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IT Audit Manager

  • Primary Location:
    Clonskeagh Office
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent
  • Employment Basis:
    Full-Time
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Flexible Working

(when applicable)

Shares Plan

Careers Progression

Global Mobility

Ongoing Learning

Pension Scheme

Health Insurance

Pizza and Drinks Fridays

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The Role…

Working within the third line of defence, the Flutter Entertainment Internal Audit function is a Group-wide function responsible for delivering the annual internal audit plan, promoting effective internal controls and risk management and providing guidance to the business on all aspects of internal audit, governance, risk management and business process improvements. After our recently completed merger with The Stars Group, the function now operates across our divisions which include PaddyPowerBetfair, SkyBet, FanDuel, Sportsbet and Stars Group which span the globe.

Internal audit's key roles are to provide an independent opinion on the suitability of the risk management framework and approach and to provide objective assurance that the risks in the business are being appropriately managed and that controls are operating as expected.

Given the recent merger, and expansion of the role and remit of the IT Audit team an opportunity has arisen for an IT Audit Manager to take up a senior position within the team at this exciting time for the company. The right candidate will have a broad understanding of technology, it's role in an organisation's value chain and the role technology risk management plays in unlocking that value through appropriate risk mitigation. 

What You'll be Doing... 

  • Planning, preparation and completion of the IT audit plan across US and European entities in accordance with defined quality standards and deadlines
  • Setting and promoting high standards of audit work and ensuring high standard quality audit reports are delivered on a consistent basis
  • Support the Head of IT Audit in leading a team of auditors in the delivery of audits across the group
  • Communicating and reporting audit findings to management
  • Monitoring management's responses and implementation of agreed management actions
  • Ensuring effective business changes are introduced as a result of audit findings.
  • Continuously communicating with Internal Audit Management on the progress of audit assignments
  • Working as a partner to the business in identifying significant process and structure improvements to assist the business in meeting its corporate objectives
  • Suggesting beneficial changes to audit methodologies and procedures
  • Liaising with external auditors as required
  • Supporting submissions to the audit committee and addressing their queries
  • Working with the Head of IT Audit, Director of Internal Audit, internal audit colleagues and other Heads of business units, including Technology, Commercial and Marketing to improve corporate governance, risk management and internal control
  • Building strong professional relationships with peers and management in the business. Ability to build and maintain credibility with senior technology stakeholders
  • Providing value-adding advice and expertise on various aspects of risk management to all departments within Group

 

What We're Looking For... 

  • Educated to degree level. Additional IT Audit (CISA) or IT Security (CISM, CISSP) qualifications required
  • Minimum of 7 years audit experience in enterprise environments – previous experience of the gambling sector would be advantageous but is not essential
  • Advanced understanding of IT general controls (e.g. security, change management, disaster recovery, backup, data centre, infrastructure, etc.)
  • Competent knowledge of IT and Information Security operations, policies and procedures in areas such as Windows Active Directory, Unix/Linux, databases. Knowledge of cloud architecture (AWS, GCP or Azure), operational frameworks and security controls would be beneficial
  • Ability to identify issues and associated risks, and provide practical solutions to a wide range of audit issues
  • Capability to understand the complex regulatory environment in the gambling sector
  • An understanding or awareness of COBIT ISO 270001, PCI DSS and ITIL would be beneficial
  • Experience of an IT line role would be advantageous but is not essential
  • Experience or aptitude for using data analytics tools and techniques in an audit role would be a distinct advantage
  • Candidate required to occasionally travel to Europe, Australia and USA.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Desirable Personal Attributes & Competencies:
  • Ability to influence change at all levels of management
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Ability to communicate (both written and verbal) to all levels of management and write meaningful reports and presentations
  • The ability to develop and establishing strong working relationships
  • Excellent attention to detail and commitment to delivering quality results in line with audit timelines
  • Highly motivated, proactive and able to work on own initiative
  • Teamwork including training of team members in aspects of IT audit and CAATs

 
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Location
Clonskeagh Office
Unit 1-4, Paddy Power, Power Tower, Belfield Office Park, Beech Hill Road, Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland, DUBLIN 4
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This is who we are

Paddy Power Betfair is an international sports betting and gaming operator, with a market-leading presence in the UK and Ireland, as well as a range of operations across Europe including Romania, Portugal and Malta.

We are online-led, mobile-led and sports-led: and our proprietary technology, unique products and innovative marketing all combine to offer a superb experience to our five million customers worldwide.

Our spirit, talent and ambition has taken us into the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange and we now employ over 7,000 people in sixteen locations across the globe; from Dublin to Los Angeles, and London to Melbourne. Our culture rewards innovation, teamwork and we like to stay fast-moving in a dynamic industry.

On a larger scale

We are part of Flutter Entertainment, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider for over thirteen million customers worldwide.

Established in 2019, Flutter merged with The Stars Group in 2020. As the parent company Flutter Entertainment now has a host of brands that sit under it including Paddy Power and Betfair (PPB), Sky Betting and Gaming, PokerStars, Full Tilt Timeform, oddchecker, Sporting Life, SportsBet, Bet Easy in Australia, FOX Bet, TVG and FanDuel in the US.

Across the globe, Flutter employs over 14,000 people across more than 40 offices and over 600 retail sites. We pride ourselves on being a responsible operator, committed to making a positive contribution to the communities we operate within.

This is your Challenge

  • Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
  • Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
  • Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
  • Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
  • The products you’ll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
  • Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing