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Neiman Marcus  (3/27/15)

IS Senior Auditor

Company Overview

Neiman Marcus Stores are located in the most affluent markets in the United States with a presence in Florida, California and Texas. From the finest designer and luxury merchandise for men and women to precious jewelry, beauty and home decor, we offer our customers an impeccable and irresistible array of choices. Since 1907, Neiman Marcus has served our discerning and sophisticated customers with gracious and attentive service.

Job Summary

The Senior Auditor reports directly to the IS Audit Manager and conducts audit planning, designs audit tests, prepares work programs, performs document testing and compiles workpapers with minimal involvement of the IS Audit Manager.  This individual is responsible for identifying and resolving routine audit issues with auditee staff and bringing moderately and highly complex issues to the attention of the auditee management.  The Senior Auditor also provides technical support to Internal Audit staff as needed.

Key Performance Elements:
  • Perform audits in accordance with audit programs under the supervision of the IS Audit Manager.
  • Obtain and analyze evidentiary data through interaction with auditee.
  • Perform SOX testing as it relates to Information Systems general controls.
  • Prepare comprehensive workpapers for each area audited.
  • Plan and execute audits of a simple and moderately complex nature with minimal direction.
  • Prepare detailed audit programs for audited areas.
  • Identify and recommend specific audit tests to be performed to the Audit Manager.
  • Identify control concerns, communicate those concerns to Management in both formal and informal setting and suggest methods for resolving weaknesses.
  • Participate in system development projects under the supervision of the IS Audit Manager to provide assistance to IS Management with establishing proper controls.
  • Prepare written reports of concerns and findings in the areas audited, expressing an opinion on the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of controls, transaction processes and auditee job performance.
  • Conduct oral presentations of findings and prepares the initial draft of the audit report.
  • Resolve routine audit issues with auditee staff.
  • Provide technical support to Internal Audit staff as needed.

Requirements

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or Information Systems
  • CISA certification (or current candidate)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Broad technical background or working knowledge of information technology
  • Working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and standards
  • Ability to perform minimal travel
Work Experience:
  • Minimum 2-3 years prior audit experience, with one year Senior Auditor experience
  • IS SOX testing experience
  • Retail industry experience preferred, but not required

Qualified candidates should contact Brandon Webb at Brandon_webb@neimanmarcus.com


Dr Pepper Snapple Group   (3/24/15)

SENIOR CORPORATE AUDITOR
https://dpsg.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1501194&lang=en

Dr Pepper Snapple Group is looking for a Senior Auditor to serve in an integrated audit role.  This role will assist in performing both business process and IT audits across the organization.   

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

The Senior Corporate Auditor will work with key audit resources to complete assigned projects on schedule.

  • Assist the Manager or Director of Corporate Audit in performing company-wide annual risk assessments and preparation and execution of the annual audit plan
  • Responsible for conducting complex audits, assisting in the performance of critical project management duties including supervising staff auditors,  planning, scheduling, coordinating, reviewing, reporting the work of audit teams, and providing expertise in auditing standards and performance criteria
  • Perform assignments related to operational auditing, IT auditing, financial auditing, and SOX compliance for an SEC public reporting company
  • Participate in special assignments as deemed necessary by the Manager or Director of Corporate Audit and management
  • Maintain corporate audit independence and objectivity in all assignments while developing and maintaining effective and value-adding business partnerships;
  • Prepare audit reports using sound writing skills
  • Ensure that recommendations are clearly presented to and agreed to by management and that a subsequent audit report is issued promptly
  • Ensure that all agreed recommendations are subsequently implemented
  • Stay abreast of best practices and provide conduit for introducing those practices to the company
  • Position involves travel for up to 30-35 percent of the time, including international travel
PERFORMANCE COMPETENCIES
Analytical Rigor Decision Making Skills
Information Monitoring Communication
Work Standards Applied Learning
Tenacity Strategic Decision Making
Change Management Building Partnerships
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor degree in finance or accounting from an accredited college or university
  • Three years audit experience
    • One year of supervisory experience
    • Two years’ experience in public accounting (preferably Big 4) or Fortune 500 corporation
    • One year SOX 404 requirements/risk assessment methodologies
    • One year experience working with SEC publicly traded companies
  • CPA or CIA candidacy required

Qualified applicants may apply online at or apply online at https://dpsg.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1501194&lang=en. Please contact Sheryl Gallagher (Sheryl.gallagher@dpsg.com), Recruiting Coordinator, with any questions.


Accudyne Industries  (3/19/15)

Internal Auditor – USA

Purpose

Primary auditor for USA based entities. Plans, performs, and reports on internal audits primarily for USA entities but also for international entities as needed. Provide support to Corporate Internal Audit office and other foreign based auditors (primarily remotely). Performs special projects and assists with investigations. Reports to USA based Internal Audit Manager.

