Sr Internal Auditor

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance

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5 - 7 years

Posted 30 days ago

We’re here to keep the dream of home ownership alive. Oh, and while we’re at it, we’re determined to change the lending industry itself. It’s simple, but it won’t be easy. And we’ll need a great team behind us. (That’s where you come in.) We want to show the world that transparency, candor and collaboration aren’t just good values. They’re good business. Working here isn’t for people who want to punch a clock. It’s for people who want to punch a hole in the status quo. Come join us. And make a difference instead of just a living.

We’re here to keep the dream of home ownership alive. Oh, and while we’re at it, we’re determined to change the lending industry itself. It’s simple, but it won’t be easy. And we’ll need a great team behind us. (That’s where you come in.) We want to show the world that transparency, candor and collaboration aren’t just good values. They’re good business. Working here isn’t for people who want to punch a clock. It’s for people who want to punch a hole in the status quo. Come join us. And make a difference instead of just a living.

JOB SUMMARY

Under the general direction of the Internal Audit Vice President and/or Assistant Vice President, performs professional?level audit work individually or as a team leader to review the goals, performance objectives, and impact of a variety of financial, operational and compliance programs in conformance with company policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Plans and conducts independent internal audits and reviews in support of the Company’s annual internal audit plan, including leading and participating in a wide variety of financial, operational, regulatory, and special reviews
  • Develops audit test programs and performs audit tests to evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls
  • Utilizes data analysis software to perform statistical analyses of data
  • Performs research to understand and summarize laws and regulations or other requirements and assesses if functions and programs being evaluated adhere to applicable requirements
  • Prepares audit findings and recommendations that clearly communicate risks, in terms of impact to the business and root cause, and key audit issues from a senior management and Audit Committee perspective
  • Meets with clients /auditees to communicate audit results and recommendations
  • Provides periodic updates to management and the Internal Audit Vice President and/or Assistant Vice President regarding status of audits and other projects in process
  • Develops and maintains effective business relationships and partnerships with audited areas to ensure mutual understanding of audit scope, procedures, and reporting progress
  • Provides assistance and guidance to external auditors to ensure a timely and efficient completion of their audits
  • Develops skills necessary for advancement to other opportunities within the company or within the Internal Audit team

FUNCTIONAL JOB COMPETENCIES

  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills
  • Ability to plan and execute projects, prioritize tasks, manage and coach assigned staff to maximize performance, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or in a highly interactive team environment
  • Ability to identify risks and mitigating control procedures and gather, analyze, and evaluate facts to assess the design and effectiveness of the control procedures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to prepare and present concise conclusions
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of accounting and auditing including the techniques, tests, and sampling methods involved in conducting audits and the requirements set forth in the IIA Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field required
  • Five plus years of progressively responsibleexperience in one or more of the following fields: Financial or Operations auditing, External auditing
  • Certification such as a CIA or CPApreferred
  • Mortgage industry experience is a plus.

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