Senior Internal Auditor

4 months ago
Job ID
2017-1091
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance
Company
Access National Bank

Position Summary

The senior internal auditor is responsible for performing internal audits and special reviews as part of the ANB’s internal audit plan. This responsibility includes developing internal audit scope, performing internal audit procedures, and preparing internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed. Assigned audits will include coverage of functional and operating units and focus on financial, IT and operational processes. Additionally, the senior internal auditor will perform follow-up on the status of outstanding internal audit issues. The senior internal auditor may also assist internal audit management with periodic reporting to the audit committee, development of the annual internal audit plan, and championing internal control and corporate governance concepts throughout the business.

Essential Functions

  • Plans and conducts assigned internal audits and special reviews timely, in a manner that is risk-based, and to an acceptable level of quality
  • Documents the results of assigned audits and reviews in accordance with the internal audit department’s procedures and methodology
  • Works with management to conduct root-cause analysis of apparent deficiencies, and documents audit findings clearly and concisely
  • Holds preliminary discussions of audit findings with appropriate personnel to verify and to obtain explanations of, and reasons for each deficiency
  • Develops sound draft reports of the results of assigned segments of the audit, and makes value-added recommendations to appropriate management.
  • Performs tracking of open audit finding, and evaluates the adequacy of corrective actions prior to closure of the issues
  • Understands the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404. Independently completes and documents quarterly testing of SOX key controls, including design reviews
  • Documents hours of completion each audit assigned and tracks budget to actual timelines for future scheduling needs.
  • Performs other duties related to the internal audit department, as required
  • Assists in the completion of the annual risk assessment and development of the annual audit plan.
  • Attends training sessions and seminars to maintain adequate knowledge

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent combination of experience and education in internal audit
  • 3-5 years of experience in related auditing position, preferably in banking, financial services, and/or public accounting
  • CIA, CPA, CRCM or other equivalent professional certification is desirable. Candidates who are working towards obtaining these certifications are encouraged to apply.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, to effectively present to peers and senior management
  • Good interpersonal, communication and analytical skills
  • Strong team building and organizational abilities
  • Conceptual thinking and problem solving abilities

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