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TIAA Manager – IT Internal Controls in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina


TIAA is a unique financial partner. With an award-winning track record for consistent performance, TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. TIAA has $1 trillion in assets under management (as of 9/30/2018) and offers a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and guidance, and retirement services.


TIAA’s Internal Controls Unit (ICU) team is looking for an IT Manager. The primary responsibility of this position is to assist in the Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR) assessment of a set of assigned TIAA business processes through leading the scoping and execution of testing of the design and operating effectiveness of IT general controls and other controls relevant to financial reporting in compliance with regulatory and other regulatory requirements (i.e., SOX, FDICIA). This position will assist ICU leadership by partnering with the business areas, Internal Controls Unit Project Management Office (ICU PMO), external and internal auditors, and others as needed to ensure all relevant IT processes, risks, and controls are properly documented and evaluated.


  • Plan, coordinate and manage IT testing under the general direction of the Internal Control Director and in compliance with audit standards, schedules and regulatory expectations.

  • Establish scope of IT testing to be performed including determining relevant systems and IT controls to be tested to provide assurance regarding the design and operating effectiveness of IT controls relevant to TIAA’s internal control over financial reporting.

  • Provide guidance to subordinates and/or peers in the conduct of IT testing.

  • Review testing and related documentation prepared by testers to monitor progress, assess quality against stated audit objectives, and ensure proper documentation of completed ICFR assessments, including control, risk assessment, and testing documentation, is up-to-date and maintained within the Workiva (wDesk) application.

  • Establish or recommend standards and methods to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of existing processes.



  • Minimum 6+ years of information systems audit experience including experience in an audit management role.

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or similar professional certification (e.g. CPA, CIA).

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Information Systems or Computer Science.


  • Strong knowledge of financial services products, services, operations and regulations; audit leading practices; risk management; and regulatory guidance and expectations (SEC, PCAOB, FRBB, OCC, State Insurance).

  • Public accounting experience.

  • In-depth knowledge of IT governance, integrated audit approaches, IT risk and controls, system development methodologies, information security, as well as mainframe, distributed, cloud-based and network platforms, ERP, databases, data warehouses, and financial services technology operations.

  • Experience in leading/managing IT audit teams and complex projects.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced, growth environment

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Good organizational and problem solving skills with attention to detail; detail-oriented

  • Self-starter, pro-active

  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1718501

Field: Finance & Accounting

Company: TIAA

Post Date: Apr 08, 2019