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Description: RBC Investor & Treasury Services (RBC I&TS) is a specialist provider of asset services, custody, payments and treasury services for financial and other institutional investors worldwide. We serve clients from 20 countries across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, delivering services to safeguard client assets and maximize liquidity. As a strong, stable partner, focused on meeting our clients' evolving needs, RBC I&TS has an unwavering commitment to managing operational risk in our business and the highest credit ratings among our peers. Rated by our clients as the #1 global custodian for five consecutive years, RBC I&TS is trusted with nearly USD 3 trillion in client assets under administration as at January 31, 2016.
Address: 14, Porte de France L-4360 Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg  
Audit Manager, IT (m/f)

What is the opportunity?

We are looking for an outstanding professional to join our RBC Internal Audit team in Luxembourg as an Audit Manager, IT, Investor & Treasury Services. In this role, you will leverage your audit and IT knowledge to provide independent, objective IT risk assessment and evaluation of the effectiveness of IT risk management practices, internal control and corporate governance processes in the RBC Investor Services area, primarily in but not limited to Europe. You will work with management in achieving IT objectives by creating solutions to improve IT operations, while remaining objective and independent. You will provide leadership, coaching and personal development to reporting staff members on individual engagements.

This is a challenging job in an international environment, within a team of more than 300 internal auditors worldwide, including 60 IT auditors, of which 3 are employed at our office in Luxembourg.


What will you do?

  • As an Audit Manager, you will execute audit engagement in line with RBC Internal Audit/IIA/ISACA standards and methodology
  • Provide independent evaluation of the effectiveness of IT risk management practices, internal controls and governance processes; determine the severity of each control deviation and assess the impact or potential consequences to address the risk.
  • Assist RBC Internal Audit Management in developing audit programs to ensure effective control solutions are implemented.
  • Provide practical, innovative and value-added solutions to issues identified, while remaining objective and independent.
  • Ensure corrective actions are implemented in a timely manner to effectively address the issues.
  • Key relationships: senior management in various RBC I&TS and other RBC platforms, external auditors & regulators.
  • 20-30% audit-specific travel required: assignments are generally for 2 weeks, but may vary based on unit and audit scope (never more than 3 weeks).
  • Not a people management role i.e. no direct reports.


What do you need to succeed?



  • Master’s degree or equivalent (Master in Science / Information Technology or MSA, at a minimum).
  • Proficiency in auditing and/or IT risk management principles and techniques with proven experience in internal/external auditing or IT risk management (3-4 years), including proven track record in leading assignments.
  • In-depth knowledge of technology, in particular with regard to ITIL processes and cyber security.
  • Relevant professional designation (CISA, CISSP, CISM or equivalent), or commitment to earn designation rapidly. Any additional relevant professional designation is considered as an advantage.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, in both English and French.
  • Sound to extensive knowledge and understanding of Information Technology risks as they apply to a global financial services organization such as RBC and its clients in the investment management industry.
  • Capable to work on different topical areas within IT.
  • Good critical thinking.



  • Knowledge of and experience in IT risk management areas.
  • Proven track record in leading small projects.
  • Additional European languages considered an asset.

What’s in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual. Working with us means for you:

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Opportunities to do challenging work
  • Opportunities to take on progressively greater accountabilities      
  • Opportunities to building close relationships with clients


About RBC

Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 37 other countries. 

Location   Esch-sur-Alzette
Payment Not communicated
Category Banking, Consulting / Audit / Fiscality, IT / Programming
Terms Permanent, Full-time
Last updated 20/03/2017

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