IT Audit Manager

Oportun

Florida, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 03/29/2021
  • Website: oportun.com
  • Company Address: 1600 Seaport blvd, Redwood City, CA, 94063

About Oportun

At Oportun, we want to see you succeed. From personal loans to financial resources, we have the tools to help get you through life's ups and downs.

Our mission-based, technology-powered approach is designed to be inclusive, affordable, and empowering. By lending money to hardworking, low-to-moderate-income individuals, we help our customers move forward in their lives, demonstrate their creditworthiness, and help establish the credit history they need to access new opportunities.

Job Description

Company Overview

ABOUT OPORTUN

 

Based in Silicon Valley, Oportun (Nasdaq:OPRT) is dedicated to financial inclusion for the estimated 100 million people in the U.S. who are shut out of the financial mainstream because they don’t have a credit score or have been mis-scored by a traditional credit bureau. As a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), Oportun’s mission is to provide inclusive, affordable financial services that empower its customers to build a better future. 

 

Since our first loan in 2006, Oportun has made over 3.8 million loans totaling over $9 billion to customers across 12 states. Oportun’s customers have saved an estimated $1.7 billion in interest and fees compared to the alternatives typically available to them. Oportun has helped more than 860,000 people establish a credit history for the first time. 

 

Oportun was named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in the World for 2020, a TIME Magazine 2018 Genius Company in recognition of its impact in helping to reinvent the future of lending. Oportun was recently named one of the Top Workplaces for 2019 and 2020 by the Bay Area News Group and recognized as the Best Consumer Lending Product by FinTech Breakthrough. Oportun previously made several fastest-growing lists, including Inc. 5000’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America and the San Francisco Business Times’ Fastest Growing Private Companies. 

 

Overview

The Internal Audit Technology Manager is responsible for managing and performing internal audit projects to evaluate the existing control environment over technology risk. This includes ensuring that the technology practices comply with policies, standards, and regulatory requirements and, that best practices are applied, where applicable. He or she is responsible for developing audit programs, executing audits, or assigning and directing staffing resources to complete the audit plans as scheduled, generating final audit reports for internal and external review, and conducting thorough follow-up audits on previously identified issues. In addition to managing all activities of the Internal Audit Technology group, the Manager will, as needed, manage audits co-sourced with 3rd party audit firms as well as coordinate and assist external and regulatory auditors, if needed.

He or she will also conduct periodic risk assessments to support the annual plan and recommend adjustments to the plan based on emerging risks.

The Internal Audit Technology Manager will work directly with all internal management levels as well as internal consultants and external auditors. The candidate should be detail oriented and have strong organizational and relationship building skills.

Responsibilities

His/her responsibilities will also include the following;

  • Assist the Sr. Director of Internal Audit in the preparation and administration of the annual audit plan for technology entities.
  • Plan and oversee technology audits and integrated audits to assess controls, operational efficiencies and compliance with all policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Maintain the Internal Audit Risk Assessment up to date.
  • Maintain a comprehensive system for recording all audit plans, work papers, findings, reports, and follow-up audits.
  • Ensure the timely and accurate completion of the technology audit plan. Incorporate agile practices, where appropriate.
  • Review audit work performed by staff for completion and accuracy.
  • Prepare and complete detailed audit work for certain audits.
  • Conduct audit exit conferences. Draft and issue audit reports.
  • Conduct special audits as required by management and issue results.
  • Recommend risk mitigation practices to improve operations as well as internal controls.
  • Respond to ad hoc requests to address control issues on new business processes, policies and procedures, and provide consultative services to management.
  • Assist with the validation of corrective action plans.
  • Identify opportunities to utilize data analytics techniques where appropriate to evaluate large and complex populations of data and assist in the build up of the data analytics program.
  • Commit to continuous skills and knowledge development regarding industry trends, emerging risks, and internal audit tools and techniques.
  • Provide mentoring to other team members, as needed.
  • Anticipate and manage obstacles and formulate effective solutions.
  • Build, develop, and maintain strong business relationships with business and technology partners, acting as a trusted advisor.
  • Strive to build institutional knowledge of specific products, systems, and processes to become a subject matter resource.
  • Support the strategy of the company by providing assurance to third parties.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Accounting, Finance, or related required.
  • CISA required.
  • Minimum 10 years of Internal Audit, IT Controls, Information Security or a combination of related experience, that includes 4-5 years of project and people management experience.
  • Financial services industry experience required.
  • Big 4 experience and working in a co-sourced environment a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience evaluating the design and effectiveness of technology and information security controls.
  • Able to work on multiple assignments simultaneously and prioritize accordingly.
  • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication, exceptional interpersonal, and relationship building skills.
  • Able to collaborate with business partners and identify and address business needs through building solid relationships.
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment and adaptive to change very quickly with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate a balance of skills with common-sense and an excellent ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.

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