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Audit Project Manager I

First Citizens Bank
Raleigh, USA
Closing date
Aug 5, 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. Please note if located in a HUB (Raleigh, NC/Charlotte, NC/Morristown,NJ) you will be required to work 2 days a week in office.

This position is responsible for leading audit projects and coordinating assurance activities related to enterprise-wide initiatives and transformational change activities. Assists in developing procedures to mitigate risk and improve process efficiency. Collaborates with other members of audit delivery teams to build and execute procedures related to oversight and testing related to enterprise-wide initiatives and change activities. 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 and deliverables. Provides feedback, direction, and professional development assisting teams across Internal Audit. Conducts special projects.
  • Audit - Assists in creating reports and other documentation to communicate status and results of assurance activities. Assists in designing audit procedures. 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. Develops process improvements to avoid financial losses. Creates action plans to address unmitigated exposures.


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.

Experience with transformational change and Large Financial Institution regulatory requirements preferred.

Designation as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Bank Auditor (CBA), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred.

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 required.

This job posting is expected to remain active for 14 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 $160,000. 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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