Senior Internal Audit Manager


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Glens Falls National Bank & Trust Company is seeking an experienced

Senior Internal Audit Manager

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

Overseeing SOX controls testing

Enhancing internal audit processes 

Leading teams and developing high performing auditors.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

In this position within our Internal Audit department, you will be under the Director of Internal Audit, guiding and managing Internal Audit’s processes and people.   Provide independent assurance on the effectiveness of internal controls, risk management practices, and compliance with regulations and policies to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors and Senior Management.  Drive timely execution of the Audit Plan and prioritize strong client relationships and staff development.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

§      Oversee the company’s Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) controls testing program.

§      Ensure Audit projects are planned and executed timely and in accordance with Internal Audit methodology.  

§      Enhance Internal Audit’s methodology and champion internal process change.

§      Assist in developing the annual Audit Plan for Audit Committee that provides risk-based coverage of business lines and support functions.

§      Provide hands-on supervision and direction to Internal Audit team members to ensure assignments are completed timely and properly.   Manage, coach, and counsel as necessary.   

§     Through the audit process develop risk-based audit issues, propose practical management action plans that address issues’ root causes and follow-up to ensure corrective actions are implemented effectively. Draft concise, business-focused Audit reports.  

§      Build and maintain positive relationships with Internal Audit clients, senior leadership team, public accountants, and co-sourced audit service firms.

§      Assist in preparation of Audit Committee materials; present information at Audit Committee meetings as appropriate.

§      Coordinate collection and compilation of materials requested from Internal Audit by bank regulators in conjunction with regulatory examinations.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certifications/Experience:

  •     Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance, accounting or related field required

§      6+ years of experience in internal auditing in financial services company and/or public accounting with banking clients required

§      3+ years of supervisory experience required

§      Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, or Certified Information Security Auditor designation desired

 


 
Skills/Knowledge:

§      Strong oral and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to interact confidently and professionally with fellow employees, senior management, and other stakeholders

§      Robust understanding of internal audit standards, Sarbanes-Oxley 404 testing requirements, and financial accounting

§      Sound knowledge of key banking regulations and related compliance requirements

§      Ability to crisply assess risk and controls, think analytically, and provide well-supported opinions

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

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.

 

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