IT Audit Supervisor

Permanent contract|Jersey City|Audit / Control / Quality

IT Audit Supervisor

Jersey City, United States Permanent contract Audit / Control / Quality


Base Salary Range: $159,000 - $290,000

Base salary range does not include overtime pay, bonus and/or other benefits, where applicable. Actual base salary offer will vary based on skills and experience.

The Senior Audit Manager, Supervisor - Director is a supervisory role in SGIAA managing the IT Audit Team. The Supervisor is expected to have strong leadership and management skills, with experience in audit techniques and in-depth knowledge of certain specialized areas. His/her primary responsibility is to supervise the audit work in the region: human resource management and talent development; effective communication with internal and external parties; and implementation of department initiatives and process improvements.

Additional responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Providing operational supervision of several audit missions, includes ensuring the missions are executed as per budget and deadlines, reviewing the audit reports, and ensuring that recommendations are properly identified, followed up and implemented

  • Performing risk assessments, propose audit plan / missions, ensure continued coordination with external auditors to share areas of risks with them and include their results in the audit works and provide professional conclusions on the risks' evaluation

  • Participating in continuous monitoring programs, understanding the ongoing changes in external environment related to the whole banking industry and the company and evaluating the impact of changes on the company and on internal audit function

  • Leading department wide transformation projects and actively contributing, communicating and implementing the changes, and supporting others through the process

  • Dedicating time and effort into developing team members by effectively delegating and involving team members in a range of assignments/tasks, setting measurable goals, providing guidance and valuable feedback; coaching and sharing knowledge and best practices; identifying and developing competencies and talents and motivating the team              


  • Manage professional level employees holding the titles of Analyst, Associate, Vice President and Director

  • Discretionary day-to-day decision making and functions at a managerial level

Profile required


Technical Skills:

  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of technology risk and controls within Investment Banking or Financial Services

  • Understanding of debt and equity markets, and the front-to-back processing cycle

  • Experience with applications and technology infrastructure typically employed to support an Investment Bank / Broker-Dealer

  • Experience with auditing application, infrastructure (databases, operating systems, networking, storage, etc.) and information security controls using standardized frameworks (e.g., NIST Cybersecurity, FFIEC, COBIT, ISO 27001/2)

  • Firm understanding of project management and systems development processes

  • Good understanding of Unix, Windows, Web, and Network Infrastructures

  • Working experience and/or knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements (NYDFS Cybersecurity, GLBA, etc.)

  • Proven ability to use these skills to help plan or execute audits using a risk-based approach (e.g., identify key risks and control points and suggest approaches for testing/sampling) 


  • Highly motivated and committed to lead and progress; shows initiative, integrity, and creativity

  • Demonstrates quick decision making and action planning abilities, taking full accountability for the actions and decisions

  • Demonstrates strong organizational/project management skills, able to establish goals, priorities, and realistic plans that maximize use of available resources; able to meet all deadlines; able effectively delegate, make decisions, solve difficulties and timely escalate issues

  • Demonstrates an ability to see the bigger picture when assessing the control environment and communicating with management

  • Ability to foster and grow team spirit

  • Demonstrates openness to new ideas; able to propose and actively initiate process improvement

  • Demonstrates a high level of written and oral communication skills through audit reports, meetings and presentations

  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills, able utilize data analytics tools to extract and analyze data

  • Ability to manage a team of auditors, maintain effective relationships (with auditees, other managers) and facilitate conflict resolution

  • Able to maintain effective relationships with auditees and audit counterparts and facilitates conflict resolution


  • 8+ years of experience in internal auditing within corporate/investment bank on capital markets activity, or equivalent relevant positions

  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics or other relevant topic

  • Experience with managing a team

Desired / Plus:

  • MBA, Master’s, Phd degree in a business discipline

  • Work experience in relevant business or risk management function within corporate/investment bank

  • Certifications:  CISA, ITIL, CAMS

  • Languages (Other than English): French

Why join us


The Inspection and Group Audit Division (IGAD) represents Societe Generale’s independent internal audit function, comprised of over 1200 professionals covering SG’s global businesses and services in over 80 countries. The SG Internal Audit Americas (SGIAA) Department within IGAD is a group of about 70 professionals, based in New York, New Jersey, and San Paulo, who are responsible for assessing SG’s multiple businesses in the Americas region.

SGIAA Department is looking to complement the team with driven individuals, who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, are innovative and prepared to generate new ideas and “go the extra-mile” in achieving a common goal. Joining SGIAA will give you a unique opportunity to not only work on audit missions, but also to participate in department-wide projects aimed at transforming the team to the best in class. For those who succeed, future opportunities include career growth within/outside department, including international mobility.

Business insight


At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities, and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.


Our D&I Mission: Recruit, develop, advance, and retain a diverse workforce that is united in our efforts to enhance our competitive position and deliver innovative solutions to our clients. Our D&I Vision: An engaged workforce that is demographically diverse in a way that reflects the communities in which we operate. An inclusive culture and workplace that recognizes employees' unique needs and utilizes their diverse talents. To engage our community and marketplace and position the organization to meet the needs of all its clients. For more information about our D&I initiatives, please visit this link:


Societe Generale offers a hybrid work arrangement that offers employees the flexibility to work remotely, as well as on-site, to promote interaction and collaboration with colleagues while adhering to all SG standard protocols.  Hybrid work arrangements vary based on business area.  The applicable Business lines will determine and communicate the work arrangements that best meet their business needs.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 22000RI1
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2022/11/04