Internal Audit Manager – To $190K – Seattle, WA – Job # 2255

Who We Are

The Symicor Group is a boutique talent acquisition firm based in Lincolnshire, IL & San Antonio, TX. Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking and accounting talent. In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers or accountants themselves!

We know how to evaluate the very best banking and accounting talent available in the market. Whether you are a candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank or company president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our bank client is seeking to fill an Internal Audit Manager role in the Seattle, WA market. The selected candidate will be for providing advice on internal controls and works with other departments for FDICIA and Sarbanes Oxley testing and quality control reviews as applicable. The candidate will be responsible for planning, executing, and reporting on operational, financial, regulatory, and compliance-related audit/reviews of the Bank to Audit Committee and working with management to resolve any control issues.

The position comes with a generous base salary of $190K and a full benefits package.

Internal Audit Manager responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating work with Risk, BSA, Compliance, and other control-related activities within the Bank.
  • Planning financial, regulatory, compliance, and/or operational reviews/audits.
  • Determining and communicating audit issues and recommendations and evaluating if internal controls and processes are effective.
  • Leading audits, special reviews, and product coverage.
  • Conducting risk assessments and identifies controls in place to mitigate identified risks.
  • Establishing audit scope and objectives, develop audit programs, assigns resources, manages timelines, and work paper reviews.
  • Developing audit opinions and prepare well-written work papers, audit observations with the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from the Board of Directors and Executive Management.
  • Assessing risks associated with business areas.
  • Conducting interviews with staff to understand internal controls, analyze data and evaluate/ verify compliance with bank policies and procedures and the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
  • Documenting the results of audit work in accordance with audit practices and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards.
  • Apprising management of concerns warranting escalation recommends possible courses of action for resolving problem situations.

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a closely related field or an equivalent combination of education and/ or directly related work experience.
  • Five or more years of internal audit or relevant business experience.
  • Maintaining knowledge of business operations, project management, and risk management.
  • Certification in one or more of the following is preferred: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Charted Bank Auditor (CBA).
  • Applying competence and skills to perform key activities related to sound professional judgment, Risk Assessments.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal / teamwork, decision-making/ problem.
  • Working independently leads by example and the ability to adapt to changing situations.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted auditing techniques and Institute of Internal Auditors’ Professional Practices framework; and computer skills using standard business and audit applications.

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