Internal Auditor

Job Locations US-WI-Janesville
Job ID
2018-1603
Category
Audit

Roles

What you should know about Advia

Advia is a fast growing Credit Union that is positioned in the top 3% of credit unions across the United States with over 1 billion in assets.  We offer very similar product and services as the big banks with a focus on saving our members money while providing financial advantages.  We are rooted in our communities and believe we have a responsibility to give back outside of our four branch walls through volunteering and charitable donations.  The work environment at Advia is fast-paced, performance based and fun infused.  We certainly live by the saying “work hard, play hard.”  As an employee of Advia, you can expect regular and constructive feedback, development opportunities, great benefits, excellent co-workers and engaged managers.

 

What you should know about the role

The Internal Auditor typically performs audits of higher risk and more complex functions of the Credit Union; however, will also assist and complete ongoing and routine audits as needed. The Internal Auditor makes recommendations to the Internal Audit Manager to improve operations and correct deficiencies found within audits.

 

As an Internal Auditor, you will have opportunities to:

  • Self-manage your day to day work schedule
  • Have a variety of responsibilities and projects to keep the job interesting
  • Be mentally simulated and provided with the opportunity to use problem solving skills

Major Duties

  • Assumes responsibility for the accurate and effective performance of credit union audits. Performs audits of all areas of the credit union as assigned by the Internal Audit Manager; however, will typically focus on higher risk and more complex areas. This may include interviewing Credit Union personnel to gather information and determine compliance with established procedures.
  • Assumes responsibility for audit planning and audit program development as assigned. This may include performing risk assessment to determine risks associated with each audit to be performed.
  • Communicates, coordinates, and maintains an appropriate relationship with audit client staff and management effectively. Works to create recommendations to improve the operations and correct deficiencies found within audits. Resolves any requests, questions, complaints with regard to audit recommendations or findings promptly and appropriately. Provides accurate, timely, and effective audit reports within the Internal Audit department, to audit clients, and necessary senior management utilizing appropriate documentation and communication means. Actively communicates with audit clients and department personnel throughout the entire audit process. Manages and supports the relationship established during the audit through ongoing audit follow up, other audits, and value added management support activities.
  • Reviews and verifies new loans, collateral files, extensions, problem and delinquent loans, and file and documentation maintenance. Reviews loan authority, collateral perfection, and compliance with Credit Union policies and governmental regulations. Performs reviews of mortgage and business lending operations as assigned.
  • Examines Accounting & Finance, Risk Management, and Information technology functions and activities along with more complex and higher risk lending products. Performs reviews of Accounting & Finance functions including Accounts payable, credit union expenses, fixed assets, electronic funds transfers, investment activities, etc. as assigned. Performs reviews of Risk Management functions including collections, vendor management, compliance activities, etc. as assigned. Performs reviews of Information Technology functions including third party applications, internal system control reviews, etc. as assigned.
  • Examines books, records, procedures, performances, and controls for fraud, errors, or deficiencies. Examines credit and operational activities to determine compliance with established policies, standards, and legal requirements.
  • Develops and provides recommendation to modify audit programs to reflect the audit scope risk assessment while taking into consideration the annual risk assessment.
  • Performs inter-department quality assurance reviews to assure that the work of the Internal Audit department is of the highest quality.
  • Assumes responsibility for related duties as required or assigned. Assists or leads with special investigations or audits. Assists with external audit and regulatory examination as required. Stays informed of trends and developments in the auditing field. Attends credit union, department, and other meetings as required.
  • Assumes responsibility for ensuring that professional business relationships are established and maintained with the community, Credit Union members, other financial institutions, and audit professionals. Maintains the Credit Union’s reputation, both internally and externally. Maintains appropriate levels of confidentiality. Resolves requests, complaints, or problems promptly. Represents the Credit Union in contacts with business and trade associations and otherwise promotes the Credit Union’s interests.
  • Must comply with applicable laws and regulations, including but not limited to, the Bank Secrecy Act, the Patriot Act, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control.

 

Physical Requirements

Perform primarily sedentary work with limited physical exertion and occasional lifting of up to 20 lbs. Must be capable of climbing / descending stairs in emergency situation. Must be able to operate routine office equipment including telephone, copier, facsimile, and calculator. Must be able to routinely perform work on computer for an average of 6-8 hours per day, when necessary. Must be able to work extended hours whenever required or requested by management. Must be capable of travel by automobile (as driver and passenger), commercial airlines, rental vehicles and public transportation and be able to lodge in public facilities. Must be capable of regular, reliable and timely attendance.

 

Working Conditions

Must be able to routinely perform work indoors in climate-controlled private office with minimal noise.

 

Mental and/or Emotional Requirements

Must be able to perform job functions independently and work effectively either on own or as part of a team. Must be able to plan and direct the work activities of self and others. Must be able to read and carry out various written instructions and follow oral instructions. Must be able to speak clearly and deliver information in a logical and understandable sequence. Must be capable of dealing calmly and professionally with numerous different personalities from diverse cultures at various levels within and outside of the organization and demonstrate highest levels of customer service and discretion when dealing with the public. Must be able to perform responsibilities with composure under the stress of deadlines / requirements for extreme accuracy and quality and/or fast pace. Must be able to effectively handle multiple, simultaneous, and changing priorities. Must be capable of exercising highest level of discretion on both internal and external confidential matters.

 

Acknowledgement

Nothing in this position description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description is not a contract and should not be construed as a guarantee of employment for any specific period of time. Advia Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Skills & Experience

Interpersonal Skills

A significant level of trust, credibility and diplomacy is required. In-depth dialogues, conversations and explanations with customers, direct and indirect reports and outside vendors can be of a sensitive and/or highly confidential nature. Communications may involve motivating, influencing, educating and/or advising others on matters of significance.

 

Experience

Three years to five years of similar or related experience, including preparatory experience.

 

Education/Certifications/Licenses

A Bachelor degree is required. Accounting or related field is preferred.

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