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Audit Manager

First Data Omaha, NE

Job Description

Position Description Overview

The Audit Manager directs and supervises the planning, fieldwork, reporting, and findings follow-up through the successful timely execution of audits included in the internal audit plan and provides strategic and proactive consultation in identifying risk to the achievement of management objectives, determining effective and efficient risk mitigation, maintaining key business relationships, and identifying themes, trends, and emerging risks for escalation. In addition, the position has the primary role in development of Senior and Staff Auditors.  All activities will be conducted within the First Data Leadership framework and guiding principles.


Job Responsibilities

  • Appropriately plan and execute each audit in accordance with the department's policies and procedures. This includes prioritizing work areas, monitoring progress and providing a timely review to meet audit objectives within the scheduled time frame.
  • Present findings and develop high quality reports for Senior Management.
  • Assess risk for operational, financial, compliance and technology areas and assist in the development of audit plan
  • Coach/mentor/develop team members to perform at a higher level by giving opportunities, providing timely continuous feedback, and by communicating expectations. Work to strengthen staff communication, time management, decision making, organization, and analytical skills.
  • Build positive working relationships with all team members and clients by conducting self professionally, keeping management informed of audit progress, responding timely to management inquiries, and understanding business processes and objectives.
  • Keep informed of the latest audit techniques, standards and best practices through participation in professional organizations and maintaining continuing professional education requirements.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors degree with emphasis in Accounting, Finance, Management, Management Information Systems or related field.
  • 5-7 years of public accounting firm and/or industry experience (internal audit, internal controls, risk management, compliance management, accounting, information systems/technology, or operations), including at least two years managing other professionals
  • Knowledge of the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards) and the latest audit techniques
  • Knowledge of general computing controls (ITGCs)
  • CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE or other applicable professional certifications or candidates for certification strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of Audit Standards and techniques.
  • Fluency in Spanish language desired.
  • Experience with complex systems in a processing environment is desired.
  • Excellent analytical, project management, interpersonal and communication skills. Strong client service attitude; team player; strong desire for knowledge; adaptability.
  • Ability to solve problems by continually looking for new or better ways to accomplish tasks, effectively balancing risks and rewards; Anticipates the longer term and big picture, foreseeing and responding to future trends and directional shifts in the relevant marketplace, industry and environment; Operates with a willingness to be accountable
  • Ability to travel up to 30%.

First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology solutions, serving more than six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in 118 countries around the world. Our 23,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the worlds largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 2,300 transactions per second and $1.9 trillion per year. First Data is committed to staying at the forefront of our industry, and we are innovating a wide range of next-generation commerce technology solutions to help our clients better detect fraud, gain insights into consumer spending patterns and build customer loyalty. There are many exciting opportunities for talented individuals who would like to join our team and play a meaningful role in helping us shape the future of global commerce.


First Datas Operations and Call Center functions are focused on providing the outstanding client service, support and experiences that are critical to our ongoing success. Our Operations owner-associates are responsible for the stability of our global network infrastructure by helping our financial institution clients with various aspects of transaction processing, including statement management, card production and ticket-issue resolution. Our Call Center owner-associates are often the first point of contact for our business clients, and they play an important role in driving client satisfaction. They are responsible for answering questions and resolving problems on a wide range of issues, including account activation inquiries, potential fraudulent activity and our full range of products and services.

First Data is an Affirmative Action - Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBT)
First Data provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity/expression), disability, veteran status and military status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, or any other factor that may be protected by law.

United States-Nebraska-Omaha-Omaha - 6902 Pine Street

Job Details

Date Posted May 21, 2019
Date Closes June 24, 2019
Requisition 1900003H
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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