IT Staff Auditor - Marsh & McLennan Corporate - Hoboken, NJ
Marsh & McLennan Companies - Hoboken, NJ

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Marsh & McLennan Companies is a global professional services firm providing advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital. It is the parent company of a number of the world's leading risk experts and specialty consultants, including Marsh, the insurance broker and risk advisor; Guy Carpenter, the risk and reinsurance specialist; Mercer, the provider of HR and related financial advice and services; and Oliver Wyman, the management consultancy. With over 50,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue of approximately $10 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies provides analysis, advice and transactional capabilities to clients in more than 100 countries. Its stock (ticker symbol: MMC) is listed on the New York, Chicago and London stock exchanges.

Marsh & McLennan Companies Corporate serves as an internal business function providing infrastructure and operational services to our family of companies. Through a shared vision and best practices, we provide efficient and sustainable solutions to meet internal customer business needs. We are looking for talented and motivated individuals to join our team!

Reporting to an IT Audit Senior Manager, the Staff IT auditor / Data Analytics, will be responsible for assisting in developing and implementing a program to increase usage of data analysis in operational and financial audits. This position will deploy creative problem-solving techniques as applied to audit testing, and will participate in audit planning to develop analytic tests or join operational and financial audit teams at Marsh & McLennan Companies entities.

The multi-national businesses audited vary from employee benefits consulting services to complex insurance and reinsurance brokerage. Our audits vary in size and complexity from small field offices to large, regional data centers. Position provides future opportunities within audit or the company. A potential outcome of a successful program will be its extension to continuous auditing.

Marsh & McLennan Companies Internal Audit focuses on the "objectives, risks, and controls" perspective, derived from the original COSO study and related auditing frameworks. The ideal candidate will use data analysis to help our audit teams address risks associated with business objectives and evaluate the controls in place to mitigate those risks. This means understanding the particular business and its supporting IT to ascertain what data is available, how to obtain it, and work with the non-IT auditors to develop tests to meet their audit objectives.

Specific Responsibilities:
Assist audit team in planning engagements that will use data analysis techniques to examine 100% of the data on file or as determined by the auditors

Obtain a detailed understanding of an entity's major systems, its IT environment and how best to develop testing for that location

Develop test plans to analyze, test and evaluate the entity's control environment

Conduct interviews with audit teams to understand their requirements and document results

Document conclusions; organize and reference workpapers for supervisory review

Participate in closing meetings at the end of fieldwork, providing clear explanations for the results of analytics as required

Actively pursue certifications and continuing professional education in line with the department's needs and auditor career development


Undergraduate degree in information technology, mathematics, statistics or related field

Minimum of 1-2 years information technology and/or audit experience

Solid understanding of operating systems and databases, such as UNIX/LINUX, Oracle and SQL database management systems, Windows Server, network security.

Knowledge of data extraction and analysis software, including IDEA, ACL, etc.

Some experience in business applications, such as Oracle Financials, Hyperion, PeopleSoft HR and Treasury, plus a number of legacy applications.

Ability to understand the relationship between information technology and business issues, and how to implement tests to analyze data on file

Interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team environment.

Solid analytical, problem solving, organization, and project management skills.

Experience in insurance, broking, or other financial services environment is desirable

Clear writing, good communications and effective presentation skills are essential

Desirable traits include enthusiasm, initiative, sound business judgement, and tact.

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