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Audit Project Manager I or II - Regulatory Reporting

First Citizens Bank
Raleigh, USA
Closing date
Jul 21, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

This is a remote role that may be hired in several markets across the United States.

This position is responsible for leading audit projects on the Bank's internal operations. Determines appropriate project scope by assessing significant risks and controls. Documents and evaluates internal controls, ensures compliance with regulatory requirements including Sarbanes-Oxley, and identifies business risks. Reviews financial transactions or reports for accuracy. Develops advanced procedures that improve process efficiency and mitigate risk. Supervises audit activities, providing expertise through knowledge in area of work, and supports external audit efforts as needed.


  • Project Management - Assigns, supervises, and reviews audit projects. Provides feedback, direction, and professional development to assisting auditors. Conducts special projects and facilitates external audits.
  • Process Improvements - Creates reports and other documentation to communicate findings. Designs audit procedures, techniques, and sample approach to validate testing methods. Communicates effectively with both internal and external parties, acting as a resource on audit procedures.
  • Audit - Develops and executes audit procedures, performs complex analysis, uses appropriate general and audit-specific technology, and provides sufficient evidence to conclude on the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal control system. Ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures. Verifies the reasonableness of financial data.
  • Documentation - Compiles all relevant business, process, and system information prior to auditing. Updates process flows, risks, and controls, and accounts for the impact of technology on the control environment.
  • Risk Assessment - Evaluates risk within the internal audit control system. Develops process improvements to avoid financial losses. Creates action plans to address unmitigated exposures.

This position may be filled as a Audit Project Manager I or II based on the skills and level of experience of the selected candidate.


    Bachelor's Degree and 4 years of experience in Public accounting or Bank internal auditing OR High School Diploma or GED and 8 years of experience in Public accounting or Bank internal auditing.
    License or Certification Type: Designation as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) highly preferred
    Additional Skills:
      • Knowledge of standard regulatory filings, including the FFIEC 031 and FRY9C, including the ability to interpret regulatory reporting instructions and guidance.
      • Audit Project experience with all phases of the audit lifecycle.
      • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks.
      • Audit or regulatory reporting experience at a Large Financial Institution.
      • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external parties, including leading key meetings with the business
      • Knowledge of internal and external laws, policies, and procedures regulating Internal Audit actions, Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), SEC Rules, and SOX Act

This job posting is expected to remain active for 45 days from the initial posting date listed above. If it is necessary to extend this deadline, the posting will remain active as appropriate. Job postings may come down early due to business need or a high volume of applicants.

The base pay for this position is generally between $95,000 and $165,000. Actual starting base pay will be determined based on skills, experience, location, and other non-discriminatory factors permitted by law. For some roles, total compensation may also include variable incentives, bonuses, benefits, and/or other awards as outlined in the offer of employment.

First Citizens benefits programs are designed to meet our associates where they are in life. Full-time associates (20+ hours) are offered a comprehensive benefits program, with customized offerings, including those designed to support families, however defined. More information regarding our benefits offerings can be found here:

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