Senior Internal Auditor Midwest BankCentre

Description

As the Senior Internal Auditor with Midwest BankCentre, you will be responsible to plan and perform various financial, operational and compliance audits to evaluate the system of internal controls to mitigate financial, operational and other relevant risks as well as compliance with application laws and regulations. The Senior Internal Auditor will work closely with the SVP, Audit Director and the Chief Risk Officer.

Company Bio: Midwest BankCentre

We have been a mainstay of St. Louis community banking since 1906. Currently, we rank among St. Louis’ largest locally owned banks. We provide integrated financial services with expertise in commercial, retail and digital banking; business treasury management; mortgage lending; consumer lending; and insurance. We are a local leader in the St. Louis Regional Unbanked Task Force and its Bank-On Save-Up St. Louis initiative. Since 2001, Midwest BankCentre has consecutively achieved the Bauer Financial 5-Star Superior financial rating each quarter.

Founded in St. Louis in 1906, we have branches in the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County, Jefferson County and St. Charles County. In April 2015, we acquired Southern Commercial Bank, formed in 1891. In July 2016, we completed the purchase of Bremen Bank & Trust Co., founded in 1868.

Our Pillars of Success

  • St. Louis is our home
  • Your Success is our goal
  • We build community one relationship at a time

Responsibilities

As the Senior Internal Auditor with Midwest BankCentre, you will be responsible to plan and perform various financial, operational and compliance audits to evaluate the system of internal controls to mitigate financial, operational and other relevant risks as well as compliance with application laws and regulations. The Senior Internal Auditor will work closely with the SVP, Audit Director and the Chief Risk Officer.

Senior Internal Auditor must be able to:

  • Demonstrate active listening and problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to easily engage others in positive dialogue one-on-one or in a group setting, and at many different levels (customer, senior managers, peers and employees)
  • Proficient at influencing and collaborating with those outside of reporting authority to achieve shared business goals and objectives
  • Proven ability to think and act independently and the ability to work individually or as a member of a team
  • Skilled at prioritizing duties, working under time constraints, handling multiple tasks, and working independently while remaining flexible to changing priorities and assignments
  • Proven ability to develop staff members into high performing individuals and team members by providing training and development

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan and perform audits, documenting processes and key controls, developing audit procedures to test the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls, and reporting issues identified.
  • Perform risk assessments and assess controls in place to mitigate identified risks by applying business and industry knowledge.
  • Conduct planning meetings and communicate with audit clients the audit scope, timing, status of audit procedures, findings and recommendations.
  • Design effective audit procedures and document the results of audit work in accordance with department and Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Standards.
  • Lead, supervise and review the performance of procedures and related documentation of less experienced team members for compliance with department and IIA Standards.
  • Analyze and conclude on the effectiveness and efficiency of internal control, as well as identify control weaknesses and opportunities for improvement.
  • Prepare written reports summarizing the results of procedures performed and related findings and recommendations.
  • Perform follow up on outstanding audit findings and recommendations.
  • Assist in the performance and completion of the annual audit.
  • Develop and manage productive and collaborative relationships with audit clients.
  • Assist in developing, mentoring and training team members.
  • Perform audit engagement budget tracking and variance analysis to ensure audits are performed within budgeted timeframes.
  • Maintain a high level of integrity and professionalism to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Perform special projects, investigations and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or business related field.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in internal or external auditing (or two years in a public accounting firm) is required.
  • Experience in performing audits of technical nature in either audit or risk management in the banking or financial services industry preferred.
  • An active certification as Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Financial Services Auditor or Certified Public Accountant is preferred.

 

Working Conditions

Willing and able to travel to other locations/branches, and possibly out of state for training
Maintain private information and uphold confidentiality

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Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Reasonable accommodations are available.

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