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Regulatory Compliance Auditor

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Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans.


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 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.
  • Validation of findings identified by auditors and examiners.




Bachelor’s degree is required, Accounting or Finance preferred.  Post-Graduate degree in these fields a plus.




1-3 years’ experience working as an Examiner for a banking supervisory agency is a plus.

1-2 years’ experience with a public accounting or auditing firm is a plus.

Prior work or education related to Regulatory Compliance is a plus.

Professional designations (CPA, CIA, CRCM) are preferred.




Prior auditing and accounting experience or post-graduate degree is a plus.  Recent college graduates will be considered for Auditor II positions depending on GPA and any related experience. Please see table for below for grade levels reference for recommend experience minimums:


Auditor II – Grade 16

At least 1-2 years of relevant experience or strong GPA/post-graduate education

Auditor III – Grade 17

At least 2-3 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, including strong writing 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.  Fundamentals in audit testing techniques, procedures, sampling, and scoping projects a plus.


Note: Must be willing to travel domestically (up to 20% possible).


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