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Internal Auditor I

Provident Bank, a multi-billion dollar NJ bank with branches in NJ and eastern PA, has an opportunity for a detailed person with exceptional written and oral communication skills in our Audit Department.  This is an entry level position and requires a four year college degree, preferably in business/accounting/finance.

 

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes; medical/dental/life insurances, 401(k) with match, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, generous paid time off, Student Loan Paydown program and more!

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The internal audit department is a key driver of effective internal control, proactive risk management, corporate governance and ongoing process improvement.  The incumbent participates based on level in the audits for the bank, its subsidiaries and affiliates, following the established standards set forth in the Code of Ethics and the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing issued through the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).  Also responsible for supporting the process of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and the activities of the Risk & Advisory Services as it relates to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX).  This position is considered at the entry-level position.  Incumbent is expected to have basic working knowledge of auditing skills and exercise independent judgment.

 

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES      

  • Performs within the scope of assignments risk assessments of company units identifying        critical areas of exposure within a unit along with evaluating the key controls used to manage these risks.  Evaluates causes of non-compliance.  Identifies exposures and weak design in internal control.  Recommends corrective steps.           
  • Consistently documents relevant facts and information that support the work performed and conclusions drawn so other reviewers can follow the auditor's logic and methodology.        
  • Communicates effectively audit results, both orally and in writing, so they are persuasive, placed in the appropriate context, and understood by the audience.
  • Recommends updates to audit programs based upon changes in a unit's risk profile and        conducts audits in compliance with departmental standards.       
  • Performs related audit activities and special projects, which may include attending relevant   
  • internal client and other bank meetings to gaining and facilitating understanding of the business.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.       

       

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

       None

 

SKILLS AND TRAINING

  • Possess a working knowledge of banking practices, processes, governance practices; and regulatory obligations as it relates to internal controls.  Knowledgeable about internal control, SOX, COSO, GAAP, and the IIA.
  • Possesses a high level of personal and professional ethics.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills both oral and written with strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills.                                                                                                   
  •  Ability to analyze business situations, determine applicable scenarios and choose the appropriate solution to the problem.     
  •  Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage and track multiple activities.
  •  Must be able to identify creative solutions and provide operational advice beyond standard control recommendations.
  •  Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills to include working within ambiguous and/or stressful situations.  Must be flexible  and have the ability to change priorities as needed.
  •  Effective time management and ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and priorities. 
  •  Prioritize work so resources are devoted to areas of highest risk. 
  • Project management skills with  the ability to manage an entire  project. 
  • Ability to develop and nature client relationships, handle  multiple tasks and adapt to a changing environment.
  • Ability to attend meetings or perform other assignments at locations outside of the office, if  necessary.
  • Ability to operate effectively based on limited direction from Internal Audit management. 
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment based on a delegated chain of authority.

 

EDUCATION

       Bachelor’s degree

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

       0 - 2 years in Internal Auditing

 

LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATES

        Licenses and Certifications                                                              Expiration Date

           None

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is performed in a normal office environment. Noise levels usually are moderate.  May require travel to other locations.

 

HAZARDS

The hazards are mainly those present in a normal office setting as well as those associated with driving a car.

This job description may not be all-inclusive.  Employees are expected to perform other duties as assigned and directed by management.  Job descriptions and duties may be modified when deemed appropriate by management.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


About Provident Bank

For more than 180 years, Provident Bank has served individuals, families, and businesses in our local communities with personal and business banking services.

Volunteering is a Way of Life

Our brand promise - “Commitment you can count on” - supports the investments we make in the community and donations made by our employees. It’s a promise also reflected in the volunteerism of our employees, who lend time and talent and countless hours to assist hundreds of organizations and thousands of people and animals each year.

Why do we love it?

  1. We get to volunteer in areas that are meaningful to the bank and impactful in the community.
     
  2. Through generous contributions, we have raised over $28,000 in 2018. No item or donation is too small; we find a home for it all.