Audit Manager - US Regulatory Audit

BMO Financial Group - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)3.8

The Audit Manager position is one individual in a team of a dozen regulatory focused auditors. The position will focus a majority of their time on a combination of retail bank engagements and be integral to driving the audit program. Other responsibilities will include compliance, operational, and technical skills to support Corporate Audit Department objectives.

The individual will be assigned to a schedule of internal audit reviews where they will follow the methodology, document evidence, review business processes, identify and assess controls, test key controls, develop findings and communicate with clients to develop action plans. The individual also will, with supervision, assist in planning and performing audits consisting of small teams. This includes assisting in the supervision of assigned audit staff and the creation and presentation of findings to business unit management during engagements. The Audit Manager may also participate in department special projects as necessary. Audits and targeted reviews will primarily be focused on the second line of defense activities (Compliance, Risk Governance) and other regulatory considerations (scoping, remediation, and follow up activities) with an objective to improve controls and efficiencies of the activities reviewed.

A successful candidate will possess the following characteristics:

Effective interpersonal skills; excellent oral and written communication skills
Regulatory knowledge impacting banking industry (OCC, FRB, CFPB, etc.)
Ability to understand concepts related to identifying and assessing risks
Ability to understand and apply concepts in enterprise and/or operational risk management
Possess critical thinking and analytical skills
Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities or deliverables
Ability to establish and leverage team and client relationships
Current knowledge of industry practices and competitive environment
Ability to manage multiple assignments to established deadlines


Bachelor’s Degree (e.g., accounting, finance, business or related fields)
5 - 7 years related audit, consumer banking, accounting, compliance or risk management experience at financial or advisory institution
Practical experience in compliance, enterprise risk, operational risk, audit, or regulatory examinations
Individuals that have achieved advanced degree or professional credentials preferred (CPA, CIA, CRCM, or other relevant certification)

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Primary Location
United States-Illinois-Chicago
Corp. Audit Division-X000071
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