Location(s): Holmdel, NJ or Bethlehem, PA
Job Description and Synthesis
Internal Audit’s mission is to provide independent and objective assurance and advisory services guided by a philosophy of adding value to improve the operations our client, its subsidiaries, and affiliated entities. Internal Audit assists the company in accomplishing its objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of governance, risk management, and internal control, while furthering staff development and providing career growth opportunities.
This position will assist the Head of IT Audit in actively managing and maintaining the activities of a diverse, seasoned, professional IT audit staff. This includes supervising assurance and advisory projects carried out to enhance the enterprise IT control environment and add value to the Company. Activities include planning and executing audits, communicating issues and progress, and reporting audit results. The job requires a highly efficient and effective individual to review, evaluate, and report on complex IT-related risks and controls in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditors Standards and established methodologies. This individual will also perform high quality, value-add, assurance and attestation services that identify, evaluate and report on complex IT-related risks.
This individual must have excellent communication skills, be detail-oriented, and provide thought leadership on IT risk management and controls. This includes providing governance, compliance, and investigation support along with other advisory services. Building strong relationships and collaborating with the IT senior management is essential to this role. This position functions as the key contact between Internal Audit and the IT organization, serves as an audit subject matter resource for IT, and provides an annual audit opinion. This role requires a broad understanding of business and IT objectives, functions and strategies to perform ongoing IT risk evaluations and develop an annual IT audit plan.
Spencer is the Founder and Managing Partner of MBK Search, LLC - an executive search firm that specializes in the governance, risk, compliance, and cybersecurity market space. Prior to founding MBK, Spencer was Head of Operational Risk at Bridgewater Associates. Before moving to Bridgewater, Spencer was the Head of Risk for ICAP, Plc covering the Americas Region. He started his career in venture capital as an investment associate.
Spencer graduated from Harvard University in 2001 and resides in Ridgefield, CT with his wife and two sons.