Willis Towers Watson IT Risk and Assurance Analyst in Nashville, Tennessee

IT Risk and Assurance Analyst

Date Posted: March 21, 2018


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The Role

The IT Risk and Assurance department, at Willis Towers Watson reports into the CIO through the IT COO, and has a dotted reporting line into the CISO to reflect close links with the Information Security function. The team has a global remit with members based in the US, UK and Mumbai.

This role is ideally suited to a candidate who has proven analysis, organization and reporting skills coupled with experience of IT operations, IT risk and/or IT audit.

The successful candidate will be a strong team player who is able to operate effectively with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders, quick to learn and adapt, self-starting and has a desire to progress their career in a large corporate organization.

  • Provide co-ordination, tracking, monitoring and reporting for live audits and open audit points

  • Produce metrics and dashboards

  • Support for training and communications

  • Continuous improvement and alignment of audited global controls

  • Work with control owners and other key stakeholders to prepare for IT audits, internal and external

  • Support preparation and planning for audits

  • Help to co-ordinate the annual SOX audit including preparation of attendees, attendance at and documentation of meetings.

  • Follow up open audit points and work with the wider IT team to resolve

  • Status reporting and MI

  • Help with managing relationships with local internal and external auditors

  • Build good working relationships process and control owners

  • Documentation of risks and controls, including risk control matrices and process flows

The Requirements

  • Analysis of risk and controls

  • Advanced use of Excel

  • Experience of IT Operations, IT Risk and/or IT Audit

  • Understanding of controls and their operation

  • Knowledge of the IT Audit process

  • Producing reports and metrics

  • Co-ordination, planning and governance

  • Organizing and managing information

  • Analyzing and documenting processes and workflows

  • Producing documentation

  • Maintaining and tracking information

  • Working to tight deadlines

  • Organizing, scheduling and documenting meetings

  • Used to working in a large complex organization (preferably in Financial Services)

  • Experience of SOX Audits an advantage

  • Good stakeholder management skills

  • Questioning approach

The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com .

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

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  • Location:Nashville, TN, US

  • Date Posted:March 21, 2018