Required
  • 7+ years’ experience, including significant audit experience
  • Accounting, Finance, or related degree
  • Ability to travel 50% independently to USA entities and international entities as needed
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with minimal supervision
  • Ability to complete assigned work accurately and completely by required due date
  • High integrity
  • Critical thinking and ability to multi-task
  • Strong work ethic
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work well with audit clients and global audit team members from different cultures and nationalities
  • Confidence in presenting and discussing audit findings and recommendations for improvement with local Controller, General Manager, and other local Executive staff
  • Flexibility and adaptability in assisting in development of new internal audit department, rapidly changing new organization, and business environment
  • Detailed problem-solving ability to identify route cause and recommendations for improvement
  • Maintain composure at all times
  • Ability to quickly understand various client accounting systems and processes to identify areas for improvement
  • Full Professional English Fluency, verbal and written
  • Strives for continuous personal, department, and Company improvement
  • Promptly communicates significant issues and writes clear, concise, and complete audit reports in English
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, ERP (preferably Hyperion and JDE) Internet, etc.
Strongly Preferred
  • CIA, CPA, CMA or other equivalent audit or accounting professional certification
  • Full professional French or Castilian / Spanish fluency, verbal and written
  • Sarbanes-Oxley experience
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Work experience with Western companies or understanding of Western business practices including SOX
  • Combination of internal audit, external audit, and accounting

Qualified candidates may forward their CV/resume to: David.Martinez@Accudyneindustries.com.


Stinnett & Associates  (3/18/15)

ASSOCIATE

Stinnett & Associates Overview

Stinnett & Associates helps companies manage risk and improve performance to operate better, smarter, faster.

We are a professional advisory firm that strives to maximize value for public and private organizations. We partner with clients and regard ourselves as an extension of their business operations, rather than outside consultants. Our services are designed to be integrated with a company’s key business activities to help streamline processes, reduce costs, and enhance controls.

Founded in 2001, Stinnett & Associates is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise with offices in Dallas, Houston, Oklahoma City, San Antonio, and Tulsa. We currently serve a broad cross-section of clients, including Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies with global operations. We are passionate about client service and have strong retention rates for both clients and team members. Our steady growth is largely due to satisfied client referrals and project expansion for existing clients. Working toward efficient solutions, we have a reputation for “doing the right thing.”

Examples of our specialties include:  Outsource and Co-source Internal Audit, Information Technology, Business Process Improvement, Fraud and Forensics, Sarbanes-Oxley, Governance Risk and Compliance, Risk Consulting, Business Continuity Planning, and Cost Recovery.

Position

As Stinnett & Associates continues to grow, we seek professionals with strong backgrounds, excellent communication skills, and a willingness to help our clients and team members succeed.

The Associate will work closely with project managers and team members to provide professional services to the firm’s clients.  This individual will assist in the execution of specific client audits while helping to ensure the timeliness and quality of these efforts.  He or she will conduct client interviews, document processes, execute audit test plans, and document test results.

Duties will include assisting with the planning of and participation in a variety of accounting, operational and construction related internal audits, along with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance engagements and various special projects including business process improvement.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct client interviews and process walkthroughs, draft process narratives, and perform testing procedures in accordance with the firm’s standards and procedures.
  • Monitor and assess client business control environments and identify changes or exceptions.
  • Work with sense of urgency and the ability to shift focus as needed throughout the day.
  • Complete audit work papers as directed, clear any management comments in a timely manner, vet findings and observations with appropriate client contacts, and clearly articulate findings and observations to teammates and Stinnett management.
  • Work closely with Stinnett management to identify potential process improvements and effective business processes, including best practices and internal control approaches.
  • Maintain regular, timely communication with Stinnett management and teammates regarding project status, project issues, and resource availability.
  • Remain cognizant of time budgets and promptly communicate overages or project delays to Stinnett management. 
  • Interact with clients in a professional, confident manner, including actively participating in client meetings. 
  • Demonstrate problem-solving and critical thinking skills, knowing when to ask for help.
  • Position can be based in Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Tulsa or Oklahoma City.  Travel is estimated at 25-30%.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 1 – 3 years’ experience in accounting, preferably public accounting or internal audit.
  • Prior experience within the oil and gas industry is helpful.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance is required.
  • Working towards professional certifications such as CPA and CIA is helpful but not required.
  • Some experience in assessing internal controls, risks, and business processes, as well as developing audit programs to address those assessments.
  • Ability to work in teams and independently, occasionally with minimal supervision. 
  • Possess integrity, good business principles, and strong work ethic.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Accomplished in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Data analytics experience in ACL or IDEA is a plus, but not required.
Other

Stinnett & Associates offers an excellent compensation packages including salary commensurate with experience, an employee incentive bonus program, and comprehensive benefits to support a positive work life balance.  Relocation assistance is not available.
 
Stinnett & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are also committed to achieving full equal opportunity without discrimination based on race, religion, color, gender, national origin, politics, marital status, physical disability, age, genetic information, or sexual orientation.
 
Qualified applicants may apply in confidence online at www.stinnett-associates.com.  Questions, please contact Michael Hardwick at michael.hardwick@stinnett-associates.com.


SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Stinnett & Associates Overview

Stinnett & Associates helps companies manage risk and improve performance to operate better, smarter, faster.

We are a professional advisory firm that strives to maximize value for public and private organizations. We partner with clients and regard ourselves as an extension of their business operations, rather than outside consultants. Our services are designed to be integrated with a company’s key business activities to help streamline processes, reduce costs, and enhance controls.

Founded in 2001, Stinnett & Associates is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise with offices in Dallas, Houston, Oklahoma City, San Antonio, and Tulsa. We currently serve a broad cross-section of clients, including Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies with global operations. We are passionate about client service and have strong retention rates for both clients and team members. Our steady growth is largely due to satisfied client referrals and project expansion for existing clients. Working toward efficient solutions, we have a reputation for “doing the right thing.”

Examples of our specialties include:  Outsource and Co-source Internal Audit, Information Technology, Business Process Improvement, Fraud and Forensics, Sarbanes-Oxley, Governance Risk and Compliance, Risk Consulting, Business Continuity Planning, and Cost Recovery.

Position

As Stinnett & Associates continues to grow, we seek professionals with strong backgrounds, excellent communication skills, and a willingness to help our clients and team members succeed.

The Senior Associate will work closely with project managers and team members to provide professional services to the firm’s clients.  This individual will assist in the execution of specific client audits while helping to ensure the timeliness and quality of these efforts.  He or she will conduct client interviews, document processes, execute audit test plans, and document test results.

Duties will include assisting with the planning of and participation in a variety of accounting, operational and construction related internal audits, along with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance engagements and various special projects including business process improvement.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct client interviews and process walkthroughs, document process narratives, draft risk control matrices, create and execute testing procedures, document test results, and draft audit reports in accordance with the firm’s standards and procedures.
  • Work with a sense of urgency and the ability to shift focus as needed throughout the day.
  • Complete audit work papers as directed, clear comments in a timely manner, vet findings and observations with appropriate client contacts, and clearly articulate findings and observations to teammates and Stinnett management.
  • Review audit work to verify testing has been completed and documented appropriately.
  • Lead projects from start to finish, which may include coordinating project resources, setting clear priorities and deadlines for resources and self, leading project meetings, overseeing project deliverables, and communicating results and findings to Stinnett management.
  • Work closely with Stinnett management to identify potential process improvements and present results to clients.
  • Assist Stinnett management in consulting with clients on effective business processes, including best practices and internal control approaches.
  • Maintain regular, timely communication with Stinnett management and teammates regarding project status, project issues, and resource availability.
  • Remain cognizant of time budgets and promptly communicate overages or project delays to Stinnett management.
  • Interact with clients in a professional, confident manner, including actively participating in client meetings.
  • Demonstrate problem-solving and critical thinking skills, knowing when to ask for help.
  • Position can be based in Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Tulsa or Oklahoma City.  Travel is estimated at 25-30%.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 3–5 years’ experience in accounting, preferably public accounting or internal audit.
  • Prior experience within the oil and gas industry is preferred.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance is required.
  • Working towards professional certifications such as CPA and CIA is helpful but not required.
  • Experience in assessing internal controls, risks, and business processes, as well as developing audit programs to address those assessments.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Possess integrity, good business principles, and strong work ethic.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Accomplished in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Data analytics experience in ACL or IDEA is a plus, but not required.
Other

Stinnett & Associates offers an excellent compensation package including salary commensurate with experience, an employee incentive bonus program, and comprehensive benefits to support a positive work life balance.  Relocation assistance is not available.

Stinnett & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are also committed to achieving full equal opportunity without discrimination based on race, religion, color, gender, national origin, politics, marital status, physical disability, age, genetic information, or sexual orientation.

Qualified applicants may apply in confidence online at www.stinnett-associates.com.  Questions, please contact Michael Hardwick at michael.hardwick@stinnett-associates.com.


The University of Texas System  (3/18/15)

Chief Audit Executive (CAE) – Arlington, TX

To view full posting (KSA’s, salary, benefits summary) please visit our Careers website under the Executive Opportunities section at: http://www.utsystem.edu/careers/executive-opportunities
Purpose of Position:

Ensuring that an effective internal audit function is in place for The University of Texas at Arlington with a focus on adding value and improving the University’s operations, risk management, control and governance processes. The Institutional CAE will provide stakeholders with risk-based, objective and reliable assurance, advice and insight.  He or she will assist the UT System Chief Audit Executive and Institutional President and provide strategic audit and risk assessment in compliance with professional and governmental auditing standards and assist executive management in accomplishing its goals and objectives.

