Manager IA- Operations

Our client, a leading bank, is looking for a Manager IA- Operations to join their growing team.

Position Summary
Our client’s Internal Audit department works to promote an effective control environment through risk-based audits, internal control testing, pre and post implementation reviews, special projects and risk and control education. With the direction of the Sr. Director and Sr. Manager, the Internal Audit Manager – Internal Audit Operations will: (1) Execute Internal Audit’s annual Quality Assurance and Improvement Plan (QAIP) plan. (2) Provide feedback to audit team and follow up on /track remediation activities through to completion. (3) Perform special projects/ad hoc Quality Assurance activities, as necessary.
What You’ll Do
Key Responsibilities:
  • Execute Internal Audit’s annual Quality Assurance and Improvement Plan (QAIP) plan:
  • Perform various QA activities over the following areas of Internal Audit work:
    • Audit Project Management
    • Internal Monitoring
    • Strategic Initiatives
    • Regulatory Adherence and Independence
    • Reporting
    • Talent Management
    • Issues Management
    • Risk Assessment & Audit Plan Development
  • Identify and document details of any deficiencies/exceptions noted during QA activities.
  • Utilize tracking of deficiencies noted to help generate reporting and identify trends or thematic issues arising from QA activities.
  • Provide oversight and guidance to staff assisting with QA activities.
  • Provide feedback to audit team and follow up on /track remediation activities through to completion:
    • Provide documentation/feedback to audit team on all items noted during QA activities.
    • Discuss necessary actions to remediate exceptions identified.
    • Track remediation items through to completion, providing follow up to audit teams, as necessary.
  • Perform special projects/ad hoc Quality Assurance activities as necessary.
Additional Position Responsibilities
  • Carry out duties in compliance with all state and federal regulations and guidelines. Comply with all company policies and procedures.
  • Remain current in profession and industry trends.
  • Participate in Corporate and Department initiatives.
  • Foster a positive working environment to encourage innovation and professional growth.
  • Fulfill administrative responsibilities as defined.
Position Requirements/Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years of auditing/accounting or relevant job experience.
  • 2-3 years supervisory experience.
  • Experience with planning and executing audits and assessing audit results.
  • Experience in public accounting, internal audit, financial services industry, Professional Practices/Quality Assurance and/or student loan industry.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting and/or auditing.
  • Experience planning and executing reviews concurrently.
  • Experience with assessing audit results or related project management work experience.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Sound consultation and interpersonal skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task, and strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solid analytical aptitude and research skills
  • CPA, CIA, etc. professional designation acquired or actively pursuing a relevant certification.