Audit Manager

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

Who We Are
At Cross River, we’re building the best banking and technology products for fintechs, all through APIs. As venture-backed pioneers of the platform-based financial services model known as the sponsor, or partner, bank, we work closely with our partners to offer products such as payments rails and loan origination services to the latest in regulatory and compliance solutions. What drives us every day? A desire to innovate in the service of financial inclusion. Giving access to consumers, whether they are looking for credit or for a better way to pay has been in our DNA from day one. Our nimble, adaptive, one-step ahead culture is powered by our people, and as a result of their creativity, tech-forward thinking and collaborative spirit, we are experiencing explosive growth.

What we’re looking for
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 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 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 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 deliverable 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.
•BA/BS or equivalent required. Related certifications a plus (CPA, CIA, CRCM, CISA, CFSA)
•5+ years of Internal/External Audit related experience in banking, other financial institutions, public accounting, and/or regulatory agency required
•Capital Markets or Risk Management audit experience 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

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.