Director, Audit Services

First National Bank   •  

Omaha, NE

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


Not Specified years

Posted 39 days ago

At First National, our employees are the heart of our story—and we’re committed to their success! Please see below the details of this career opportunity and how it fits into our organization’s success.

Accountable for the management and successful development and implementation of the audit plans & initiatives in alignment with Business Unit (BU) strategy for Corporate Audit Services (CAS). Lead the identification and development of effective talent, products/services, procedures and/or systems, to meet and or exceed the needs of the key stakeholder, including business unit leaders and the Audit Committee. Maintain a specialized focus on audits of banking regulations including bank consumer compliance and BSA/AML. Interact with peers across the company to identify and collaborate on initiatives to strengthen First National as a financial services provider and as a community partner.

Key Accountabilities:

Core Management: Develops a clear vision and strategy for the compliance audit teams and develops and executes the compliance audit plan. Has a solid understanding of the business, influences others to create commitment and action, and makes informed decisions.

Project Management/Lead: Ensures the right person is in the right role, communicates clear expectations with measurable outcomes, coaches and develops team, and holds individuals accountable.

Functional Planning & Execution: Accountable to develop and implement plans (1-3 years in scope) in alignment with the department’s strategy for the audit function. Conduct analysis of internal audit best practices and competitive intelligence to facilitate the development of risk-based auditing and increase operational efficiency and enhance the risk management process.

  • Assist in driving the strategic direction of CAS.
  • Identify and evaluate risks within FNN business units and affiliates in developing the annual Audit Plan.
  • Plan and manage audits of FNN business units and affiliates in conformity with department standards.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of internal audit standards, be the subject matter expert on banking laws and regulations, and their impact on CAS and FNN business units and affiliates.
  • Manage the compliance audit resources and ensure appropriate staffing, expertise and succession.

Cross Functional Working Relationships (CFWR): Define, assign and ensure adherence to all CFWR for subordinate staff.

  • Build a relationship with FNN audit managers and business unit leaders such that business units and other audit teams will seek counsel on newly identified or anticipated issues.

Fiscal Accountability: Accountable for the adherence to allocated budget for assigned department. Ensure topics such as: talent and enhancements to/or development of: technology, products and services are aligned to internal audit’s strategic plan.

Compliance: Understand and comply with bank policy, laws, regulations, and the bank's BSA/AML Program, as applicable to your job duties.

  • Complete compliance training and adhere to internal procedures and controls, as required.
  • Report any known violations of compliance policy, laws, or regulations.
  • Report any suspicious customer and/or account activity.
  • If applicable, ensure direct reports meet the above requirements and take action to address employee performance issues.

Professionalism/Attendance: Exhibit professional behavior and promote positive working relationships. Maintain regular and predictable attendance in alignment with departmental/divisional policy.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, Experience, and Physical Qualifications (if Required by Work of Role)

  • Required:
    • Minimum of a bachelor's degree; specialties in accounting, auditing, finance or banking
    • Bank regulatory compliance experience
    • A CIA/CRCM certification
    • Strong administrative, oral and written communication skills
  • Desired:
    • Bank auditing or banking risk management experience.