Internal Audit Director - Banking

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Location
Woodland Hills, CA
Salary
$150,000 - $200,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor of Science
Date
Apr 05, 2017
Job ID
2469344
Well established, highly profitable CPA and consulting firm offers an exceptional career opportunity for a Director to lead our Banking industry Internal Audit Outsource practice. Prefer candidates licensed as a CPA, CIA, and/or CISA with a minimum of eight years of Big-4 or national CPA / Consulting firm experience, specializing in the internal audit function within the financial services industry. Candidates must be either U. S. citizens, Permanent Residents, or active holders of a TN or H-1 visa with hands-on experience in the U. S. Prefer local candidates with Southern Ca. business connections in the banking industry.

This practice is a great alternative to the rigors, politics, and excessive overtime inherent with the Big-4. They offer an entrepreneurial, consulting oriented environment with a variety of both Fortune 500 and closely held clients, in diverse industries. The firm offers, high salaries and bonuses, great benefits, flexible work schedules, and a reasonable work / life balance.  The office is located in Woodland Hills, a suburb of Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley. Prefer c
andidates based locally, however, client will consider paying interview expenses and a relocation package to exceptional candidates coming directly from Big-4 firms with the banking specialization.
 

Responsibilities

The Practice Leader is responsible for leading a department of professionals to ensure clients are provided with high-value solutions in the areas of internal auditing, controls assessment, ERM, GRC, business process improvement, anti-fraud, investigations and more.  In this role, the Practice Leader is charged with managing all aspects of Internal Audit Advisory services, ensuring all engagements achieve projected/forecasted engagement metrics and identifying and pursuing opportunities to broaden the services and client base of the Internal Audit Advisory service line.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated track record in delivering internal audit advisory engagements to banking industry clients within a professional services capacity.
  • Executive presence and ability to act as primary contact on assigned engagements.
  • Ability to generate new business through the cultivation of existing relationships as well as the development of new relationships through various efforts.
  • Ability to cross-sell other firm services within Accounting and Transaction Advisory Services, Compliance and Risk Advisory Services, Information Technology Advisory Services, etc.
  • Ability to execute and operate in high-pressure and fast-paced environments.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to unexpected changes in timelines, deadlines and scope of work.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing the day to day aspects of staffing, client relationships, and projects.
  • Demonstrated record of leadership and effective management in a growing professional services organization.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution. CPA, Chartered Accountant and/or CIA/CISA certification required.  Master's or MBA degree in finance, business, engineering, economics or related field also highly preferred.