ITGC Officer Job at Verisure Innovation AB in Malmö
The role will part of a growing and talented Group IT Technology. This is a critical role that will ensure that the organization is ready for IT audits, that the required preparation work is done for a successful audit result.
The role will be expected to impact quickly and develop as the business grows. It is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to create effective IT GC/ IT Audit processes and procedures that will drive high-performance, shareholder value and positive business results.
The company’s success depends on its people and it invests in them every day. Working with Verisure is being part of an industry leading world-class company that has a strong entrepreneurial spirit.
Over the past years, Verisure has experienced an exceptional and resilient financial performance with a very long track record of double-digit growth – thanks to continuous drive for Innovation, our very sophisticated Go To Market and replicable business model for expansion into new countries.
Our strong and visionary Management Team is now supporting the business’ next phase of growth with a robust business plan for value creation .
The ITGC Officer will be responsible for providing direction, guidance and expertise on all IT audit matters, as well as to draft and lead the management testing, evaluate ITGC controls design and effectiveness to support financial reporting and operating procedures.
He/she will collaborate with internal stakeholders at a local and regional level, to ensure that the ITGC program supports the company’s future growth plan. Eventually, the role will be critical in ensuring that the IT General Controls are properly set up and implemented cross IT Technology to ensure a clear overview of the readiness of the IT organization regarding upcoming audit sessions with the aim to achieve the highest possible level of compliance.
This will include leading the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of ITGC strategies and programs across teams and projects, as well as their harmonization across the company.
Responsibilities will include:
Lead, manage & develop the ITGC framework and strategy by working together with the internal Control team, system owners and the external IT Audit team
Develops and maintains the ITGC process, risk, and control documentation. Determines key IT risks and controls and tests the operational effectiveness of related key controls.
Develop and present ITGC scoping and testing to system owners as they implement their full scope testing
Participate in design and operating effectiveness testing of in-scope database, operating system, applications and process levels
Documents and issues deficiencies and ensures that management remediates such deficiencies.
Drive the consultation with internal stakeholders regarding the purpose of testing ITGC, provide guidance on the implementation of ITGC and offer suggestions on how to improve their ITGCs
Evaluate IT general controls (ITGC) including information security, change management, data center and physical security; disaster recovery and systems development life cycle (SDLC) by working closely with internal partners within Information Security, Internal Control, IT Technology function
Assist in performing the annual IT risk assessment to determine those IT risks to be included in the annual testing plan, as well as identify specific system IT risks and objectives
Collaborate and follow up with system owners to develop and maintain of IT Risk and Control standards and to ensure the monitoring of the controls occurs throughout the year
Train and support the organization regarding the creation of required material and requested evidence as well as how to efficiently document the wow so can easily be proved we do what we committed to do
Follow up on prioritized improvements of the wow that impacts ITGC and escalate to Management Team if needed
Invite and take part in all meetings between external Auditor and our organization
Function as a liaison with the external auditors during their compliance testing
Coordinate the ITGC testing with PwC to increase the efficiency of the external audit
Monitor and consult regarding significant IT system implementations and upgrades
Communicate project status, concerns, or issues to the management in a timely manner
Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with team members, business (IT) process owners, management, internal auditors and external auditors
Experiences and Qualifications
We see this role as critical for the achievement of Verisure’s growth and organizational transformation goals.
As result, we are looking for a high potential individual who will combine in-depth ITGC expertise with strong organizational skills and a proactive business mindset focused on driving value to the business. The ideal candidate will be a strategic solution provider as well as an operational enabler by planning, executing, and reporting on internal control and internal audit engagements that develop, assess, or help improve the design and operating effectiveness of IT risk management and internal control activities
Experience in a similar role within a Big 4 or a complex IT technology company
Strong knowledge of Audit Methodologies and Management Testing Audit
Knowledge and experience on facilitation the ITGC process and work closely with system owners to ensure IT compliance across teams, systems and functions
Understanding of ITGC in context of a complex and dynamic IT technology company, with stakeholders in multiple locations
Experience in overseeing the IT compliance with the organization by looking at the information security, change management and computer operations processes
Strong communication skills, being able to create strong working relations with stakeholders at different levels in the organization
Experience in working closely and managing the communication with external auditors
Good knowledge of performing audit testing, reporting and formulating improvement guidelines for better IT Audit result
Track record of leading complex projects and changes in an organization of similar complexity
Successful education track record with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Business Intelligence, or related field
Significant experience in multi-national and multi-cultural environment
Fluent English speaker with international experience
Good SharePoint and Confluence (or similar) knowledge. Expert Excel skills
Experience of working with diverse and remote teams
Strong analytical and organizational skills to create focused action plans and drive insights through metrics
High interpersonal skills that help create close and efficient working relationships with system owners, auditors and management team
Effective time project management skills – a proven track record of getting things done and leading projects to measurable impact
Strong, confident, humble process driver that exerts influence through added value add leadership
Accuracy, attention to detail, and strong auditing skills
An enthusiastic and high energy individual with a strong drive to create a positive work environment
Independent problem solver that can set priorities, make high-quality judgements, lead team to setup decision points in a structured way, and enable efficient decision making
Excellent written and oral presentation and communication skills
Ability and willingness to take a “hands-on” approach, while maintaining an ability for a high level or strategic view of ITGC programme activities
Ability to work effectively at both the strategic and operational levels
A match to our culture – high energy and flex, fantastic at communication and huge amounts of drive. Collaborative working is key!
Strong fit with our Company DNA
Passionate in Everything We Do: Our people have a sense of energy that is unmistakable, one that drives us to delight our customers and focus on creating impact quickly.
Committed to Making a Difference: When we say we will do something; we deliver with excellence. We are accountable, focused and operate with discipline.
Always Innovating: We believe that Innovation can be big or small; it’s a continuous state of mind that inspires us to think differently and always make things better. We are risk-takers and we learn continuously.
Winning as a Team: Our people know that by leveraging one another’s strengths, investing in and developing our team’s capability and by collaborating well, we will win.
With Trust & Responsibility: Operating with integrity is core to our success. We are humble, honest and value deep mastery and expertise. We do the right thing, always.
Company: Verisure Innovation AB
Company Location: Malmö