Description/Job Summary Plans and coordinates development, implementation and maintenance of association internal audit and credit review programs. Conducts internal audit/reviews and oversees internal credit review for the association in accordance with established policies, as well as ensures overall compliance with policy, procedure, laws, regulations, accounting standards, sound business practices and implementation of goals and objectives cited in the association business plan.
INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Facilitates the external and internal audits and credit reviews, has access to records, properties and personnel that are required to discharge audit and review responsibilities.
Sets the scope for the conduct of these reviews and audits with input from executive management and the audit committee.
Co-ordinates audit committee meetings and materials.
Performs such other functions as authorized by the CEO in carrying out official duties and responsibilities of position. METHOD OF ACCOMPLISHING RESPONSIBILITIES:
Review and audit function to be accomplished through in-field/imaged inspection of branch office/administrative office loan and accounting records. Location of office base to be the Administrative office facility with association providing necessary office/computer equipment for use in completion of job responsibilities. Reporting requirement to include monthly board/committee meeting.
Required Skills Working knowledge of data processing systems and Microsoft computer applications.
Exhibit sound and accurate judgment; and be logical and objective.
Attend to great detail while discerning the total picture.
Negotiate and exercise positive interpersonal communications in difficult situations.
Write clearly and concisely.
Able to work independently under minimal supervision.
Required Experience Two-three years of internal or external audit experience or similar accounting background.
Required Education B.S. in accounting with preference for internal auditing coursework.
Required Qualifications Knowledge of laws, regulations and GAAP accounting principles.
Preferred Qualifications If not attained already, a willingness to pursue specialized accreditations (i.e. CIA-certified internal auditor, CFSA-certified financial services auditor, CFE-certified fraud examiner, CISA-certified information systems auditor, CCSA-certification in control self assessment).
Knowledge of Farm Credit credit/operations policy and procedures and FCA regulations.
An understanding of the economic and political environment within which the AgFirst FCB and associations are operating.
Details Location is Fostoria, OH.
Travel to branches throughout the association territory is required.