Audit Team Lead

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Chicago, IL
$100,000 - $120,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jun 21, 2017
Job ID
$4B SEC Financial Services Company—Downtown Chicago—Salary Commensurate with Experience
The Sizzle
  • Company provides support for a healthy lifestyle, professional development, competitive employee programs, and retirement.
  • Company supports a balanced work and home life, including family programs and flexible work situations.
  • Launch your career with a leading global financial institution!
Minimum Education & Experience
  • College/University degree and entry-level auditing experience in a financial institution preferred.
  • Professional certifications (CPA, CISA, CIA, ACA, ACCA) and/or MBA along with demonstrated technical abilities in select areas (accounting, regulatory compliance, etc.) preferred.
  • Knowledge of auditing in the Financial Services industry and basic accounting principles.
  • Adept auditing and/or systems experience or similar public accounting experience in FS industry.
  • Strong analytical, leadership, and organizational skills along with solid report writing and work paper documentation skills.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Execute audit engagements, i.e. plan, develop scope, maintain budget and timeframes of project, and ensure department standards are properly met.
  • Provide input to improve operational efficiency and/or enhance design or operating effectiveness of internal control environment.
  • Provide technical expertise and perform supervisor-related work, including training, reviewing work of others, and providing regular feedback and coaching to employees.
  • Lead and staff audits and provide consulting or oversight functions based on needs of the team.
  • Maintain familiarization and technical expertise with assigned business units, including organizational structure, personnel, activities/products, finance performance, and problem areas.
  • Stay current on regulatory rules and changes within the industry.
  • Interact and partner with Senior and Executive Management to understand risks within the business, changes, and other significant events that could affect the business or audit plan.
  • Manage and perform special projects as assigned.
  • Participate in meetings with business unit to discuss audit results and communicate with partners at all levels to recommend on operations and controls for business unit.
  • Assign work to auditors, set priorities, and monitor activity on audit engagements.
  • Conduct performance management process for direct reports.
  • Conduct and oversee performance management process to ensure proper training and development for respective audit teams.