Leads and performs audit related activities and works as a team member on audit assignments. Leads risk-focused fieldwork, in accordance with Internal Audit policies, methodologies, and standards in order to identify meaningful issues, risks and other exposures in the area of the company being audited.
Draws on extensive experience to plan and deliver audits.
Leads or performs audit related activities, manages others, and works as a team member on audit assignments, as required.
Responsible for ensuring testing (or other tasks as applicable to a specialty) is adequately thorough and accurate to allow an evaluation of the adherence to company policies and procedures, audit methodologies, and all applicable regulations.
Tests financial, operational and other processes as per Audit plans and methodologies.
Demonstrates understanding of businesses and processes through flowcharting, work papers, analysis, issue identification and discussions with project leaders and auditees on projects of varying complexity.
Able to query business clients and colleagues in Audit to understand the underlying processes and procedures necessary to evaluate risks.
Engages in Continuous Monitoring activities.
Uses knowledge of financial institutions and all applicable regulatory requirements on a day to day basis.
Engages in relevant training regarding audit, businesses, financial controls, regulations, or a particular specialty and actively seeks to apply this knowledge in their role and pass it on to the wider audit team.
Develops relationships with Audit management, other Audit associates, and clients.
Able to clearly explain the audit process to clients (if appropriate), as well as any findings or results.
Understands the sensitive nature of confidential information and uses it appropriately.
Able to clearly explain potential audit issues to audit clients and elevates to Audit management as appropriate.
Finds effective solutions to problems involving specialism. In such cases, contributes technical or specialized skills sets or business knowledge not readily available elsewhere in the department to solve audit issues.
Identifies inconsistencies with the control environment, regulatory requirements and best practices and initiates the development of a structure or solution to address the issue(s).
May manage and develop staff.
Demonstrates leadership through work guidance and training of less experienced peers and through advice to assigned clients.
May lead others on discrete projects or mentor team members.
Contributes to the achievement of team goals.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience required. Degree in Accounting, Finance, or relevant critical thinking. Seven to ten years of total work experience preferred. Prior experience in Audits of operational / enterprise risk management framework processes preferred. Additional core skill requirements include understanding of the applied and interpretation of analytics results for Audit, critical thinking and problem solving.