IT Controls Analyst

Where controlling risk means protecting futures

At Vanguard, we put investors first, and that means putting security front and center. As an IT Controls Analyst, you'll work with the controls that keep our processes strong and secure. You will learn how Vanguard manages risk by assessing our IT systems and procedures, and apply that knowledge to continuously improve our controls across the organization. As we adopt new and cutting edge technology, you'll help us manage and control the associated risks. Your work will have a lasting impact on our business and our clients. Make it count.


In this role, you will

  • Understand, establish and strengthen the Vanguard risk management framework, and use that expertise to evaluate risks and related controls
  • Design, implement, test, and monitor controls throughout the business
  • Become the authority on all things controls and serve as an advisor to leadership on trends and analysis
  • Build relationships across divisions to share and develop standard methodologies


Maximize processes to mitigate risk

When it comes to risk, you are the future. You have critical thinking skills and the passion to apply technical skills to business problems. You're dedication to accurate analytics will inspire changes and improvements to our risk management framework. The controls you implement will continue changing investing for the good of our clients around the world.


What it takes

  • An undergraduate degree or equivalent experience with emphasis in Auditing-Risk Management preferred.
  • Minimum three years industry experience.
  • Knowledge of internal control theory and practices and Audit Techniques.
  • Knowledge in designing /evaluating information technology controls preferred. Experience as an Auditor is a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent presentation skills to all levels of personnel. Strong attention to detail.
  • Consulting skills in negotiation, influencing, and problem solving coupled with flexibility and sound business judgment.
  • Solid analytical skills and understanding of processes, technology and operational concepts.
  • Ability to work under tight time constraints and adapt quickly to changing priorities.

Special Factors

Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position

About Vanguard

We are Vanguard. Together, we're changing the way the world invests.

For us, investing doesn't just end in value. It starts with values. Because when you invest with courage, when you invest with clarity, and when you invest with care, you can get so much more in return. We invest with purpose - and that's how we've become a global market leader. Here, we grow by doing the right thing for the people we serve. And so can you.

We want to make success accessible to everyone. This is our opportunity. Let's make it count.

Inclusion Statement

Vanguard's continued commitment to diversity and inclusion is firmly rooted in our culture. Every decision we make to best serve our clients, crew (internally employees are referred to as crew), and communities is guided by one simple statement: "Do the right thing."

We believe that a critical aspect of doing the right thing requires building diverse, inclusive, and highly effective teams of individuals who are as unique as the clients they serve. We empower our crew to contribute their distinct strengths to achieving Vanguard's core purpose through our values.

When all crew members feel valued and included, our ability to collaborate and innovate is amplified, and we are united in delivering on Vanguard's core purpose.

Our core purpose: To take a stand for all investors, to treat them fairly, and to give them the best chance for investment success.

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