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Financial Auditor

Company name
Great Western Bank

Location
Des Moines, IA

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**Please note that we are only hiring for one Financial Auditor. There are three positions posted on our website in different locations as we can hire for this position in any of the three locations.**

General Description and Essential Functions

This position will be responsible for conducting internal audits with the potential of leading audits depending on experience level. Internal audits conducted will primarily include operational audits and financial audits, as well as tests of internal controls over financial reporting. Candidates should have the ability to obtain an understanding of the processes, risks and controls of business areas audited; develop the scope and audit objectives, develop audit programs, plan and schedule audits, complete the field work, write audit reports, track audit issues, and work with management to resolve any issues.

• Depending on experience, lead internal audits, including supervising auditors in planning, executing and reporting phases of the audit.

• Conduct research and process walkthroughs of business areas to assist in identifying and documenting processes, risks and controls.

• Develop audit objectives, scope and audit program based on the risk assessment conducted.

• Perform audit tests and document work performed and results.

• Perform tests of internal controls over financial reporting and direct assistance to the external auditors.

• Identify opportunities to use tools and techniques to improve quality and efficiency.

• Conduct follow-up reviews of deficiencies noted during audits.

• Assist in the monitoring of practices and changes within the banking industry and internal audit profession. Be able to respond and adapt to new regulations.

• Become a resource for management throughout the Bank. Represent Internal Audit’s goals, objectives and viewpoints.

• Perform other job-related duties or special projects as assigned.

Qualifications/Experience

• Bachelor or Master's Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field.

• 1-7 years of Banking, Finance, or Audit experience. Salary commensurate with experience.

• Knowledge of internal controls over financial reporting preferred.

• Strong understanding of accounting principles and standards.

• Experience in risk based auditing preferred.

• Professional certification preferred or willingness to pursue certification.

• Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

• Highly motivated self-starter with ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines.

• 25% travel for the Des Moines and Omaha markets.

• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

• Proficient in MS Excel and Word.

Requirements

Qualifications/Experience

• Bachelor or Master's Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field.

• 1-7 years of Banking, Finance, or Audit experience. Salary commensurate with experience.

• Knowledge of internal controls over financial reporting preferred.

• Strong understanding of accounting principles and standards.

• Experience in risk based auditing preferred.

• Professional certification preferred or willingness to pursue certification.

• Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

• Highly motivated self-starter with ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines.

• 25% travel for the Des Moines and Omaha markets.

• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

• Proficient in MS Excel and Word.

Great Western Bank is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or disability status. Great Western Bank is also an Affirmative Action employer – Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

Company info

Great Western Bank
Website : http://www.greatwesternbank.com

Company Profile
Midwesterners are famous for their work ethic, which is exactly what made Great Western Bank grow from the small town of Leon, Iowa to a regional leader with nearly 200 locations. Living up to the philosophy of “Making Life Great” is what gets us out of bed in the morning. It’s more than a phrase, it’s what we do for our customers and our communities. It’s what we do each and every day, and we’re happy to say we’ve been doing it for nearly a century.

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