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Internal Audit Specialist
Job#: 494830
Positions: 1
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Location: TN - Chattanooga (Downtown)
Department: Internal Auditing
Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Full Benefits
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Job Description

Tennessee Valley Federal Union is a Community field of Membership: $1.4 Billion-assets: 140,000 members: 376 employees: 13.73% Capital to Asset ratio: 80+ year old: member-owned financial institution located in Chattanooga, TN. TVFCU has grown from $989,000,000 in assets and 106,000 members over the past five years. This growing financial institution offers its members a wide array of financial services through both its 17 branches and its on-line features, to meet the ever-changing needs of its expanding membership.

TVFCU is expanding its Internal Audit staff to two people by adding the position of Internal Audit Specialist to perform Internal Audit projects under the direction of the Internal Audit Manager. The Internal Audit Specialist will assist in the evaluation of internal controls over processes projects to support the achievement of its business objectives. The person filling this position will have opportunity for growth as TVFCU continues to grow.”




  • Conducts risk assessments and identifies controls in place to mitigate identified risks. Proactively follows up on identified risks and remediation procedures as needed.
  • Identify and propose improvement opportunities and best practices in the areas of control management, risk management, profitability, and company image/reputation.
  • Generates actionable plans that will enhance the internal control systems of the organization.
  • Performs monthly operational and financial audits within the budgeted hours as outlined within the audit plan.
  • Conducts on site branch audits.
  • Sends out account verifications and monitors receipt of confirmations.
  • Assists external auditors and examiners in the performance of their reviews and evaluations by providing information in a timely and efficient manner.        
  • Stays Current with federal, state, and local security legal requirements by studying existing and new security legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements.                                                                                                              
  • Seeks clarification on interpretation or questions concerning policies/procedures from appropriate source.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of compliance concerning credit union policies and procedures including confidentiality and security measures.           
  • Exhibits professional presence, consistent with company’s ideals and values, at all times.
  • Interacts with co-worker(s) to facilitate a positive, productive, working relationship(s).
  • Provides positive assistance and support at all times when dealing with members or those with member responsibility.                                             
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • All of this position’s above listed audit procedures and any additional requested audit procedures are performed under the direction of the Internal Audit Manager.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Two to Five years of experience in Auditing or related field. Experience with financial industries preferred.
  • CPA, CIA, or other relevant certification preferred. 
  • Strong understanding of internal control concepts and risk-based auditing attained through progressive work experience with a focus on regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledgeable of the standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and ability to fully comply with applicable AICPA and NCUA standards.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Be adaptable and able to meet deadlines on assignments, manage multiple demands, and to work with all types of individuals and at various levels within the company.
  • Adept in negotiating, relationship building, problem solving, and timely problem escalation.
  • Strong written and oral communication.
  • Advanced proficiency of Microsoft, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to learn and use financial reporting applications, analytics software, and related systems.
  • Working knowledge of state and federal laws that pertain to Credit Union operations.



If you are considered for an offer of employment at TVFCU, you must successfully complete a pre-employment screen that includes:

  • Verification of education, employment and other pertinent data included on your employment application, and eligibility to work in United States.
  • Criminal background check and drug screening.
  • Pre-employment credit check required

Pre-employment screening helps TVFCU provide a safe environment for our members and employees, minimize risk, and ensure federal compliance.

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