KPMG

IT Audit Assistant Manager

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  29 May, 2021
  • Job Ref:  KMP-59959

Job Description

KPMG in Malta is one of the leading providers of audit, tax and advisory services. Our vision is to be our clients’ clear choice, the employer of choice, and also to maintain the highest levels of trust by the community. Our work is client-centric, and we integrate innovative methodologies and deep expertise to deliver results. This translates into a high level of client satisfaction. Our experience ranges from multinationals to promising startups, private to public sector undertakings, local to an international clientele. Our values remain at the heart of all we do; shared by all our firms in 147 countries. KPMG (including Microsoft Business Solutions) is the largest professional services provider in Malta, with over 750 employees.

About the role
We are currently seeking an IT Audit Assistant Manager to join our Audit team, which is made up of over 130 Auditors. Our IT Audit function is fully integrated with the financial audit engagement teams and is ultimately responsible for supporting them in evaluating and obtaining comfort over IT systems.

The chosen candidate will be responsible for assisting in managing the work and delivery of a team of IT Auditors, coaching them and reviewing their work to ensure it is reliable and of sufficient quality to support the financial audit opinions. You will report directly to the Director of IT Assurance and will have the opportunity to work on key clients and some of the largest internet gaming, banking and insurance companies on the island, together with the varied technologies they adopt. As the role is a dynamic one, you will also have the opportunity of developing and applying methodologies for addressing disruptive technologies such as Blockchain and its adoption for Cryptocurrency investments, adopting data analytics solutions and challenging traditional practices.

You will form part of a multidisciplinary team that value information sharing and together come up with the audit approach for our clients. What’s more, you will have great opportunities to develop and enjoy a challenging work environment as our client portfolio continues to increase with the reliance on IT application controls being so critical in arriving at an audit opinion.

Candidates must have:

  • A degree, or same level qualification in accounting or IT related field;
  • CISA certification;
  • IT Audit experience on International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) based engagements;
  • Experience within a Big 4 Audit firm;
  • Experience in managing engagements;
  • Experience in coaching staff;
  • Be meticulous, quality-focused and yet an efficient driver towards achieving goals and deadlines;
  • Be highly organised;
  • Possess strong English communication skills.

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience on Service Organisation Control (SOC) reports, preferably the International Standard on Assurance Engagements (ISAE) 3000 and 3402, or alternatively, the US versions, such as the SSAE 18 or the older SSAE16 or SAS 70.

Candidates with prior financial audit experience will be considered favourably, however, it is not essential for this post.