Essential Functions:
  • Provide independent assurance services by:
    • Developing with input from the Institution President and the Institutional Audit Committee an annual audit plan based upon an accepted risk assessment methodology and approved by the Institutional Audit Committee and by the Audit, Compliance and Management Review Committee of the Board of Regents;
    • Managing the timely accomplishment of the audit plan and monitoring progress based upon the Institute of Internal Auditors International Professional Practices Framework;
    • Providing verbal and/or written communications of audit findings and recommending improvements based upon results;
    • Performing follow-up of corrective action taken by management for recommendations;
    • Coordinating external audits and reviews.
  • Provide consulting services as appropriate for campus leadership.
  • Conduct investigations of suspected fraud or similar activities.
  • Report the status of activities to the UT System Audit Office, Institution President, the Internal Audit Committee, and institutional management as needed by:
    • Preparing Institutional Audit Committee meeting materials in coordination with the Audit Committee Chair;
    • Maintaining a close working relationship with the Institutional Audit Committee Chair;
    • Preparing the required UT System and State reports; and
    • Reporting on the status of outstanding recommendations.
  • Maintain a position as a trusted advisor and provide value added services to the institution by:
    • Meeting with the President and senior management to nurture an effective working relationship with institutional management as appropriate to maintain a flow of communication;
    • Providing or assisting  with training and awareness activities fostering a control conscious environment on campus; and
    • Advising management of emerging risks and new compliance requirements.
  • Ensure resources are adequate and sustained to address campus risks by:
    • Hiring competent staff and encouraging staff to attain professional certifications, and
    • Providing development and training opportunities to staff.
  • Coordinates with other internal and external providers of assurance and audit services to ensure appropriate coverage and minimize duplication of effort.
  • Participate in outreach and external involvement to further promote the audit function and the profession by:
    • Participating in campus and UT System Committee meetings as needed,
    • Participating in appropriate professional organizations such as the Institute of Internal Auditors, the Association of College & University Auditors, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, etc. and
    • Conducting professional speaking engagements or writing internal auditing articles, as appropriate.
  • Establish and maintain an active and continuous quality control and improvement program which includes, but is not limited to:
    • Ensuring that external quality assurance review is conducted at least once every three years as required by the Texas Internal Auditing Act, and
    • Conducting on-going quality control and improvement activities to ensure the highest quality audit program.
  • Provide administrative oversight for office operations that:
    • Establishes appropriate policies and procedures for office and auditing activities,
    • Ensures office budgets and accounts are appropriately maintained, and
    • Conducts annual employee performance evaluations.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, management or information systems or related fields.
  • Experience: A minimum of seven (7) years of professional audit experience in progressively responsible leadership position(s) within a public or private college or university, a state or federal agency, an accounting/auditing firm, or with in private industry.
  • Certifications: Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Education: Master’s degree in business administration (MBA), accounting, management, information systems, or education administration.
  • Experience: Experience working with modern, sophisticated, computer-based accounting and financial reporting systems in a large, complex higher education organization in a leadership role.
How to Apply:

In order to be considered, applicants must submit all required application materials to Office of Employee Services at careers@utsystem.edu. The subject line of the email should read as follows: CAE-Arlington _FirstName _LastName

Required Application Materials:
  • A resume is required in order to apply.
  • A letter of interest is required in order to apply. 
Additional Information:

Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.

EO/AA Statement:

The University of Texas System Administration is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation. Reasonable disability accommodation may be requested by contacting the Office of Employee Services.


Chief Audit Executive (CAE) – El Paso, TX

To view full posting (KSA’s, salary, benefits summary) please visit our Careers website under the Executive Opportunities section at: http://www.utsystem.edu/careers/executive-opportunities

Purpose of Position:

Ensuring that an effective internal audit function is in place for The University of Texas at El Paso with a focus on adding value and improving the University’s operations, risk management, control and governance processes. The Institutional CAE will provide stakeholders with risk-based, objective and reliable assurance, advice and insight.  He or she will assist the UT System Chief Audit Executive and Institutional President and provide strategic audit and risk assessment in compliance with professional and governmental auditing standards and assist executive management in accomplishing its goals and objectives.

