Senior Internal Auditor-Atlanta,GA at Bank of America Merchant Services

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Location: Atlanta, Georgia





Job Description:
Ever wonder what it takes for a business to process credit card payments? Interested in helping small business owners do more with their point-of-sale systems? At Bank of America Merchant Services, we'll help you become a payments expert. We'll show you the intricacies of payment processing, eCommerce and security solutions so that you can become a trusted partner for a variety of small businesses.

Every day, we deliver innovative solutions that help small business owners across the U.S. better serve customers, manage operations, accept digital payments and ultimately grow their businesses. Formed in 2009 by powerhouse brands Bank of America and First Data, we've grown to process more than 16 billion transactions at approximately 529,000 merchant locations in 2017 alone. We're a leader with deep expertise and momentum.

Bank of America Merchant Services is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Females, Minorities, Veterans and Disabled.

The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for performing assigned internal audit procedures and activities objectively. Specifically, this role executes various operational, financial and IT audits in accordance with accepted professional standards to determine compliance with company policies/procedures and adherence to regulatory requirements. This individual adds value to and improves the Company's operations by partnering with associates and management to suggest and implement effective and efficient internal controls and draws conclusions on the adequacy of internal controls based on audit evidence collected and analyzed.

  • Execute audit programs and test steps and perform value-added financial and operational audits.
  • Manage / lead less-experienced audit staff in their development, where appropriate
  • Assist management in successfully meeting the requirements of audit stakeholders. Duties include: risk identification, process documentation, controls testing, documenting issues, obtaining management responses on issues and following-up regarding remediation.
  • Draft audit reports by clearing reporting audit observations and make recommendations that strengthen internal controls and mitigate risk.
  • Report issues/findings identified to management and to the VP of IA and determine action plans and remediation dates with management to address the problems.
  • Follow up with management on audit report responses to ensure that issues identified in audit reports are addressed.
  • Assist with the Internal Audit risk assessments.
  • Communicate with departmental representatives regarding audit and project status.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with management and internal clients.
  • Understand client operations and business goals and objectives.
  • Conduct assigned financial, operational, compliance, and information technology audits, including performing detailed audit tests, examining documents and records, observing operations, and conducting interviews with clients.
  • Compile work papers that effectively document audit processes, including audit objectives, test work, findings, issues, and conclusions. Audit work should be documented such that procedures are repeatable.
  • Work in a fast paced, constantly changing environment to identify and analyze business risks and problem solve, prioritize, and take initiatives.


Skiils
  • Basic understanding of risk management principles and internal control systems
  • Basic understanding of accounting, operations, and/or systems
  • Strong computer software skills, including Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • A certification, such as CPA, CIA, CMA, CFE, or CISA is preferred (or working toward a certification).
  • Experience applying internal control concepts when conducting audit engagements.
  • Adept at building strong client relationships through professionalism, effective communications, and constructive responses to client needs.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal, written and presentation)
  • Strong ability to multi-task and take ownership of simultaneous activities
  • Must be a team player and a disciplined worker and must have a positive attitude.
  • Must be able to think creatively, be a self-starter and be very willing to learn.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, or related field, from an accredited college or university.
  • 2 years internal auditing experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, or related field, from an accredited college or university.
  • 2 years internal auditing experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


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Bank of America Merchant Services ensures equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

The employer 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 employer's legal duty to furnish information.

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