Flagstar Bank Troy , MI 48007
Internal Audit Manager
The Internal Audit Manager will be responsible for managing direct reports and leading audits within Flagstar Bank. This person will ensure that internal controls are in compliance with policies, procedures, agency regulatory and legal guidelines, while providing oversight and leadership to multiple ongoing audits. This position requires experience in the audit and/or risk management profession. In addition, excellent written and oral communication skills are required in order to effectively undertake audits which are material to Flagstar Bank.
Responsible for: managing multiple organizational audits; developing and maintaining positive relationships with auditees; coordinating with Flagstar Bank Internal Audit leadership and staff; exercising professional auditor judgment; ensuring quality in compliance with regulatory and Institute of Internal Auditors professional guidance (the IPPF); maintains objectivity and independence in forming audit conclusions and reports.
Lead Senior and Staff auditors in the completion of assigned internal audits. Activities include (but are not limited to):
Manage 4 to 5 direct reports who are conducting multiple concurrent in-flight audits.
Work with department management and designated employees on audit objectives and manage the audit planning process, including announcement memo, audit scope, and work paper assignments.
Lead and where necessary document, review, perform testing, evaluate, and communicate on the systems of internal controls to ensure adherence to policies and procedures, agency guidelines and applicable statutes, and regulatory requirements.
Effectively identify audit findings and provide value-added recommendations to strengthen business practices and controls.
Perform requisite audit wrap up activities, including necessary work paper review (may be 1st level detailed review or 2nd level general review) and compiling/reviewing audit reports.
Work with IT / ACL analysts to maximize opportunities for audit integration, automation and/or continuous monitoring.
Assist the Chief Audit Executive or management with department or cross functional initiatives and special projects.
Complete performance reviews and requisite administrative activities for all assigned direct reports.
Coordinate resources to maximize audit effectiveness & efficiency and enhance staff development.
Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Complete all required compliance training. Maintain knowledge of and adhere to Flagstar's internal compliance policies and procedures. Take responsibility to keep up to date with changing regulations and policies.
Bachelor's Degree is required with a strong preference in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration. Master's Degree in a related field is preferred.
8+ years of experience working in internal audit, bank operations, financial, compliance, risk, or similar type of function
1 or more years of experience in a managerial role is preferred
CIA, CPA, CISA, CRCM, or CFE certifications are preferred
Data analytics utilization in a corporate setting is required
Experience implementing data analytics in a corporate setting is preferred
Financial institution industry experience is highly preferred
Thorough knowledge of Bank/Corporate operating policies and procedures and Federal regulations
Previous experience working with a public accounting or risk advisory firm is desired
Ability to manage and lead staff
Capability to influence and effect change; be viewed as a trusted advisor
Superior interpersonal communication skills (written & verbal)
Excellent quantitative and analytical skills along with a focused attention to detail
Strong organizational skills
Requires significant independent thinking interprets and adapts from established practices
Possess business acumen and judgment plus ability to resolve and communicate key issues to all levels
Travel up to 10%
Internal Use Only: Band D