Essential Functions:
  • Provide independent assurance services by:
    • Developing with input from the Institution President and the Institutional Audit Committee an annual audit plan based upon an accepted risk assessment methodology and approved by the Institutional Audit Committee and by the Audit, Compliance and Management Review Committee of the Board of Regents;
    • Managing the timely accomplishment of the audit plan and monitoring progress based upon the Institute of Internal Auditors International Professional Practices Framework;
    • Providing verbal and/or written communications of audit findings and recommending improvements based upon results;
    • Performing follow-up of corrective action taken by management for recommendations;
    • Coordinating external audits and reviews.
  • Provide consulting services as appropriate for campus leadership.
  • Conduct investigations of suspected fraud or similar activities.
  • Report the status of activities to the UT System Audit Office, Institution President, the Internal Audit Committee, and institutional management as needed by:
    • Preparing Institutional Audit Committee meeting materials in coordination with the Audit Committee Chair;
    • Maintaining a close working relationship with the Institutional Audit Committee Chair;
    • Preparing the required UT System and State reports; and
    • Reporting on the status of outstanding recommendations.
  • Maintain a position as a trusted advisor and provide value added services to the institution by:
    • Meeting with the President and senior management to nurture an effective working relationship with institutional management as appropriate to maintain a flow of communication;
    • Providing or assisting  with training and awareness activities fostering a control conscious environment on campus; and
    • Advising management of emerging risks and new compliance requirements.
  • Ensure resources are adequate and sustained to address campus risks by:
    • Hiring competent staff and encouraging staff to attain professional certifications, and
    • Providing development and training opportunities to staff.
    • Coordinates with other internal and external providers of assurance and audit services to ensure appropriate coverage and minimize duplication of effort.
  • Participate in outreach and external involvement to further promote the audit function and the profession by:
    • Participating in campus and UT System Committee meetings as needed,
    • Participating in appropriate professional organizations such as the Institute of Internal Auditors, the Association of College & University Auditors, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, etc. and
    • Conducting professional speaking engagements or writing internal auditing articles, as appropriate.
  • Establish and maintain an active and continuous quality control and improvement program which includes, but is not limited to:
    • Ensuring that external quality assurance review is conducted at least once every three years as required by the Texas Internal Auditing Act, and
    • Conducting on-going quality control and improvement activities to ensure the highest quality audit program.
  • Provide administrative oversight for office operations that:
    • Establishes appropriate policies and procedures for office and auditing activities,
    • Ensures office budgets and accounts are appropriately maintained, and
    • Conducts annual employee performance evaluations.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, management or information systems or related fields.
  • Experience: A minimum of seven (7) years of professional audit experience in progressively responsible leadership position(s) within a public or private college or university, a state or federal agency, an accounting/auditing firm, or with in private industry.
  • Certifications: Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Education: Master’s degree in business administration (MBA), accounting, management, information systems, or education administration.
  • Experience: Experience working with modern, sophisticated, computer-based accounting and financial reporting systems in a large, complex higher education organization in a leadership role.
How to Apply:

In order to be considered, applicants must submit all required application materials to Office of Employee Services at careers@utsystem.edu. The subject line of the email should read as follows: CAE-Arlington _FirstName _LastName

Required Application Materials:
  • A resume is required in order to apply.
  • A letter of interest is required in order to apply.
Additional Information:

Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.

EO/AA Statement:

The University of Texas System Administration is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation. Reasonable disability accommodation may be requested by contacting the Office of Employee Services


Farm Credit Bank of Texas  (1/29/15)

Internal Auditor

LOCATION:     Tyler, Texas (Telecommuting is a possibility)
SALARY:          Competitive salary plus incentive pay and full benefits

This position is located at our Tyler, TX Administrative office with telecommuting being a possibility.

Company Profile:

Texas Farm Credit (TFC) was established January 1, 2014 from the merger of AgriLand, Farm Credit Services and Texas AgFinance, Farm Credit Services.  As a customer-owned cooperative, we operate in our borrowers’ best interests and cater to their short and long term credit needs, with flexible financing solutions and an array of cash management products and services.

Texas Farm Credit finances agricultural production, rural land, agribusiness needs and country homes. Our rural lending professionals can structure a loan to meet the customer’s individual needs, from cattle and timber loans to rural real estate mortgages and complex agribusiness financing packages.  TFC is funded by the Farm Credit Bank of Texas (FCBT), headquartered in Austin, Texas.  FCBT provides wholesale funds and services to 16 rural lending cooperatives in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico and Texas.  The Bank is owned by these lending organizations, which in turn offer agricultural credit, mortgage financing and financially related services to farmers, ranchers, agribusiness operations, rural landowners and rural homeowners. Together the Bank and Associations comprise the 10th Credit District, the largest single source of farm, ranch, and agribusiness financing solutions in the region.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or a related discipline with two (2) to five (5) years of experience in public accounting, internal auditing, and/or regulatory auditing.  CPA, CIA or CISA certification is desirable. Experience in the financial services industry is a plus.

Skill Requirements:

Specialized knowledge of accounting/financial systems and accounting/finance principles. Specialized knowledge of accounting internal controls and industry standard internal audit practices.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.  Should have an intermediate to advanced skill level in Microsoft Office applications and have the ability to perform intermediate to advanced-level accounting and audit analyses under limited supervision.

Job Scope:

Plans, develops and documents audit programs and procedures; verifies the accuracy, efficiency and effectiveness of association operations by performing complex internal audit tasks; works under minimum supervision.

Essential Functions:
  1. Tests adequacy of association internal controls to ensure data reported is accurate and supports the association's disclosures to its stockholders.
  2. Performs complex internal audit functions for the association and assures compliance with FCA regulations pertaining to internal audit.
  3. Develops appropriate reports for association management regarding the findings of association operations review testing, Maintains records of review and audit activity.
  4. Evaluates safety and soundness of association control systems and makes recommendations to the Director of Internal Audit, and appropriate levels of management for follow-up with credit and/or branch offices as appropriate.
  5. Coordinates with external auditors and association staff, as appropriate, to avoid unnecessary redundancy of controls while ensuring appropriate control system design, function and efficiency.
  6. Consults with association management to communicate inadequacies in association control systems for inclusion in analysis of compensation/financing agreement compliance and direct loan classification.
  7. Assists other departments as needed to complete special projects such as due diligence reviews on loan purchases, consulting to improve controls, etc.
  8. Participates in association planning and administrative meetings, and provides input to management on issues relating to internal audit.

