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Senior Auditor - Global & Business Services

Chicago, IL · Accounting/Finance
The Company: 
The company has worked hard for more than a century to build a legacy of outstanding service, expertise, and integrity. From their roots as a trust bank to a global presence today-- with nearly 20,000 employees across the United States and worldwide-- their foundation of strength and stability helps clients grow with confidence. They are proud to be recognized for their ethical and inclusive culture. Ranked #1 for Best Employers for Diversity 2018 by Forbes, and part of the Top 50 Company for Executive Women by NAFE (2018-- for the 8th consecutive year).

Position Overview:
The Global and Business Services Team within Audit Services is responsible for providing assurance focused on the company's core banking (i.e., loans and deposits) and asset servicing (i.e., custody) operations, in addition to evaluating and advising on implementation of new and emerging technology such as robotic process automation.  With this focus, team members have the unique opportunity to develop views towards enterprise risks across global processes and key technologies, drive thought leadership in assessing fraud risks and controls, and create data analytics strategies to increase assurance effectiveness.  Team members are encouraged to build authentic relationships, think creatively and challenge the status quo, seek emerging trends and develop an insightful point-of-view, and hold themselves accountable in a flexible and delivery driven culture

Audit Services independently and objectively assesses operational, financial, compliance, risk management, and corporate governance processes to evaluate the adequacy of the design and effectiveness of key internal controls.  In addition to providing assurance, Audit Services offers advice as a trusted partner with process subject matter expertise.

As an Auditor - G & BS, you will execute complex audits and have the opportunity to demonstrate relationship building and collaboration skills via interaction with partners in the Audit Services’ function as well as business process owners.  You must bring strong written and oral communication skills, and bring a desire to promote a collaborative environment, and help further enhance the risk and control environment for the organization. 

  • Participating in planning by completing required planning documentation, performing process walkthrough meetings, and drafting risks, controls and tests for review by the Auditor-in-Charge
  • Performing testing in accordance with Audit Services Standards and producing clear and concise documentation aligning test attributes with test objectives, and connecting conclusions reached related to test results
  • Asking questions to understand and follow up clarifying questions to complete assigned  work
  • Demonstrating professional skepticism and comfort with questioning how certain processes are being performed in order to facilitate enhancement opportunities
  • Applying analytical skills to review information and determine potential control weaknesses
  • Obtaining and maintaining a thorough understanding of the Audit Services' Internal Audit Charter, Policy and Methodology, and adhering to all applicable requirements within those documents
  • Gaining and continually expanding understanding of the company's business units, products & services, and operating environment and the associated business risks (internal to NT and external that impact NT), controls and processes, along with knowledge of the impact of technology applications within responsible areas
  • Developing adaptability in communication style and approach based on audience, risk, and purpose to ensure messaging is appropriate and productive with internal Audit Services partners at all levels and business unit teams
  • Applying feedback received (e.g. half year, annual or on audit engagements etc.) in day to day activities to strive for continuous improvement

  • A College or University degree
  • Auditing experience in a financial institution, or similar public accounting experience
  • General knowledge of internal audit processes such as sampling, testing, and process/control walkthroughs with strong workpaper documentation skills.  Experience with internal audit in the financial services industry is preferred but not mandatory
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications; experience with audit workpaper applications preferred
  • Professional certifications (e.g., CPA, CISA, CIA, ACA, ACCA) and/or an MBA along with demonstrated technical abilities in select areas (e.g., accounting, regulatory compliance, etc.) are preferred but not mandatory
  • Strong organizational and time management skills

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Time Management
  • Attention to Detail
Kat Forester
ProEnlist, LLC

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