Senior Auditor - Risk Management
Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
Posted on: June 23, 2022
The Senior Auditor will conduct audits ranging from simple to
complex; generate work papers based on testing of audit procedures
established during the planning phase of the audit process;
effectively communicate findings; and follow-up on outstanding
audit and regulatory issues.
Effectively analyzes and assesses risk to develop audit procedures,
execute test procedures, and conclude on the operating
effectiveness of relevant controls. Plans the audit engagement by
documenting the planning process in the Planning Memorandum.
Effectively leads interviews/meetings to ensure relevant
information is obtained for analysis. Works independently to
execute audit procedures, and updates the Audit Manager at
appropriate times (e.g., weekly status of audit control testing,
scope changes, identification of potential issues, etc.). Performs
an appropriate level of testing based on the scope and risk,
without over- or under-auditing. Produces work paper documentation
that is clear and concise, provides adequate detail of work
performed and conclusions reached, meets IAD and professional
standards, requires minimal revisions/review notes, and is
sufficient to receive a satisfactory rating from external
reviewers, i.e., KPMG, FRB, FDIC, NYS. Proposes solutions and
recommendations to the Audit Manager and/or Audit Director when
obstacles or problems are encountered throughout the audit.
Proposes and identifies opportunities for continuous auditing. Runs
continuous auditing query and reviews results for potential
findings. Manages time (by keeping abreast of audit status and
hours incurred) to meet established deadlines, milestones, and time
budgets. Is responsive to client requests, and fosters positive
working relationships with auditees and the audit team. Supervises,
as assigned, the performance and completion of the audit procedures
to provide assurance that work was performed effectively and
relevant control weaknesses were identified and reported.
Identifies control issues and findings timely, and ensures findings
are based on relevant facts and are accurately characterized (based
on risk). Documents control findings in observation forms timely
using the standard format (issue, background, findings, root cause,
risk effect, recommendation). Clearly communicates control findings
to audit clients as they are identified, and works with clients to
develop effective agreed upon actions with related timeframes for
completion. Shares IA process and business area knowledge with team
members. Fosters a team environment, is inclusive and works well
with others. May provide support, such as coaching, mentoring,
training, etc. to help other team members. MAY ALSO BE REQUIRED TO:
Conduct periodic on-site branch audits according to an established
audit schedule. Identify and document risks and controls.
Communicate branch audit findings to Audit Manager and/or Audit
Director, branch management and regional management. Identify and
suggest solutions, develop findings and recommendations for
drafting of audit reports. Performs special projects, and
additional duties and responsibilities as required. Where
applicable and when performing the responsibilities of the job,
employees are accountable to maintain Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and
adhere to internal control policies and procedures.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA and/or CIA
preferred, or currently in process. Four to ten years audit
experience in Financial Services Industry and/or large public
accounting firm(s); preferably community banking.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Broad knowledge of banking, accounting, and internal controls and
the ability to apply knowledge in an audit function. Knowledge of
consumer regulatory compliance requirements. Proficient in the use
of Microsoft Excel and Word. Solid verbal, written and
interpersonal communication skills. Solid analytical skills.
Ability to travel. Ability to work with all levels of staff and
Management. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and
meet established deadlines.
NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANK.
Based in Hicksville, NY, New York Community Bank is a New York
State-chartered savings bank serving customers throughout Metro New
York, New Jersey, Ohio, Arizona and Florida. New York Community
Bank serves customers through over 200 branches featuring a
divisional structure: Queens County Savings Bank, Roslyn Savings
Bank, Richmond County Savings Bank, Roosevelt Savings Bank and
Atlantic Bank in New York; Garden State Community Bank in New
Jersey; Ohio Savings Bank in Ohio; and AmTrust Bank in Florida and
Arizona. With a longstanding reputation of strength, stability and
service, NYCB is proud to be committed to the communities it
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