Internal Audit Technology - AVP/ Director




New York, New York

Employment Type



A prominent global alternative investment firm is looking to hire an experienced professional to join its IT audit team due to the extensive growth of its business.

Job Description:

Compensation : $140000 - $165000
Job ID : 13214


  • Assist in the annual risk assessment process and contribute to the formation of the annual audit plan through direct input, insight and perspective related to the Blackstone Technology environment
  • Perform risk-based technology audits and reviews of systems, applications and IT processes across Blackstone’s global businesses, products, regions, and enterprise functions
  • Write reports to management to communicate the results of the work performed, recommend management action plans, and validate completion of action plans
  • Identify and evaluating key controls (i.e., SOPs, ITGCs, applications controls, etc.) from a design and operating perspective to provide independent assurance of risk mitigation
  • Develop technology audit work programs, perform testing, document test results, identify findings as applicable, and work with internal staff to design corrective actions that mitigate risk, drive efficiency and add value
  • Develop ongoing working relationships with key technology stakeholders across the firm, communicate ways to improve controls and have a strong understanding of new firm wide initiatives in the pipeline
  • Manage, develop, train, and mentor colleagues on projects and assess performance for engagement
  • Champion innovation and find opportunities to drive efficiency through automation with existing technical infrastructure and new technologies, including the use of data analytics
  • Leverage industry experience to provide advisory services during the development of new businesses, design of new processes and implementation of systems

Job Requirements:


  • 6-8+ years of IT Governance/IT Audit – Internal Audit and/or Big Four experience in the financial services industry
  • A degree in accounting, finance, computer science or business-related field / MBA or CPA is a plus
  • CISA, CISM, CIA or CISSP certification preferred
  • Understanding of internal control environments within the IT function
  • Experience with multiple technology domains including aspects of Windows, Unix, Cloud and/or database administration, software development and networking
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies (e.g., robotics, AI, Cloud, Mobile) and data analytics is a plus
  • Experience with internal audit risk assessments, SOX/Internal controls and/or ERP security and control review
  • Ability to develop innovative recommendations to mitigate risks and add value
  • Ability to recommend technology and tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables


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