Senior Manager, IT Audit & Compliance

Transamerica Life Insurance Company Denver , CO 80208

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job FamilyIT Audit & Compliance

Job Description SummaryThis position will be responsible in supporting Transamerica Risk Management & Compliance (activities across the business and technology landscape). The role will be tasked with interacting with Technology owners, in assessing IT risks and controls, advising on risk mitigation strategies across a variety of technology initiatives, supporting key regulatory compliance initiatives with IT impact, and raising awareness of any risks identified to Management in decision making positions.Job Description


  • Partner and collaborate with business and technology owners to execute technology and information security process risk & control assessments throughout the IT landscape. Assess policies, procedures, and processes supporting Technology, Information Security and provide key input into risk mitigation strategies and programs.

  • Collaborate cross-functionality with Operational and IT Risk management teams in the build and roll-out of Transamerica's IT Risk Management Program.

  • Assess technology controls across various applications, processes, and technology initiatives to ensure compliance with global IT Control Framework requirements.

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with teams including Internal Audit, Internal Controls, IT Risk Management, IT Security, and external auditors on process improvements, documenting standards and procedures, and ensuring deadlines are achieved.

  • Support IT risk, audit, and compliance reporting via consolidated dashboards to aid in executive management decision making process. Partner with technology and risk stakeholders in implementation and roll-out of the company GRC tool (e.g. OneSumx)

  • Assist technology owners in development and documentation of IT process flows and identify control points and weaknesses.

  • Create and, advise in implementing solutions and mitigation plans for control deficiencies; regulatory and compliance gaps and make recommendations for process efficiencies.

  • Partner with IT business owners to ensure action plans are designed and implemented.

  • Prepare reports/memos that detail the results of work and improvement recommendations.

  • Educate and coach internal Technology teams on technology risk, audit, and control principles, including Transamerica's IT control framework.

  • Working knowledge within industry as well as handle around various regulatory frameworks (SOC 1, SOC 2, SOX, COBIT 5, ISO, NIST, etc.).

  • Ability to develop working relationships with the business, and a broad understanding of business processes in order to translate technical issues into business-related decision points.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, management information systems, computer science, or equivalent experience.

  • Project management skills to work on large complex projects.

  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills to identify and address issues in order to mitigate risk. Communication skills to work cross-functionally with teams and document/track standards, procedures and audit schedules/plans.

  • Ten years of experience working in a technology related environment, specifically within External Audit, Internal Audit, Information Security, IT Risk

  • & Compliance, etc.

  • Extensive knowledge of IT systems security and IT infrastructure.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in related field (MIS, IT, computer science, accounting, etc.).

  • Strong knowledge and/or prior experience in the insurance, pensions or financial services industry.

  • Experience working in a Big Four firm Knowledge of IS audit standards (COBIT, COSO).

  • Relevant experience in SOC1, SOC2, and/or SOX control testing.

  • Exposure to compliance regulations such as New York State Department of Financial Services (NYFS) Rule 500 and California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA).

  • Experience in any of the following IT disciplines (application development, information security, enterprise architecture, data privacy and protection, data discovery / documentation management, shadow IT).

  • Experience with IT Risk Management principles including industry leading practices, industry frameworks, and processes

  • One or more of the following certifications:

  • (CISA) Certified Information Systems Auditor

  • (CRISC) Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control

  • (CISM) Certified Information Security Manager

  • (CIA) Certified Internal Auditor

Leadership and Behavioral Skills

  • Ability to go toe to toe with auditors and resolve conflicts.

  • Project management skills to work on large complex projects.

  • High level of integrity and trust.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Working Conditions

  • Office environment.

  • Moderate travel (1520%)

Our Culture at Transamerica we promote a Future Fit mindset. What is a Future Fit mindset?

  • Acting as One fosters an environment of positive collaboration

  • Accountability allows us to own the problem as well as the solution

  • Agility inspires new ideas, innovation and challenges the status quo

  • Customer Centricity encourages an above and beyond approach to our customer

Why Work for Us

Total Rewards at Transamerica: It's more than a paycheck.

Our comprehensive Total Rewards package is designed to help support you in many ways throughout all stages of your life and career. We provide a competitive, market-driven program that encompasses base compensation, bonus potential, retirement, health and wellness benefits, learning and development opportunities, plus great employee perks. All designed with you in mind to help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally - and feel valued for the work you do.

Learn more about our Total Rewards Package.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

AEGON USA Realty Advisors, LLC, is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will insure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies. Please contact: if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Ontario Applicants:

Our Company is committed to providing accessibility to those with disabilities in a manner that is consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity, that is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 ("AODA"). Please contact if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

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