Senior Audit Manager - Bank (Auto/CC/RE Loans/Deposits)

Purpose of Job

We are currently seeking a talented Senior Audit Manager – BANK for our San Antonio, TX, Plano, TX or Remote.

The Senior Audit Manager plans, directs and independently completes highly complex and often cross-functional risk-based assurance and advisory engagements and/or audit quality assessments. Manages strategic initiatives and assists with the development and implementation of a risk-based audit plan. Serves as a business and/or information technology SME, analyzes issues and makes decisions, establishes collaborative client relationships; and proactively works with client management to improve internal controls. Adheres to the Institute of Internal Auditors' Standards and Code of Ethics.

Job Requirements

About USAA

USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

In each of the past five years, we've been a top-40 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, and we've ranked among Victory Media's Top 10 Military Friendly® Employers 13 years straight. We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses to apply.

About USAA Audit Team

USAA is a growing financial services company and the Internal Audit function at USAA is an important part of this growth.  It is an exciting time at USAA and in our Audit team!  We are a diversified team of audit professionals, working across all USAA operations, seeing the incredible growth first-hand. USAA Audit Services affords you the ability to see USAA’s Mission in action on a daily basis. In this role you are part of USAA’s noble mission. 

See what it's like to work for a company where your passion meets our purpose:

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PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • As a subject matter expert, provides recommendations to leadership and guidance to staff members. Promotes the development of effective team relationships and functions in various capacities to ensure the success of team efforts. Approves the scope of the audit. 
  • Updates and ensures the universe risk assessment is current with applicable research and industry feedback.
  • Independently prepares, reviews, and leads special reviews, investigations, monitoring activities, and work for external auditors and/or regulators. Ensures assigned engagements are completed objectively, professionally, and in accordance with corporate and industry audit standards.
  • Executes and leads audit fieldwork on assigned internal audit engagements with limited to no supervision in support of execution of the annual audit plan. Manages engagement-related efforts and assignments of staff with varying degrees of expertise and experience when conducting engagements, specialized audits or highly complex business audits recognizing the cross-matricing and cross-functionality within the specialized functions/business areas.
  • Coaches and mentors others on the use of various business systems, applications, and audit tools.
  • Proactively identifies control weaknesses and opportunities for improvement in the current operating environment and provides recommendations for corrective action. Drafts the related audit issues and audit reports for issuance to respective client leadership and conducts follow-up activities as defined in the observations.
  • Provides input into the creation of the internal audit universe and annual plan. Participates in the development of the strategic annual plan ensuring risks are appropriately identified and rated and assists with the implementation of the annual plan.
  • Builds and enhances client relationship across the organization helping to drive strategic objectives with the business.  Communicates with the business/clients to include delivering difficult messages.  May be asked to communicate with regulators and executive leaders.
  • Influences business and clients across the enterprise in regards to effective internal controls and mitigating risks across the full taxonomy.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology or other relevant field OR four additional years of related experience beyond minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • 8 or more years of audit, financial, insurance, banking, information technology or related business experience.
  • Subject matter expert knowledge in Audit theory with demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas: regulatory, AML, GSD, compliance, risk, models, IT.
  • Subject matter expert level business acumen in business operations, industry practices, and emerging trends.

Preferred

  • 6+ years experience within either a large retail bank, Insurance and/or Wealth Management internal audit departments OR 8+ years as:
    • Federal Regulator for banks (FDIC, OCC, Federal Reserve) with experience supervising large banks with assets > $80B
    • Top tier firm (Big 4, Protiviti, etc.) with experience auditing or consulting with large banks with assets > $80B
  • Advanced knowledge of the regulatory environment for retail banking industry
  • Experience with audit engagement support tools including electronic workpapers
  • Preferred designations include CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor), CFSA (Certified Financial Services Auditor) or other relevant business designation.

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.