Internal Auditor

Atlanta, GA 30329
United States

Category
Industry
Banking / Financial Services
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
The Fidelity Bank Promise: To be the Number One Community Bank with the Best Customer Service in Town. Fidelity Bank is a full-service bank with over 60 bank branches located throughout metro Atlanta and Florida. Additionally, Fidelity Bank operates Wealth Management, SBA, Commercial, Indirect Automobile Financing, Construction Lending, and Mortgage offices throughout the Southeast.

Fidelity Banking is accepting resumes for an Internal Auditor to be responsible for supporting the internal audit function by performing assigned internal audit procedures of low to moderate complexity which include collecting, examining and evaluating information; communicating the results of audit work; and following up to ascertain that appropriate action is taken on reported audit findings, with the ultimate objective of assessing the adequacy of internal controls for ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of operations, reliability of financial reporting, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations and bank policies and procedures. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform assigned audit testing procedures in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards. This includes observation and inquiry of bank personnel, analytical reviews, tests of transactions, and review of reconciliations. Testing should be documented by complete, neat, and accurate audit work papers that document the auditor’s conclusion of the testing performed.
Concerns identified during audit testing should be discussed with should be discussed with the Auditor in charge of the audit or the Director of Internal Audit, and the auditee. If this discussion does not resolve the issue or if a reportable concern is identified, the concern should be documented and presented to the responsible manager, along with an appropriate recommendation to resolve the concern. A written response should be obtained from the manager.
Perform follow up testing on reported audit concerns to assess the adequacy of corrective action taken on the identified concerns.
Perform special reviews, research, and administrative duties as requested by the Director of Internal Audit, the Senior Risk Manager, or Executive Management.
Perform audit procedures as requested by Ernst and Young, LLP in connection with their financial audit of the Company. Assist in the coordination of internal and external audit efforts to ensure adequate audit coverage and minimize duplicate efforts.
Audit activities should be performed in a timely manner and within budgeted hours in order to complete all audits on the audit schedule. Keep Auditor in charge of the audit or the Internal Audit Manager informed of the status of assigned work.
Job Requirements
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting, finance, or business, or a related field.
One (1) to three (3) years’ experience in Public Accounting or working in accounting, financial reporting, or internal audit, preferably at a financial institution.
Professional certification, such as CPA, CIA, CFSA, or CISA, or willingness to pursue, preferred.
Ability to apply internal auditing standards, procedures, and techniques.
An understanding of accounting principles and techniques.
Good computer skills and an understanding of information technology.
Advanced risk management, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.
Strong attention to detail.