Senior Internal Auditor

Privatebancorp, Inc. Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago


CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with 10 million personal banking, business, public sector and institutional clients. CIBC offers a full range of advice, solutions and services in the United States, across Canada and around the world. In the U.S., CIBC Bank USA provides commercial banking, private and personal banking and small business banking solutions and CIBC Private Wealth Management offers investment management, wealth strategies and legacy planning.

CIBC works to help you make your ambitions a reality with a team that is committed to being always professional, genuinely caring and collaborates to find simple solutions as we build our relationship-focused bank for the modern world.

Every year, CIBC is recognized for its business success, community commitment and employee initiatives. We are proud of this success and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace and an environment where all of our team members can excel.


Position Summary:

Under direction of an Internal Audit Manager, the auditor is responsible for the timely execution of risk-based internal audits in accordance with the annual audit plan, as well as assisting with other audit matters and projects. Actively participate on and at times lead internal audit teams responsible for the planning, execution, and reporting results of financial, operational and strategic internal audits


  • Perform work under the direction of the Internal Audit Manager, which can include individual or multiple audit assignments and leading audits

  • Documentation of audit procedures in a quality manner in compliance with the department's audit methodology

  • Conduct risk assessment of assigned department or functional area in established/required timeline

  • Establish risk-based audit programs

  • Determine scope of review in conjunction with the Audit Manager

  • Review the suitability of internal control design

  • Conduct audit testing of specified area and identify reportable issues and dimension of risk

  • Determine compliance with policies and procedures

  • Verbally communicate findings to senior management and draft comprehensive and complete report of audit area

  • Review audit work papers prepared by the audit staff to ensure for quality and compliance with the department's audit methodology

  • Leading teams, emphasizing the supervising of staff by creating a positive working environment through the building of solid relationships with team members; the monitoring of workloads of all team members; adjustment and redistribution of assignments accordingly to promote work/life quality, the taking into account of team members capabilities and needs and meeting of client expectations; encouragement of team dialogue; the providing of candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and the keeping of team members and leadership informed on progress and issues

  • Using available technical resources and tools to research and expand one's sphere of knowledge to enhance work product

  • Collaborating directly with clients, identifying and addressing client needs through building solid relationships with clients; understanding the client's business; actively participating in client discussions and meetings

  • Managing day-to-day engagement operations, including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues; demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and communicating potential conflicts to leadership


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

  • CPA, CIA, or MBA or progress toward obtaining these certifications are preferred

  • 2 to 4 years audit experience, through public accounting/auditing (Big 4 a plus) and/or industry experience

  • Strong analytical, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills

  • Ability to adapt to change quickly and multi-task

  • Quick learner

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