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  • Senior Operational Risk Auditor

    Job ID
    2017-106110
    Category
    AUDIT
    FLSA Status
    EXEMPT
    Type
    FULL TIME
    EOE Statement
    Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans.
  • Overview

    At BBVA, we are working to make banking better for everyone. That is where you come in. We are 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 auditing (IA) is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization's operations. It helps an organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.

    Responsibilities

    Internal auditing (IA) is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization's operations. It helps an organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.

     

    Senior auditors review company operations, evaluating their efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with corporate policies, government regulations, and best practices. Operations risk focus include bank products, services and processes.

     

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND SKILLS:

    We are looking for a Senior operational risk Auditor to enhance our operational risk capabilities, auditing our products, services and processes.

    Technical skills

    • Testing & validation: Responsible for executing audit tests on banking operations such as account origination/onboarding and servicing (e.g. checking, savings, mortgage loans, cards, personal loans,...), and banking services such as Online banking, telephone banking, and other digital products/services along with an examination of the systems that supports those products and services.
    • Document and maintain accurate files and supporting documentation of the audit engagements to support risk evaluation, understanding and conclusions, and to ensure that they meet Internal audit professional standards and BBVA IA methodology
    • Responsible for providing technical expertise to Internal Audit team members of lower positions (e.g. Junior Auditors)

    Analytical skills

    • Analytical & critical thinking: Capable of evaluating risks, businesses/processes and data with strong analytical and critical thinking skills, in order to identify potential issues (including likelihood of fraud or wrongdoing) and areas of improvement that add value to the Bank’s operations.
    • Detailed & global visions: Ability to have strong attention to details and ability to have a global vision of a business/process.

    Communication and interpersonal skills

    • Communication: Communication skills are necessary to articulate insight gained from analysis, by expressing the work done both orally and in writing, in an accurate, clear and concise manner, assignments may require communicating findings to senior management.
    • Interpersonal: Collaboration with line of business clients and other auditors to achieve objectives.

    Business skills

    • Business knowledge: Knowledge of banking products services and processes.

     

    Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Bachelor’s degree is required.  Preferred areas of study are Accounting, economics, management information systems, mathematics, or other related fields.

     

    EXPERIENCE:

    Senior Auditor roles require a minimum of 4 years of auditing experience or relevant business banking experienced (e.g. product owner or branch network).

     

    SOFT SKILLS:

     We are looking for people with:

    • Curiosity, interest and capacity to continuously learn.
    • Initiative, autonomy and fast integration in professional teams.
    • Strong ethical standards and high levels of integrity.
    • Willing to work in a supportive and inclusive working environment

     

    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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