information becomes available
 
About BMC Software
 BMC is a global leader in innovative software solutions that enable businesses to transform into digital enterprises for the ultimate competitive advantage.

It is the policy of BMC Software to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, history of disability, ancestry, citizenship status, political affiliation, religion, gender, transgender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, status as a parent, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or other factors prohibited by law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors. 

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, visit the accommodation request page.

Country (Req)

India