Internal Auditor

Internal Audit Nashville, Tennessee


Description

This role will be considered hybrid and will work in a FirstBank office 50% of the time. However, the role will be in the office 5 days a week initially for training.


Summary:

FirstBank is a Tennessee-based community bank with over $10 billion in assets and regulated by the FDIC.  The purpose of FirstBank’s internal audit department is to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve FirstBank’s operations. The mission of FirstBank internal audit is to enhance and protect organizational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight. The internal audit department helps FirstBank accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of governance, risk management, and control processes.

 

FirstBank internal audit exists to enhance and protect organizational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight.  The internal audit department helps the organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs financial, operational, compliance, and special audits on the Bank’s business activities to identify risks and controls that may have an impact on the integrity of the control environment, integrity of financial information, or achievement of business objectives.
  • Executes internal audit testing in accordance with International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards) and the Bank’s internal methodology.
  • Identifies potential findings and discusses them with audit leadership.
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge in risk and controls and process/controls documentation.
  • Documents results of work in a manner that is clear, concise, and accurate.
  • Performs testing to assess remediation of previously identified issues.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of information as required by law and by Bank policy.
  • Seek to obtain professional certification(s) and continue to develop and expand knowledge of the audit profession, bank regulatory issuances, our industry, and Company products and information through self-study, research, and continuing education efforts.
  • Performs other duties & responsibilities as required or assigned by supervisor.
  • Overnight travel will be rare and infrequent.

 

Qualifications: 


Education and/or Experience - Required                

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or other financial area
  • 2-4 years of internal audit experience
  • Experience conducting risk-based audits
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and Word and ability to learn/apply auditing related software

Education and/or Experience - Preferred                   

  • Work experience with financial institutions, internal auditing, or public accounting firms.
  • Certified Internal Auditor preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant preferred

 

Skills and Abilities

  • Requires strong analytic and problem-solving capabilities and the ability to identify solutions and recommendations that effectively address business and control needs.
  • Requires strong understanding of accounting principles, control procedures and audit techniques
  • Requires fundamental understanding of the IIA Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (IPPF) and the Code of Ethics.
  • Requires the ability to multi-task effectively, responding to changing business priorities and deadlines.
  • Requires the ability to collaborative with team members across multiple divisions and departments.
  • Requires a proven record of meeting commitments and achieving goals.
  • Requires the ability to work independently under general supervision with considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgment.
  • Requires commitment to excellence and continual improvement.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with ability to work and communicate with business process owners
  • Ability to read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate documents such as policies, procedures, standards, financial information, and laws/regulations
  • Demonstrated integrity and judgment within a professional environment
  • Able to work in a high growth environment
  • Have flexibility in adjusting to change

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FirstBank does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies and staffing firms. Recruitment agencies and consultants may not submit resumes directly to managers. FirstBank will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement as an approved vendor. FirstBank in an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability.