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Internal Audit Senior

Internal Audit Senior

Job Description

The position of Senior Internal Auditor will assist in the planning, execution and reporting of operational corporate audits and results.  The individual will evaluate internal controls, operations and administrative functions for efficiency and effectiveness, adherence to bank policies and procedures, and compliance with federal and state banking regulations.  This position will also be responsible for maintaining audit software (TeamMate) to provide a well-documented and organized audit program and audit work papers.

  • Perform work under the direction of the Internal Audit Supervisor, which can include individual or multiple audit assignments.
  • Develop comprehensive risk and control matrices/audit programs for assigned audits.
  •  Execute and document audit work within TeamMate.
  • Develop, present and finalize audit reports.
  • Participate with and/or supervise less experienced auditors on assigned audits.
  • Integrate SOX testing into the scope of audits as appropriate.
  • Follow up on the disposition of exceptions noted during audits, including internal, external and regulatory examination reports.
  • Assess personnel and personal development needs (i.e., training and career development) in conjunction with department management.
  • Assist audit management in the recruiting of internal audit staff, as requested.

Job Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration or other relevant field required.  A graduate degree is a plus but not required.
  • 2 to 4 years of internal audit experience and/or public accounting required.  Big 4 experience preferred.  Large commercial bank or other financial institution (> $5 bln in total assets) experience a plus but not required.
  • Professional certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or other relevant certification is preferred, but required for promotion to Internal Audit Supervisor.
  • Working knowledge of internal control analyses and risk assessment methodologies, Institute of Internal Auditor standards, Generally Accepted Auditing Standards, internal controls, Sarbanes-Oxley Section 302/402 requirements, and the COSO and framework.
  • A self-motivated, results-oriented professional with experience and success working in a collaborative environment.
  • Knowledge of information systems development, applications, general controls and technical audits to enable the execution of integrated internal audits is preferred. 
  • Knowledge of bank policies and procedures, and a bank’s products and services is preferred.
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills in order to work with all levels of management are required.  Must be effective at communicating issues through written reports, verbal discussions and presentations.
  • Ability to deal with complex problems involving multiple facets and variables in non-standardized situations.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions/procedures in Visio workflow diagrams and/or narratives.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to travel regionally up to 20%. 

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting, Finance
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Banking - Financial Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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Internal Audit Senior

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