Operations Administration - Sr. Branch Auditor

Cathay General Bancorp Rosemead , CA 91770

Posted 2 months ago

About Cathay Bank

More than half a century ago, we opened our doors at Cathay Bank to serve the growing Chinese American community in Los Angeles. We helped our customers put down new roots with cars and homes, and we supported their businesses, which continue to sustain generations. We remain committed to enriching the journeys of our customers and the diverse communities we serve.

Over time, we've expanded along with our customers. Today, we're a subsidiary of Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:

CATY), a publicly held bank holding company. We operate in nine states across the United States, including California, New York, Illinois, Washington, Texas, Maryland,Massachusetts, Nevada, and New Jersey, and we have outposts in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Taipei. Forbes named us the #10 Best Bank in America in 2019.

Along with our extensive experience and innovative thinking, we bring an open mind to every interaction and a willingness to work with customers and communities in ways that best suit their needs. Our lines of business include personal banking, home mortgages, business banking, corporate lending, cash management, SBA loan programs, community lending, international banking, foreign exchange, and wealth management.

What's Next

Are you passionate about a potential career in the financial services industry? Cathay Bank is excited about what's to come for our company and customers.

Our employees are the reason our customers can get where they want to go and aspire to what's next. If you bring your best self to work, see opportunities instead of obstacles, and always want to advance in your career, then Cathay Bank may be a great fit for you. We're excited to offer our employees opportunities to grow and develop in their

career journey. We also provide the resources, support and freedom so that employees can best deliver an extraordinary customer experience. Join Cathay Bank-and be energized by what's possible for your career!


Under direct supervision of the Branch Audit Manager, Sr. Branch Auditor performs and oversees audits conducted at Branch offices of Cathay General Bancorp and its subsidiaries.

Guides and allocates some branch audit responsibilities to Branch Auditors. Reviews team member work and reports for accuracy and ensures efficiency of internal controls. Responsible for all phases of the audit cycle including planning, execution, testing, remediation validation and reporting.


Develops and updates Branch Operations Audit programs and risk management framework, as assigned, to ensure branch controls are effective and functioning. Determines and prepares schedule of planned Branch audits for each calendar year.

Performs testing in accordance with approved programs and conducts interviews with appropriate branch personnel to supplement assigned tests. Prepares and maintains work papers in accordance with industry standards to document steps as indicated in the programs. Oversees or prepares exit grids and draft reports summarizing branch issues and recommendations.

Presents draft reports to the Deposit Operations Manager for review and leads audit exit reviews with Branch Managers or Supervisory employees. Responsible for assessing sufficiency of branch management action plans to address identified issues and recommendations. Responsible for issue follow-up, tracking and reporting, to ensure owners have implemented management action plans and adequately addressed concerns and recommendations within required timeframes.

Reviews semi-annual summary prepared by staff for accurate identification of issues, trends and potential audit program recommendations.

Presents information to Executive Management and responsible Branch Managers or Supervisory employees. Travel to branches, locally and/or out-of-state, to perform branch audits.


BA/BS in accounting, business, finance or related field required. Minimum three to five years audit experience, preferably in branch banking or financial industry.

Experience with risk-based audits. Strong analytical, quantitative, research and process improvement skills. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Ability to plan, manage priorities and efficiently meet deadlines. Solid understanding of Branch Banking industry regulations. PC, Microsoft, Excel and PowerPoint proficiency.

Ability to travel locally utilizing personal vehicle and ability to travel out of state, including occasional overnight assignments. Bilingual (English/Mandarin or Cantonese) a plus. Ability to travel up to 50% of the time, including overnight assignments.

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Cathay Bank is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Bank's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Cathay Bank endeavors to make www.CathayBank.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact, Lori Burquez, VP, Sr.

Employee Relations Manager, at (626) 279-3666 or lori.burquez@cathaybank.com. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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  • Rosemead, CA, USA

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