Jr Business Analyst

Charlotte, NC 28202

Posted: 01/23/2023 Employment Type: 6-9 Month Contract Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 25145 Pay Range: $35/hr - $40/hr Remote Friendly: Hybrid Schedule

Job Description

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Jr Business Analyst to join our team at our client’s site in Charlotte, NC.


Job Description: BUSINESS ANALYST (RISK MGT) – INTERNAL CONTROL MONITORING AND TESTING The Internal Controls Testing Associate will determine compliance with the Internal Controls Management Policy and Standard, through monitoring and testing or other assessment methods. The right candidate will be an individual contributor that will perform independent testing/validation of controls, as well as provide Review and Challenge of testing performed in the First Line of Defense.

The focus is on ensuring business activities remain safe, compliant, and well-positioned for future opportunity and sustainable growth.



WHAT WILL YOU DO?

• Coordinates the implementation and execution of the Technology Control and Monitoring Testing program

• Implement and continuously improve an enhanced operating model for independent control activities which meets the organization’ standards

• Responsible for contributing to technology risk/control framework and assessment program to ensure alignment with industry risks, trends, new technologies and new/changes in regulatory requirements

• Manages IT risk advisory engagements to include conducting meetings with control owners, conducting control tests, and analyzing and communicating results

• Create and manage control evaluation coverage plans and metrics, including testing approach and scoping/sampling, and determining the testing procedures and scripts to be used

• Provide holistic review and challenge of control assessments

• Perform risk-based testing activities that independently evaluate the design and effectiveness of controls

• Exhibit high attention to details in identifying, aggregating, and communicating issues and control gaps to appropriate stakeholders

• Display interpersonal and negotiation qualities to articulate results/conclusions/memos of control testing activities and communicate to key stakeholders

• Demonstrate understanding of operational risk, control testing methodologies, and related regulatory and compliance standards

• Continuously develop domain subject matter expertise in control evaluation activities

• Contribute to ad-hoc assignments/special projects

• Ability to execute control assessment activities (e.g. review and challenge, controls testing)




WHAT DO YOU NEED TO SUCCEED?



Must-Have*

• Bachelor's Degree

• Minimum 3 years of experience in financial services industry, with at least 2 years in an operational risk management, internal audit, or compliance role with a focus on internal control monitoring and testing



Skills and Knowledge

• Professional qualifications such as a CPA, CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC etc. a plus

• Understanding of IT Control Frameworks such as COBIT, ITIL, NIST and COSO

• Business knowledge of financial services and controls testing

• Understanding of Risk Management/Operational Risk Management and Internal Controls testing methodology

• Ability to handle complexity and ambiguity

• Proven track record building strong relationships across multiple business functions

• Ability to deal effectively with conflict

• Ability to work independently

• Ability to work in a matrix environment


Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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