Job type full-time
Full job description
Description: ** various office location options may be available within the bank’s footprint, including potential wfh flexibility or fully remote work ** the audit & risk manager will design and implement an effective internal audit program including the conducting of internal audits, fdicia testing and certifications, and facilitation of external audits and supervisory examinationsThe audit & risk manager will participate in special projects relating to a wide range of bank operations, regulatory compliance, risk management, information security, and finance & accounting functionsThis position will lead and perform risk assessments, audits, and testing to independently evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls, policies, and procedures meant to ensure compliance with management objectives, laws and regulations, and the reliability of reporting methods and resultsThe employee will prepare the board audit committee agenda and provide regular reports to the committee.
Develops and implements a comprehensive internal audit program, including the planning and design of internal audits.
Performs regular audits, including the design, testing, reporting, and follow-up of any findings.
Maintains audit work papers in compliance with internal audit standards, guidelines, and citizens bank quality standards.
Initiates, schedules, and assists with third-party auditsThis includes participating in or leading discussions regarding results of testing to validate facts and circumstances, establishing the basis for audit testing conclusions and/or reportable findings.
Responds to information requests or required assistance from external auditors, regulatory examiners, and other bank departments.
Ability to comprehend complex audit reports and effectively communicate results to stakeholders, including board members, management, examiners, and staff.
Produces regular status reports and other internal audit correspondenceKeeps the chief operations officer informed of progress, impediments, and the results of fieldwork.
Executes assigned tasks in conformity with deadlines and budget expectations.
Effectively identifies and mitigates risk.
Conducts and manages bank wide fdicia key control testing and certifications.
Identifies and/or assesses potential for control enhancements or opportunities for management to improve the efficiency or effectiveness of operations.
Prepares agenda and facilitates quarterly board audit committee meetings.
Remains independent and adheres to ethical standardsOperates with professional objectivity and integrity.
Maintain a working knowledge of the bank`s written policies and procedures regarding bank secrecy act, regulation e, bank security, and other regulations as applicable to this job description.
Actively participates in special projects; often assigned as a technical subject matter specialist on audits and special projects.
May be asked to coach, mentor, or train others and teach coursework as subject matter expert.
Takes personal initiative and is a positive example for others to emulate.
Actively learns, demonstrates, and fosters the citizens bank corporate culture.
Maintain the safety, integrity, and confidentiality of customer information.
Help maintain a safe and secure work environment.
Build, develop, and maintain partnerships with teammates and other departments to maximize effectiveness and to best serve our customers.
Regular and reliable attendance.
Comply with all applicable policies and procedures as well as governing laws and regulationsThis includes but is not limited to: performing all assigned duties under the bank’s compliance program and related laws and regulationsSuccessfully completing all mandatory compliance training including bsa and any other training as assigned in a timely manner.
Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: required qualifications
General familiarity with banking and financial services regulatory requirements, including fdic, frb, and state of oregon regulatory agencies.
Knowledge of and practical experience with auditing concepts/methods, risk assessment, internal control, and accounting and finance requirements under generally-accepted accounting principles (gaap).
4-7 years of experience in internal or external audit, bank operations or compliance, fdicia and/or sox compliance; total years of experience may take into consideration other relevant banking, finance, compliance, operations, or technology experience.
Bachelor`s degree in business administration, related field, or advanced certification, preferred.
Cpa, cia, cisa, cfe, cams or comparable audit, accounting, or risk management certification, preferred.
Strong written and verbal communications skills, willingness, and ability to develop relationships with co-workers and audit clients, and effective time management skills.
Willingness to learn, work as part of a team, comfortable sharing ideas with others, and working within all organizational levels.
Ability to prioritize tasks using strong time-management, personal and workspace organization, and problem-solving.
Ability to work accurately with close attention to detail.
The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Exhibit a professional, business-like appearance and demeanor.
Ability to clearly speak, hear, see, and communicate with customers and co-workers.
Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time.
Ability to perform repetitive finger, hand, and arm movements.
Ability to regularly kneel, reach, bend, push, pull, carry coin bags up to 50 pounds.
Citizens bank culture
Every employee of citizens bank is expected to adhere to the citizens bank’s cultural tenants, which are: acceptance of change, commitment, values, celebration to support values, concern for people, open and honest communication, conflict resolution, outstanding customer service, pride, and teamwork.
Citizens bank offers competitive compensation and outstanding benefits:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
401(k) with employer matching
Employee assistance and wellness program
Life, short-term and long-term disability
Up to 11 paid holidays
Health and dependent care reimbursement accounts
Paid time off
Citizens bank is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to employing a diverse workforceQualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or disabilityAll offers are contingent upon the candidate successfully passing a credit check, criminal background check, and pre-employment drug screening, which includes screening for marijuanaCitizens bank is a federally regulated banking institutionAt the federal level, marijuana is an illegal schedule i drug; therefore, we will not employ any person who tests positive for marijuana, regardless of state legalization.
Job type: full-time