IA020 - Senior Auditor

VyStar Credit Union
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Job role
At VyStar, we offer competitive pay, an excellent benefit package that includes a 401(k) Plan, an extensive paid technical and on-the-job training program, and tuition reimbursementavailable to all full and part time employees. Part time positions start at a minimum of 30 hours per week.

We encourage you to become a part of VyStar Credit Union's family of employees.

IA020 - Senior Auditor

ACCOUNTABILITY STATEMENT To provide professional and innovative audit services to the Board of Director's Audit Committee, Board of Directors and Senior Management of the credit union and its subsidiaries, that assists in the achievement of VyStar's strategic goals. Perform independent, objective assurance and consulting activities designed to add value and improve the organization's operations. Assist in accomplishing the organization's objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes. Maintain the highest standards of professional competency and integrity in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditor's International Professional Practices Framework, which includes the Code of Ethics and Standards for Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards).


• Continuously maintain independence and objectivity. Responsible for understanding and applying the Institute of Internal Auditor's International Professional Practices Framework, which includes the Code of Ethics and Standards for Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards).

• Identify and assess the variety of risks inherently present in financial, operational and business systems, including the potential for fraudulent activity and evaluate key controls in place to mitigate risk levels. Perform integrated operational, regulatory and system application audits throughout the credit union and its subsidiaries.

• Drive adherence to audit schedule and execute Audit Plan/projects within budgeted hours and established deadlines.

• Act as Auditor-in-Charge throughout all phases of the audit (e.g., planning scope of review, execution of fieldwork, reviewing workpapers and auditor's judgment, report writing, exit conferences, etc.) and supervise the efforts of other auditors to ensure the quality of work adheres to the Institute of Internal Auditor's International Standards for Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards).

• Mentor and coach internal auditors to develop their technical and behavioral auditing skills. Provide continuous feedback regarding performance throughout fieldwork, after-job evaluations and workpaper review comments. Provide upward feedback to the Chief Internal Auditor for inclusion in their individual performance evaluation.

• Build strong product and services, operational and technical knowledge of all areas of the organization, including applicable policies/procedures, laws and regulations. Develop strong knowledge of generally accepted auditing standards and accounting principles and provide specialized subject matter expertise to the overall team. Share specialized knowledge of assigned client areas with other auditors when coaching and mentoring others.

• Review/analyze information and data gathered in the audit, draw/validate conclusions based upon professional judgment, interview clients, document workpapers, prepare audit findings and reports in a clear and concise manner, with minimal revisions and in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditor's International Standards for Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards). Lead exit meetings and effectively communicate audit results and recommendations to management.

• Develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships throughout the organization. Protect and support the audit team's credibility and integrity through individual actions and mentoring others.

• Actively participate in quarterly client meetings, special projects, conversions and new initiatives in a risk consultant manner, proactively promoting risk management concepts.

• Provide workpapers prepared by audit team for external auditor and/or examiner review and subsequent reliance on internal audit's work in defining their scope.

• Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Incumbent is expected to demonstrate each of the following VyStar Excellence behaviors in performing the duties and responsibilities of their job:

• Focus Focus your full attention by carefully listening to and observing client or member.

• Connect Consistently be friendly and approachable. Demonstrate your care.

• Understand Listen empathetically and ask questions (70%/30% rule).

• Counsel Recommend solutions based on your member's needs and objectives.

• Advance Ensure that member's expectations were exceeded.

Verify necessary follow-up actions.


Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, MIS or related business field is required. Minimum 3 5 years previous audit experience. Professional certification (e.g., CPA, CIA, CISA, etc.) required and previous financial institution experience preferred.


Proficient knowledge of operations, policies, procedures and regulatory requirements as well as various software applications necessary. Participation in professional organizations and educational opportunities to acquire necessary hours to retain professional credentials annually is necessary.

Behavioral characteristics include problem solving, decisiveness, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. Ability to quickly grasp concepts, analyze data and draw sound conclusions based on one's individual judgment and validating the judgment of other auditors is essential. Strong organizational skills and the capability to handle multiple tasks. Display initiative, accountability and responsibility while acting as Auditor-in-Charge to meet established budget hours and timeframes in completing the annual Audit Plan. Desire to lead and develop technical audit and behavioral skills of other team members (e.g., coaching/mentoring).

Excellent oral and written communication skills are required to interact with various levels of staff, Management and Board of Director's Audit Committee members, to effectively communicate while interviewing auditees and to provide a clear understanding of the audit findings identified. Display professional composure, fairness and sensitivity to others to promote a teamwork environment, to mentor others and when dealing with conflict. Facilitate win-win situations through negotiation skills.


Nothing in this position description is an implied contract for employment. The position description is intended to be an accurate account of the essential functions. The functions are not all encompassing and are subject to change at any time by management.

The work environment characteristics described are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

As required or requested, may exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.