Purpose of Job
We are seeking a Senior Auditor in the Issue Validation area, focused on validating Management Actions to remediate identified issues are properly implemented, designed appropriately and operating effectively to remediate the underlying risk.
This is a hybrid position, requiring the successful candidate to be located in proximity to one of the following USAA offices: San Antonio, TX; Plano, TX; Phoenix, AZ; Tampa, FL, or Charlotte, NC.
USAA values a culture that is highly collaborative, and we have found that a hybrid work type helps employees gain the best of both worlds - collaborating in-person in the office and working from home when needed to achieve focused deliverables. The actual days onsite are determined between each employee and the employee's manager.
Executes and leads audit assignments. Identifies problems and resolutions for risk-based assurance and advisory engagements across the organization. Maintains knowledge of financial services regulations. Performs risk and control identification and evaluation, advanced audit techniques, research and analysis, and conducts client meetings and interviews. Adheres to the Institute of Internal Auditors' International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards) and Code of Ethics.
USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.
Independently executes audit test work timely and with high quality.
Executes and may lead as Auditor in Charge (AIC) for audit engagements throughout the audit life cycle, to include understanding of horizontal and vertical business impacts, integrating audits with Information Technology (IT), analytics, and projects.
Ensures engagements are completed objectively, professionally, timely and in accordance with corporate and industry audit standards, when AIC.
Manages day to day engagement-related efforts including work delegation to audit team members with varying degrees of expertise and experience when conducting engagements, when AIC.
Completes audit team end of engagement evaluations, when AIC.
Assists in updating the risk & control matrix for each engagement with oversight from the Auditor-in-Charge and/or other Audit leadership.
Identifies control weaknesses and opportunities for improvement in the current operating environment; develops recommendations for corrective action
Assists AIC in drafting related issues and audit reports for review by audit leadership.
Participates and provides feedback during team audit activities on planning and scoping, business understanding/walkthroughs, and review of risk assessment and testing and demonstrates critical thinking ability.
Executes on audit documentation techniques including key risks and controls alignment to audit test objectives and conclusions; is accountable for completing work paper documentation within quality standards.
Utilizes analytical skills to conduct or assist team members with continuous monitoring activities, advisory activities, special reviews and/or investigations.
Develops internal and business leader and partner relationships while also beginning to effectively challenge, communicate and deliver risk-based, difficult messages regarding issues and control weaknesses to ensure proper risk assurance coverage.
Provide coaching and guidance to less experienced team members to ensure quality and timely completion of audit test work.
Bachelor's degree in Business or relevant field such as Finance, Accounting, Business, or Information Technology. Four additional years of related experience beyond minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree (8 total years experience without a degree).
4 years of audit, financial, insurance, banking, information technology or related business and/or leadership experience.
Experience performing internal audits, external audits, or applying audit, risk, or compliance acumen in a complex operational and regulatory environment.
Demonstrated experience effectively communicating and challenging Controls with business partners and leaders.
Understanding of risks and internal controls and the ability to evaluate and determine adequacy and efficiency of controls.
Demonstrated experience in highly dynamic environment undergoing change; ability to deal with competing priorities.
The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.
Compensation: USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $72,900 - $131,400*( this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location)
Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.
*Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.
Shift Premium: will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.
Benefits: At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.
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Relocation assistance is available for this position.