Please send your resume and salary history to:
Wendy Swift, Texas Farm Credit
3210 W. Northwest Loop 323, Tyler, TX  75702
E-Fax:  877-206-8334
Email: wswift@texasfcs.com, www.texasfcs.com
                                                                                                                                     
EOE/AA/M/F/D/V


Ocwen Financial Corporation  (1/28/15)

Business Summary:

Ocwen Financial Corporation (“Ocwen”) is the largest independent mortgage loan servicer in the United States and the fifth largest overall mortgage servicer. Ocwen is publicly traded (NYSE:OCN) and is widely recognized in government, industry, community and media circles as a leader in homeownership preservation, mainly through loan modifications.  Over the past few years, Ocwen has enjoyed significant growth in its loan servicing portfolio and market capitalization, largely as a result of successfully integrating servicing platforms acquired from large financial institutions.

Make a difference by working in this dynamic, growing field for one of the most innovative and fastest-growing companies in the mortgage servicing industry!

Lead IT Auditor, Internal Audit - Coppell, TX

Responsibilities will include:

The Internal Audit Department is responsible for overseeing Ocwen’s internal audit program at the direction of the Audit Committee. The Internal audit program is established to ensure that Ocwen has an effective internal controls structure with controls that are properly designed and operating effectively and efficiently. This position is for an experienced Lead IT Auditor who enjoys hands-on involvement in planning and executing reviews suitable to a fast-paced highly demanding environment.

  • Manage independently and perform IT audits end to end. This includes audit planning, audit fieldwork and reporting and communicating results verbally and in writing to members of senior management.
  • Work with various business unit representatives and IT process owners to review and test internal IT systems and processes.
  • Investigate opportunities for cost savings or process improvements.
  • Prepare and review design documentation and tests of operational effectiveness.
  • Interact with Audit team members in working toward departmental goals. Demonstrate the ability to resolve team conflicts and bring group together to enhance audit results through group planning, feedback, and development skills.
  • Follow up timely on remediation items and prepare periodic reports and track program progress and status of testing.
Key Result Areas:
  • Identify any IT internal control weaknesses in processes, scope for process improvement, recommend and implement changes to strengthen internal controls.
  • Timely completion of IT Audits.
  • Quality deliverables.
Qualifications: (Requirements for the position)
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Higher degree preferred.
  • 5 years of experience in IT audits for large corporations.
  • CISA certification is preferred.
  • Knowledge of IT control and security activities including, but not limited to:
    • Knowledge of regulations impacting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of customer nonpublic personal information.
    • Knowledge of business application controls including logical access, application change management, disaster recovery and application processing controls.
    • Knowledge of IT control best practices within key IT infrastructure areas including network and Internet security, application development, IT project management, data center operations and general IT operations.
    • Knowledge of security measures and auditing practices within various operating systems, databases and ERP systems.
    • Knowledge of IT governance practices including security awareness and IT policies and procedures.
    • Knowledge of business continuity and disaster recovery best practices and physical security measures.
  • A CA, CPA or Certified Internal Auditor Designation is a plus.
  • Additional qualifications such as CISSP, other certifications in security, knowledge of SQL scripting are preferred but not required.

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary.

Interested Candidates should contact Matthew Washburne - matthew.washburne@ocwen.com


Senior Manager, Internal Audit

The Internal Audit Department is responsible for overseeing Ocwen’s Internal Audit program at the direction of the Audit Committee. The Internal Audit program is established to ensure that Ocwen has an effective internal controls structure with controls that are properly designed and operating effectively and efficiently. This position is for an experienced internal audit senior manager who enjoys hands-on involvement in planning and executing reviews and in developing a durable internal audit methodology suitable to a fast-paced highly demanding environment.

Job Functions:
  • Development of audit programs (based on a risk based approach) and management of audit projects that effectively utilize Internal Audit resources throughout the year
  • Monitor progress of multiple simultaneous projects and take necessary action to meet target completion dates and ensure timely completion of audit reports
  • Provide supervision, guidance and training for all auditors
  • Capable of understanding processes and related risks
  • Provide oversight and direction to audit staff on audit engagements which includes, but is not limited to, preparing risk assessments, audit work plans, audit programs, audit testing and internal audit reports
  • Performs critical project management duties in the planning, scheduling, coordinating, reviewing and reporting of the work of audit teams for multiple concurrent projects
  • Communicate with senior business leaders on audit results and operational risks
  • Communicate regularly with the VP of Internal Audit and Director for the purpose of achieving specified Internal Audit goals and objectives
  • Mentor audit staff members and monitor that their work product for conformity with department policies and Auditing Standards established by the Institute of Internal Audit
  • Ensure audit staff are conducting monthly follow-up and reporting of outstanding audit issues
  • Identify any weaknesses in processes, investigate opportunities for cost savings and recommend and implement changes to strengthen internal controls
  • Ensures professionalism and independence and the constant appearance of professionalism and independence
Qualifications: (Requirements for the position)
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • MBA, CPA or Certified Internal Auditor Designation is a plus
  • Experience in the Mortgage Servicing industry is strongly preferred
  • Specialized experience auditing business processes within the financial services industry
  • Effective team builder with strong leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in an organized fashion with attention to details
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage complex or multi-functional audits
  • Demonstrated ability to have a positive interaction with management and work across departmental lines in order to effectively execute audits
  • A minimum of 9 years’ experience, of which at least 5 years should be related to internal audit process reviews
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are required Ability to travel.

