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Posted: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 11:17 PM

Overview As a member of our Internal Audit team, the Senior Auditor Finance/Operations will work closely with the Banks finance, accounting, compliance, wealth management, and other lines of business to ensure appropriate control design and test control effectiveness across organizational processes. The Senior Auditor is responsible for assisting with the planning and execution of financial, operational, and regulatory compliance based audits as well as providing control consultation on risks and controls throughout the Bank and its subsidiaries. Responsibilities Assist in the planning stages for key segments of audits by reviewing available information and data, assessing both risk and regulatory requirements, and designing audit programs. Administer and execute financial and operational audits including, but not limited to, (a) audit team planning, (b) scheduling and leading meetings, (c) general administration such as coordinating with Audit Administrator for workspace, badges, and logistics, (d) performing audit fieldwork using appropriate auditing methodologies and data analysis, (e) effectively lead resources assigned to audit project, (f) monitoring inflow and review of audit requests and workpapers for quality and adherence to standards within the audit management tool (Accelus), (g) setting-up and administering weekly audit status meetings, (h) assisting in report writing, (i) ensuring timely issuance of report, and (j) validating the remediation of audit findings. Provide assistance to external auditors by responding to general audit questions, supporting their efforts to rely on Internal Audit work, assisting in the annual confirmation process, and as needed. Develop draft audit reports by identifying and gathering support for potential issues, ensuring findings are appropriately documented, and recommending value-added solutions. Ensure the overall quality, consistency, risk management and adherence to department and professional standards and identify opportunities for audit process improvement. Establish and maintain strong relationships with business unit management. Remain current and increase knowledge of regulatory requirements that impact the organization, as well as in the areas of internal control, accounting, business, company products and company information. Support management initiatives and perform administrative responsibilities as needed. Assist in special projects and non-finance and operations related audit projects as needed; perform other duties as assigned. Perform duties & responsibilities specific to department functions & activities.
Perform other duties & responsibilities as required or assigned by supervisor. Responsibilities include the following: 1) adhering to and complying with all applicable, federal and state laws, regulations and guidance, including those related to Anti-Money Laundering (i.e. Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act, etc.), 2) adhering to Bank policies and procedures, 3) completing required training, 4) identifying and reporting potential suspicious activity to the BSA/AML Officer, and 5) knowing and verifying the identity of any customer(s) who enters into a relationship with the Bank is known and verified. Disclaimer Critical features of this job are described under the items above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. This job description reflects managements assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Qualifications Key Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: 5+ years of audit experience with an accounting firm or in an internal audit role within the banking or financial services industry
Sound knowledge and experience in financial and operational audits
Internal control or risk management related experience
Knowledge of banking and the finance industry
BS/BA degree in related field
Self-starter who excels at learning new processes and business functions
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent presentation skills
Detail-oriented with excellent organization skills
Ability to critically analyze and assess the adequacy of internal controls and opportunities for process improvements and efficiency gains
Creative approach to problem solving in a dynamic environment
Advanced skill levels with Microsoft Office applications
Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment
Professional certifications such as CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, etc. are preferred
Team oriented individual
History of providing extraordinary service
Furthers the First Republic Bank culture and values Mental/Physical Requirements: The ability to learn and comprehend basic instructions; understand the meanings of words and respond appropriately; and perform basic arithmetic accurately and quickly
Vision must be sufficient to read data reports, manuals and computer screens
Hearing must be sufficient to understand a conversation at a normal volume, including telephone calls and in person
Speech must be coherent to clearly convey or exchange information, including the giving and receiving of assignments and/or directions
Position involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time
Must be able to travel as position requires; approximately 10%
May be required to lift 15-25 lbs.


• Location: San Francisco

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