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SunTrust Audit Service is an integral and active part of a dynamic risk management environment at SunTrust Bank.  An opportunity for a motivated leader and business process-oriented information technology (IT) audit professional exists.  We are seeking an experienced IT audit management professional who can help lead technology risk assessments, audit execution, client relationship management and staff development. While engaged on integrated and focused IT audit projects, the candidate will have significant opportunities to collaborate with other audit teams. Additionally, this opportunity will build and strengthen direct relationships with key technology, business and audit executives in order to update periodic risk assessments, identify audit opportunities, define appropriate audit scopes, and execute audit delivery. 


Minimum Requirements: 

  • At least seven years of relevant information technology audit experience
  • Experience supervising and reviewing work for audit team members
  • Experience coaching and developing professional skills of audit team members
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare meaningful, well-written, and fully-supported audit reports
  • Enthusiasm for leading departmental excellence, such as team building, training and knowledge enrichment, and development of subject matter expertise
  • Having professional certification for at least one of the following: CISA, CIA, ITIL, CPA, CFE, CISSP, CISM


The IT Audit Manager must have demonstrated experience in the following areas:

Technical Audit Experience:

  • Leading relevant, complex internal audits and/or other audit projects/initiatives utilizing information technology control frameworks, such as COBIT, ITIL and FFIEC, where applicable.
  • Audit and/or consulting experience with:
    • IT strategy, governance, and risk management
    • Security configuration and access provisioning
    • Application security, including segregation of duties and least privileged access
    • Financial and business process controls
  • Demonstrating critical thinking in identifying audit issues beyond compliance level expectations.
  • Leveraging continuous auditing or data analytics in controls testing and risk monitoring.


Audit execution:

  • Actively leading all aspects of audit execution from planning through reporting
  • Assessing risks associated with audit results based on severity, probability of occurrence and impact of identified issues
  • Defining and documenting appropriate audit scopes
  • Performing regular risk assessments and determining implications to audit plan
  • Understanding and consistently applying audit quality standards
  • Sharing knowledge appropriately within and outside the audit organization
  • Ensuring work is completed within assigned timeframes and budgets



  • Effectively presenting risk assessment results and identifying responsive audits
  • Preparing clear, concise and accurate documentation and audit reports
  • Developing, presenting, and defending relevant audit issues and recommendations to management
  • Confidently using clear, professional, and effective communication skills at all levels



  • Demonstrating strong supervisory, project management and execution skills, including: prioritizing tasks, balancing workload, anticipating next steps, and adapting to change
  • Pursuing work with enthusiasm, energy and drive
  • Committing to own personal growth and professional development, as well as that of staff and interns
  • Collaboratively working with management to improve internal controls and processes



  • Establishing and building effective relationships with key business and external contacts
  • Understanding the roles, responsibilities, processes, and goals of key contacts and their departments
  • Tailoring audit approaches based on changes in the business and client needs
  • Maintaining a positive, professional and team-oriented attitude



  • Understanding and applying risk and internal control concepts
  • Identifying root cause factors contributing to audit issues
  • Surfacing and pursuing resolution of audit issues with clients
  • Developing practical and effective recommendations for reducing risk


Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s's degree in Information Systems Audit and Control, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related IT Audit and Controls discipline 


The position is located in downtown Atlanta, GA.  While the majority of the work occurs in Atlanta, some travel is required, but not expected to exceed 10%.


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