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San Francisco, California - USD Full Time Posted: Thursday, 12 October 2017
Who We Are:

The Internal Audit Function within the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco assists the Bank's Board of Directors and senior management, with its fiduciary responsibilities, by assessing the adequacy and effectiveness of the controls within Bank business areas over financial reporting, effectiveness and efficiency of operations, compliance with laws and regulations, and the adequacy of the Bank's risk management and governance processes.

Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your professional auditor career? Are you interested in learning more about the businesses of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the larger Federal Reserve System? Does working in a fast-paced, changing environment interest you? Are you interested in a job opportunity that will allow you to make a difference? If you love a challenge and have a passion for results, this position may be of interest to you!

The Audit Department is seeking an individual for our Financial Management audit team who is self-motivated and can work both independently and in a close team environment. This position is responsible for planning, conducting and documenting financial, operational and compliance audits; evaluating risks and controls, and formulating audit findings and recommendations.

Job Responsibilities

. Lead and/or participate in audits and reviews of the Federal Reserve System Bank operations locally, in the 12th District and at other reserve banks System-wide.

. Perform and document audit fieldwork in a complete, clear and concise manner.

. Analyze conditions, identify efficiency and effectiveness opportunities, and make recommendations in moderate to complex business environments.

. Communicate audit results to Bank management and others.

. Perform follow-up activity on planned corrective actions of Bank businesses in response to audit issues and recommendations.

. Complete assignments within established timeframes.

. Understand risks applicable to financial management and operational business areas (eg Accounting, Procurement, Risk Management, Finance, Human Resources, etc.) and create formal risk assessments.

. Serve as a liaison and valued knowledge advisor for one or more Bank operations.

. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders, including business clients, the System Audit Community, the Audit Committee, and external parties; and relate to others in a respectful manner.

. Leverage technology, automated audit tools and data analytics to provide insightful perspectives and deliver audit services in an effective and efficient manner.

. Propose creative approaches for performing tasks and problem solving.

. Demonstrate audit acumen and delivery by executing high quality audit services in an independent, objective manner in accordance with the IIA International Professional Practices Framework.

Required Qualifications and Skills

The candidate should possess in-depth knowledge and understanding of risks and controls, and must fulfill the qualification and skill requirements below.

. Be a United States Citizen, United States National, or hold a permanent resident status/green card with the intent to become a United States Citizen

. At least one year of experience with financial and/or operational audits

. A BS/BA in Accounting, Auditing, Business, Computer Sciences, or related field

. Excellent presentation, interpersonal, facilitation, and project management skills

. Listen, communicate, and influence others effectively through various mediums

. Exercise critical thinking, sound logic and rationale in decision making and problem solving; considers multiple aspects in assigning significance and priority

. Recognize the need for change, embrace new ways of thinking, and work in alignment with strategic goals. Foster an environment of continuous improvement

. Determine the effectiveness of governance, risk management, and control processes

. Good knowledge of financial or operational business processes, policies, and procedures

Preferred Qualifications and Skills (Plus Required Qualifications and Skills above)

. Professional certification such as CIA, CPA, CFE, CISA.

. Public accounting experience desired.

Work Hours and Conditions

. 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PST), Monday - Friday.

. Ability to travel up to 15%

. At the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, we support the time and cost required to maintain professional credentials and support a minimum of 60 hours of training annually, provide the opportunity to telecommute, offer a tuition reimbursement program, and a wonderful employee benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Pre-tax Flexible Spending Account, Backup Child Care Program, Pre-tax Day Care Flexible Spending Account, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Paid Holiday's, Pet Insurance, Transit Subsidy, Matching 401(k), and a Retirement/Pension.*


1. The candidate selected will be required to pass a background check including criminal, education and employment checks.

2. This position may be filled at various levels based on candidates experience and department needs.

3. The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our people proudly reflect the diversity and ideas of the communities we serve and are strongly committed to employee development, providing ample opportunities to pursue advanced degrees, certifications, enroll in training courses, and attend conferences.


San Francisco, California, United States of America
Federal Reserve Bank
Federal Reserve Bank
10/12/2017 1:09:47 PM

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