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The Internal Audit Supervisor is responsible for project management of the Audit Plan, which includes the supervision of audit execution throughout planning, fieldwork, reporting, and issue management. This position general does not manage staff in a direct reporting line, but manage staff on an engagement basis and may perform audits as the Auditor in Charge (AIC) as needed. The Internal Audit Supervisor has accountability for the quality of judgment calls and audit results, and has responsibility for internal stakeholder relationship management. Ability to work in both the Pasadena and Anaheim location is required, with an estimated range of 20-40% in Anaheim.
ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS:
Direct and develop staff on the execution of all phases of the audit and special project engagements with varying degrees of complexities:
Plan, assign, and project manage the engagements in order to complete audits in the Audit Plan as scheduled.
Assign and direct staff on developing audit objectives and scope that effectively address risks to the organization.
Supervise walkthroughs and interviews. Review process narratives or flowcharts, provided timely feedback to staff, and approve the process understanding document.
Supervise the completion of the Risk & Control Matrix to identify enterprise and process-level risks and key control points. Develop test procedures appropriate for the risk profile.
Review and approve workpapers that address the objectives of the audit program and support the conclusions reached during testing.
Direct the development of and approve release of Issue Memos and Audit Reports that are clear, concise, factual, and convincing. Evaluate management’s remedial action plan to ensure sustainable management of risk.
Manage the issue validation process to ensure completion and effectiveness of management’s corrective actions to internal and external audit recommendations.
Assist the VP in the design, development, implementation, and update of Internal Audit’s Risk Assessment, annual planning, and audit methodologies.
Contribute to the development of the Department by creating and utilizing audit tools; staying abreast of industry (financial and audit) news and standards; and establishing stakeholder relationships to a mutually respectful, trusted, and productive level.
Model the Standards for Professional Practice of Internal Auditing as well as the Code of Ethics established by the Institute of Internal Auditors in performing audits and representing the Wescom brand. Develop and maintain staff, management, and stakeholder confidence.
Other duties as assigned, including performing special reviews, investigations, consulting work requested of the Audit Committee and senior management.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related business field is required.
A minimum of seven years of combined experience in public accounting or internal audit in the credit union, banking, or financial services industry.
Minimum of four years supervising audit staff.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Experience supervising day-to-day operations of the department including providing professional development to staff. Develop and coordinate audit schedules, budgets and resource requirements to ensure timely completion of the Audit Plan. Strong project management and time management skills are required.
Direct staff on the development of audit objectives and preparation of audit programs based on an appropriate risk-based methodology. Make effective recommendations for improving the Credit Union’s control environment. Strong risk assessment knowledge is required.
Working knowledge, skills, and experience in applying the principles and practices of internal auditing in accounting, financial, and operational environments, including auditing business functions and information systems in the financial services industry.
Demonstrated ability to adapt quickly to changing demands and environment and rapidly develop in-depth knowledge of new audit areas.
Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills required. Ability to persuade and articulate positions.
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) and working knowledge of CAAT and audit management applications required.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Public Accountant, or other industry certification required or in progress.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rates, ratios and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop kneel, crouch, crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Primarily based in the Pasadena Administrative Offices and secondarily in the Anaheim Operations Center as required by business needs.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing functions of this job.
The noise level in the work environment is moderately quiet. It is a non-smoking environment.
The above job requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities. The marginal functions have not been included. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed. An employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and duties as requested by the supervisor and/or management.