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Our mission as a leading investment management firm is to help our clients achieve their long-term financial goals. We believe our associates are the key to this mission and we are always looking for talented individuals who share our commitment to our clientA cents € (TM) s success. If youA cents € (TM) re looking for challenging work experiences and the ability to learn in a collaborative culture, we invite you to explore the opportunities available at T. Rowe Price.PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION The Lead Audit Manager responsible for ensuring the successful completion of the Internal Audit Annual Technology Tactical Audit Plan by managing a staff of exempt professionals. The Lead Audit Manager, is responsible for providing guidance, leadership and coaching to the senior and staff auditors in order that they may successfully complete the planning, documentation, testing and reporting phases of each assigned audit and achieve their identified career goals. This management position requires the application of strategic thinking, project and people management, decision-making skills, technical expertise, and knowledge of industry and auditing practices. PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES People and Project Management: Align the Technology Tactical Audit Plan to strategic initiatives, create and actively manage the plan, as approved by the TRPG Audit Committee. Assign audit projects to senior and staff technology auditors based on the complexity and risk level of the project, the skill sets of the staff members, and staff availability.Manage the workload of the technology auditors to complete the Technology Tactical Audit Plan (TAP), as submitted to, and approved by, the TRPG Audit Committee.Coordinate with Sr. Business Unit Management on the available resources and timing of the reviews.Assist technology auditors in developing each projectA cents € (TM) s scope by ensuring all risks are identified and addressed;Follow and support the established Audit Workflow of the department and proactively communicate the status of the project to BU and IAD management. Review and approve engagement memos. Engagement memos are addressed to Senior and Mid-Level Business Unit Managers to communicate the scope and timing of an upcoming audit project;Partner with Senior Business Unit leadership to validate the key risks and internal controls identified during the most recent Business Risk Assessment and determine how they apply to the upcoming audit project;Review, edit, and approve audit programs after thoroughly documenting key risks and controls;Provide supervisory support to technology auditors for their Project kickoff and exit conference meetings with auditees;Guide technology auditors in identifying potential issues and working with BU management to identify and implement workable solutions;Review and approve audit workpapers to verify that all objectives were met, all control gaps have been addressed and that the results are appropriate;Manage project execution as performed by technology auditors to ensure project deliverables are achieved from established milestones.Review and approve changes to project milestonesCoach and support assigned staff with timely and appropriate feedback, one-on-ones and development guidance.Facilitate bi-weekly meetings with assigned staff to assess and manage productivityFacilitate staff integration, mentoring, and team buildingReview resumes for potential candidates and selects those for interviewing; Conducts interviewing for potential audit staff candidates and determines who is appropriate for a second round of interviews with Sr. Audit Managers. Set annual objectives and prepare and deliver annual evaluations.Develop and implement training programs for technology audit staff;Identify opportunities for audit staff to provide assistance on special projects and assign staff with applicable skills;Develop, implement, champion and adhere to the company and TRP policies, including but not limited to: Work from home A cents € " available after 6 monthsMobile devicesCode of EthicsAnti-BriberyTravel and Entertainment Communication: Facilitate meetings with the process owner or SMEA cents € (TM) s within the business.Prepare and deliver project status update emailsArticulate audit project status to IAD managementPrepare, deliver, and facilitate audit project status meetings with senior partnersOrganize and drive planning, kick off and close meetings with the business.Delivers clear and concise written documents (emails, memos, reports, etc.)Effectively and timely communicate the results of testing and identified issues to IAD management and BU management. Demonstrate an ability to effectively manage meetings.Represent Internal Audit on selected committees or cross function working groupsInfluence business unit management to accept our findings and recommendationsCreate Corrective Action Plan (CAP) Summaries, which are designed to apprise the TRPG Audit Committee of issues identified during the audit;Review and approve audit reports, audit results logs and project summaries that are acceptable to the Sr. Audit Manager and Head of Audit.Organize and facilitate technology staff meetings to communicate management feedback, provide opportunity for staff interaction and educate staff on recent developments or future plans Design and Execute Complex Audit and Consulting Projects or Special Project Initiatives Perform ad-hoc audits assigned by the Sr. Audit Manager (through request from Senior Management) to assess risk associated with various internal (security breaches, system failure, reconciliation errors) or external (SEC/DOL/FINRA, privacy) issues. You must aggressively fast-track the audit process to develop opinions and conclusions within constrained timeframes.Coordinate with Sr. Business Unit Management on the available resources and timing of assigned reviews.Conduct periodic update meetings with selected business unit managers and associates to discuss current events, issues, challenges and schedules to design the assigned audit projects to adequately address the concerns of management;Identify the key inherent risks of the audit subject and assess their potential impacts to TRPIL and TRPG, along with probability of occurrence;Design and perform a comprehensive audit program that adequately addresses all identified risks and tests the key internal controls implemented to mitigate those risks. Identify control deficiencies and develop CAPS that address the deficiencies while being cognizant of business unit resource constraints. Coordinate between various business units to adequately address issues that bridge multiple areas or need other areaA cents € (TM) s support;Present audit results to Sr. Business Unit Management and obtain their agreement on the issues and recommendations by presenting a well thought out analysis that addresses all questions and incorporates a thorough understanding of the audited subject;Draft an audit report that properly summarizes the audit subject, including key risks and controls, and coordinate acceptance of its content with the Sr. Audit Manager and Sr. Business Unit Management;Maintain relationships with the Sr. Business Unit Management to verify the resolution of identified issues; andFollow-up with business unit leaders to verify that recommendations were implemented as agreed upon, and within the agreed upon timeframes. Department Initiatives: Be a leader of the team and department. Lead, facilitate and participate in team and department meetings and discussions. Develop and raise project ideas. Develop a network of contacts and sources of data in order to identify potential projects and risks or potential impacts to our audit plan.Take initiative on department projects or efforts.Network with peers to strengthen the IAD reputation and understand the TRP businessAttend committees / staff meetings as assigned. Save meeting notes in the SharePoint siteHold assigned/agreed networking meetings on a regular basis. Document the meeting notes in SharePoint.Provide technical support and expertise to department members and partners; SharePoint, project testing techniques and tools, IAD management software. QUALIFICATIONS Required College degree and 4 years of related work experience, orAssociate degree and 6 years related work experience, orHigh School diploma/equivalent and 8 years related work experienceExcellent oral and written communication skillsSelf-directed, problem-solving orientationAbility to plan, organize and coordinate projectsAbility to analyze issues, recommend solutions, and see changes through to completionAbility to interact with various levels and departments within the firmAttention to detailProficient in information systems and leading technology conceptsDemonstrated ability to think strategicallyAbility to work with outside vendors to address TRP needsAbility to effectively work within a team and to demonstrate the ability to build teamsAbility to demonstrate leadership and build the skill sets of the teamPrevious experience managing a team Preferred BachelorA cents € (TM) s degreeThree years staff management or project management experienceFive yearsA cents € (TM) experience in industry auditing or accounting, and in supervising and conducting auditsFinancial Services Industry experienceDetailed knowledge of IT audit techniques, theories and standardsWorking detailed knowledge with IT control standards and frameworks (COBIT, NIST, ISO)A professional designation (CPA/CIA/CISA/CISSP) T. Rowe Price is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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