First United-Internal Auditor

SUMMARY

The Auditor I or II will assist in performance of financial, operational, and compliance audits. Apply risk assessment and critical thinking skills to scenarios encountered and identify any potential issues. Communicate identified issues with business process owners to ensure any potential concerns are addressed in a timely and effective manner.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)

  • Performs audit procedures, including developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting processes and procedures.
  • Conducts interviews, reviews documents, develops and completes required testwork, composes summary memos, and prepares working papers.
  • Identifies, develops, and documents audit issues and recommendations for improvement using independent judgment concerning areas being reviewed.
  • Identifies root causes and effectively communicates audit findings and recommendations to business process owners.
  • Coordinates with external auditors in completion of annual financial audits and outsourced audits.
    Performs audit finding follow-up with bank process owners to ensure that corrective actions have been effectively implemented as prescribed in audit reports.
  • Conducts and/or assists in the completion of special-request projects on an as-needed basis.
     

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESONSIBILITIES

  • Obtain and maintain current knowledge of changes in banking and financial services related laws and regulations
  • Good understanding of accounting and audit standards.
  • Travels to Oklahoma and Texas locations for the day (periodically) or overnight (approximately 5%).

EMPLOYEE SPECIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, or other applicable field.
  • At least one year of experience working in an internal audit and/or public accounting capacity.
  • Audit Certification encouraged – Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) are preferred.

Technical/Functional Competencies

  • Good understanding of the Standards and Guidance established by the Institute of Internal Auditors and ability to apply in performing audit duties.
  • Strong analytical skills to assess control design and effectiveness.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills including ability to interact with all levels of management.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Visio.
  • Exhibit leadership skills.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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