• Assistant Manager , Controls Assurance / GCOO Assurance Jobs in Pune,India - 25676286

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Assistant Manager, Controls Assurance/GCOO Assurance 0000DFHD


Asst Manager Controls Assurance
Role Purpose
The purpose of the role Asst Manager - Control Assurance is to deliver controls testing within the GCOO Assurance utility Prior experience of control testing and performing IT assurance testing are essential as this role supports the execution of the CCO Testing Methodology This role will also require the individual to deliver IT control testing as part of the GCOO Assurance team

This role is based in Pune

Principal Accountabilities (Key activities & decision making areas)

Impact on the Business

Responsible for the timely delivery of IT control testing in line with the quarterly and annual testing plans and being transparent and accurate in the completion of testing deliverables, as will be reported to Senior Management
Applying judgment in relation to the identification and publication of control testing findings through identifying the key risks and issues
Working as part of a team of IT control testers to effectively and efficiently complete testing for CCO within the GCOO Assurance
Supporting the completion of targeted control reviews covering IT risks and working collaboratively with other GCOO Assurance team members

Customers / Stakeholders

Establishing effective working relationship within the Regional testing team covering Asia Pacific
Supporting the IT Control Manager in maintaining trusted advisor relationships with internal stakeholders and partnering with 2nd and 3rd Lines of Defence (LOD) including Operational Risk, ISR, Internal Audit etc on coverage of IT control testing
Being resilient in the face of, sometimes acute, pressure to redact IT control testing findings and recommendations by focusing on the facts of testing outcomes

Leadership & Teamwork

Supporting the delivery of the CCO vision of the GCOO Assurance team and maintaining the alignment to HSBCs vision, values and goals
Delivery of IT control testing for CCO through timely completion of the annual testing plan and targeted reviews
Inspires and engages with people to create an inclusive and high performing testing team
Supporting regional teamwork and taking action to address any activities and behaviors that are not consistent with HSBCs diversity policy and/or the best interests of the business and its customers

Operational Effectiveness & Control

Supporting the enhancement of testing processes to deliver the quarterly/ annual IT control testing plans and targeted reviews
Embedding quality into their testing deliverables and ensuring compliance with the CCO Testing Methodology
Ensure compliance with HSBC policy and procedures, together with early identification and escalation of IT control issues as they arise
Providing management with visibility of delivery issues, especially on the completion of critical reviews that impact IT

Major Challenges

Risk management focus continues to be heightened due to breaks in IT controls regularly appearing in the press
Balancing the different control testing requirements of key control indicators, targeted control reviews or testing of key effective controls that mitigate the very high and high operational risks
Driving a positive internal control culture across IT and the wider organization
Timely delivery of testing deliverables

Role Context

HOST Functions (Operations, HSBC Technology, Global Procurement and Corporate Real Estate) are accountable and responsible for their day to day activities and processes, including mitigating operational risks through the operation of key controls Certain Business Division processes and activities may be outsourced, externally to third party providers or internally to one of the HOST Functions Outsourcing does not, however, diminish management responsibility for comprehensive risk management

This GCL explains these responsibilities as they apply to all of the HOST

Businesses and Regions
Support the delivery of the global control testing strategy within the CCO Function; specifically, through the delivery of the IT quarterly and annual control testing plans and supporting targeted control reviews of high risk areas
Raising awareness and understanding of IT risks, controls and risk management
Leading teams to deliver IT management testing and targeted control reviews for the CCO Function
Ensure IT control testing activities are focused on the highest priority areas and performed to a high quality
Support the development and recruitment of resources within the COE Testing Team
Supporting the Heads of SOX Testing Delivery, Management and Targeted Review Delivery and IT Testing in the timely delivery of quality control testing that underpins the Operational Risk Framework

Management of Risk

This will be achieved by consistently displaying the behaviors that form part of the HSBC values and culture and adhering to HSBC risk policies and procedures, including notification and escalation of any concerns and taking required action in relation to points raised by audit and/or external regulators Specifically
Assessing IT operational risks based on the timely completion of IT control testing and targeted control reviews, taking into account the findings identified from testing
Assessing and testing effective IT controls that mitigate very high and high operational risks and understanding their role in risk management and internal control referred to as the Three Lines of Defence
Responsible for testing IT controls to ensure that IT Operational Risks are managed in accordance with the Group Standards Manual, Risk FIM, & relevant guidelines & standards
Fair treatment of our customers is at the heart of everything we do, both personally and as an organization

Observation of Internal Controls

Maintains HSBC internal control standards, including timely retesting of IT controls that have been remediated through the completion of internal and external IT audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators
Understands, follows and demonstrates compliance with all relevant internal and external rules, regulations and procedures that apply to the conduct of the business in which the jobholder is involved, specifically IT Internal Controls and any supporting policies and procedures
Demonstrating adherence to internal control through the assessment of all relevant IT procedures as part of IT control testing, keeping appropriate records of testing working papers and supporting evidence

Experience, Skills and Qualifications (Key requirements for the role)

Demonstrable knowledge in IT operational risk management, internal control, or internal audit preferably within a banking operations and / or IT Function
Process assessment experience
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Self-starter and effective collaborator
Innovative and able to assess needs and propose solutions
Excellent time management skills

Good understanding and or experience in the following
Risk Management

Qualifications (optional)
IT Risk qualification (CISM, CISA, CISSP or equivalent)



Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Banking
Functional Area : HR/PM/IR/Training
Role : Recruitment
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Jul 2020

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