IT Audit Manager

Posting Date: 
March 19, 2016
Founders FCU - Lancaster, SC

Founders Federal Credit Union (Founders) helps our members attain their financial goals. Our innovative services, convenient locations, and friendly employees are dedicated to our members and their financial future. Consistently recognized as one of the largest and most innovative credit unions in the nation, Founders serves more than 200,000 members and has over $1.7 billion in assets. We are the largest Credit Union in South Carolina. Founders Federal Credit Union is strongly committed to providing the highest level of quality service to our members. We realize our outstanding, dedicated employees make it all happen. We are seeking a talented and motivated individual to join our strong organization and growing team as an IT Internal Audit Manager at our Corporate Headquarters in Lancaster, SC. We welcome your interest in employment with our family-oriented organization where we proudly offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and centrally located branches.

The Internal Audit Department of Founders independently and objectively evaluates the operations of the organization as a service to management and the Supervisory Committee. Internal Audit performs assurance and consulting activities designed to evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of controls; mitigate risk; promote strong governance; add value; and improve Founders’ operations. All members of Internal Audit shall adhere to the highest ethical standards, as proscribed by Founders’ Policies, as well as the Institute of Internal Auditors.


The IT Audit Manager will plan, manage and conduct audits including, but not limited to, IT governance, framework, applications, and systems infrastructure which support the financial and operational processes and functions at Founders. This individual will also support the Operational Audit Team as needed. Other responsibilities include: identifying the IT audit universe, conducting the annual IT risk assessment, developing the annual IT audit plan, assessing application and system infrastructure controls which ensure accuracy, completeness, security, etc., assisting with or leading employee and member related investigations, coordinating with external service providers or regulators, and managing and developing Staff and Senior Auditors. 

Job Duties: 

Assist the Chief Audit Officer with the following:

  1. Plan and maintain the IT risk assessment and the overall risk based IT audit plan.

  2. Plan, conduct and/or manage complex IT internal audits. Activities include: gaining an understanding of the process, identifying and evaluating risks and controls, developing audit programs, coordinating planning efforts, executing auditing procedures, documenting testing results and issues, reviewing workpapers, drafting audit reports, and working with management to obtain responses. 

  3. Plan and conduct integrated audits in collaboration with other audit associates.

  4. Assist in the performance of investigative matters concerning employees and/or members, if needed.

  5. Ensure audit activities are conducted in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, as promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors.

  6. Provide consulting support to management as they plan and implement changes in controls or processes.

  7. Coordinate and manage audits or reviews performed by the external auditor, NCUA, other outsourced provider, etc.

  8. Assist in the coordination and preparation of Supervisory Committee Meeting materials.

  9. Assist with audit staff activities which include interviewing potential staff members, continuing professional development, and providing ongoing guidance to audit staff.

  10. Keep abreast of regulatory and industry changes by reading regulatory publications/ industry journals, and attending relevant training courses.

  11. Comply with applicable laws, regulations, and statutes, including, but not limited to, BSA.

  12. Demonstrate an understanding of Internal Audit’s purpose, as well as their philosophy of acting as a business partner to promote value and ensure Member confidence.

Job Qualifications:

A four year degree from an accredited college/university (majoring in computer science, Management Information Systems, Accounting or other IT and/or Audit related area of study preferred). Industry certification required (CISA, CISSP, CPA, CIA or equivalent). Additionally, the IT Audit Manager must:

  1. Have at least seven years IT audit/risk management experience (preferably in the financial services industry).

  2. Maintain knowledge of common IT and financial industry standards and frameworks (e.g., FFIEC, NCUA, NIST, COBIT, SOX and PCI DSS).

  3. Possess a full understanding of risk based auditing and have the ability to independently drive the audit process, including planning, fieldwork, reporting and issues tracking.

  4. Be a motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently, be flexible and adaptable, demonstrate good judgment, and manage multiple projects and deadlines to perform assigned tasks effectively and efficiently.

  5. Demonstrate good mentoring skills to assist in the development of others.

  6. Have excellent oral and written communication skills. Be able to effectively interact with persons at all organizational levels, both internal and external to Founders, including presentation of complex issues and ideas to Management.

  7. Have the ability to work objectively with the highest level of integrity to ensure independence and maintain confidentiality at all times.

  8. High proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word.

  9. Have hands-on knowledge and experience with data analysis/mining tools (e.g., IDEA or ACL).