Performs advanced-level professional internal auditing work. Work involves conducting performance, operational, financial, information systems and compliance audit projects; providing consulting services to organizational management and staff; and providing input to the development of the annual internal audit plan; all with emphasis on a risk-based approach designed to assist management in the attainment of their objectives. Maintains all organizational and professional ethical standards and ensures internal audit activities are carried out in compliance with The IIA’s International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards). Works independently under general direction with considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgment.
1. A bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in accounting or finance.
2. A CPA, CIA, CFE designation or active pursuit of one such designation is preferred.
3. Minimum of three years of experience in internal auditing, external auditing, fraud monitoring, financial crimes investigation, or compliance monitoring.
4. Extensive knowledge of and skill in regulatory compliance, financial crimes, and fraud related issues affecting Credit Unions required.
5. Considerable knowledge of the Standards and Code of Ethics.
6. Knowledge of contemporary risk management and control techniques and working knowledge of contemporary control frameworks.
7. Working knowledge of control and risk self-assessment facilitation techniques.
8. Knowledge of management information systems terminology, concepts, and practices.
9. Considerable knowledge of industry program policies, procedures, regulations, and laws.
10. Familiarity with the common indicators of fraud.
11. Skill in collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions.
12. Extensive skill in planning and project management, and in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines.
13. Considerable skill in negotiating issues and resolving problems.
14. Computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet, systems documentation, audit packages, and other business software to prepare work papers, reports, memos, summaries, and analysis.
15. Considerable skill in effective verbal and written communications, including active listening skills and skill in presenting findings and recommendations for improvement.
16. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers, staff, and external contacts, and work effectively in a professional team environment. IIA’s International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards). Works independently under general direction with considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgment.