IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance Analyst
Job Summary:
The IT Governance, Risk, & Compliance Analyst is responsible for functions related to the firm’s IT controls objectives and activities, IT audits, and Identity & Access Management (IAM). This includes activities focused on adherence to IT policies, ensuring audit requirements are met, and managing logical access risks. The role requires this person remain aware of evolving compliance requirements applicable to IT to ensure ongoing adherences by the department.  Additionally, this person will participate in Business Continuity planning and assist with Cybersecurity awareness. Responsibilities require knowledge of general technology topics, information security standards, and Governance, Risk and Compliance frameworks.

This position requires an individual who possesses the personal attributes and the professional experience consistent with the Firm’s high standards of conduct and performance. In performing the job, the individual must demonstrate behaviors consistent with the company “Core Values” including:

Act with Integrity
  • Demonstrates values and ethics aligned to BGIM and is looked to for guidance on standards and norms
  • Follows through on commitments
  • Viewed as direct and truthful
  • Shows consistency between words and actions
  • Keeps confidences
Take Ownership
  • Feels a sense of personal responsibility in seeing tasks to completion
  • Works and thinks like a team member – owns their responsibilities while also considering the enterprise impact
  • Takes personal accountability for decisions, actions and outcomes.
  • Takes an active role in managing their own career development
Be Curious. Challenge Conventional Thinking
  • Introduces new ways of looking at problems
  • Experiments and finds new solutions
  • Has the courage to push back and ask questions that advance the group’s thinking
Debate with an Open Mind
  • Uses compelling arguments in representing own interests while actively seeking to understand different perspectives
  • Steps up to address difficult issues, says what needs to be said
  • Champions an idea or position despite dissent or political risk
Build Strong Diverse Relationships
  • Relates openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people. This includes diversity in the broadest sense – diversity of thought and functional expertise in addition to race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation.
  • Builds effective formal and informal relationships inside and outside the organization – including co-workers, clients, vendors and parent company, Franklin Templeton.
  • Draws upon multiple relationships to exchange ideas, resources and know-how
  • Embraces the spirit of collegiality, mutual respect and teamwork
Strive For Balance
  • Prioritizes business needs with an understanding personal realities
  • Understands and considers competing agendas and priorities within the firm when making decisions
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Ensure audit information standards
  • Maintain IT information and regular reviews for the following:
    • IT policies
    • DDQ/RFP responses focused on technology, security, and business continuity
    • Inventory of systems in support of business continuity and security efforts
    • Audit narratives
  • Actively monitor to confirm compliance with IT’s policies and procedures and identify opportunities to improve the internal control environment
  • Assist with gathering evidence for the IT audit and examination process, including SOC1 and Franklin Templeton engagements
  • Implement, and administer systems to promote strong IT governance and compliance
  • User administration for key business applications and IT systems including user permissions
  • Support IT projects and teams to assure compliance and security needs are met
Job Specifications:
  • Knowledge of GRC/COBIT/NIST frameworks a plus.
  • Understanding of Financial Services IT controls and compliance requirements a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with strong written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills, with the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, business process and problem-solving abilities.
  • Self-motivated and directed, with the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, and collaborative environment amid a growing and changing organization.
  • Must be detail-oriented with ability to work independently, drive multiple tasks/projects to completion simultaneously and have a strong follow-up discipline.
  • Ability to plan, anticipate issues and react proactively.
  • Maintain visibility and facilitate communications across multiple work streams and teams.
  • Ability to summarize complex topics for executive-level presentations.
  • Experience leveraging data, identifying patterns and create information to help make decisions.
  • Ability to build trust, influence, and maintain confidentiality while still holding people accountable for achieving goals.
  • Demonstrated success in managing deliverables with aggressive time frames and ability to cope under time pressures.
  • Proficient with MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio.
  • Experience with MS Access, and Project a plus.
Other Duties:
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity planning.  Participate in semi-annual DR tests (Saturday and Sunday).
  • Support for corporate and regulatory audits.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree or 3+ years asset management and/or technical support experience.

Brandywine Global Investment Management, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer