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IT Audit Project Manager I - Cybersecurity & IT Infrastructure Specialist

East West Bank
Pasadena, California, United States

Since 1973, East West Bank has served as a Pathway to success. With over 120 locations across the U.S. and Greater China, we are the premier financial bridge between the East and West. Our teams of experienced, multi-cultural professionals help guide businesses and community members on both sides of the Pacific looking to explore new markets and create new opportunities, and our sustained growth and expertise in industries like real estate, entertainment and media, private equity and venture capital, and high-tech help build sustainable businesses and expand our associates' potential for career advancement.

Headquartered in California, East West Bank (Nasdaq: EWBC) is a top performing commercial bank with an exclusive focus on the U.S. and Greater China markets. With a strong foundation, and enterprising spirit and a commitment to absolute integrity, East West Bank gives people the confidence to reach further.


East West Bank is currently seeking a Audit Project Manager I. The Audit Project Manager I will assist in preparation of audit reports on internal control deficiencies and recommend improvements; ensuring clarity, conciseness and issuance in a timely manner.


Have relevant experience in IT general control auditing in banking and/or other financial services preferred, with focus areas including cybersecurity, database security, network security, change management, software development, business continuity, and IT risk management.

Has expert knowledge of internal controls, auditing methodologies and techniques, and risk assessments.

Keep abreast of legislative issues, new audit regulations/trends and other changes in the industry environment; readily identify how such changes affects the department and the bank's control environment.

Conduct risk assessment of assigned department or functional area in established/required timeline; and assist in developing the draft annual Audit Plan.

Act as Auditor-In-Charge in planning, overseeing the execution, and reporting results of complex audits. Review audit work and prepare review comments on work performed by others to ensure audit work meets department standards.

Supervise lesser experienced auditors in the execution of audit work related to the projects assigned. Complete performance evaluation for direct reports.

Possesses project management skills to effectively organize/prioritize tasks to meet established deadlines, monitor progress of audits, and manage assigned budgets.

Prepare audit reports and audit issues and follow-up on resolution with business unit personnel, in accordance with the Bank's Issues Management Policy.

Participate in various committees or task forces geared to policy/procedure development and operational improvements.

Perform continuous monitoring of assigned business areas to assess risk and make appropriate recommendations for adjustments to the Annual Audit Plan.

Develop and maintain effective working relationships with appropriate corporate and business unit management, as well as external auditors and regulators.

Willingness to transfer outside of the Internal Audit department when need arises or as part of rotation assignment.

Execute on special projects and other assignments as assigned by management.

Success factors include:

Collaborative working style with the willingness to listen to all viewpoints.

Strong communication skills in working with departmental management, divisional management, and external parties.

Strong team player with ability to offer her/his opinions and yet respect the collective decision.

Good computer skills, be detail-oriented, and have the ability to multi-task.

Flexibility in work hours, locations, and working conditions.

Flexibility to travel to Hong Kong and Shanghai to perform audits, if assigned.

Ability to interpret gray-areas and propose alternative solutions.


Bachelor's or Master's Degree is required, and industry certification(s) (eg CISA, CIA, CISSP) is a plus.

5-7 years of direct or comparable advisory/internal audit experience.

Prior experience in performing process improvement projects or audits in either at a publicly traded company or at a public accounting firm.

Experience in operational audits in financial services is a plus.

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