Senior IT Auditor

UK-High Wycombe | UK-Glamorgan-Cardiff | DE-HE-Russelsheim
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Full Time-Regular


GM Financial’s purpose is to drive incremental GM vehicle sales while achieving an appropriate risk-adjusted return.


Our Strategic Priorities are to Earn Customers for Life, to Grow our Brands, to lead in Technology and Innovation and to Drive Core Efficiencies.


We promote a culture to win by putting the Customer at the Center of everything we do and embracing teamwork, excellence and integrity.


Responsible for assessing IT process risks, reviewing and documenting business processes, identifying and evaluating the design of controls and risks, designing, executing and documenting audit tests, and making initial determination about reportable issues.


Providing audit expertise of SAP ERP, in particular the Financial Accounting (FI) and Human Resources (HR) modules, across the team. During the audit process, coordinate and complete work in accordance with GMF-IO Audit methodology, internal audit and other applicable standards, ensuring the achievement of proposed deadlines.


This position requires European travel and reports to the IT Audit Senior Manager.


  • Coordinate and execute internal audit planning, testing and reporting, across a variety of integrated (application controls) and pure technical audits (such as Infrastructure, IT security, ERPs (specifically SAP) and System developments), including where SAP coverage (specifically FI and HR) is required
  • Provide SAP subject matter expertise to the internal audit team, and across operational, application and IT audit projects
  • Independently perform risk assessments by reviewing, documenting, evaluating, and testing general computer controls and application controls
  • Coordinate and review IT process risk analyses, prepare process maps and flowcharts, and prepare effective and efficient test plans; prepare and perform audit tests
  • Review test results: accurately identify symptoms, root cause, problems, and identify alternative controls
  • Draft reporting preparation; may assist in preparation of final audit reports
  • Evaluate the completeness of the corrective action plans provided by management
  • Addresses issues autonomously as much as possible; elevates issues/concerns as necessary
  • Communicate audit results to higher-level management
  • Develop understanding of appropriate IT aspects, risks, potential fraud, performance requirements and control processes and systems of auditable activities assigned to audit
  • Develops business relationships and works co-operatively with other departments
  • Action-oriented and resilient, staying composed and focused under stress
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and change
  • Occasionally lead smaller audit projects and teams
  • Assist in establishing audit center of excellence for assigned areas (i.e. SAP)
  • Maintain a high level of output and seek process improvements including cost savings opportunities
  • Utilize electronic audit tools and effectively apply technology in the audit process.
  • Develops knowledge relevant to assigned audits and/or in line with agreed annual training plan
  • Open to candid feedback and continuous learning. Self-assured, but able to acknowledge own faults
  • You are a good listener and sensitive to others feelings. Respects and relates well to people from varied backgrounds


  • SAP subject matter expertise with particular focus on financial accounting (FI) and HR modules
  • Proven ability to excel in a multi-tasking environment
  • Detail-oriented, deadline driven, self-directed and organized individual
  • Analytical & problem solving skills
  • Comfortable performing audits remotely
  • IT audit experience with concentrations in the financial services, mortgage or banking industries preferred
  • Typically 5 - 10 years of technology audit experience with concentrations in the financial services or banking industries preferred
  • Bachelor degree in finance, information systems or other related field of study

Skills and Knowledge

  • Working knowledge of COBIT, ITIL or COSO frameworks and IIA requirements preferred
  • Able to understand risk and control concepts
  • Good verbal and written English and German language skills, further European language preferred.
  • Experience auditing and/or supporting, ITGC, Operating Systems (Unix/MS Windows), Databases (Oracle and SQL), or Network infrastructure preferred
  • Experience in wider ERP Systems (Oracle ERP R12) would be beneficial
  • SAP certification (Associate/Professional levels) covering FI specifically and HR preferably
  • CISA, CIA, CRISC or CISSP preferred or obtained within one year of joining
  • Data analytics tool experience would be beneficial (Arbutus/ACL/IDEA)


  • Traveling approximately 25% of the time in Germany and across the European region



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