Director of Internal Audit
Company: Northwest Community Credit Union
Posted on: January 14, 2020
Northwest Community Credit Union believes in providing our
employees an environment where they can flourish personally and
professionally. We are proud that we have never lost sight of our
founders' commitment to providing each individual, and our
community, with uncommon care. Join a team with a rich heritage of
serving our region for more than 60 years.Northwest Community
Credit Union has 14 locations in Oregon. The credit union serves
members from offices in Albany, Bend, Cottage Grove, Eugene, Grants
Pass, Medford, North Bend, Oregon City, Portland, Roseburg and
Springfield.Come join our team and flourish: Dedicated focus on
employee personal and professional development
Fun and rewarding work environment
Generous benefits package for employees and dependents
Company paid Life, AD&D, and Long-Term Disability insurance
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Paid Protected Leave for up to 12 weeks
401(k) with up to 7.5% company match
Company paid continuing education
And much more!
Position Primary Purpose:
Responsible for evaluating the adequacy and functioning of the
credit unions risk management, control and governance processes.
Ensures that risks are appropriately identified and managed;
significant financial, managerial and operational information is
accurate, reliable and timely.
Evaluates and assesses significant merging/consolidation functions,
and new or changing services, processes, operations, and control
processes coincident with their development, implementation and
Conducts audits and investigations of all financial records,
operations, activities and affairs of the Credit Union with
independence and objectivity.
Reviews established systems to ensure compliance with policies,
plans, procedures, laws and regulations that could have a
significant impact on operations and reports.
Identifies controls and process weaknesses, document main control
points and provide evidential support for report recommendation.
Ensures regulation and significant legislative or regulatory issues
that impact the organization are recognized and addressed
Provides guidance and mentoring to staff by providing direction and
coaching; impart specialized skills and or knowledge to other audit
officers through peer discussions and cooperation on
cross-functional audits, coaching and performance management.
Ensures quality and continuous improvement are fostered in the
organizations control process and employees actions comply with
policies, standards, procedures and applicable laws.
Assesses audit findings, assists in the preparation of concise and
informative audit report, and effectively communicates the findings
and recommendations to the branch/department and ELT.
Assists in the identification and assessment of organizational
risks and make recommendations as appropriate to reduce or
eliminate such risk.
Advises management as to the effectiveness and efficiency of
organizational activities and controls.
Provide annual assessment on the adequacy and effectiveness of the
organizations processes for controlling its activities and managing
Prepares/reviews reports for management providing concise and
accurate information on the condition of the unit, adequacy of
operations/processes and conditions of portfolios.
Provides a summary report to the Supervisory Committee and Audit
Committee on audit findings and any significant risks or breakdown
in the control structure of the credit union.
Develops and presents an Annual Audit Plan using appropriate
risk-based methodology, including any risks or control concerns
identified by Management and submit that plan to the Supervisory
committee for review and approval.
Implements the approved Audit Plan including any special tasks or
projects requested by the Executive Leadership Team (ELT),
Supervisory Committee or the Audit Committee.
All other duties as assigned.
A minimum of 10 years experience in an auditor role, performing
audits and managing audit engagements. Must have a minimum of three
(3) years experience in a credit union, banking environment, or
related financial institution. Previous roles must show a
progression of increasing responsibility with a minimum of five (5)
years in a management/leadership role with responsibility for
creating functional strategies and specific objectives for the
Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field
required. Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal
Auditor (CIA), or other related professional certifications may
Comprehensive knowledge of a bank or credit unions structures,
enterprise risk management, internal controls, processes,
procedures, products and services.
Current up to date knowledge of regulatory/compliance requirements
and a commitment to maintain knowledge of accounting and auditing
rules and compliance regulations.
Ability to effectively manage conflict and adversarial situations,
while maintaining the highest level of confidentiality and
Demonstrated ability to think outside the box and apply creative
and constructive thinking to propose recommendations for
improvements to internal processes control, procedures and
Provide initiative, autonomy, adaptability, maturity and sound
Demonstrated excellent analytical skills in proposing well-founded
Ability to prioritize work assignments and organize work schedules
to meet deadlines.
Ability to coordinate and work on a number of unrelated functions
and projects simultaneously.
Ability to complete tasks with a high level of accuracy and
attention to detail.
Ability to maintain a positive and professional image through
effective verbal communication.
Demonstrated technical writing skills sufficient to prepare
material involving interpretation, analysis, assessment and
Demonstrated compliance to the Professional code of Ethics and
standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing
according to the Institute of Internal auditors.
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