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Audit Project Manager, Strategic Support Functions or Reserve Bank Operations

Company: Project Management Institute, Inc.
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Audit Project Manager, Strategic Support Functions or Reserve Bank Operations CompanyFederal Reserve Bank of San FranciscoWhile the SF Fed is a Reserve Bank, were not what you might expect. Were unreserved here. That means we seek new and diverse perspectives. We fuel conversations and encourage debate. We build opportunity. We pursue careers that are true to ourselves. We are looking for people who want to help our country reach its full economic potential. When you join the SF Fed, you join a team of people working together to promote an inclusive economy that works for everyone.

We are looking for an Audit Project Manager (Senior Auditor), Strategic Support Functions or Reserve Bank Operations for our San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank Internal Audit Team.

The Strategic Support Functions audit team audits a wide variety of business areas such as Financial Management, Enterprise Risk Management, Procurement, Bank Supervision, Credit Risk Management, Human Resources and Strategy, Inclusion and Diversity, Legal, Data Privacy, and Ethics, Business Continuity, Data Insights and Analytics, External Communications, and Public Engagement.

The Reserve Bank Operations audit team audits large scale Cash Operations, Federal Law Enforcement, Facilities Management, and other Administrative Services.

Preferably you live in commutable distance to our downtown San Francisco Head Office (Embarcadero). Other locations within our district such as Los Angeles and Salt Lake City are also available.

  • Serve as Auditor-In-Charge to lead audits of moderate to complex business environments.
  • Review the audit work and coach assisting auditors to ensure the completion of audits and special projects within time and quality.
  • Become a knowledge source for Strategic Support Functions or Reserve Bank Operations by serving in the role of Audit Liaison. This role will allow you to build and maintain a positive and collaborative partnership with one or more business leaders in our district, develop a broad business perspective of Federal Reserve System functions and services, and to stay informed about business practices.
  • Complete annual risk assessments for the Strategic Support Functions or Reserve Bank Operations and provide input to the department's annual audit plan.
  • Perform walkthroughs and flowchart processes, identify key controls, build, and implement detailed testing methods to evaluate the adequacy of controls.
  • Identify control improvement needs and recommend management actions.
  • Prepare clear, concise, and persuasive work paper documentation in line with the IIA International Standards.
  • Perform follow-up activity on issues reported by Audit and external parties.
  • Participate in local (District) and nationwide (System) workgroups.
  • Requires 2-3 days per week on average in the office. These days are flexible, and we recognize that unforeseen events may require more time to work from home in certain weeks.
  • Reserve Bank Operations audit team only : Requires traveling to our branch offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, Phoenix, and Salt Lake City. Assignments are typically 3-5 days and occur on average 1-2 times each quarter. Qualifications:
    • 4+ years of experience in leading risk-based internal audits .
    • Analytical approach and critical thinking skills. Ability to apply good judgment when making decisions related to internal control evaluations.
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills to prepare clear, persuasive audit work papers, and communicate audit results including observations.
    • Excellent presentation, facilitation, and project management skills.
    • Ability to listen, communicate, and influence others effectively through various mediums.
    • Ability to flowchart processes, identify key controls, and develop applicable audit procedures.
    • Knowledge of the Institute of Internal Auditor's International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF); and the Committee on Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) internal control and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) risk assessment and IT Control frameworks.
    • Strong analytical / critical thinking skills and ability to apply sound judgment when making decisions related to business activities of moderate to high complexity.
    • Knowledge of operational and business concepts and risk (including fraud) assessment practices.
    • Have a general understanding of information security, general IT controls, application controls, and technology risks for various hardware and software platforms.
    • Ability to establish collaborative team and audit client relationships including negotiation and influencing skills.
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.
    • Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder with the intent to become a US Citizen. Preferred Skills/Experience:
      • Bachelors or masters degree in business administration, Risk Management, Finance, Accounting, or related field.
      • Professional audit certification(s) such as (CIA) Certified Internal Auditor, (CPA) Certified Public Accountant or (CISA) Certified Information System Auditor , or commitment to obtain the CIA within the first two years of employment.
      • Internal auditing experience within financial services and/or government agency.
      • Knowledge of computer-assisted auditing and data analytics software.
      • Ideally, demonstrates broadbased knowledge in various Bank functions, operations, and Bank/Federal Reserve System policies, and has extensive knowledge of internal control systems applicable to Bank operations and functions. Base Salary Range:
        • Min: $94,800 Mid: $123,100 Max: $151,400 (Location: San Francisco)
        • Min: $86,200 Mid: $112,100 Max: $137,800 (Location: Los Angeles)
        • Min: $74,800 Mid: $97,200 Max: $119,600 (Location: Salt Lake City)Final salary and offer will be determined by the applicants background, experience, skills, internal equity, and alignment with geographic and other market data.Benefits at SF Fed: Aside from the growth opportunities, youll also experience a plethora of other benefits working at SF Fed, including:
          • Matching 401K
          • Pension
          • Medical, dental and vision
          • Vacation days, sick days, paid bank holidays, and volunteer days
          • Pretax Flexible Spending Account
          • Paid Family Leave Care
          • Backup Child Care Program
          • Pretax Day Care Flexible Spending Account
          • Pet insurance We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. At the SF Fed, we believe in the diversity of our people, ideas, and experiences and are committed to building an inclusive culture that is representative of the communities we serve. The SF Fed is an Equal Opportunity Employer. #LI-Hybrid Full Time / Part TimeFull timeRegular / TemporaryRegularJob Exempt (Yes / No)YesJob CategoryAudit FamilyWork ShiftFirst (United States of America)The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.Privacy Notice

Keywords: Project Management Institute, Inc., San Francisco , Audit Project Manager, Strategic Support Functions or Reserve Bank Operations, Accounting, Auditing , San Francisco, California

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