East West Bank is seeking a Vice President Audit Lead who has expert knowledge of internal controls, auditing methodologies and techniques, and risk assessments.
Keep abreast of legislative issues, new audit regulations/trends and other changes in the industry environment; readily identify how such changes affects the department and the bank’s control environment
Conduct risk assessment of assigned department or functional area in established/required timeline; and assist in developing the draft annual Audit Plan
Perform audit assignments and process improvement analyzes through the application of business knowledge and department procedures
Finalize Audit Programs to ensure the program is risk based, the test steps are adequately defined and key risks are identified in the Program. Recognize the need to modify programs/procedures based on controls, assessments, and test work
Attend Audit Entrance Meetings and Exit Meetings
Provide support and guidance to auditors as required throughout the audit engagement and help resolve any issues
Review audit work papers to ensure that they are prepared in accordance with department standards
Review and approve all Audit Findings and ensure adequacy of action plans
Prepares audit reports on internal control deficiencies and recommends improvements in systems of internal control; ensuring clarity, conciseness and issuance in a timely manner
Possesses strong project management skills to effectively organize/prioritize multiple assignments to meet established deadlines, monitor progress of audits, and communicate budget overages
Monitor outstanding issues and control deficiencies and ensure they are timely followed up, closed or extended, as deemed necessary. Ensure all risk acceptance has been approved per policies & procedures
Document follow up and timely disposition of all assigned findings in accordance with the Bank’s Issues Management Policy
Participate in various committees or task forces geared to policy/procedure development and operational improvements
Conduct periodic training workshops to promote awareness of internal controls and to discuss changes in policies that will impact the audit process
Assists with the annual evaluations performance of staff
Serves as internal consultant to departments as requested
Makes formal/informal presentations of audit findings/recommendations to management, and monitor outstanding issues, in accordance with policy
Demonstrates leadership skills and assists team members
Effectively manages relationships with internal client personnel
Perform other tasks as assigned
Bachelor’s degree or Masters Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field. CPA, CISA, CIA certifications a plus.
East West Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Reasonable accommodations for disability are provided to applicants and employees in accordance with applicable law.