Job Description

Job Title: Principle Auditor
Job Location: Washington, DC


  • Assist with coordinating and administering assignments, monitoring audit team progress, and managing budgets and schedule
  • Serve as day-to-day project leader for audits ensuring projects are completed on-time and within scope and budget
  • Identify risks and assess potential impact of risks on the organization
  • Use a risk-based approach to develop and adjust audit plans as appropriate and determine areas requiring additional analysis
  • Review and finalize staff work papers and deliverables with Internal Audit Manager/Director
  • Review and finalize audit reports with Internal Audit Manager/Director
  • Track results of prior audits and facilitate appropriate corrective action
  • Continually strengthen and improve the governance, risk, and control environment of the organization acting as a key drive of change within Internal Audit and across the organization
  • Provide day-to-day project management oversight of Internal Auditors and Senior Internal Auditors (including project guidance and informal coaching)
  • Conduct first level review of Internal Auditor and Senior Internal Auditor work and documentation
  • Leverage Internal Audit Manager/Director guidance as needed
  • Communicate project team and audit objectives
  • Inspire and motivate team members to achieve results
  • Document and analyze financial transactions from start to end in order to evaluate risk, identify controls, design testing program, and establish the framework for overall risk assessment
  • Share working knowledge of technical accounting concepts and accounting pronouncements related to debt, derivatives, loans, and other securities with audit team
  • Build and maintain relationships with business partners at the manager and staff levels
  • Provide advice and share Internal Audit knowledge with business partner managers and staff to strengthen governance, risk, and control environments, as possible

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
  • Active CPA license of Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Four to seven years of relevant experience
  • Public accounting
  • Previous project management experience
  • Mortgage Banking and/or previous banking experience
  • Experience planning and performing risk-based audit projects in large and complex organizations
  • Experience collaborating across team boundaries and working in a team-based environment
  • Proven track record for maintaining composure under pressure while meeting deadlines
  • Strong oral/written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to effectively develop and coach subordinates and peers
  • Working knowledge of contemporary risk management, control techniques, and control frameworks
  • Skilled in collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information, and drawing logical conclusions
  • General understanding of legal, regulatory, and compliance issues associated wtih Sarbanes-Oxley, FASB, and other legislative issues, rulings, and regulations
  • Familiarity with the common indicators of fraud

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's/Master of Business Administration
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or other recognized designation

QBH#: 2100

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