Under the supervision of the Internal Audit Director, lead and/or conduct internal audits according to the annual audit plan or at the request of management to assess the effectiveness of controls, accuracy of financial records, compliance with applicable laws, regulations and efficiency of operations by performing the following duties:
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Audits records of departments, processes, branches and interviews associates to ensure proper recording of transactions and compliance with applicable laws and regulations with an emphasis on complex and high risk areas as identified through the risk assessment process. This includes leading all phases of audit assignments such as planning, conducting projects, preparing workpapers as well as summarizing findings and recommendations for Management's review and consideration. Prepares internal audit reports which include findings, analyses, conclusions and recommended actions that are presented to Management along with evaluating Management's responses and assessing Management's progress of corrective actions through the follow up audit process.
Assists external auditors and examiners during audits or examinations which includes obtaining items requested in advance or during onsite visits, assisting the Audit Director or Management with the resolution of preliminary findings when possible and other requirements as deemed necessary to ensure the successful completion of the external audits or examinations.
Conduct special projects as requested by the Internal Audit Director, and Management as needed.
Responsible for completing Internal Audit administrative tasks, such as updates to portal and network records, department record retention schedule and audit research.
Responsible for complying with all Federal regulations (including BSA) and State regulations and laws, internal policies and procedures, generally accepted accounting principles and internal audit standards.
Supervises audit staff as required on all phases of audit assignments which includes training and development of less experienced audit personnel as necessary.
A minimum of three to five years of similar or related experience at this level. Education:
Must have Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance of Computer Science. Prefer CIA and/or CPA certification. CISA and CRMA certifications a plus.
Interpersonal Skills: A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required to be an effective subject matter expert in the position. In-depth dialogues, conversations and explanations with customers, direct and indirect reports and outside vendors of a sensitive and/or highly confidential nature are a part of the day-to-day experience. Communications can involve motivating, influencing, educating and/or advising others on matters of significance.
Should be familiar with generally accepted accounting principles institute of internal auditors practices, perform intermediate math skills, be able to travel within departments and from branch to branch as needed to complete audit programs, research and special projects, as well as comply with the Institute of Internal Auditors Code of Ethics. Community First Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V