Under the general supervision of the Director, Internal Audit, and with guidance from the Lead Internal Auditor(s), the primary responsibility of the Internal Auditor is to assist with the execution of a timely, independent, comprehensive and effective audit program within the Credit Union.
· Technical Learning
· Problem Solving
· Interpersonal Savvy
· Business Acumen
· Priority Setting
MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES & TASKS:
Performs audits in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditor’s International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, “ Standards .”
Assists in identifying and evaluating the organization’s risks and provides input to the development of the annual audit plan.
Performs audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence and documenting processes and procedures.
Assists with the evaluation of internal controls implemented by the operating functions of the Credit Union.
Evaluates the compliance with the Credit Union’s policies and procedures as well as external rules, laws and regulations.
Assists with the communication of audit results and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations to management, and the coordination of audit responses and follow up.
Pursues professional development opportunities, including external and internal training, and professional memberships.
Looks for opportunities to reduce operating costs and make suggestions to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related area is required. Minimum of one year of experience in internal or external auditing is preferred. Incumbent will be required to pursue Certified Internal Auditor or Certified Public Accountant certification as part of the job.
Skills & Abilities
Strong PC skills including Excel and Word are required. Must have good judgment, strong oral and written communication skills, problem solving skills, be detail-oriented and have the ability to effectively interact with all levels of management and able to work with limited daily supervision.
Must comply with all aspects of regulatory and/or legal requirements, such as the Bank Secrecy Act.
This job requires that the employee sit at a desk or PC work station a majority of the time. The employee must be able to work a minimum five-day workweek (40 hours) with availability for nights and/or weekends as required. The employee must be able to travel independently to department and branch locations throughout the Credit Union. Travel may be necessary in Pima, Pinal and Maricopa Counties primarily.
Vantage West Credit Union - 17 months ago