Auditor II - Corporate Functions

Our Client, a leading bank, is looking for an Auditor II - Corporate Functions, to join their growing team

WHAT IS THE OPPORTUNITY?
The auditor will work within a team and on occasion as an individual contributor on routine audit assignments testing internal controls and ensuring compliance with bank policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements. The primary focus is on our Corporate Functions, specifically within Human Resources functions such as Payroll and Compensation, Benefits, and Talent Management, Corporate Security, Legal, Marketing, and Product Strategies. The role will also test for compliance with various laws, rules, regulations, and other regulatory expectations.

 
WHAT WILL YOU DO?
  • Develops a general knowledge of the business, regulatory and accounting and control environment in which Our Client operates.
  • Keeps informed of new services, products and events that have a significant technology and business impact.
  • Keeps abreast of changes in the business, regulatory, accounting and control environment in which Our Client operates, particularly in areas where audit responsibilities are assigned.
  • Assists the Senior Auditor and or Audit Manager in the development of the audit scope.
  • Holds preliminary discussions and interviews with auditees prior to the beginning of the field work.
  • Prepares narratives/flowcharts detailing internal controls of area audited.
  • Documents the workflow in the area audited, develops audit programs or procedures, and updates audit programs as necessary.
  • Performs program procedures and documents work performed, test results and conclusions using work paper preparation guidelines.
  • Holds discussions/interview with auditee to gather information, obtains explanations and supporting data/information and documents audit findings and the conclusions drawn.
  • Keeps the Senior Auditor and/or Audit Manager abreast of progress, issues and audit matters as they arise.
  • Contributes to the drafting of audit observation sheets and audit reports.
  • Supports and or participates in audit exit meetings with management.
  • Ensure written reports are properly prepared and formatted for distribution.
  • Complies fully with all Bank Operational and Credit policies and procedures as well as all regulatory requirements (e.g., Bank Secrecy Act, Know Your Client, Community Reinvestment Act, Fair Lending Practices, Code of Conduct, etc.).
  • Completes all required training.

 
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

 
Must-Have*
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in performing internal control audits and risk assessments required.
  • Minimum 1 year of public accounting and/or private industry experience with knowledge of internal controls required.
  • CPA, CIA or other relevant certification is a plus.

Skills and Knowledge
  • Understanding of risks, internal controls, work paper documentation and issue identification concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, and report on the evaluation of various business processes/areas/functions.
  • Ability to work independently or under the guidance and supervision of a Senior Auditor.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, to effectively present to peers and management.
  • Ability to exhibit leadership skills needed to convey ideas and obtain management buy-in for constructive change.
  • Understanding of internal auditing standards, COSO and risk assessment practices.
  • Understanding of the technical aspects of accounting, financial reporting, and risk assessments.
  • Experience in performing multiple projects and working with varying team members.
  • Prior financial services industry experience is a plus.
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