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary.

Interested Candidates should contact Matthew Washburne - matthew.washburne@ocwen.com


Senior Manager, Compliance Testing & Audit

The Senior Manager, Compliance Testing & Audit will develop and oversee the activities of the compliance testing group that tests for adherence to the various applicable Making Home Affordable (MHA) program requirements; and validates the implementation of management’s corrective actions in response to MHA Compliance (external) reports.  The Senior Manager will be responsible for managing an effective and efficient compliance testing and reporting process, interacting directly with business unit leaders, and executing directives in line with the Compliance Testing Department’s overall strategic plan.

Job Functions:
  • Manage a testing team which conducts compliance reviews to assess the effectiveness of various servicing processes compliance with applicable requirements
  • Ensure the testing team collaborates with business units to conduct periodic (i.e. monthly, quarterly, etc.) comprehensive compliance testing based on specific servicing requirements
  • Oversee the process that ensures updating of the compliance testing program for all applicable new servicing requirements
  • Work with Compliance Testing leadership to implement enhancements to the compliance testing framework
  • Provide effective direction to the Manager of the team related to team supervision and execution of testing activities
  • Manage the process that obtains and tracks responses from business units related to compliance issues
  • Monitor the status of business unit action plans and assess whether to put a hold on testing, to allow for remediation actions, and when to reinstate testing
  • Partner with Regulatory Compliance, Legal and Internal Control functions/departments on a regular basis to evaluate compliance issues and business unit corrective action plans
  • Prioritize various ad-hoc requests from internal and external parties and ensure the delivery of accurate and timely responses
  • Develop a staff training program, promote career development, implement a team succession plan and coordinate recruiting efforts
  • Assess workloads and resources, and propose/implement solutions to address any resource or time constraints.
  • Maintain effective working partnerships with business units and senior management 
Key Result Areas:
  • Design and ensure the execution of an effective compliance testing program that delivers accurate and timely test result; adapts to changes in compliance requirements and business processes; and aligns with Compliance Testing strategic initiatives.
  • Ensure the development and maintenance of processes and procedures with respect to compliance testing, including frequency, scope, testing methodologies, reporting and remediation requirements
  • Develop and maintain a testing team of qualified individuals.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a business or finance related field of study
  • 10 years of experience in Compliance, Audit or Quality Control.  Previous experience in managing an audit or compliance team required.
  • Experience in financial services or mortgage loan servicing a plus.
  • Ability to effectively design and execute team level strategies to accomplish directives outlined in the Compliance Testing Strategic Plan
  • Effective team builder with strong leadership and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to have a positive interaction with management and work across departmental lines in order to effectively execute compliance testing
  • Strong organizational, project management and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in an organized fashion with attention to details
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage complex or multi-functional compliance projects

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary. Ocwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested Candidates should contact Matthew Washburne - matthew.washburne@ocwen.com


Manager, Compliance Testing Standards & Audit

The Compliance Testing Department is responsible for overseeing Ocwen’s mortgage servicing compliance testing program covering federal and state laws and regulations; servicing agreements and standards established with investors; national mortgage settlement requirements; government agency and government sponsored entity servicing standards; and guidelines for the Making Home Affordable Program. This position is for an experienced manager who enjoys hands-on involvement in managing a team that will monitor and/or validate management’s implementation of improvements to internal controls and processes to ensure compliance with the various laws, regulations and standards. This person will also implement and oversee an internal quality assurance program that will assist with the development of Compliance Testing processes and standards; develop and maintain Compliance Testing policies and procedures; and assess testing teams’ compliance with those policies and procedures; and measure the performance of the overall compliance testing program to ensure that the various policies and standards are appropriately designed.

