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Truist Audit Director in Charlotte, North Carolina

Req ID: R0071208

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Language Fluency: English (Required)

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1st shift (United States of America)

Please review the following job description:

Truist Audit Services Director is responsible for coordinating and managing the delivery of value-added independent, objective risk-based internal audit assurance services for the Audit Committee and Executive Management. Through well-developed relationships with Senior Management and ongoing business monitoring activities, the Director develops a comprehensive, dynamic audit plan, and directs a team of audit professionals in the implementation and completion of the plan while maintaining responsibility for the overall quality of audit work performed.


Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  1. Establish and manage a comprehensive, dynamic audit assurance program for assigned business units (BU). Supervise and coordinate audit activities to ensure all assigned responsibilities are performed in a high quality manner and on a timely basis.

  2. Directly manage a team of audit professionals and assume responsibility for the overall coordination and successful completion of a dynamic audit plan for assigned BUs. Effectively lead and manage resources to ensure performance measures and metrics are established and met. Provide leadership in the coaching and development of staff.

  3. Proactively develop and maintain mutually beneficial working relationships with senior management of assigned BUs.

  4. Supervise and participate in the planning, scoping and execution of audit activities within the framework established by the department's policies and audit methodology.

  5. Comprehensively analyze assigned BUs existing systems, processes and controls to determine the adequacy of the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls. Ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and corporate policies. Identify and evaluate risks present in BU coverage areas.

  6. Review and approve audit reports, ensuring they are accurate, clear, concise and relevant such that recipients readily understand issues and risks.

  7. Develop and monitor risk assessments through interaction with and analysis of assigned business units. Lead the regular aggregation, correlation, and analysis of a robust program of business monitoring activities designed to identify potential changes impacting the risk profiles.

  8. Serve as an audit subject matter expert for assigned BUs, and continually monitor trends and developments in the auditing profession and banking industry.


Required Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, or business-related field, or equivalent education and related training or experience.

  2. Ten years of progressive audit, risk, or examiner experience with a significant portion in the financial services industry, preferably with a large financial services firm.

  3. Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of banking, risk management, and audit practices, with the ability to understand the broader risk.

  4. Excellent leadership abilities, decision making, and critical thinking skills.

  5. Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with senior management and other stakeholders.

  6. Appropriate professional certification, such as, but not limited to, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor, or Certified Public Accountant.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree in a Business-related field.

  2. Completion of a graduate school of banking.

  3. Expertise in identifying, monitoring and communicating operational, regulatory, financial, reputational, strategic and technology risks inherent to wealth management lines of business.

  4. Working knowledge of regulatory requirements specific to trust and fiduciary business including: FDIC, NCCoB, DOL, State of DE.

  5. Certified Fiduciary and Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS) or other trust related certification / designation.

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