Auditor

ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY:

As part of the nation’s central bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is committed to strengthening the economy and our communities. At the Fed, you have the opportunity to become part of an important public service institution whose work touches lives across the globe. It’s a big job and that’s why we need talented, results-driven professionals who care about making a difference.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Bank’s Audit Department currently has an opening for an Auditor. The Auditor will work collaboratively with audit management and staff to execute the annual audit plan. This position will also lead or execute audit engagements and monitor projects to ensure adequate audit procedures are employed and work is documented in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditors International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and departmental procedures. The Auditor will also assess the effectiveness of financial and operational internal controls.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Responsible for conducting and documenting assigned audit engagements; applies broad knowledge of audit principles, practices, and procedures to complete audit assignments
* Prepares well documented work papers and effectively communicates audit findings and recommendations. Interacts with all levels of Bank personnel; may receive work direction from peers or more senior staff during assigned audits
* Gain expertise in the business operations of low to moderate complexity as a part of the Audit Liaison Program
* Exhibit flexibility, professionalism, discretion, honesty and integrity in work at all times
* Effectively document and communicate audit results to Audit department and Bank management; demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
* May serve as auditor-in-charge for audits of low to moderate complexity under direct supervision of Audit department management
* Perform follow-up on reported observations and documented results
* May participate on department, district or system workgroups, projects, and initiatives, as well as system audit competency centers and knowledge forums
* Demonstrate critical thinking skills with experience reviewing and analyzing processes to identify improvement opportunities
* Develop, plan and evaluate internal audit programs for the organization’s accounting and statistical records and the activities of various departments to ensure compliance with the organization’s policies, procedures and standards
* Determine proper accountability of assets; audit accounting records of contract agreements in which the organization is involved; prepare reports for management on the results of audits, provide recommendations on improvements; interface with and assists outside auditors to expedite work

COMPETENCIES:
* Business Expertise – Understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work
* Functional Knowledge – Requires expanded conceptual knowledge in own discipline and broadens capabilities
* Impact – Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team; works within guidelines and policies
* Interpersonal Skills – Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations
* Leadership – No supervisory responsibilities but provides informal guidance to new team members
* Problem Solving – Solves problems in straightforward situations; analyzes possible solutions using technical experience and judgment and precedents

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
* Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, or other business related field of study
* Minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience in auditing or a closely related field
* CPA, CIA, or other industry recognized professional certification preferred
* Understanding of financial or business terminology, processes, and controls
* Ability to develop, maintain, and leverage trusted relationships with clients and staff
* Knowledge of Risk Assessment/Risk Management tools and processes; ability to apply both manual and automated tools and techniques
* Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate clearly, correctly, and concisely; adjusts communication style to fit a variety of people and situations; tailors the tone and content of communications to fit the audience
* Must be action-oriented and have demonstrated initiative in taking on and completing new assignments; ability to solve a range of straightforward problems with moderate level of guidance and direction
* Equivalent education and / or experience may be substituted

Work Hours and Conditions:

Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; flexibility / additional hours may be required based on business needs; some travel may be required, up to 5%

Notes:

Assessments may be required as part of the interview process.

This position may be filled as either an Auditor (P2) or Senior Auditor (P3) depending upon the experience and qualifications of the applicant.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer

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