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BCU Audit Manager

Req #: 17000A12_en
Location: Vernon Hills, IL US
Job Category: Lending
Date Posted: 11/17/2017 10:11:22 AM
Baxter International

As part of the Internal Audit Department, the Audit Manager will be the primary person responsible for directing and completing the Annual Audit Plan of BCU, and will play a key role to enable the Department to achieve other non audit goals.    This position will oversee financial, operational and risk assessment audits to assess the effectiveness of the internal controls of the organization.  The Audit Manager will lead his or her direct reports to complete audits and other assignments.   The Audit Manager will also be responsible for the direct report’s training, development and other administrative aspects such as performance evaluations and merit increases.  


1. Develop and implement comprehensive risk-based annual Internal Audit Plan;

2. Direct Internal Audit Plan by supervising and reviewing the work of staff, ensuring that the scope of audits adequately address key areas of risk, and that the work performed is documented appropriately;

3. Ensure that audits review and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls and compliance with policies and procedures, and state and federal regulations;

4. Prepare recommendations that are sound and are supported by the work performed, to address deficiencies identified.  Validate and discuss recommendations with appropriate management, ensuring their buy-in;

5. Attract, retain and develop staff by providing on the job coaching, formal performance reviews, identifying training opportunities and by assigning challenging tasks that further their skills and abilities; 

6. Monitor and participate in major BCU projects or committees to monitor goals, operational issues, technical issues, risk mitigation matters, or compliance issues faced by the project teams;

7. Assist in the coordination of external audits and regulatory reviews;

8. Monitor issues related to internal control and governance, including change control processes and user access to systems.  Advise and assist management to improve or remediate control concerns as necessary; Anticipate and address internal control/risk concerns proactively; and

9. Perform other special projects as needed. 

• Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance required;

• Five or more years of auditing experience in financial services, or other relevant experience  required;

• Two or more years of relevant managerial or supervisor experience required;

• Working knowledge of financial accounting, operational risk,  privacy regulations, data security risk mitigation concepts  and financial institution regulatory compliance desired;   

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, must have the ability to assess risk and understand and document internal controls;

• Experience with data analysis tools, including the ability to run queries to identify exceptions or to perform regression analysis highly desirable;

• Must be a self-starter, possess strong organization skills, and must be able to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks, including the ability to supervise others in addition to ensuring their own work is completed timely; 

• Excellent communication, formal writing, leadership and technical skills required; and

• CPA, CFE, CIA or CFSA certifications highly desirable. 



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