Job Functions:
  • Develop a centralized process that will monitor management’s various actions plans initiated due to noncompliance with laws, regulations and servicing standards; obtain relevant input from the Compliance Testing teams; and interface with other parties engaged in the remediation process, including the Compliance Department, Legal and Operations.
  • Evaluate, in coordination with the Compliance Department, management’s action plans to ensure they will be effective to remediate the deficiencies identified by Compliance Testing.
  • Develop and implement reports that provide the status on management’s action plans.
  • Provide regular updates to senior management, investors and other third party oversight entities on status of management’s action plans.
  • Review the adequacy of the team’s work paper documentation in support of the remediation efforts that are being conducted.
  • Evaluate internal compliance testing programs for completeness in coverage and adherence to testing program requirements
  • Assess the compliance testing process, identify areas needing enhancement, and develop and document appropriate enhancements to policies and procedures
  • Develop a framework for maintaining and periodically updating Compliance Testing policies and procedures
  • Develop and implement an internal quality assurance program to assess adherence to Compliance Testing policies and procedures.
Key Result Areas:
  • Work with various business unit representatives and process owners to enhance internal systems and processes involving compliance controls, including evaluating opportunities to automate existing compliance controls.
  • Communicate results verbally and in writing to members of senior management and external third parties
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Finance or Accounting related discipline preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in Compliance, Audit or Quality Control. Experience in a mortgage servicing environment preferred.
  • A MBA, CPA, CIA, or Chartered Accountant designation is a plus.
Desired Skills:
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of mortgage servicing compliance or quality control
  • Effective team builder with strong leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in an organized fashion with attention to details
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage complex or multi-functional compliance projects
  • Demonstrated ability to have a positive interaction with management and work across departmental lines in order to effectively execute compliance testing
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary.

Interested Candidates should contact Matthew Washburne - matthew.washburne@ocwen.com


Senior Auditor, Internal Audit

The Senior Auditor, Internal Audit will assess process risks, flowchart business processes including the supporting application systems, identifying and evaluating the design of controls, executing and documenting audit tests. During the audit process, they will complete work in accordance with audit methodology, and all applicable standards, and defined plans, budgets, and schedules.

Job Functions:
  • Support audit fieldwork (as a supervised team-member), including: test controls, analyze business process and financial controls documentation, and develop written summaries of audit findings and review them with Audit Management.
  • Develop an understanding of the audit approach, methodology & tools.
  • Maintain regular communication with Audit Management, and serve as an interface with auditees.
  • Awareness of SOX and related validation testing executed by management.
  • Perform ad hoc projects as assigned to assist Audit in analyzing the Company’s risk and control environment.
  • Develop and maintain proactive working relationships with personnel across the Company.
  • Respect the confidentiality of the workplace, its clients, and employees.

Qualifications: (Requirements for the position)

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Higher degree preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of public accounting or internal audit experience in the financial services industry with concentrations in the mortgage and/or banking industry strongly preferred.
  • Residential mortgage loan servicing and originations experience a plus
  • Detail-oriented, deadline driven, self-directed and organized individual
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Proven ability to excel in highly interactive team environment
  • Able to understand risk and control concepts
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to travel

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary.

Interested Candidates should contact Matthew Washburne - matthew.washburne@ocwen.com


PennyMac Financial Services, Inc.  (1/27/15)

Manager, Internal Audit

PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. (PFSI) is a specialty financial services firm focused on the production and servicing of U.S. commercial and residential loans as well as the management of investments related to the U.S. commercial and residential mortgage market.   PFSI has shareholders’ equity of $766 million as of September 30 and a current market capitalization of approximately $1.3 billion.  PennyMac and its affiliates are headquartered in Moorpark, California, and have more than 1,750 full-time employees and growing.  PennyMac is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For consideration, please go to www.pennymacusa.com/careers and search by title and location or type in 14-1082 in the keywords box.

Located in our fast growing Ft. Worth office, the Manager, Internal Audit contributes to the definition, administration and maintenance of policies, programs and processes to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of internal controls to mitigate risk and promote compliance with financial reporting, GSE and regulatory requirements.  The position reports to the SVP, Internal Audit located in our corporate offices in Moorpark, CA.

Job Responsibilities Including the Following:
Strategic Planning

Contribute to the development of business unit goals and action plans to anticipate and support the needs of a growth-oriented company
Provide consultation on audit topics

Operational

Define, communicate and manage audit schedule
Establish direction and focus of major audits
Work with business managers to administer audits in accordance with annual plan and audit schedule
Define and evolve structure of reporting to meet internal and external requirements
Work with business managers to administer ad hoc audits in accordance with company priorities
Work with line managers to monitor recommendations and remediation
Serve as liaison with external auditors

Governance

Maintain an informed perspective on organizational risks for influence of audit schedule, focus and remediation activities
May report to the CFO, CEO or Board Audit Committee(s)
Contribute to the development of Policies and Procedures
Maintain and publish status and exception management reporting

Other

May manage more than one audit team
Provide training and guidance to team members
Complete special assignments necessary to support business strategy
Demonstrate behaviors which are aligned with the organization’s desired culture and values (ethics, trust, empathy, excellence, partnership, innovation)
Fulfill on role-based compliance, personal skill and professional development requirements
Adhere to company code of conduct and policies & procedures

Education and Experience Required

Required Minimum Education:  Four Year college degree (Bachelor or equivalent)
MMinimum Years of Experience:  Seven plus years’ experience


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