CIT Group Inc.

Associate, IT Internal Controls

Location US-NJ-Livingston
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# Positions
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Finance - Controls



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 qualified candidate will be responsible for all of the following activities as part of the CIT SOX/FDICIA Office:  


  • Perform annual IT process/control walkthroughs “Test of Design” and update documentation (process flows and risk control matrices) accordingly 
  • Perform and document “Testing of Operating Effectiveness” of key IT controls on a continuous basis
  • Oversee the IT deficiency management process; Identification, Documentation, Assessment, Remediation, Closure, and Reporting
  • Ensure the Company GRC system (B-Wise) is updated timely
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements / efficiencies and partner with process owners in the implementation of solutions
  • Partner closely with internal and external audit share information and minimize duplication of efforts where possible
  • Perform ad-hoc project work as needed



  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, computer science, or management information systems
  • 3+ years of overall relevant experience working in the internal controls domain, with a strong IT background preferred (i.e., SOX/FDICIA Compliance programs, internal controls programs, internal audit, external audit, etc.,)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to influence others
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment
  • Able to manage multiple responsibilities at once
  • Prior experience successfully partnering with process owners, auditors and regulators
  • CPA, CIA, CISA or other professional certification designations a plus
  • Prior experience in the financial services industry preferred


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