Arrow Financial Corporation

Internal Audit Professional - IT

Customer Service Financial Services Banking


Arrow Financial is seeking an experienced

Internal Audit Professional - IT

This opportunity may be perfect for you if you have experience in:

Internal Audit

Financial Services 

Public Accounting


In this position within our Internal Audit department, you would be responsible for independently completing internal audits and SOX controls testing.  Perform an important role in ensuring that Internal Audit fulfills its obligations to the Audit Committee and Senior Management. Take ownership of internal audit engagements from planning through reporting.  Be an effective advocate for a strong internal control environment and provide value-added guidance. This position is offered with a hybrid optional schedule and works out of our headquarters in Glens Falls, New York.

Responsibilities Include:

§          Complete audit planning phase of audits independently and ensure audit fieldwork is completed in accordance with Internal Audit Department methodology.

§          Write-up preliminary audit findings and audit report drafts from business perspective utilizing audit results; ensure management actions are properly implemented in a timely manner.

§          Develop risk-based issues to identify control weaknesses and ensure management understands and effectively addresses issues identified.

§          Evaluate the effectiveness of Sarbanes-Oxley controls and communicate results in accordance with established methodology.

§          Build and maintain strong relationships with line and senior management while adding value to audited business units.

§          Take full responsibility for end-to-end audit process as In-Charge Auditor; includes effective supervision and development of staff auditors working on the audit engagement. 

§          Develop and continuously update expertise in Company business lines, processes, and systems.



§         Bachelor’s Degree required or equivalent experience required

§         6+ years of experience in financial services with at least 2 of those in Internal Audit

§         Professional audit certification(s) such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) preferred

§         Must have a valid driver’s license in good standing


§          Strong verbal and written communication skills; must communicate clearly with teammates and audit clients

§          Demonstrated initiative and resilience in completing audits, delivering results and meeting deadlines 

§          Ability to quickly learn new business areas, identify risks, and assess controls thoroughly

§          Proven ability to write succinct, accurate and useful audit reports from senior management perspective

§          Strong knowledge of relevant banking regulations

§          Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite:  Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint


§          Minimal overnight travel (approximately one week per year)

Physical Demands:

§          Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time and walk/stand for brief periods of time.

§          Must be able to repetitively use a telephone and computer mouse and keyboard.

§          Ability to lift/move up to 15 lbs.


We offer a pleasant work environment, career development opportunities, competitive compensation and an exceptional benefits package. Our Team welcomes candidates who will bring diverse intellectual, gender and ethnic perspectives. This position is offered with a hybrid optional schedule and works out of our headquarters in Glens Falls, New York.

Arrow Financial Corporation is a multi-bank holding company based in Glens Falls, New York, with more than $4 billion in assets. Through its subsidiaries, Arrow provides a broad range of banking and insurance services across northeastern New York. Our subsidiaries include, Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company, Saratoga National Bank and Trust Company and Upstate Agency, LLC. Arrow is committed to delivering value for its shareholders, its customers and its communities. Its conservative business model and strategy of steady growth have resulted in many recognitions from the nation’s leading publications and bank-rating firms.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our employment decisions are made without regard for race, color, religion, national origin or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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