Audit Specialist – To $85K – Remote – Job # 2852

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 Washington-based community bank client is seeking to fill a Remote Audit Specialist in the state of Washington. The selected candidate will assist the Risk and Compliance Manager in performing operational audits which evaluate and encourage compliance with prescribed company policies and procedures to promote operations efficiency.

This position offers a competitive salary of up to $85K and a full benefits package. (This is a remote position – must live in Washington or Oregon).

Audit Specialist responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the Risk and Compliance Manager with administering the daily activities of the Bank’s Audit Program.
  • Assisting the Risk and Compliance Manager in performing financial audits to check the accuracy and reliability of accounting records, safeguarding company assets, and reporting on the reliability of the company’s financial statements.
  • Assisting with performing testing of The Bank’s Information Security Systems.
  • Performing internal audits, working with various departments to assist in making recommendations to policies and procedures.
  • Conducting audit-related research/analysis, new product development/service offerings, and assisting with the implementation of new or revised regulations.
  • Reporting audit evaluations in the form of written audit reports to the Risk and Compliance Manager, Management, and the Board.
  • Developing management reports and tracking remediation of audit, exam, or compliance monitoring findings or recommendations.
  • Assisting with performing testing of the bank’s internal control environment related to the initiation, authorization, recording, processing, reporting, and disclosure process of financial transactions and financial reporting to verify the bank’s compliance with FDICIA requirements.
  • Assisting the Risk and Compliance Manager with performing compliance audits which evaluate both company and employee compliance.
  • Assisting the Risk and Compliance Manager with performing Fraud audits.
  • Assisting the bank’s external auditors in performing various audit procedures such as preparing reports or performing direct testing for their examinations.
  • Collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and documenting information that supports internal audit results.
  • Making recommendations to Management and suggesting changes to the Bank’s policy, procedure manuals, forms, and processes.

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:

  • AA College Degree preferred, High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Three years of banking experience preferred.
  • Experience in the financial services industry, accounting, auditing, compliance, or risk management preferred.
  • Project management skills are a plus.
  • Knowledge of research and review processes and procedures, with the ability to plan, schedule, and conduct internal monitoring.
  • Understands and is competent in utilizing auditing tools, techniques and procedures.
  • Establishes and maintains effective interpersonal relationships across all areas of the Bank, from frontline staff to board members, examiners, and external auditors.
  • Strong working knowledge of Federal and State laws and regulations governing the banking industry.
  • Fully competent in using various tools, techniques, and procedures, such as data collection, sampling, data mining, trend analysis, interviewing, questionnaires, checklists, etc.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and bank proprietary software.

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