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Internal Audit Manager

Company: BayFirst National Bank
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

BayFirst National Bank is a full-service community bank as well as a national SBA and Residential Mortgage Lender dedicated to providing a wide range of high quality banking services delivered in a personalized, friendly manner. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida, we are a true community bank with the goal of becoming a one-stop shop and trusted financial resource for the communities that we serve.
Understanding that our employees are our most valuable resource, we are committed to providing career development opportunities, competitive compensation, and generous benefits to our entire workforce. As an organization, we encourage open communication in an environment of mutual respect, where hard work is rewarded, and a professional but informal atmosphere is valued within the workplace.
Purpose of the Position:The Internal Audit Manager is responsible for coordinating with all outsourced internal audit firms to ensure audit requests are completed timely, proper communication occurs with bank department and senior leaders, and audit reports are delivered timely to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. In addition, the Internal Audit Manager will assist in performing moderately complex audits and assessments of Bank's risk and control environments in coordination with the Audit team.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Act as the primary audit coordinator with all outsourced internal auditors to ensure a smooth audit process and proper communication to all stakeholders
  • Perform moderately complex audits including drafting audit reports, presenting issues to the business, and discussing practical cross-functional solutions
  • Perform ad-hoc testing as concerns arise and to ensure proper implementation of internal controls
  • Monitor the audit tracking report to ensure timely resolution of internal control weaknesses identified
  • Monitor, assess, and recommend solutions to emerging risks
  • Contribute to the development of audit processes improvements, including the development of automated routines
  • Apply internal audit standards, policies, and regulations to provide timely audit assurance and influence audit scope
  • Develop effective relationships with all stakeholders to ensure strong understanding of the business
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert to senior stakeholders and /or other team members
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the Bank's reputation, and safeguarding the Bank, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations
  • Adhere to Policy by applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, as well as escalating, managing, and reporting control issues with transparency
    Qualifications include but are not limited to:
    • BS/BA degree or equivalent combination of education/experience, including at least 4 years prior experience in similar role(s)
    • Related certifications (CPA, CIA, CISA, etc) preferred.
    • Strong coordination and project management skills; must be able to define business requirements and create robust technical and process documentation to support activities
    • Demonstrable ability to take initiative and operate as a dynamic change agent, identifying opportunities to implement efficiencies in current processes
    • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities; Multitasking skills is a must
    • Articulate and effective with both verbal and written communication
    • Demonstrated ability to remain unbiased in a diverse working environment
    • Strong interpersonal skills for interfacing with all levels of internal and external and management
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills, with the ability to collaborate across different functions
    • Possess the ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision
      BayFirst National Bank believes that diversity and inclusivity are essential to positive long-term success and achieving our strategic business goals. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage diverse and talented applicants to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: BayFirst National Bank, St. Petersburg , Internal Audit Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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