AVP Project Lead Audit

Job Location US-SD-Sioux Falls
Full Time


Lead complex auditing projects which may include financial, operational, compliance, and information systems audits for processes, departments, and/or divisions throughout the organization.


Duties and Responsibilities:   

  1. Plan, lead, and perform audits including areas of complexity; analyze the results of audit work; prepare and review work papers to support conclusions; develop recommendations, summarize audit results, conduct entrance and exit meetings, draft audit reports, and resolve outstanding issues.
  2. Determine purpose, scope and approach based on review of key processes and controls, evaluation of previous audits and findings, and interviews with clients to identify gaps and opportunities to explore through the assessment/audit. Continually raise the bar on controls and processes to minimize risks to the company.  
  3. Develop project milestones and ensure the appropriate resources and steps are taken to meet those milestones.
  4. Assist with conducting the risk assessment in accordance with standard auditing practices and procedures. Work with clients to obtain documentation, use appropriate sampling methodology to test risk controls, and ask questions as needed to clarify requests and needs.
  5. Develop strong relationships with business unit management to ensure that company risks are openly discussed and addressed with a focus on problem solving for the ultimate benefit of the organization.
  6. Support the audit team in developing, implementing, and maintaining an audit framework and associated processes and procedures to identify and manage key risks, controls, and action steps on both an individual business/audit level as well as providing organizational summaries and roll-ups.
  7. Create and deliver audit findings and reports to clients, including formal presentations to senior managers and meeting facilitation. Draft report findings and work with clients throughout the audit to ensure reports clearly explain the issues identified.  Proactively meet with clients to handle issues and questions associated with the management team responses and action steps, revising reports as needed.  Follow up with clients to ensure action has been taken and test controls once changes are implemented to ensure controls work as designed.
  8. Provide mentoring and training to less experienced auditors on the team.




  • An undergraduate degree in a business related field is required. Master’s degree a plus..
  • A minimum of 4 – 6 years related auditing experience required. Financial services, bank regulatory, or public accounting/auditing experience is preferred.
  • Relevant professional certifications preferred. Examples include: CPA – Certified Public Accountant, CIA – Certified Internal Auditor, CFSA – Certified Financial Services Auditor, CRMA – Certified in Risk Management Assurance, CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional and/or CISA – Certified Information Systems Auditor

Other Qualifications:

  • Strong working knowledge of audit and risk standards and protocols.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong project management skills and ability to manage projects autonomously.
  • A team player able to work effectively in a team fostered, multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to influence others without formal authority.
  • A high level of initiative, creativity and curiosity as well as a willingness to continually learn is critical
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook
  • Position may be required to travel to different company sites on occasion
  • Understanding of the International Standards for the Professional Practices of Internal Auditing of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Background & EEO Statement

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