Global Intela Security and Controls Leader

Tax and Legal Information Technology Posted: 21-Nov-2022

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Deloitte Global is the engine of the Deloitte network. Our professionals reach across disciplines and borders to develop and lead global initiatives. We deliver strategic programs and services that unite our organization.

Work you'll do

As the Global Controls and Security Leader, you will have responsibility for: (1) defining and operationalizing global controls focused on protecting data and compliance with global data privacy regulations and relevant IT standards (e.g., SOC2), (2) collaborating with broader cyber security teams for compliance and following leading practices, (3) collaborating with global privacy office leaders on data security processes and procedures
Defining and operationalizing global controls includes:
o Defining processes for provision and management of standard, elevated, and privileged access rights, including requirements prior to these being granted. Management of access includes an ongoing review of standard, elevated, and privileged rights with an automated revoke of rights outside defined parameters.
o Operationalizing control processes and managing these operations on an ongoing basis; includes updating processes over-time based on any changes to the system, regulations and/or technology standards.
o Investigating all control ‘issues’ to define root causes and develop / implement mitigation plans and update processes, as needed; collaborate with global office of privacy, as needed.
o Develop and maintain documentation (incl. reporting as needed) on control processes and events; includes a regular periodic review and sign-off of documentation to keep content accurate and current.
o Drive continuous improvement within the global controls processes. Includes robust training of team members on standard controls and processes, and the importance of identifying and raising risks (reinforce with positive snapshots) and holding team members accountable for failure to follow established controls and processes (negative snapshots).
Collaborating with cyber security teams includes:
o Ongoing collaboration with cyber security leadership teams and related efforts; act as lead on these efforts for relevant global tax technology assets
o Manage cyber security efforts from standpoint of project management, risks, issues, and dependencies to drive outcomes meeting defined deadlines
o Maintaining compliance with all security standards set for the tax technology assets
Collaborating with global privacy office leaders and other relevant groups on data security processes and procedures includes:
o Collaborating with privacy and risk leaders on all relevant data / risk concerns regarding tax technology assets; documenting discussions, decisions, and approvals through defined privacy processes; updating control processes (as needed); managing details of all open items through to resolution
o Acting as the liaison for tax technology with Global and other relevant Offices of Privacy and Confidentiality, and Global Compliance
o Collaborating with privacy and risk leaders to manage and respond to external security questionnaire requests for relevant DTTL Tax technology
Within these roles you will be required to work across the various matrixed teams to drive end-to-end processes and/or issue resolution. Includes engagement in the SSDLC/TOM design phase to ensure relevant standards (e.g., in the areas of security, access, logging, retention, regulatory) are included in the design of the technology capability.
You may be required to build a team and/or lead others indirectly to deliver against the objectives within this role.

The team

Global Tax & Legal deploys the right team of experts to address the ever-evolving needs of our businesses around the world. Our professionals deliver superior compliance and advisory insights and guidance (local and global) to support our businesses operating in singular or multiple jurisdictions.


  • Bachelor's degree. Preferred degree in computer sciences or related degree
  • Experience designing, operationalizing, and owning internal control processes, especially those related to data security
  • Experience leading control and security related programs and risk mitigation efforts on multiple concurrent projects within time constraints
  • Experience managing/mentoring staff
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) abilities to effectively work with senior level executive stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Experience with Project Management tools including Microsoft: Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, Project
  • Hold at least one of the following, or similar, accreditations:
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Six Sigma (Black Belt)

Our culture

At Deloitte Global people are valued and respected for who they are – with opportunities to bring their unique perspectives, talents and passions to business challenges. Our global workspace creates room for individuality and collaboration. Ours is an inclusive, supportive, connected culture with a focus on development, flexibility, and well-being. This culture makes Deloitte Global one of the most rewarding places to work, and to transform your career.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe in investing in you, helping you identify and hone your unique strengths at every step of your career. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities, and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.


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At Deloitte Global, we know we’re at our best when we look out for one another; prioritize respect, fairness, development and wellbeing; foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, and if you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process for accessibility reasons this is available upon request. The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.