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Technology Audit Senior Manager/Manager

Manulife and John Hancock Tokyo, Japan
Posted 24 days ago Permanent Competitive
Technology Audit Senior Manager/Manager
We are a leading financial services provider committed to making decisions easier and lives better for our customers and colleagues around the world. From our environmental initiatives to our community investments, we lead with values throughout our business. To help us stand out, we help you step up, because when colleagues are healthy, respected and meaningfully challenged, we all thrive. Discover how you can grow your career, make impact and drive real change with our Winning Team today.

Working Arrangement

Hybrid

Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Independently lead and participate in multiple audit projects in parallel that may have changing scope, timeline, and resources under a complex technology environment.
  • Independently assess the IT control environment and provide assurance to management with timely recommendations that reduce risk, help them run their business better, make strategic and operational decisions, and be responsible for management of risks and controls.
  • Managing relationships with IT stakeholders, other internal governance groups, external auditors, and regulators.
  • Manage and take the lead of audit engagement under Asia segment and collaborate with North America audit teams on global audits.

Roles Summary:
  • Plan and execute technology audits to objectively evaluate the effectiveness of key controls and adequacy of risk management practices; collaborating with management to obtain a consensus on establishing the problem, risk exposure; produce meaningful audit reports that clearly articulate the position on risks and related issues, while meeting Audit Services operational targets related to budget, timeline and quality of execution.
  • Perform integrated/cross functional audits in partnership with groups across Audit Services to provide comprehensive reporting on risks that could prevent the achievement of management's objectives.
  • All types of audits may be performed such as: technology, project, integrated audit as well as the assistance with the annual external audits, regulator inspections and other projects.
  • Assisting in annual IT audit plan risk assessment, and working together with business audit teams to prepare IT portions within the audit committee report.
  • Special work may be performed as determined by department priorities.
  • Travel with Asia is required. Locations include China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Philippines, and Vietnam.
  • Occasional night calls with North America is required.

Experience & Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Engineering, or related discipline with 6 - 10 years' technology audit or IT consulting experience.
  • Recognized professional auditing (CISA, CIA, CPA) or security (CISSP, CCSP, CISM, CEH, CHFI, etc.) designations.
  • In-house financial institutions technology audit, application development and IT security experience would be an advantage.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in Application Security and Cybersecurity.
  • Previous Big-4 experience is preferable with audit and IT advisory experience.
  • Proficient in English with strong report writing and communication skills.
  • Proficient in business Japanese and be able to conduct audit in Japanese.
  • Proficient in Excel and other analytical tools such as PowerBI; dedicated to applying Data Analytics in each audit where applicable.
  • Strong knowledge of audit methodologies including Agile Auditing, control frameworks and risk management techniques, including current information security or application management technologies.
  • Proven track record in independently leading audit engagements from planning to reporting audit results on time and under pressure.
  • Good business knowledge of the insurance and wealth & asset management industry, and good understanding to relevant regulatory requirements and guidelines (e.g., Japan Financial Services Agency, Hong Kong Insurance Authority, The Securities and Futures Commissions, Monetary Authority of Singapore, Bank Negara Malaysia etc.)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, oral and written.
  • Results oriented; able to strike work balance while running multiple priorities and projects.
  • Strong business judgment in assessing significance of issues and developing value added recommendations.
  • Strong customer focus and commitment to quality.
  • Strong team player who willingly and openly shares ideas and knowledge and vice versa.
  • Staying current with latest technologies with good understanding associated emerging risks.
  • Staying current the changing laws and regulations on technology such as cybersecurity for responsible markets under Asia segment.

About Manulife and John Hancock

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Asia, Canada, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2022, we had more than 40,000 employees, over 116,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving over 34 million customers. At the end of 2022, we had $1.3 trillion (US$1.0 trillion) in assets under management and administration, including total invested assets of $0.4 trillion (US $0.3 trillion), and segregated funds net assets of $0.3 trillion (US$0.3 trillion). We trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges, and under '945' in Hong Kong.

Manulife is an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Manulife/John Hancock, we embrace our diversity. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention, advancement and compensation, and we administer all of our practices and programs without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, creed, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, genetic characteristics, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other ground protected by applicable law.

It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. All information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and Manulife/John Hancock policies. To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact recruitment@manulife.com.
Job ID  JR24031860
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