Overview

Job Family: Internal Audit & Credit Risk Review

Serve as the third line of defense, providing the Board Audit & Board Risk Committees and senior management with independent assurance on the quality and effectiveness of internal controls, risk management (current or emerging), governance processes and systems, and lending units (overall asset quality, risk and compliance processes, underwriting policies, procedures, limits, concentrations), thereby helping to protect the company’s value, solvency and reputation. To such ends, Internal Audit evaluates: the effectiveness and efficiency of these processes and systems; compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and with the requirements from supervisors; the reliability and integrity of financial and operational information; and, asset integrity. Credit Risk Review assesses the quality, quantity, direction and overall credit risk in the organization.

Job Function: Business Audit

Provide assurance on the quality and effectiveness of internal control, risk management (current or emerging) and governance processes and systems in the Other (non-IT) Risks space.

Summary of Responsibilities:

The primary function of the Sr. Auditor is to execute more complex audit testing as part of internal audit reviews and activities and provide support to the less experienced team members. The Sr. Auditor must perform testing in a timely manner, ensuring all audit quality and client relation standards are met, and courteous and professional behavior is observed in all situations.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates proactivity in professional development activities.
  • Starts to obtain and develop an understanding of the business.
  • Examines business records and collects information, exercises independent judgment in identifying issues and assessing risk as well as formulates findings and presents the results to the relevant audit team member.
  • Executes control design and operating effectiveness testing over higher complexity areas as part of internal audit reviews and activities.
  • Conducts post-audit higher complexity follow-up tasks to appraise adequacy of corrective action taken by management to address audit recommendations.
  • Documents audit testing and follow-up tasks in accordance to relevant audit standards.
  • Attends professional training actions provided by the company.
  • Provides consistent quality service to both internal and external stakeholders that meets the company’s standards.

Other Functions:

  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Education –
    • Bachelor’s Degree: Accounting, Finance or Business or equivalent field.
  • Experience –
    • At least 1-3 years audit experience; OR
    • 3-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Skills & Abilities –
    • Analytical and problem solving skills as well as the ability to work independently.
    • Technology and computer skills, with the ability to effectively use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)
    • Detail oriented with organizational skills
    • Verbal and written communication skills.

Competencies:

  • Collaboration – Teamwork:
    • Proficient – Applying and Executing
      • Creates a good working environment in the team; works towards shared goals contributing ideas and accepting change
      • Provides assistance and coaches less experienced team members
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  • Execution – Initiative:
    • Proficient – Applying and Executing
      • Displays initiative, flexibility and focus to get things done
      • Actively contributes ideas, suggestions, and constructive comments in meetings and discussions
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  • Influence – Two-way Communication:
    • Proficient – Applying and Executing
      • Communicates in a timely and straightforward manner
      • Probes for additional information, clarifies assumptions and confirms agreed-upon actions
      • Keeps everyone involved informed about progress and issues
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  • Change Orientation – Flexibility:
    • Proficient – Applying and Executing
      • Adapts quickly to change and makes suggestions for increasing the effectiveness of change
      • Appropriately shifts attention and refocuses on new goals as a result of changes in priorities or competing work demands
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  • Problem Solving – Problem Identification:
    • Proficient – Applying and Executing
      • Identifies the component parts of a complex situation or problem and the relationship among variables that are not obvious
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  • Customer Focus – Customer Understanding:
    • Proficient – Applying and Executing
      • Probes in-depth to understand the customer’s business needs
      • Explores and understands the customer’s alternatives and decision criteria
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  • Risk Management – Knowledge of Risk Management Policies, Regulations, Processes and Procedures:
    • Proficient – Applying and Executing
      • Executes risk management process and procedures without management direction, and demonstrates awareness of expected results
      • Knows the relationship and impact of actions and results
      • Has an understanding of regulations impacting area supported
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  • Risk Business Acumen – Industry Acumen:
    • Proficient – Applying and Executing
      • Stays current with industry and regulatory trends and emerging risk issues
      • Has good understanding of current market and competitive landscape that the organization operates within
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Working Conditions:

  • Frequently: Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing, and walking.
  • Occasional moving and lifting of equipment and furniture is required to support onsite and offsite meeting setup and teardown.
  • Physically capable of lifting up to fifty pounds, able to bend, kneel, climb ladders.

Employer’s Rights:

  • This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties.  You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.
  • The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time.  This job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.