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Field IT Auditor  at GDB

Nowadays, banks and financial services providers are dependent on their existence via an IT application, which is functional at anytime. Against this background, the IT Auditor has the most challenging and interesting tasks based on assessing the statutory and supervisory benchmarks as well as national and international standards and the extent to which the compliance of accountancy in computer-aided procedures is guaranteed.

Which tasks does the IT auditor have?

The IT auditor performs both system and transaction audits using the most up-to-date audit software. The spectrum of audits thus comprises the complete IT landscape such as software development, computer centre and network security including possibly outsourced services. He mainly supervises auditing-related IT projects. The auditor presents the audit appraisals, recommendations and suggestions for improvement to the management of the audited institution at the end of the audit. A written audit report compiled following the audit completes the job.

What are the requirements of an IT Auditor?

It is first important to enjoy the versatile and highly interesting job as an IT auditor and that you have no problems dealing with your team members and customers. Ideally, you are a banker and/or have a university degree and possess sound knowledge in the area of information technology. Practical experience in the banking sector or in implementing IT projects and IT audits in the banking community is desirable, but not essential. Besides the specialist prerequisites, it is however equally important to have strong communication, analytical and conceptual skills such as team-oriented function. We expect a high degree of confidentiality and discretion as well as an above-average level of commitment, motivation and good written and spoken knowledge of the English language. As you will be responsible for activities nationwide, your readiness to travel is a precondition.

How can an IT auditor continue his/her education at the Auditing Association?

Continuous education is an important prerequisite for working as an IT auditor. The frequent exchange of experiences with team members and additional experts helps you to broaden your own expertise. Furthermore, required knowledge is conveyed through further education possibilities in internal and external seminars and training sessions. Moreover, we promote continuous education as a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

Does the IT Auditor work alone or in a team?

You will work independently and will have your own responsibility within a team. Each team member brings his different experience and skills in the audit. Thus, you and the entire team benefit from achieving objectives.

Job Profile IT Auditor (m/f) at GDBAssessment to what extent the compliance of accounting using electronic processes is guaranteedPromotion of continuous education as Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).Vocation training profile: academic studies, ideally with a specialisation in Information Technology (IT) and initial practical experience in the banking and IT sector

 

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