The Senior Internal Auditor will plan and execute a blend of financial, operational, compliance and information technology audits to support the completion of the risk-based audit plan.
Support the completion of the annual risk-based audit plan by planning, executing, and reporting the results of individual audits. This will include gaining an understanding of the purpose of the audit, appropriately scoping the audit to achieve the objectives in a reasonable timeframe, executing appropriate testing procedures to address identified risks, preparing concise, well-written audit reports, and keeping management informed of progress and results.
Successfully build and maintain effective working relationships with audit clients and management. Promote organizational confidence in the value and integrity of Internal Audit. Function as an internal advisor to management.
Maintain a working knowledge, through training and interactions with peers, of accounting, regulatory and compliance issues at the credit union, considering Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) federal regulations, Missouri Division of Credit Union regulations and any other applicable laws, regulations and guidance.
Work with the external auditors and regulators to facilitate efficient reviews.
Conduct special reviews or investigations at the request of management or the Supervisory Committee. Participate in other special projects or strategic initiatives at the direction of the executive management team.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to quickly establish strong working relationships with audit clients and management
Conceptual, analytical thinker who can work through complex issues and make sound business judgments
Energetic, self-motivated auditor with a strong level of initiative
High personal and professional ethics with a commitment to excellence
Strong written and oral communicator who can deliver audit results in a manner that drives change while maintaining effective client relations
Thorough understanding of GAAP and Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Standards, the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) Framework, Statements on Auditing Standards (SAS) and relevant regulatory requirements
Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job
Must be able to be bonded
In this position, individual will be expected to lift up to 20 pounds from time to time. Also, must be able to stoop, bend, reach or stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to sit and use a computer for extended periods of time.
This position is expected to work in general office environment and may have to travel for visits to other credit union facilities or for training purposes.
Four-year degree in accounting, finance, or business
Three plus years accounting, auditing, finance, or business process improvement experience
Experience in the financial services industry is strongly preferred
Certification (CPA, CIA or similar certification) is strongly preferred