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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 15260
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: Director of Audit
Job Location: Atlanta, GA - Flexible
Base Compensation: $125,000 — $165,000
Total Compensation: $145,000 — $200,000
Benefits: Excellent benefits
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: Might Consider
Other Relocation Information: TBD
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Accounting; Audit ; Executive Management
Industries: Banking; Financial Services

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Expansion opportunity with a growing and sophisticated bank backed with high capital levels, low NPAs and direct line of sight to executive leadership

JOB DESCRIPTION

• Maintains a wholly comprehensive internal audit program including frequent and systematic audit procedures and activities for all bank departments. • Recommends and aids in the development of procedures and controls which are indicated through standard audit reviews. • Stays fully abreast of banking legislation and regulatory requirements in relation to audit and communicates their bearing on the institution to management and the Audit Committee of the Board. • Develops innovative or revised internal audit policies, methods and procedures. • Develops and maintains the institutions internal and external audit schedule. • Reviews and evaluates policies and procedures for safeguarding the institutions assets. • Oversees the independent audit and examination of the institutions records to safeguard compliance with laws and regulations. • Recommends and aids in the development of procedures and controls which are indicated through standard audit reviews. • Develops innovative or revised internal audit policies, methods and procedures. • Responsible for the overall direction of departmental staff. Coordinates interviewing, hiring and training departmental activities. Plans, allocates and directs activities, addresses grievances and resolves problems. • Submits written reports of internal audit reviews to the Audit Committee of the Board, including analyses, conclusions and recommended activities. • Prepares and maintains outstanding exception logs from all audits performed by external or internal auditors and review for timely rectification and reporting. • Defines the scope, level of involvement and oversees the activities of outsourced internal audit auxiliary resources. • Maintains audit files by documenting all procedures used and the audit reports completed. • Remains vigilant to and investigates all suspicions of financial impropriety; completing forensic audits on employee fraud actions and internal breaches.

QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred skills and/or experience: • CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration • MBA, MPA, MAcc, and/or CBA • Proficiency in application of internal auditing theory, standards, procedures and techniques. • Proficiency in accounting principles and techniques; GAAP. • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain satisfactory relationships with auditees. • Minimum of five years related experience and / or training (or equivalent combination of education and experience). • Sarbanes Oxley 404 compliance experience. • In depth knowledge of BSA regulations and all related regulatory requirements.
Preferred Qualifications: Currently employed in a large community, regional, or money center bank environment or public accounting serving financial institutions.
  
Education: Bachelor's
  
Certifications: Certified Bank Auditor; Certified Internal Auditor; Certified Public Accountant
  
Total Years of Experience: 11-15+
  
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