Internal Auditor

Location US-NY-Long Island City
Category
Audit

Overview

Responsible for carrying out audits in accordance with the risk based audit plan and works closely with the Internal Audit team and enterprise-wide management to provide independent, objective assurance.  Where appropriate, provide consulting services designed to add value and improve credit union operations.

Responsibilities

  • Perform process walkthroughs to determine whether key controls have been properly identified to mitigate risks.
  • Develop draft audit program steps as required. Execute audit program test steps, including inspecting documents, testing reconciliations, re-performing calculations, and observing procedures.
  • Understand credit union financial rules and regulations, including the ability to apply relevant audit procedures in the audit area.
  • Utilize Internal Audit tools, such as Teammate, to ensure related audit program steps are properly completed.
  • Ensure supporting working papers are accurate, concise, well-organized, properly cross-referenced, support conclusions, and are maintained in Teammate.
  • Accurately and concisely, document preliminary findings and recommendations.
  • Perform follow-up procedures to prior audit recommendations as necessary.
  • Conduct internal audits in a professional manner while keeping VP Audit and/or Auditor-in-Charge/project lead informed of progress or setbacks in projects.
  • Complete audits within established timeframes.
  • Assist in performing year-end audit work on behalf of the credit union’s external auditors.
  • Assist in investigating member complaints referred to the Supervisory Committee.
  • Conduct research and retrieve materials from various sources on related topics.
  • Record notations and/or minutes at internal and client meetings attended.
  • Work collaboratively with team members.
  • Establish and maintain productive partnerships with colleagues by gaining their trust and respect while interacting with all levels of management.
  • Participate in Credit Union training programs.
  • Assist with special projects as deemed necessary.

Qualifications

TYPE & AMOUNT OF EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Two to five years related experience with proven ability to conduct audits and prepare clear and concise findings and recommendations, preferably in a corporate and/or banking/financial services environment
  • CPA (or equivalent), CIA or CISA certification is a plus

 

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Good understanding of IIA Standards
  • Computer proficiency
  • Experience with specialized audit software is a plus
  • Familiarity with COSO Internal Control – Integrated Framework is a plus

 

BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Must be able to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and detail orientation
  • Professional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to manage relationships at all levels throughout the organization
  • Work assignments require the use of independent judgment and interpretation when making recommendations
  • Willingness to work flexible hours

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT/CONDITIONS:

  • Standard office conditions

 

In addition to any specific job requirements in connection with Bank Secrecy Act and/or OFAC (BSA), employee must (i) be aware of BSA matters commensurate with the position; (ii) report any suspicious activity to the manager or compliance department; and (iii) satisfactorily complete any required BSA training.

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