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Staff Auditor
Ref No.: 18-16011
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, Washington

Work under the supervision of the Internal Audit Manager or Director and assist with planning, executing and reporting financial, operational and compliance related audits/projects to facilitate compliance with federal laws, corporate standards and generally accepted accounting principles. Develop and demonstrate generalized knowledge of the mortgage industry and Client's business operations. Work assignments are completed with supervision from more senior team members. Work is moderate in scope and complexity. Knowledge is applied to resolve routine issues, as necessary.

  • Assist with audit planning and drafting initial audit scope. Document details of planning and walkthrough meetings. Assist in identifying controls to mitigate potential risk factors within assigned process/areas. Contribute to the development and maintenance of risk-based audit plans. Develop, document and execute audit test steps in partnership with more senior team members.
  • Assist in evaluating controls and in identifying control gaps. Conduct substantive testing, such as tests of detailed activities and transactions or analytical review tests, to obtain audit evidence.
  • Document and maintain sufficient supporting information (such as flowcharts of end-to-end business processes) and facilitate the presentation of findings and conclusions in accordance with work paper standards. Identify and discuss audit findings with audit team and document exceptions. Assist with drafting audit reports and key deliverables (e.g., ICIs).
  • Collaborate and share knowledge with audit teams across the Internal Audit organization, as appropriate.
  • Build and maintain relationships with business partners at the manager and staff levels.
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
  • 1+ years of related experience
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively apply judgement to reach appropriately reasoned conclusions
  • Prior audit or SOX experience preferred


As a condition of employment with Client, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation.

Client is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Who does this position report to?
Director, Internal Audit

What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
1. Strong critical thinking and analytical skills 2. Strong oral and written communication skills. 3. Ability to work independently and effectively apply judgement to reach appropriately reasoned conclusions 4. Prior audit or SOX experience preferred

What are the nice-to-have skills?
Polished communication skills 9written and verbal)

What is exciting about this opportunity? Please use this section to describe team and company culture.
Top employer in the metro area, very competitive salaries, outstanding benefits package, annual bonus availability (amounts vary), upward mobility potential, casual work environment and new office located in downtown DC. Management listens to the voice of their team members.