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Lead Auditor- Data Analytics
Ref No.: 18-18599
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Lead Auditor- Data Analytics
Washington, DC
Full Time/Perm

Requires CPA, CIA and/or CFE


The Auditor - Specialty IV assists with planning, executing and reporting audits of complex functionalities and output of various information technology systems, applications or platforms/operating systems, financial and statistical models, or risk management activities for compliance with corporate policies and procedures. Fully demonstrate generalized knowledge of the mortgage industry and Client's business operations. Fully demonstrate specialized knowledge of the mortgage industry and Client's business operations as it applies to models, risk management, or technology systems.

-Apply specialized technical knowledge and expertise to perform reviews relating to the full life cycle of models, information technology applications, or risk management/analysis used across the company.
-Successfully perform all key job functions of the Internal Auditor
-Specialty III role at a higher level of complexity, scope and autonomy. Assist with coordinating and administering assignments, monitoring audit team progress and managing budgets and schedules.
-Serve as day-to-day project leader for audits ensuring projects are completed on-time and within scope and budget. Identify risks and assess potential impact of risks on the organization; use a risk-based approach to develop and adjust audit plans as appropriate and determine areas requiring additional analysis.
-Review and finalize staff work papers and deliverables with Internal Audit Manager/Director - Specialty. Review and finalize audit reports with Internal Audit Manager/Director - Specialty.
-Track results of prior audits and facilitate appropriate corrective action. Continually strengthen and improve the governance, risk and control environment of the organization acting as a key driver of change within Internal Audit and across the organization.
-Provide day-to-day project management oversight of other Internal Auditors - Specialty (including project guidance and informal coaching). Conduct first level review of work and documentation; leverage Internal Audit Manager/Director - Specialty guidance as needed. Communicate project team and audit objectives; inspire and motivate team members to achieve results.
-Build and maintain relationships with business partners at the manager and staff levels.
-Provide advice and share Internal Audit knowledge with business partner managers and staff to strengthen governance, risk and control environments, as appropriate.


Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
4+ years of related experience

-Perform ad hoc / develop automated analytic routines to support audit testing; contribute to work papers (including analytic procedures / results) to support audit findings.
-Contribute to analytics program initiatives such as continuous monitoring development and continuous risk assessment efforts.
-Identify opportunities to produce / contribute to dashboards that leverage business data to help the department continuously monitor and audit for key risks to the organization.
-Must demonstrate the ability to think beyond the development and execution of analytics within the audit cycle to the broad application of analytics throughout the audit cycle and across the enterprise.
-Must demonstrate the ability to profile data using data analytic software and provide audit teams with insight into trends, anomalies, and unusual transactions that can be evidence of control gaps, data quality issues, lack of adequate monitoring, fraud, or process improvement opportunities.