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Adviser Compliance Associates LLC Manager IT Security in New York, New York


The Opportunity

In the role of IT Security Manager you will be responsible for planning and managing the execution of the information security architecture, policy and programs of ACA Compliance Group ("ACA"). This person will work with ACA's management, various department managers, staff and vendors to assist with the development, execution and enforcement of information security standards that support ACA's robust security program.

What you'll do:

Work with the CIO to develop a security program and security projects that address identified risks and business security requirements. Create a strategic plan for the deployment of information security technologies and program enhancements.

Guide development of (and ensure compliance with) corporate security policies, standards and procedures.Propose changes to existing policies and procedures to ensure operating efficiency and regulatory compliance.

Anticipate new security threats and stay-up to date with evolving infrastructures.

Manage the process of gathering, analyzing and assessing the current and future threat landscape, as well as providing the CIO with a realistic overview of risks and threats in the enterprise environment.

Work with the CIO to develop budget projections based on short- and long-term goals and objectives.

Recommend and coordinate the implementation of technical controls to support and enforce defined security policies.

Research, evaluate, design, test, recommend or plan the implementation of new or updated information security hardware or software, and analyze its impact on the existing environment; provide technical and managerial expertise for the administration of security tools.

Manage outsourced vendors that provide information security functions for compliance with contracted service-level agreements.

Manage and coordinate operational components of incident management, including detection, response and reporting.

Manage a staff of information security professionals, hire and train new staff, conduct performance reviews, and provide leadership and coaching, including technical and personal development programs for team members.

Perform ad-hoc work/special projects as necessary to support ACA on various client and internal initiatives

To qualify for the role you must have:

Bachelor's Degree required - major in Cybersecurity, Information Security Management, Computer Science or Management of Information Systems preferred.

A minimum of seven years of IT experience, with five years in an information security role and at least two years in a supervisory capacity.

Skills and attributes for success:

Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service,and critical thinking skills

Dependable, flexible, and adaptable to new initiatives and ever-changing client needs

Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment and able to collaborate with multiple colleagues/groups to deliver exceptional customer service

Ideally, you'll also have:

CISM or CISSP strongly preferred

Willingness to travel outside of the office up to 10%

What working at ACA offers:

We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options as well as a flexible work environment. You'll also be granted time off for designated ACA Paid Holidays, Summer Fridays, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being. We also offer unique benefits such as Student Debt Forgiveness and Pet Insurance.

About ACA:

ACA Group is the leading governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) advisor in financial services. We empower our clients to reimagine GRC and protect and grow their business. Our innovative approach integrates consulting, managed services, and our ComplianceAlphatechnology platform with the specialized expertise of former regulators and practitioners and our deep understanding of the global regulatory landscape.

What we commit to:

ACA is firmly committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, which applies to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotions, training, discipline, terminations, layoffs, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation and all other terms and conditions of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

ACA is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We conduct our business without regard to actual or perceived age, race, color, religion, disability, caregiver, marital or partnership status, pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), ancestry, national origin and citizenship, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, sexual and reproductive health decisions, military or veteran status, creed, genetic predisposition, carrier status or any other category protected by federal, state and local law. ACA is firmly committed to a policy of non discrimination, which applies to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotions, training, discipline, terminations, layoffs, recall, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation and all other terms and conditions of employment. Here at ACA, we have created a variety of programs to promote ACA’s culture of inclusivity and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute to ACA and feel that ACA is exactly where they belong.