GENERAL FUNCTION: Conducts larger and more
complex IT governance, infrastructure & support, integrated
business process and application audits under the direction of an
Audit Manager for various lines of business/functional areas within
the Bancorp. Primary responsibilities include supervision of
assigned staff personnel and ensuring that the execution of all
audit activities in the planning, fieldwork, reporting and wrap-up
phases is conducted in accordance with established standards.
Typically leads 2-4 staff per audit and manages multiple
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Ensure execution of all audit activities in the planning,
testing, reporting and wrap up phases are in compliance with the
Audit DivisionÆs methodology /standards and within the timeframes
to support department metrics:
o Collaborate with Financial and/or IT audit team members to plan
o Develop audit scope and objectives, risk and control assessments,
work programs, and other deliverables of audit work.
o Delegate responsibilities to audit staff members.
o Lead the audit team in documenting business and IT management
processes related to the entity being audited.
o Execute testing of controls to assess operational effectiveness
in managing risk.
o Demonstrate and apply strong project management skills; Ensure
accountability and high quality by directing daily progress of
fieldwork, informing managers and clients of audit status, and
supervising staff performance.
o Use knowledge of risk and control concepts and industry trends to
identify control recommendations and process improvement
o Review audit workpapers and provide coaching feedback on work
prepared by staff auditors.
o Prepare audit report draft; ensuring that all areas of audit
process and results has been addressed.
o Communicate information to management through presentations and
internal audit reports.
o Consistently ensure compliance with Fifth Third Audit Standards
and coach staff to develop their understanding of the Audit
* Establish, foster and maintain working relationships with peers
and supervisory management within the business line and
cross-functional lines to support an effective workflow and
continuous communications. Make significant contributions to
customer and client satisfaction and deliver value to internal and
* Assist in the identification and continuous monitoring of risks
and other potential exposures to the Bancorp. Assist in the design,
maintenance and execution of continuous monitoring programs that
effectively assesses changing risk and the impact on internal
controls and planned audit activities. Develop line of business and
industry knowledge base to keep current on existing and emerging
issues; apply this knowledge for the benefit of the BancorpÆs
risk-based audit program. Provide input for developing
recommendations and action plans to eliminate or mitigate observed
* Develop Individual and team performance by understanding and
communicating performance expectations and providing/requesting and
acting upon feedback. Establish and execute a Development
* Participate in departmental processes and initiatives, including
employee-focused processes that promote resource
* Lead audit and regulatory issue follow-up
* Perform other tasks as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Lead and develop audit staff auditors
to ensure optimal performance in meeting the Audit DivisionÆs goals
and objectives. Assign, monitor, and review audit work of staff
members assigned to the audit project. Responsible for the
day-to-day supervision of assigned staff auditors, including:
active coaching, optimum utilization, identification of challenging
work assignments and mentoring. Manage staff utilization. Provide
timely and effective feedback throughout the audit and through a
written periodic performance review at the completion of each audit
assignment. Assist in development of peers and staff by
participating in, and leading, mentoring and education programs
that give employees exposure to audit proces