Auditor, Senior

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston   •  

Boston, MA

Industry: Financial Services

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5 - 7 years

Posted 335 days ago

Auditor, Senior

 

Job Summary

This position is responsible for leading or conducting complex financialaudits and other projects.


Principal Accountabilities:
Evaluate governance and risks and determine the effectiveness of controls regarding the reliability and integrity of financial and operational information, the effectiveness and efficiency of operations, safeguarding of assets and compliance with applicable rules and regulations.
Execute the approved audit program in accordance with established policies and standards under general direction with a greater degree of independence.
Define appropriate scope and objectives, establish assignment time frames and budgets, develop new or revise existing audit programs (as necessary), and prepare clear and concise work papers that document the audit tests performed and the conclusions drawn.
Plan, execute and assure the satisfactory completion of audit tasks and responsibilities, and supervise and review audit work performed by audit team members.
Evaluate audit team members performance after each assignment.
Review, verify and analyze transactions, records, reports and procedures for accuracy and effectiveness.
Identify and assess the impact of audit exceptions, make appropriate recommendations and present clear and convincing explanations of the issues with audit management and operating personnel.
Prepare written reports to operations management at the conclusion of audit reviews.
Appraise the adequacy of corrective action taken to address reported audit exceptions as necessary.

Assist in the mentoring of new auditors and trains/develops less experienced auditors through formal presentations or on-the-job training.
Obtain and maintain an advanced knowledge base and an awareness of activities in most complex areas of assigned liaison coverage, review and analyze pertinent data, and assess the impact of changes.
Develop/maintain audit programs and risk assessments for assigned area of liaison coverage.
Provide audit coverage to more-complex system development efforts and other projects.
Serve as subject matter expert in emerging audit techniques.
Lead system and local audit projects having the goal of improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the Audit function.


Other Accountabilities:

Perform other duties as assigned.


Supervision:

This position is required to directly supervise 1-3 employees on an assignment basis.


Knowledge and Experience:

Knowledge and experience normally acquired through, or equivalent to, the completion of a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years of job-related experience.
Graduate degree and professional certification (i.e., Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Public Accountant, or Certified Information Systems Auditor) preferred.

 

All employees assigned to this position will be subject to FBI fingerprint/ criminal background and Patriot Act/ Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) watch list checks at least once every five years.

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