CIT Group Inc.

VP, Data Governance

Location US-NJ-Livingston
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# Positions
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Information Technology - IT Operations



Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with approximately $50 billion in assets as of Dec. 31, 2017. Its principal bank subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A., (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender) has approximately $30 billion of deposits and more than $40 billion of assets. CIT provides financing, leasing, and advisory services principally to middle-market companies and small businesses across a wide variety of industries. It also offers products and services to consumers through its Internet bank franchise and a network of retail branches in Southern California, operating as OneWest Bank, a division of CIT Bank, N.A. For more information, visit


The Technology and Operations - Operational Risk team is the first line of defense for both the IT and Operations departments at CIT.  This role will be part of a CCAR Data Controls testing team that will focus on designing and executing effective tests to assess the quality, completeness and accuracy of the data related to CCAR.


  • Design effective CCAR data control tests
  • Execute control testing across various control areas, including IT General Controls and Application Controls
  • Perform data analysis such as data reconciliations and completeness assessments
  • Produce management reporting based on test results
  • Assess existing quality control processes and identify additional first line of defense monitoring or testing that would improve or enhance governance and oversight
  • Support and collaborate with various teams across Technology, Operations and other risk areas, including Finance, Compliance, Information Risk, and Audit Department
  • Management of operational risks, upstream and downstream effects of identified gaps


  • 8+ years experience in financial assurance in banks or capital markets services, including analysis on accounting and regulatory policies applied in financial statements and regulatory reporting
  • Experience developing and maintaining a risk management control framework and/or performing internal control reviews, experiences with data and application testing for SOX, CCAR, etc
  • Knowledge of trade life cycle, key controls and reconciliations, starting from transaction capture to aggregation/consolidation to financial and regulatory reporting
  • Knowledge of a range of financial products (loans, leases, equities, other fixed income, etc.)
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, information systems, business and/or other related major
  • Consulting experience with a Big 4 firm or large global financial institution
  • Constantly seek and adapt to new challenges
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a track record in relating technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to work well with all levels of management, including the ability to present information and respond to questions
  • High-level facilitations skills and credibility with C-Suite Teams
  • Extensive experience attracting, managing, coaching, and retaining high-performing teams
  • A desire to learn and the motivation to seek answers and provide solutions
  • Strong computer skills, MS Office (including Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint), presentations, spreadsheets



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