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Staff Auditor - Professional Practices, Strategy & Methodology (Hybrid)

Company: USAA
Location: Tempe
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of Job

We are seeking a Staff Auditor for our San Antonio, TX, Plano, TX or Phoenix, AZ facility.

USAA values a culture that is highly collaborative, and we have found that a hybrid work type helps employees gain the best of both worlds - collaborating in-person in the office and working from home when needed to achieve focused deliverables. The actual days onsite are determined between each employee and the employee's manager.

Performs audit assignments. Identifies problems for resolution in support of risk-based assurance and advisory engagements across the organization. Applies learning knowledge of financial services regulations to audit assignments. Performs risk and control identification and evaluation, increasingly complex audit techniques, research and analysis, and conducts client meetings and interviews.

Adheres to the Institute of Internal Auditors' International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards) and Code of Ethics.

Job Requirements

About USAA
USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Executes audit program assignments timely and professionally with guidance and support from the Auditor-in-Charge (AIC) in support of the annual audit plan and audit priorities.
  • Independently and accurately tests basic business, application, and/or IT general controls (ITGC)
  • Identifies control deficiencies in testing, discusses with Auditor-in-Charge (AIC) and/or Audit management and begins to understand how to initiate control improvement recommendations for assigned work.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and interprets data collected from multiple sources to ensure valid conclusions are drawn during testing
  • Attends and participates in team audit activities like planning and scoping, business understanding/walkthroughs, review of risk assessment and testing for assigned areas of responsibility and demonstrates critical thinking ability.
  • Executes on audit documentation techniques including key risks and controls alignment to audit test objectives and conclusions; is accountable for completing own work paper documentation within quality standards.
  • Communicates effectively and shares findings and audit reports with AIC, team members, and may present to business leaders.
  • Provide updates to the engagement level risk & control matrix and other audit documentation as deemed appropriate by AIC or team leadership. Minimum Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in Business or relevant field such as Finance, Accounting, Business, or Information Technology. Four additional years of related experience beyond minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
    • If Bachelor's degree, 2 years of audit, financial, insurance, banking, information technology or related business experience.
    • Experience applying audit, risk or compliance acumen in a business/professional environment.
    • If advanced degree, up to 2 years of experience applying audit, risk, or compliance acumen in a business/professional environment.
    • Experience effectively communicating Controls with business partners. Preferred Experience:
      • 1-3 Years of Internal Audit Experience - preferably in a financial institution
      • Experience with onboarding of new employees
      • Experience with supporting internal training, including development and delivery of subject matter content
      • Comfortable in matrixed managed environment
      • Strong organization and administrative skills and capabilities The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

        Compensation: USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $72,900 - $131,400 ( this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location)

        Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

        Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.

        Shift premium: will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.

        Benefits: At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

        Please click on the link below for more details.

        USAA Total Rewards

        Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Keywords: USAA, Tempe , Staff Auditor - Professional Practices, Strategy & Methodology (Hybrid), Accounting, Auditing , Tempe, Arizona

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