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Audit Team Lead - FT50634

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Posted:
July 23, 2017
Description:

Audit Team Lead - FT50634

Chicago, IL

$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.

Required Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

1. College/University degree and entry-level auditing experience in a financial institution preferred.

2. Professional certifications (CPA, CISA, CIA, ACA, ACCA) and/or MBA along with demonstrated technical abilities in select areas (accounting, regulatory compliance, etc.) preferred.

3. Knowledge of auditing in the Financial Services industry and basic accounting principles.

4. Adept auditing and/or systems experience or similar public accounting experience in FS industry.

5. Strong analytical, leadership, and organizational skills along with solid report writing and work paper documentation skills.

6. Present Salary?

7. Salary Expectation? (Salary range: up to $75k)

8. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder.