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TITLE: Staff Auditor
ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: Audit Division - Tupelo, MS
REPORTS TO: Audit Manager
WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal, no adverse or hazardous conditions
JOB GROUP CATEGORY: Salary (Exempt) or Hourly (Non Exempt) - Based on Experience
WORK HOURS: Normal Work Hours 8:00 5:00 (M-F) Additional hours as needed
Required Skills & Personal Attributes:
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat.
Should excel at communicating (both written and verbal).
Should be a self-starter taking personal initiative towards understanding processes being reviewed.
Maintain upbeat and positive attitude when challenged with an unfamiliar and complex audit environment.
Prefer certifications in CPA, CIA, CBA, CFE or other related certifications.
Perform internal audit in accordance with the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing
Participation on both departmental and branch related engagements
Travel may be required.
Obtain an understanding of the department/branch's process and develop recommendation for improving internal controls, operating efficiency and adequacy of bank records
Participate in the annual Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) testing
Participate in the direct assist audit procedures with the Bank's external auditors
Update audit work programs to ensure procedures reflect new product offers, new banking locations, new and revised policies and procedures. Also continue to revamp audit programs to ensure risk based. Proposed work program changes are to be approved by the Audit Managers prior to implementation.
Manage the audit to ensure objectives are accomplished within established time and cost constraints.
Inform Audit Manager of any material findings immediately.
Maintain organized work papers that properly evidence and support conclusions.
Produce Audit Reports that accurately reflects the findings identified during the audit.
Review and discuss audit findings with Management
Report recommendations should be achievable, always bearing in mind the cost/benefit relationship where applicable. Review Management's response to reported issues and determine the proposed action satisfactorily addresses the exposure identified.
Identify ways to improve the efficiency/effectiveness of the internal audit process.
Participate in training/educational programs
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected under applicable local, state or federal nondiscrimination laws.