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Audit Manager

 Location: Columbia, MD

About Us

 

Since 1868, Sandy Spring Bank has provided outstanding financial services and remained committed to being a strong, local, independent bank. Our community offices throughout Maryland, Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia serve the unique needs of individuals, businesses and organizations every day.

 

We are seeking competent, motivated employees who share our commitment to being remarkable.  To attract and retain these quality individuals, we provide a market driven salary administration program and a comprehensive benefits package.  Sandy Spring takes pride in offering a broad benefits program to its most valuable asset….our staff. 

 

About The Job

Sandy Spring Bank is currently recruiting an Internal Audit Manager.  If you are the chosen candidate, you will be responsible for performing advanced level and/or managerial professional internal auditing work.  Work involves managing or conducting internal audits, monitoring progress on the resolution of audit recommendations, monitoring changes in the internal control structure and/or regulatory compliance processes in assigned bank segments, providing certain consulting services to organizational management and staff, providing input to the development of various internal audit processes, and providing training, coaching and supervision to Internal Audit staff.  You will maintain all organizational and professional ethical standards.  You will work independently under general direction with extensive latitude for initiative and independent judgment.

Areas of focus:

  • Analyzes risks and processes in assigned audit areas and develops methodologies to evaluate the adequacy of internal controls and/or processes for maintaining compliance with regulations, with consideration to significance of the risks involved.

  • Manages the performance of internal audits from inception, including scoping, internal control assessment, testing, evaluating results, and reporting findings.

  • Assists the Chief Internal Auditor in management audit staff.

  • Communicates the results of internal audits and other projects via written reports and oral presentations to management.

  • Keeps abreast of changes in products, processes, systems, and regulations that impact assigned bank segments.

  • Provides input to the Chief Internal Auditor regarding development and maintenance of internal audit processes such as risk assessment, the annual audit plan, and audit methodologies and procedures.

  • Develops and maintains productive client, staff, and management relationships through individual contacts and group meetings.

  • Pursues professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and shares information gained with co-workers.

  • Represents Internal Audit on organizational project teams, at management meetings, and with external organizations.

Required Skills:

  • Five years of experience in bank internal auditing, including three years of supervisory or audit management experience.

  • Thorough understanding of professional standards for internal auditing.

  • Strong knowledge of the banking regulatory structure, and banking regulations in general.

  • Bachelor’s degree in field relevant to position (e.g. accounting, finance, information technology).  Advanced degree (MBA) is desirable.

  • Should hold a relevant professional certification (e.g. CPA, CIA, CISA).

  • Skills in collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate audit findings to all levels of management.

  • Ability to work harmoniously with staff and external contacts and to work effectively in a professional team environment.

Compensation:

We pay competitively to Market, and offer a 401(k) plan with employer match – both pre-and post-tax contributions.   We also offer an Employee Stock Purchase Plan along with the following benefits:

  • Free Banking, including discounts on loans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Tuition Assistance

 

In addition for employees who work 30 hours per week:

 

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Life Insurance

  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

Sandy Spring Bank is an equal employment opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We maintain a drug-free workplace environment and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

 

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with Sandy Spring Bank, please call our job line at 1-800-399-5919 and select option 5.  Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.   

 

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