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IT Audit Project Manager

Company: Wintrust Financial
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Job Description:

Wintrust is a financial holding company with approximately $50 billion assets under management and traded on the NASDAQ:WTFC. Built on the "HAVE IT ALL" model, Wintrust offers sophisticated technology and resources of a large bank while focusing on providing service-based community banking to each and every customer. Wintrust operates fifteen community bank subsidiaries with over 170 banking locations in the greater Chicago and southern Wisconsin market areas. Additionally, Wintrust operates various non-bank business units including commercial and life insurance premium financing, short-term accounts receivable financing, out-sourced administrative services, mortgage origination and purchase, wealth management services and qualified intermediary services for tax-deferred exchanges.Why join us?

  • An award-winning culture! We are rated a Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune (past 8 years) and Employee Recommended award by the Globe & Mail (past 6 years)
  • Competitive pay and discretionary or incentive bonus eligible
  • Hybrid schedule! Remote for at least 3 days a week and in our Rosemont office 1-2 days a week.
  • Comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life, a 401k plan with a generous company match and tuition reimbursement to name a few
  • Family-friendly work hours
  • Promote from within cultureWhy join this team?
    • Work-Life Balance
    • Hybrid Work Schedule Split your time working remotely and at our Corporate Headquarters in Rosemont, IL
    • Minimal Travel
    • An entrepreneurial culture with opportunity for growthPosition SummaryWintrust is looking for a highly self-motivated, creative and enthusiastic professional to join the Wintrust Internal Audit team. We are offering audit professionals the opportunity to develop their technical and auditing skills through execution of a risk-based audit plan. The IT Project Manager will assist Audit Senior Leadership in meeting the strategic objectives, mission, and vision of the Companys value-add focus internal audit function. The role is based in Rosemont, IL with occasional travel to banking and non-banking locations in and outside of Rosemont area.This position will be responsible for the delivery of high-quality audits that are IT-focused/technical, operational or strategic in nature. Additionally, this position will be responsible for contributing to the development and execution of the internal audit plan. This responsibility includes determining internal audit scope, performing audit procedures and preparing audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed for review by management and the Audit Committee. There are opportunities for this person to communicate directly at the Audit Committee level.What You'll Do
      • Execute risk-based audits related to information technology, information security/cyber, business application and integrated business audits.
      • Manage assigned audits and related audit activities to ensure the timely completion of the audit.
      • Develop detailed IT audit programs and testing procedures relevant to risk and test objectives.
      • Effectively communicate audit results internally and to the client, both verbally and in writing.
      • Escalate any necessary changes or challenges to the audit timely.
      • Ensure audit engagement quality, including adherence to International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (IIA Standards) and Internal Audit Department policies and standards.
      • Participate in the annual audit plan, including the annual risk assessment, in collaboration with Internal Audit senior management.
      • Maintain an awareness of organizational, procedural, and technological changes that have occurred or will occur within the audit entity under review.
      • Ensure timely validation of remediation action for audit findings.
      • Assist in training and developing junior audit team members.
      • Present results of audit work to local bank Audit Committees on a quarterly basis.Qualifications
        • Minimum of 6 years of relevant audit experience in public accounting and/or internal auditing.
        • Solid understanding of IT and IS controls and related processes (e.g. configuration management, incident management, application security, interface controls, security information and event monitoring, data loss prevention)
        • Knowledge of risks related to newer technologies (e.g. cloud, digital currency)
        • Knowledge of financial industry standards and frameworks (e.g., FFIEC)
        • Experience in leading and performing operational risk audits in IT, Information Security, and systems implementation.
        • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
        • Ability to exercise sound judgement in making critical and complex decisions.
        • Self-starter with ability to self-motivate and work with minimal supervision.
        • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to articulate with clarity and precision.
        • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail.
        • Applied knowledge and understanding of audit methodologies, risk-based auditing techniques and auditing standards and frameworks (i.e., COSO, COBIT, NIST, ISO, ITIL, etc.).
        • Applied application of data analytic concepts.Experience Requirements:
          • Minimum of a bachelors degree, from an accredited college or university, with a major in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Information Technology, Management Information Systems or related field of study.
          • Required to hold one relevant audit certification (CIA, CISA, CPA, etc.).BenefitsMedical Insurance Dental Vision Life insurance Accidental death and dismemberment Short-term and long term Disability Insurance Parental Leave Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Traditional and Roth 401(k) with company match Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Employee Stock Purchase Plan at 5% discount Critical Illness Insurance Accident Insurance Transportation and Commuting Benefits Banking Benefits Pet Insurance#LI-HYBRID#LI-VB1From our first day in business, Wintrust has been proud to serve a variety of unique communities and people from all walks of life. To be Chicagos Bank and Wisconsin's Bank, we need to reflect that diversity both in all the communities we serve, the people we employ, the organizations we work with, and our banking and lending practices. Wintrust Financial Corporation, including community banking and financial services subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Wintrust Financial, Hoffman Estates , IT Audit Project Manager, Executive , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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