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  • Senior IT Auditor

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    At BBVA, we’re working to make banking better for everyone. That’s where you come in. We’re looking for smart, team-oriented people who want to be part of a first-class workforce that gives people the tools they need to meet their financial goals, all while delivering an outstanding client experience. Learn more below.


    Internal auditors verify the effectiveness of the organization’s internal controls and check for mismanagement, waste, or fraud.  They examine and evaluate the bank’s financial and information systems, management procedures, and internal controls to ensure that records are accurate and controls are adequate.


    Auditors also review company operations, evaluating their efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with corporate policies and government regulations.




    • Assist in conducting audits and reviews.
    • Evaluate and make recommendations regarding internal control processes and related procedures as they relate to effectiveness and compliance with bank policies and regulations.
    • Analyze bank data, including but not limited to, accounting and financial records.
    • Develop partnerships with clients by understanding their goals and deliverables, key business processes, technologies, risk management practices and areas of potential risk.
    • Communicate and document process and risk understanding and evaluation, including the identification of potential issues and improvements.
    • Collaborate with line of business clients and other auditors to achieve objectives.


    As auditing maturity is demonstrated, the candidate will be promoted accordingly and ultimately placed in charge of selected audits or special projects.





    Bachelor’s degree is required.  Preferred areas of study are engineering, computer science, management information systems, mathematics, accounting, finance, or other related fields. Professional designations (CPA, CIA, CISA, CISSP, etc.) are preferred.




    Auditing, engineering, accounting, general banking, and/or information technology (especially IT audit/cybersecurity) experience is preferred.  Senior Auditor roles require a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.



    Strong analytical and critical thinking skills; strong attention to detail; ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a team; strong ethical standards and high levels of integrity; strong communication skills; resilience under pressure; ability to adapt to change and a keen interest in the banking industry.  Bilingual in English-Spanish (spoken and written) is a plus.


    Note: Must be willing to travel domestically (10% or less, primary audit locations are Birmingham, AL, Houston, TX and New York, NY).


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