the Internal Audit Risk Review and Methodology function. The function is accountable for various cross-business horizontal risk reviews for existing and emerging risk themes (https://e.g., third party, ESG, credit, market), managing the relevant projects related to the risk themes, as well as evolving Internal Audit's risk identification, assessment and reporting methodology.
THE IMPACT YOU WILL MAKE
The Internal Audit, Risk Review and Methodology - Senior Director role will offer you the flexibility to make each day your own, while working alongside people who care so that you can deliver on the following responsibilities:
Provide direction and guidance to the members of the internal audit department for auditing key risks across the enterprise; evolve the audit methodology to address emerging risks.
Define a risk-based audit plan and continuous risk monitoring strategy for various risk themes.
Develop and empower an audit team responsible for horizontal risk reviews. Work with members of the audit management team to execute the audit plan related to the risk themes.
Develop points of view on existing control processes and emerging risks, and effectively communicate observed issues with senior management.
Establish high impact relationships with key members of management, regulators, and external auditors.
Identify and share best practices and efficiency opportunities with business and functional units based on audits and continuous risk monitoring results.
Contribute to the vision of the future of the audit approach seeking out best practices by exhibiting industry leadership at the local and national level through professional organizations.
Contribute to the continuous improvement of our risk assessment, monitoring and reporting methodology.
Present audit results and top risk reviews to key governance forums.
THE EXPERIENCE YOU BRING TO THE TEAM
Minimum Required Experience
8+ years' working experiences in in audit, control, or risk roles and/or public accounting
Working experience in large multi-national financial institutions (https://e.g., SIFI) with detailed understanding of the policies, processes and risks within a wide variety of functional areas, and their impact on the business control environment
Team management experience with a proven track record on driving change
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Extensive technical acumen across internal audit and strong knowledge in risk management domains including, but not limited to ESG, third party, credit, market, compliance, people and operational risks
Knowledge of mortgage industry and relevant financial products
Experience dealing with time sensitive enterprise-wide remediation projects and providing real time feedback on the remediation actions and progress
Must understand how businesses operate in general; must be able to learn new methods and technologies easily
Strong understanding of and experience with internal controls and risk management practices in large financial institutions, focusing not only on controls but process improvement through the application of data analytics or other enhanced automation
Team player who can collaborate with peers effectively
Adept at working with individuals having a different functional expertise respectfully and cooperatively while working toward a common goal
Collective capabilities for leadership, including leading teams, giving feedback, coaching and mentoring
Influencing including negotiating, persuading others, facilitating meetings, and resolving conflict
Adept at managing project plans, resources, and people to ensure successful project completion
Proficient written and oral communication skills, particularly the ability to deliver complex technical information to diverse audiences in a meaningful way
Bring insight to stakeholders (including our regulators) through audit deliverables and real time feedback during governance meetings and ad hoc discussions. Demonstrate the ability to build trust and credibility.
Education and Other Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Management, Finance, Business or related major
CPA or MBA background strongly preferred
Specialized audit or risk management certifications are helpful
Risk Review and Methodology - Internal Audit - Senior Director/ REF12543T
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