IT Audit Manager

Freddie Mac
McLean, VA
Apr 10, 2019
Apr 10, 2019
Audit and Tax
Full Time
Are you passionate about Information and Technology? Do you love to audit and help your company better manage risks? Does it excite you to roll-up-your-sleeves and deliver results in a highly collaborative and agile environment? Do you enjoy brining improvements and increased effectiveness to an organization or project? Do you thrive on developing and motivating others? If so, we are your next destination employer! Apply to be part of our team of highly experienced auditors and technical experts who help Freddie Mac make home possible through independent assurance, advice, and insight!

Your work falls into three categories:

Audit/Project Execution:
* Develop audit strategies across assigned areas
* Set direction for audit projects and deliver them timely with appropriate scope and quality
* Be accountable for the quality of an audit, including the final report
* Identify and communicate potential issues to key stakeholders and explain why it matters to Freddie Mac
* Act as subject matter expert for audit strategies, timetables, risks, and challenges

Project Management:
* Drive execution and hold people accountable
* Work with the centralized resourcing group to effectively staff projects
* Assemble audit teams, address training needs, and assign work to make sure work is completed in the most efficient and impactful way
* Submit audit/project status reports to stakeholders; identify project risks / execution issues and define mitigation plans; anticipate and react to change

People Management:
* Be the manager of choice and role model for your team
* Regularly evaluate employees and offer candid feedback
* Help team members develop and achieve professional goals
* Participate in the recruiting process


* Minimum of 8 years working experience. Experience must include a minimum of 4 years auditing Information & Technology risks in a large IT environment, 2 years of which were managing people as an IT Audit manager
* Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Business Administration with an emphasis in Technology, Computer Science, Accounting Information Systems or related discipline
* CISA or willingness to obtain CISA within 12 months

Keys to Success:
* Ability to manage and deliver projects
* Lead by example and hold people accountable
* A mindset that embraces innovation and is not afraid of failure
* Highly collaborative

Top 3 Personal Competencies:
* Leadership: Assemble a strong team that encourages diverse perspectives
* Drive for Execution: Treat obstacles as challenges to overcome, not excuses
* Seek and Embrace Change: Be open to and initiate operating and organizational change (even if uncomfortable)

Preferred Skills

* Demonstrated expertise in performing audits over information and technology.
* Knowledge and experience evaluating against industry standards such as NIST or ISO
* Must work well in a highly collaborative and team-oriented environment
* Must work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
* Must demonstrate effective leadership, communication and interpersonal skills

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.

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