Internal Auditor - Kensington, MD Position Description This position will perform internal audits to support the credit union in the achievement of its objectives including compliance with applicable regulations. Specifically, by maintaining independence and objectivity, staying abreast of key developments in the organization and the industry and developing productive, trust based relationships with the lines of business within the credit union; this position will support the achievement of organizational objectives. Position Responsibilities Perform risk-based operational, financial and compliance audit activities inclusive of planning, fieldwork and reporting.Obtain, analyze and evaluate accounting documentation, policies, procedures, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc. to develop a thorough understanding of processes under review and identify potential control weaknesses or compliance issues.Develop customized audit programs as needed to document the planning, fieldwork and reporting conducted.Comprehend issues, draw conclusions and make sound judgments in a timely manner. Sort through the detail, determine root causes and subtle relationships and work with Risk Manager to develop recommendationsPrepare and present unbiased and well supported reports that reflect audit results with respect to audit objectives as well as realizable recommendations to remediate findings.Work with the Risk Manager to develop and execute the credit union's audit plan.Communicate effectively and professionally to articulate audit findings and risk areas verbally and in writing.Conduct audit follow-up.Commit to continuous learning and knowledge development regarding credit union industry, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards.Self-starter that can work effectively with minimal supervision, under tight deadlines.Work on special projects as assigned. Position Requirements BA/BS in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or equivalent experienceProfessional designation, eg CPA, CIA, CFE, or CISA preferredMinimum 2-3 years' experience in Internal Audit, a financial analyst role and/or risk managementExperience in the credit union industry highly desiredKnowledge of NCUA Regulations and risk management techniques highly desiredStrong MS Excel and MS PowerPoint skills required.Visio a plusWorking knowledge of Jack Henry Symitar preferredExperience performing data extraction preferred and ability to conduct research requiredAbility to use diplomacy to affect change and create buy inStrong attention to detailStrong organizational skillsStrong verbal and written communication skills to include trust, discretion and confidentially and the ability to successfully tailor communications according to the audience.Understanding of financial statements and auditing practices, as well as accounting principles, general business processes, standards, techniques and proceduresWorking knowledge of audit procedures, planning, and test/sampling methods.Detail oriented and ability to maintain independence and objectivity.Ability to self-direct in managing day-to-day tasks accurately and within specified timeframes.Ability to proactively pursue and develop a sound understanding of Signal Financial FCU's products and services. The list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem as necessary.