Audit Manager Retail Operations

Hicksville, NY, United States - Audit - Posted
Requisition Number: 190000HX

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The Audit Manager is responsible for effectively managing the risks associated with assigned engagements by supervising audits; reviewing and approving audit work papers; tracking outstanding audit observations; and evaluating audit staff.


Focus on major risk areas and re-evaluate risk throughout the engagement to ensure significant risk areas are adequately and appropriately tested. Assist the Audit Director or Audit Manager Sr. in the development of the Audit Plan as necessary. Keep the Audit Director/Audit Manager Sr. or Chief Audit Executive informed of changes in audit scope, budget and outstanding control issues on a regular basis. Ensure audit procedures are designed to effectively and efficiently assess relevant controls to support an opinion for the engagement. Supervise the performance and completion of the audit procedures to provide reasonable assurance that all planned work is performed effectively and relevant control weaknesses are identified and reported. Manage and monitor time charged to each audit engagement to complete the assignments within the established budgets and timelines. Ensure work papers have been reviewed, and documentation meets IAD and professional standards. Ensure documentation is sufficient to receive a satisfactory rating from external reviewers, i.e. KPMG, FRB, FDIC, NYS. Be a source of control knowledge and expertise for the company (includes being a source of IA process and practice knowledge/expertise) Effectively communicate findings to business area and IAD management on a regular basis (both orally and written) in a manner that helps them understand the risk/ control issues. Analyze the results of audit testing, taking into consideration input from customers, and present findings that clearly present the issue, relative risk, and focus on the root cause rather than the symptom. Ensure written audit reports are clear, concise and have been fully vetted with management. Effectively track audit issues. Work with management to understand customer concerns, develop effective agreed upon actions, including interim and permanent solutions, and the related timeframes for completion. Complete performance reviews for direct reports timely and in accordance with Corporate guidelines. Works constructively with other functions or departments. Effectively manages performance issues that affect the work and/or the team. Provides constructive, actionable feedback and coaching. Performs special projects, and additional duties and responsibilities as required. Where applicable and when performing the responsibilities of the job, employees are accountable to maintain Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and adhere to internal control policies and procedures.

Education and experience:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA preferred. Eight (8) years audit experience in Financial Services Industry and/or Big 4 public Accounting; preferably community banking

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

Comprehensive knowledge of banking, accounting, and internal controls and the ability to apply knowledge in an audit function Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills Strong analytical skills Ability to supervise, train, and motivate staff Ability to work with all levels of staff and Management


Based in Westbury, NY, New York Community Bank is a New York State-chartered savings bank serving customers throughout Metro New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Arizona and Florida. At September 30, 2018, the Company had assets of $51.2 billion, deposits of $30.3 billion, and stockholder's equity of $6.8 billion. 

New York Community Bank serves customers through over 250 branches featuring a divisional structure: Queens County Savings Bank, Roslyn Savings Bank, Richmond County Savings Bank, Roosevelt Savings Bank and Atlantic Bank in New York; Garden State Community Bank in New Jersey; Ohio Savings Bank in Ohio; and AmTrust Bank in Florida and Arizona. With a longstanding reputation of strength, stability and service, NYCB is proud to be committed to the communities it serves. To learn more about the NYCB Family of Banks visit us at .

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