Senior Internal Auditor

Cross River Bank

Fort Lee, NJ, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 02/25/2021
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  • Company Address: 400 Kelby Street 14th Floor, Fort Lee, NJ, 07024

About Cross River Bank

Cross River Bank provides banking services and loan products. The company serves personal and corporate banking customers, commercial real estate lending and small business lending clients.

Job Description

Cross River Bank
(“CRB”) is a venture-backed bank reinventing banking to power the financial
services of the future. CRB is a leader in Marketplace Lending, providing
cutting edge solutions to some of the largest and most innovative FinTechs in
the market. As a bank that originates more than $2.5BN annually and manages
more than $1.3BN of assets, we are building out enterprise risk management that
is crucial to support our business growth.


The Internal Audit
function at Cross River is a dynamic agent for change. We are looking for a
talented and driven person with risk and control experience in either banking
or fin tech to join our fast-growing team. We offer an opportunity to grow and
develop your career in a small, highly skilled team. This is a high visibility role
that will offer a professional the opportunity to advance their expertise in
high-tech processes.



In this role, the Audit Manager/Senior Auditor assists
in the completion of the annual Internal Audit Plan by independently planning
and conducting internal audits from start to finish; assigning, reviewing and
supervising work of staff auditors; and, conforming to Institute of Internal
Auditors’ International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal
Auditing. Audit activities include: pre-audit planning and audit program
drafting; identification and assessment of risks; designing and completing
testing of internal controls and operating procedures; reviewing for compliance
with bank policies, procedures and regulatory requirements; drafting initial
findings and audit reports; and providing sound recommendations for
improvements or corrective action. The Audit Manager/Senior Auditor will also
assist in the administration of Internal Audit and the Board of Directors’
Audit and Risk Committee activities.



  • In accordance with the annual audit plan
    and schedule, as assigned, independently plan and conduct internal audits and
    tests applying a risk-based audit methodology and Institute of Internal
    Auditors’ standards. Following the completion of internal audits and tests, the
    Audit Manager/Senior Auditor determines results based on own discretionary
    judgement and makes recommendations for future improvements where needed.
  • Complete all assignments within
    established timetables to enable the issuance of all audit reports and other
    deliverables by the applicable deadline(s). This may also include ad hoc projects and special investigations.
  • Create business monitoring quarterly
    summaries evidencing monitoring of the risk environment and assessing the
    emerging risks discovered through the Business Monitoring process.
  • Build client relationships. Interact
    confidently, courteously, and professionally with clients at all levels,
    external audit, examiners and audit vendors’ teams, and proactively assist
    other staff members during busy periods.
  • Demonstrate progress in understanding
    clients’ businesses, group and department interrelationships and operations,
    and apply this knowledge to document and draw appropriate conclusions on the
    effectiveness of the clients’ controls
  • Develop knowledge of key regulations that
    influence audit scope.

Qualifications & Skills

  • BA/BS or equivalent
    required. Related certifications a plus (CPA, CIA, CRCM, CISA, CFSA)
  • 3 to 5+ years of Internal/External Audit, Compliance, or Risk Management
    related experience in banking, other financial institutions, public accounting,
    and/or regulatory agency required
  • Self-starter and ability
    to work independently
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong planning, organizational and
    prioritization skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple complex tasks in a
    fast pace environment while meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to interact
    effectively with employees and management at all levels
  • Highly
    proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel and Word

Cross River is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cross River does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.