Legg Mason

  • Technology Audit Project and Vendor Manager

    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
    Req. #
    Internal Audit
    Position Type
  • Position Overview

    Legg Mason’s internal audit function is co-sourced with Deloitte (DT). This role serves in a project management and vendor oversight capacity with responsibilities including coordination and oversight of project planning/fieldwork/reporting amongst multiple Legg Mason and DT resources. Additionally, the role is responsible for educating DT team members on appropriate operating procedures and Legg Mason specific background/content and assists DT’s navigation through LM to execute on the annual audit plan.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Partner with the DT core management team to manage day-to-day workflow of the teams (Audit and Subject Matter/Risk Professionals)
    • Provide training and guidance on Legg Mason’s operating model and internal audit program to DT team members
    • Assist DT in navigating across Legg Mason’s corporate and Affiliate offices
    • Measure and track vendor key performance indicators
    • Participate in identifying, monitoring, and managing risk associated with the development, adoption, and use of technology within the enterprise
    • Identify and implement automation of testing procedures through the use of robotics processing
    • Provide oversight of the SOX or discretionary audit processes
    • Review DT’s audit approach and planning tools
    • Participate in project scoping, status and exit meetings
    • Monitor the status of the overall audit plan and individual audits
    • Evaluate results and recommendations developed by DT, provide feedback as appropriate
    • Review audit reports and all deliverables prepared by DT, provide feedback as appropriate
    • Facilitate the resolution of audit issues
    • Coordinate/Communicate with DT and internal clients, address relationship issues, and escalate as necessary
    • Facilitate coordination of DT, PwC, and the Legg Mason Corporate Controls group for SOX testing
    • Assist in maintenance of the SOX management tool
    • Lead process enhancement initiatives as needed and assist in the planning and performing of Affiliate and business unit risk assessments
    • Review audit plans and proposed changes to ensure alignment with the risk assessment and prepare management, audit committee, and board/committee materials as requested
    • Manage aspects of the DT co-sourced arrangement and assess operating model and contribute ideas for improvement
    • Manage logistics and resolve issues as they arise






    • Bachelors Degree and 6-8+ years experience
      • Must have IT, IT Audit, and/or related IT internal controls experience
    • Ability to travel 10-20% of the time
    • Prefer experience with Oracle Financials, automation tools, testing, and cloud migrations
    • Prefer large scale ERP implementation and audit experience

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 

    • Innovative thinker and self-starter
    • IT risk and controls experience
    • Effectively manages vendor relationships
    • Strong project management skills
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of the industry, business units and affiliates
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Strong client relationship management and servicing skills
    • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations
    • Able to interact in a professional manner with employees and colleagues at all levels across the organization
    • Able to collaborate successfully and interact with various individuals, teams, and departments throughout a global organization

    Company Overview

    As a leading global asset management firm, Legg Mason offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our passion for investing, and our commitment to putting clients first in everything we do. Whether you have industry experience and are seeking new challenges or are just beginning your career, we invite you to explore the many advantages of joining our global team.


    With a presence in every major financial center across the globe, we are always looking for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership and collaboration. If you're looking to build your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the many opportunities at Legg Mason today.


    Legg Mason offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, profit-sharing, extensive paid time off, employee stock purchase plan with company match, tuition reimbursement, paid parental leave, and much more!  Learn more about our amazing culture and our benefits package here.


    Looking for work-life balance?  Legg Mason understands juggling work and home can be challenging, and that is why, where possible, we strive to offer employees a level of flexibility to help balance home life with work.  


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