Great Western Bank Sioux Falls, SD
General Description and Essential Functions
This position is responsible for leading and overseeing a variety of internal audits throughout the bank including operational audits, financial audits, and compliance audits; and may be responsible for leading tests of internal controls over financial reporting. Candidates should have the ability to develop and revise audit programs; plan and schedule audits; ensure the audit team completes the field work, writes audit reports, and tracks audit issues; and work with management to resolve any issues and develop action plans to address control weaknesses. This position may be responsible for assisting with coordinating with external auditors on tests of internal controls over financial reporting and direct audit assistance. This position may also be responsible for assisting with coordinating external examinations and preparing materials for Audit Committee meetings.
Oversee internal audits throughout Great Western Bank. This includes planning and scheduling audits; ensuring the audit team completes the field work, writes audit reports, and tracks audit issues; and working with management to resolve any issues and develop action plans to address control weaknesses.
May be responsible to lead Internal Audit's documentation and testing of internal controls over financial reporting to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Only (SOX) 404. Coordinate with external auditors on SOX 404 documentation and testing and direct audit assistance.
May be responsible for assisting the Head of Internal Audit with gathering requested documentation for examiners and coordinating on-site visits.
Assist the Head of Internal Audit with preparing materials for Audit Committee meetings.
Review and approve the audit reports completed by other auditors within Great Western Bank.
Conduct follow-up reviews of financial, operational, or regulatory compliance deficiencies noted during audits and exams.
Develop or update audit programs by researching business areas within Great Western Bank and regulatory/industry guidance.
Provide day-to-day oversight and direction to auditors for audit projects assigned to ensure quality standards are met. Must be able to oversee multiple audits at a time.
Provide coaching and professional development for auditors on team.
Be a resource for management throughout the bank for risk and control advice.
Provide input into Internal Audit's risk assessment and monitor practices and changes within the bank and industry. Be able to respond and adapt to emerging risks and new regulations.
Attend Leadership meetings to promote visibility and interaction with senior managers.
Perform peer reviews of assigned workpaper sections as part of the quality assurance and improvement program.Qualifications/Experience
Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field.
10+ years of Banking, Finance, or Audit experience.
Knowledge of banking operations preferred.
Profession certification preferred.
Excellent project management, analytical, oral and written communication skills.
Strong leadership, training, and mentoring skills.
Highly motivated self-starter with ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadline.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Strong interpersonal skills with ability to create collaborative working relationships.
Ability to appropriately handle confidential and proprietary information.
Solid understanding of risks and risk mitigation techniques.
| Date Posted
December 20, 2017
| Date Closes
April 19, 2018
| Located In
Sioux falls, SD
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| SOC Category
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