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Financial Auditor

Great Western Bank Des Moines, IA
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General Description and Essential Functions

This position will be responsible for conducting internal audits with the potential of leading audits depending on experience level. Internal audits conducted will primarily include operational audits and financial audits, as well as tests of internal controls over financial reporting. Candidates should have the ability to obtain an understanding of the processes, risks and controls of business areas audited; develop the scope and audit objectives, develop audit programs, plan and schedule audits, complete the field work, write audit reports, track audit issues, and work with management to resolve any issues.

Depending on experience, lead internal audits, including supervising auditors in planning, executing and reporting phases of the audit.
Conduct research and process walkthroughs of business areas to assist in identifying and documenting processes, risks and controls.
Develop audit objectives, scope and audit program based on the risk assessment conducted.
Perform audit tests and document work performed and results.
Perform tests of internal controls over financial reporting and direct assistance to the external auditors.
Identify opportunities to use tools and techniques to improve quality and efficiency.
Conduct follow-up reviews of financial, operational, or regulatory compliance deficiencies noted during audits.
Assist in the monitoring of practices and changes within the banking industry and internal audit profession. Be able to respond and adapt to new regulations.
Become a resource for management throughout the Bank. Represent Internal Audit's goals, objectives and viewpoints.
Perform other job-related duties or special projects as assigned.Qualifications/Experience

Bachelor or Master's Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field.
1-7 years of Banking, Finance, or Audit experience. Salary commensurate with experience.
Knowledge of internal controls over financial reporting preferred.
Strong understanding of accounting principles and standards.
Experience in risk based auditing preferred.
Professional certification preferred or willingness to pursue certification.
Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Highly motivated self-starter with ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines.
25% travel for the Des Moines and Omaha markets.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Proficient in MS Excel and Word.

Job Details

Date Posted September 13, 2017
Date Closes January 11, 2018
Requisition 17-0602
Located In Des moines, IA
Work At 124-Clive
Department Audit/Compliance
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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