IT Financial Control Risk Lead

Voya Financial Inc. New Haven , CT 06501

Posted 2 months ago

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Please Note: This position allows remote work but will require travel to our Voya office. Candidates must be located within a 100-mile radius from the assigned office.

Profile Summary

We are seeking an 'IT Financial Control Risk Lead' to join the Financial Control Risk (SOX) team. The Lead will be responsible for planning and executing IT general controls testing for in-scope SOX applications. In carrying out this role, the Senior Analyst will work with IT and business management, partner closely with the external auditor, and provide support to the broader FCR team to ensure adequate coverage of relevant IT risks.

Profile Responsibilities:

  • Assists in executing the risk based IT SOX, SOC and MAR testing strategy which includes facilitating walkthroughs, performing test of design, developing test scripts for test of execution, collecting evidence, coordinating testing resources, testing, and providing status updates to management

  • Facilitates completion of all IT testing by assigned deadlines in accordance with professional auditing standards, VOYA requirements, and external auditor guidelines

  • Improves efficiency and effectiveness of IT testing and makes recommendation to Manager using analytics or risk based approach; provides recommendations to management on control design and optimization opportunities

  • Performs detailed first level review to ensure accurate and complete control testing was performed and evidenced

  • Manages the workload of offshore testing resources, performing a second level detailed review to ensure accurate and complete control testing was performed and evidenced

  • Coordinates with Process Owner and Audit Facilitator on testing schedule, process changes, evidence gathering, analysis of potential issues, and evaluation of confirmed deficiencies

  • Leverages knowledge in the business, systems, financial and legal issues of the business unit in order to provide high quality recommendations on the control environment and respond to the advisory needs of the business

  • Participates as a controls specialist in remediation projects; coordinates timing and extent of testing for remediated controls

  • Executes special projects as needed to support Finance and business units

Knowledge & Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Professional Designation/Advanced Degrees preferred (i.e. CISA)

  • 6+ years experience in IT Auditing

  • SOX and IT SOC1/SOC2 controls testing experience required

  • Knowledge of the financial services industry Retirement Services, Investments and Employee Benefits) is a plus

  • Risk analysis and controls assessment knowledge

  • Excellent knowledge of IT and IT Auditing

  • Excellent knowledge of Logical Access, Change Management, Interfaces, SDLC/system conversion and General Computer Control testing

  • Meeting facilitation, negotiation, time management, and organization skills

  • Excellent people management and negotiation skills.

  • Proficient with MS Office tools: MS Word, MS Excel, and other business software

  • Effective verbal and written communications, including active listening skills and skill in presenting findings and recommendations

  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships across different teams and locations

  • Ability to lead a professional team environment and coach/guide staff level team members.

  • Excellent planning and project management skills

  • Change management skills including the ability to lead and work in a dynamic environment

  • Excellent knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 / NAIC Model Audit Rule

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What We Offer

  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance plans

  • 401(k) Savings plan - with generous company matching contributions (up to 6%)

  • Voya Retirement Plan - employer paid cash balance retirement plan (4%)

  • Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250/year

  • Paid time off - including 20 days paid time off, nine paid company holidays and a flexible Diversity Celebration Day.

  • Paid volunteer time

  • 40 hours per calendar year

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Critical Skills

At Voya, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture:

  • Customer Focused: Passionate drive to delight our customers and offer unique solutions that deliver on their expectations.

  • Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analyzing data and problem solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.

  • Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals.

  • Business Acumen: Appreciation and understanding of the financial services industry in order to make sound business decisions.

  • Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Voya Financial is an equal-opportunity employer. Voya Financial provides equal opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, disability, veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other status protected by state or local law.

Reasonable Accommodations

We are committed to maintaining a diverse workforce. This commitment governs all decisions related to employment, including selection, development and compensation. It also includes an employee's request for reasonable accommodation. All employees will be treated in a manner free from discrimination or harassment. Voya is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please see our resources for applicants with disabilities.

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