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Director, Internal Audit

American National Bank Omaha, NE
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With history dating back to 1856, American National Bank is one of the largest privately owned banks in the region with locations in Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota. We believe in doing. By joining forces with local businesses, charitable organizations and our team members, we are proud to be part of the momentum that keeps the community around us building and growing. Together we can be the catalyst for making great things happen. Join our company to be a part of this inspirational movement and learn how we can grow your career.

Together, we can do more for your future…

At American National Bank, we provide our team members with comprehensive benefits to do more for you and your family.

We offer:

  • Competitive base compensation with additional performance-based annual earning potential
  • Career growth potential built into every role
  • 401(k) Investment Plan with up to 4% match by ANB with immediate vesting and profit sharing*
  • No cost Life Insurance with benefit 2x base salary (subject to cap), with ability to purchase additional coverage
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays and Paid Volunteer Time
  • Medical Insurance with signification premium contribution by ANB, with Wellness Plan Support*
  • Dental Insurance with significant premium contribution by ANB*
  • Additional Insurance options to meet personal needs: Vision, Pet Care, Critical Illness, Accident, Income, and Identity Theft Protection*
  • Tuition Reimbursement*
  • Gym Membership Reimbursement*
  • Discounts on Banking and Financial needs

*Eligibility Criteria Apply

Job Summary

The Director, Internal Audit is responsible for providing strategic leadership direction, and management of all aspects of the internal audit function, including regulatory compliance through a systematic and disciplined approach to identify risks, monitor compliance with internal controls, evaluate whether such internal controls/ corporate and internal governance practices are working effectively, and educate and train staff.  This position will also serve as a key consultant on internal controls, compliance requirements and best practices for the bank’s current and future business models, by providing on-going feedback and recommendations regarding the adequacy of policies and procedures as well the operational effectiveness and cost optimization of corresponding control activities.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities

    • Develop a clear vision and strategy for the audit team and develop and execute an annual risk-based audit plan.  Manage Audit resources to ensure completion of the annual Audit program approved by the Audit Committee of the bank’s Board of Directors in accordance with Institute of Internal Auditors Standards and regulatory expectations.  Engage and manage third-party resources as appropriate with the approval of the Audit Committee.  Develop and monitor key metrics regarding Audit department performance, skill development and future skill gaps.
    • Actively engage with the Audit Committee of the bank’s Board of Directors to support completions of all Audit Committee Charter activities including its annual self-assessment.
    • Ensure Audit team members have an adequate understanding of the requirements of the key regulations, policies and processes as well as technical skills necessary to complete assigned audit tasks in accordance with department standards and documentation requirements. Prepare written reports summarizing audit results on a timely basis.  Provide management with recommendations to improve design, operational effectiveness and efficiency of bank policies and internal controls, evaluate action plans prepared for the disposition of reported issues and perform necessary follow-up to ensure effectiveness of management’s action plans and on-going compliance efforts.
    • Work with the Audit team to maintain consistent set of Audit work papers. Review Audit work papers to ensure testing is documented in accordance with department standards.
    • Act as a trusted advisor to the organization’s senior leaders by communicating collaboratively and supporting organizational goals and strategic initiatives through consulting activities as well as the development of Audit team capabilities to perform audits.
    • Provide oversight and direction to his/her team members in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures. Coaches, mentors and develops staff, including overseeing new employee onboarding and providing career development planning and opportunities. Consciously creates a workplace culture that is positive consistent with the organization's goals. Leads employees to meet expectations for productivity, quality, and goal accomplishment. Provides effective performance feedback through recognition, rewards, and disciplinary action, with the assistance of Human Resources, when necessary. Maintains employee work schedules including paid time off and any requested leave of absence. Maintains transparent communication as appropriate through department meetings, one-on-one meetings, and appropriate email and regular interpersonal communication.

    Experience Needed:

    • Minimum of 7 years of progressively complex auditing experience required in a banking or related environment, 10+ years of experience is preferred.
    • Minimum of 3 years of management and team leadership experience required 5+ years are preferred.

    Education, Licensure & Certification Needed:

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field required. Equivalent experience may substitute for formal education.
    • CPA or CIA strongly preferred.

     Skills & Abilities Needed:

    • Knowledge of state, federal and national banking regulations.
    • Knowledge of GAAP, RAP and internal audit standards.
    • Knowledge of bank operations.
    • Strong communication skills
    • Ability to exercise independent judgment and analytical problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to work with well with internal and external stakeholders.
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    Date Posted June 30, 2024
    Date Closes July 30, 2024
    Requisition DIREC002203
    Located In Omaha, NE
    SOC Category 00-0000.00

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