Senior Internal Auditor

Wings Financial Credit Union - Apple Valley, MN



Senior Auditor Responsibilities

  • Handle all aspects of an internal audit project. This includes leading the planning, performance and summation of internal audits determined in the Annual Audit Plan approved by the credit union’s Supervisory Committee and assigned by the General Auditor. 
  • Create audit work programs for assigned engagements
  • Audits are to be performed to ensure credit union is following industry regulations along with policies approved by the credit union’s Board and Management.
  • The procedures and results of completed audits are to be summarized in a report for presentation to management of the area under audit and, ultimately, the Credit Union’s Supervisory Committee
  • Complete complex data analytics, detailed testing, full root cause analyses, as required for performed engagements
  • Review management’s responses to audit findings and recommendations for appropriateness and inclusion in the final audit report 
  • Ensure that all Internal Audit work and deliverables are of the highest quality and adhere to professional standards
  • Proactively work with business functions to define remediation alternatives to identified audit findings and observations.
  • Act as a business advisor and subject matter expert on internal controls and operational risk
  • Identify and implement opportunities for audit automation and continuous audit monitoring
  • Support the General Auditor on the execution of special projects as requested by Senior Management or the Supervisory Committee.

Internal Audit Department Support

  • Acts in a support capacity in the annual audit planning process
  • Assists in the quarterly Supervisory Committee Reporting effort
  • Build effective working relationships with audit clients across the credit union
  • Builds and maintains the Risk and Audit Intern Program focus areas and planned activities

Training and Continuing Professional Education

  • Create and execute an individual training and professional development plan that meets all certification needs, aligns with career goals and aspirations and expands knowledge base
  • Share information obtained during educational events with Internal Audit Department
  • Obtain and maintain a working knowledge of Credit Union policies and procedures, internal audit industry standards, and best practices

Other Duties and Functions

  • Maintain effective verbal and written communication with employees, officials, and other stakeholders as needed
  • Act in a capacity of a consultative Subject Matter Expert in matter related to audit


  • Remain current with and comply with credit union regulatory requirements and best practices as well as any professional requirements associated with the Senior Auditor’s credentials.
  • Provides audit clients with courteous, friendly service, which exceeds their expectations while performing internal audits, efficiently and accurately.
  • Follows Wings Financial CU’s “Standards of Professionalism” to represent the credit union to audit clients in a professional manner through written and verbal communications, attitude, business attire, work area, and thorough knowledge of our products and services.
  • Meets individual quality service goals as identified in your performance action plan.
  • Be an effective team member through cooperation, flexibility, dependability, attendance, lack of tardiness and participation at meetings and training.
  • Accurately applies technical job knowledge and skills to complete all work in a timely manner in accordance with policies, procedures and regulatory requirements while managing varying degrees of work.
  • Remain independent in appearance and in fact in regard to the credit union’s daily operations.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Organization and Time Management: Ability to multi-task and stay organized in a fast-paced environment
  • Problem Solving: Ability to work through and solve problems that occur during the performance of assigned job duties
  • Interpersonal Skills: Advanced written and verbal communication skills; ability to relate to staff and stakeholders at all organizational levels
  • Technological Competency: Ability to learn systems and programs used by the department and credit union, and adapt to changing technologies
  • Confidentiality: Maintains a high level of confidentiality in all matters, at all times
  • Professionalism and Due Care: Sound decision making, high accountability, and the ability to work with limited supervision
  • Strategic Thinking: Considers the best interest of the Credit Union when making decisions and acts with the future in mind.
  • Emotional Intelligence: Seeks feedback to continuously improve and develop; demonstrates self-awareness and modifies behavior appropriately.
  • Bondable.




Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject 

Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking 

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well 



Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe 

Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization 

Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work

Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help 



Bachelors or better in Accounting.


4-6 years: Designation as a CPA, CIA, or CCUIA required with four to six years of experience in internal and/or external audit. Thorough knowledge of accounting practices/procedures, internal controls, and operational risk management. Thorough knowledge and/or experience in the financial services industry is desirable. 
Licenses & Certifications

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Posting Date: 
April 5, 2021