CIT Group Inc.

  • VP, IT Internal Controls

    Location US-NJ-Livingston
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Family
    Finance - Controls
  • Overview

    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 VP - IT Internal Controls position will be responsible for the following activities as part of the Global Controls and Compliance Team (GCCT):

    - Manage a team responsible for identifying and documenting IT risks and controls during IT general controls and business process walkthroughs

    - Lead and administer controls design and operating effectiveness testing by GCCT

    - Coordinate process walkthroughs, testing, and reporting across different lines of defense and external audit

    - Perform application and IT controls rationalization to focus on critical applications and processes

    - Oversee remediation process to identify, document, assess, remediate, outstanding IT deficiencies

    - Partner closely with IT, internal and external audits to leverage knowledge sharing and minimize duplication of efforts where possible

    - Identify opportunities for process improvements and partner with the business to implement process changes

    - Perform ad-hoc projects as needed


    The candidate must possess the following:
    - At least 10 years of relevant experience working in the IT controls domain, e.g., IT Audit, SOX, Compliance
    - A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, computer science, or management information systems
    - Excellent written and verbal communication skills, i.e., ability to write technical memoranda and communicate effectively with all levels of management
    - Prior people leadership experience preferred
    - Prior experience in the financial services or leasing industry preferred
    - Prior experience partnering with process owners, auditors, and regulators
    - CPA, CISA, CISSP, CIA or other professional certification designation a plus


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