IT Audit & Compliance Officer

Job Description

IQ-EQ is hiring an IT Audit and Compliance Analyst, who will ensure support of our Global IT Audit and Compliance function. The successful candidate will report to our Group ITAC Lead and help him shape the ongoing delivery of audit request, Due Diligence responses and compliance controls monitoring.

As a result of continued growth, we have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced IT Audit and Compliance Role to join our Global Technology team.

This role will be suitable to someone who has technical audit experience as well 4 to 5 years of experience in an IT department (preferably in the financial sector) working with audits and evidence management.


  • Support internal and external customer needs and be the champion in establishing and sharing the IT governance details and framework.
  • Support Client Requests by collecting evidence and providing responses to IT and Information Security questionnaire, based on IQEQ posture.
  • Assist with implementation of ISMS across the organisation entities
  • Ensure key information security risks and issues are identified, addressed, and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Assess efficacy of IT and security controls, document and report control failures and gaps to stakeholders. Provide remediation guidance and prepare management reports to track remediation activities.
  • Ensure third party security assessments - Assist with Third Party Risk Management framework including policy updates, procedures, due diligence questionnaires and the monitoring of third parties’ adherence to information security and data privacy obligations.
  • Develop relevant metrics, analyse data, identify trends, and help drive improvements to the control environment.
  • Remains current on best practices and technological advancements


  • Applicable IT and Security audit management, governance, and compliance principles /regulations
  • Well versed with well-known security frameworks such as ISO 27001 / NIST CSF / PCI DSS / SOC 1 and SOC 2.
  • Information technology systems and processes, network infrastructure, data architecture, data processes, and protocols
  • Cyber and cloud security standard frameworks, architecture, design, operations, controls, technology, solutions, etc.
  • Information systems auditing, monitoring, controlling, and assessment process
  • Risk assessment and management methodology


  • Strong IT and security mindset
  • Questions status quo and navigates through roadblocks
  • IT and Security project management and planning
  • Defining problems, collecting and analysing data, establishing facts and drawing valid conclusions
  • Using judgment and ingenuity in maintaining objectives and technical standards


  • Must have minimum graduation in Degree B.Tech or B.Sc. Computers Science Education Background
  • Must have IT Audit & Risk Management experience for at least 4+ years.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, comfortable working at all levels within an organisation and in a wide variety of situations.
  • Relevant industry certification such as ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, CISSP / CISA / CISM / CCSP etc. (at least one) is highly desirable.
  • Excellent knowledge of methodologies, processes and tools associated with supporting this function effectively.

Additional information

At IQ-EQ we want you to reach your full potential. We offer an inclusive and diverse environment to support your career aspirations. With a strong emphasis on continuous learning and a holistic approach to your professional and personal development. We also offer opportunities across our service lines and our international network of offices.

Key competencies for position and level

  • Communicates Effectively  
  • Effective Team Player
  • Demonstrates Resilient
  • Plans and Aligns
  • Organisation Savvy
  • Embodies our ABC values:  AuthenticBold, and Collaborative.

Company description

IQ-EQ is a leading Investor Services group which combines global expertise with an unwavering focus on client service delivery. We support fund managers, global companies, family offices and private clients operating worldwide.

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