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Senior Internal Auditor - FinOps

Employer
Centennial Bank
Location
New York, USA
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 30, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

The Sr Internal Auditor - FinOps organizes, plans and conducts independent audits of financial institution activities to determine the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls and compliance with existing bank policies, procedures and regulatory requirements. This position may also assist with financial or operational audits periodically.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Coordinate with the Internal Audit Team Lead- FinOps to plan for financial and operational audits, including risk assessments. This duty is performed annually, about 20% of the time.

2. Perform financial and operations audits. This duty is performed annually, about 50% of the time.

3. Report all findings to appropriate parties, obtain management responses, and prepare audit reports. This duty is performed annually.

4. Perform research on special investigations as requested of Internal Audit. This duty is performed as needed, about 5% of the time.

5. Development of audit work programs related to financial and operations audits. This duty is performed annually, about 10% of the time.

6. Supervise staff of internal auditors and review audits prepared by team members. This duty is performed as needed, about 10% of the time.

7. Represent internal audit on enterprise projects and participate in internal audit projects. This duty is performed as needed, about 5% of the time.

8. Obtain 40 continuing education hours related to audit and specific industry knowledge. This duty is performed annually.

9. Provide backup support on compliance audits. This duty is performed as needed.

10. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner. This duty is performed daily.

11. Completes required BSA/AML training and other compliance training as assigned. This duty is performed as needed.

12. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Broad knowledge of such fields as accounting, marketing, business administration, finance, etc. Equivalent to a four year college degree, plus 6 years related experience and/or training, and 19 to 23 months related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to read a limited number of words and recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers; ability to write and speak simple sentences as a means for basic communication. ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; ability to write routine reports and correspondence. ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with customers, clients, general public and other employees of the organization. ability to read, analyze, and understand general business/company related articles and professional journals; ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees. ability to write reports, business correspondence, and policy/procedure manuals; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. ability to read, analyze, and understand common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents; ability to respond to complex or difficult inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. ability to read and understand simple instructions, short correspondence, notes, letters and memos; ability to write simple correspondence.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, or similar

PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Not indicated.

SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED

Advanced: Accounting, Spreadsheet, Word Processing/Typing

Intermediate: 10-Key

RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include but not limited to interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Supervises a small group (3-7) of employees, usually of lower classifications. Assigns and checks work; assists and instructs as required and performs same work as those supervised, or closely related work, a portion of the time. Content of the work supervised is of non-technical nature, but presents numerous situations to which policies and precedents must be interpreted and applied.

Supervises the following departments:

WORKING CONDITIONS

Periodically exposed to such elements as noise, intermittent standing, walking, pushing, carrying, or lifting; but none are present to the extent of being disagreeable.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

Semi-repetitive, low physical. Semi-repetitive type work which requires periods of concentration for varied time cycles as prescribed by the tasks.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to sit, talk or hear; occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; and color vision.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Required education and experience:

- Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting, or related fields OR equivalent work experience in audit or monitoring at a financial institution

- Compliance or Audit certification required within 1 year of obtaining position if not already held (CPA, CIA, CRCM, CFE, CAMS, or CFSA)

- 5-7 Years previous experience in an Internal Audit or Compliance department at a financial institution

Required competencies:

- Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products

Position may require occasional travel

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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