Internal Auditor Senior I
EO/AA Employer including Vets and Disabled
Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered in accordance with legal requirements.
Job Description Summary
As Senior Internal Auditor you will independently plan and conduct internal audits and tests of controls to evaluate the reliability of management information and financial reporting, compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and Bank policies, safeguarding of assets, efficient Bank operations, and risk management. This includes developing audit programs, and organizing work plans, preparing effective written reports and presenting findings to management.
Develop comprehensive financial and internal audit programs per department procedures. Prepare audit procedures that test compliance with applicable laws, regulations or Bank policy, and the reliance and adequacy of internal controls.
Conduct a wide range of internal audits with minimal or no supervision, including first time or highly complex audits to determine compliance with regulatory, investor, and internal policy requirements, adequacy of internal controls, and effectiveness of operations. This includes developing audit programs and performing the initial review of audit work performed by auditors assigned to the audit, when applicable.
Communicate effectively with key personnel in other departments to obtain responses to findings noted during the audit. Recommendations can be developed independently or through a collaborative process with the audited department
Provide for effective communication of audit findings by preparing a report on the results of the audit. These written reports are accurate, objective, clear, concise, constructive, and timely. These reports are presented and discussed with the manager of the audited department, and if applicable the staff committee that oversees the operation of the department.
Follow up on audit findings and recommendations for assigned audits (including those performed by supervised staff) to determine satisfactory resolution in a timely manner.
Provide consulting services in the areas of internal control standards and internal policies and procedures with management, where appropriate.
Assist the external auditors on mutually agreed upon audit procedures.
Assume additional duties as they arise, cross train within the audit section of the department and be responsive to the needs of the entire department.
BA Degree in Accounting or Finance, or other related field of study. A minimum of 4 years audit or related experience required. Professional certification highly desired.
Audit experience with a mortgage banking company or a financial institution, preferred.
Knowledge of basic technology concepts and controls and experience in performing integrated audits strongly preferred.
Experience evaluating and testing internal controls required.
Strong analytical skills.
High level of proficiency in both oral and written communication skills, interpersonal and negotiating skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Demonstrated high level of personal integrity and reflect appropriate level of judgment and maturity.
Ability to professionally handle confidential matters.
Proficiency with personal computers, experience with Excel and Word, preferred.
High degree of initiative, dependability and ability to work with little supervision.
Ability to lead an audit and coordinate the work of assigned staff, when applicable..
Ability to work on multiple concurrent audits projects.
Ability to learn quickly; is accurate and timely in completing responsibilities with strong attention to detail.
Strong ability, desire and enjoyment in working with others, both employees and customers, in a cooperative, professional and friendly spirit.
Work cooperatively with, and maintain effective communication and working relationship with, co-workers and manager.
Ability to accept and facilitate change, whether indicated by corporate needs, market or regulatory requirements.
Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently and with people of diverse backgrounds.
Regular and reliable attendance required.
Limited travel may be required.
This Position Description may not be limited to the Functions and Requirements as outlined, now or in the future. For example, changes in corporate needs, position demands, or individual performance may result in changes to the Functions or Requirements of this position.
Administrative and Business Operations (Corporate)
Who We Are
Founded in 1921, HomeStreet Bank offers consumer and business banking, mortgage financing, commercial lending, investment and insurance products and services in the Pacific Northwest, California and Hawaii. We maintain a shared goal across teams and regions to be the trusted and preferred source of financial services for our clients.
Our drive to achieve this goal begins with trust – in our own abilities and in those who we work with each day. At HomeStreet, we respect and empower our employees to make decisions that support innovation, and deliver results for customers. Employees collaborate across teams to make the right decisions, share knowledge, continually move forwards and grow.
We believe in promoting from within to deliver the strongest base of company knowledge, shared experience. And understanding about how our company has grown and evolved since its founding in 1921. Our teams reflect motivation, caring and a drive to achieve while having fun and supporting the communities where we live and work. This is how we deliver value every day.
As a rapidly expanding company, HomeStreet offers many opportunities to learn and grow. Throughout a period of dramatic growth, we have preserved the tradition of working in cross-functional project teams and promoting advancement across the company. Whether your interest lies in the banking or lending aspects of our business, if you have a desire to learn, are enthusiastic, perform quality work and have a passion for customer service, you will thrive in this fast paced and fun environment where people respect and help each other.
Diversity and Inclusion
HomeStreet is committed to a diverse workplace with employees from a wide range of backgrounds. We recognize that a more diverse workforce translates to broader perspective and greater understanding, which in turn translates to a greater capacity for customer service. We focus on recruiting and retaining employees from different backgrounds and who are representative of the people in our communities. By doing so, we are better able to serve our customers and understand their financial services needs and goals.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal employment opportunity is a fundamental HomeStreet belief. We practice fair and equal treatment for everyone, regardless of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, political ideology, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, or the presence, history or perception of having any sensory, mental or physical disability, genetic information, or protected veteran status. In addition, we ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This philosophy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Employing Individuals with Disabilities
HomeStreet embraces the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable state and local laws providing for nondiscrimination in employment against qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may use the alternative email address below to contact us about your interest in employment with HomeStreet Bank: ****.
Come Grow With Us
For more than 90 years, HomeStreet Bank has maintained a strong commitment to ethics, customer service and support of our communities. Building trust with our customers and employees is at the core of everything we do, and we’re looking for talented and motivated people to join us as we grow and evolve as a company.
We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to employee development. We continually aim to build and maintain a successful team of talented people who feel challenged to do their best every day. We hire for potential, support personal development, and whenever possible, promote from within.
We offer competitive salaries, benefits, and incentives with the opportunity to give back to the community. Whether you’re just beginning your career in financial services, or have years of experience, we have a wide range of job opportunities for you to consider.
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