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Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 12:22 AM


Company Name: FCS Financial

Job Description
Take the next step in your career and act on this opportunity to join the quality team of a major agricultural lending institution! This high level Internal Auditor position leads the audit function in performing credit, operational, financial, compliance or investigative audits and provides the Association management and Board of Directors, and it’s committees, with evaluations of the effectiveness of the organization’s established internal control systems. This person must have experience or knowledge in the following areas: Audit Plan Development/Implementation; Compliance and Internal Control System Review including Internal Controls over Financial Reporting; Loan Review; Reporting; and Leadership Skills. Preferred office location is our Central Office in Jefferson City, but for the right person our retail office locations in Harrisonville and O’Fallon will be considered. This position is open until filled.
This position is classified as Exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Department: Risk Management
Reports To: Executive Vice President, Risk Management, with dotted line to the Board of Directors
Supervises: Vice President , Director Internal Audit & Review; Internal Auditor & Review Specialist


Job Functions*
Audit Plan Development/Implementation
* Facilitate the completion of the annual Business Risk Assessment process
* Develops, recommends and implements a risk-based Audit Plan that meets Association and external requirements
* Identifies internal and external resources to perform audits; assesses quality, and competencies

Compliance and Internal Control System Review including ICFR
* Reviews and evaluates the effectiveness of the organizational internal control system, including Internal Controls for Financial Reporting (ICFR), and determines compliance with Association policies/procedures
* Reviews and reports on Association compliance with related laws, regulations, policies, and procedures in relation to risks involved
* Serves as the executive sponsor of the Association’s ICFR initiative by:
- Monitoring all new guidance and direction from PwC, FCA and the ICFR System Work Group related to ICFR developments, required actions and documentation
- Reinforcing the appropriate “tone at the top” and promoting a strong control framework and its importance to the Association
- Working closely with the ICFR Champion to coordinate ICFR efforts at the Association
- Participating in the ICFR System Work Group to develop ICFR guidance
- Document and report deficiencies as needed. Work with ICFR champion and process owners to remediate deficiencies
* Communicating ICFR requirements and guidance to the Association for implementation

* Determines which internal audit findings/recommendations should be escalated to management and/or board
* Prepares and reviews internal audit reports summarizing results and recommendations of internal audits for distribution to audit committee and management
* Reports results of completed audits to the audit committee, including the potential risks of findings and recommendations for corrective actions
* Reviews and reports on association compliance with related laws, regulations, policies, and procedures in relation to risks involved
* Report ICFR annual progress to the Boards Audit Committee
* Coordinates the reporting of results and recommendations to audit committee and management

* Develops, motivates, and evaluates staff
* Determines division of responsibilities and provides work guidance and direction
* Reinforces “tone at the top”
* Recommends and implements performance standards

**Essential Functions for this position consist of all items listed under any category that make up 5% or more of the job duties. This job description is subject to change without notice.

Scope of Responsibilities:
Responsibility Measure
Internal Audit Reports-20 – 25 annually
External Audit Reports- 5 – 10 annually
Association Loan Volume-$3,800,000,000
Supervision - 2-3 direct reports (full and part time)

Required Skills

Minimum Qualifications
* Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Computer Science or a related field
* 5 years of experience in public accounting and/or relevant industry internal audit experience
* 3 years of supervisory experience
* Professional certification (CPA, CIA, CISA) preferred
* Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job

Required Knowledge and Skills
* Expert knowledge of internal auditing standards and processes and controls
* Advanced knowledge of Financial reporting, including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards
* Expert knowledge of audit processes and plans
* Expert knowledge of business risk assessment processes and plans
* Advanced knowledge of ICFR/Sarbanes Oxley
* Advanced knowledge of lending and credit management
* Skill in using Microsoft technologies including e-mail, word and spreadsheet processing
* Skill in lending laws, regulations, and ag specific guidelines
* Skill in prioritizing assignments and utilizing time to complete work in an effective and efficient manner
* Skill in establishing and maintaining relationships with a variety of internal and external organizations and individuals
* Oral and written communication skills, sufficient to discuss a variety of job-related topics, and to effectively communicate complex topics to a variety of audiences
* Skill in utilizing Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook to increase efficiency and effectiveness
* Responsible to appropriately protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of the Association’s systems and data and clients’ data

Contact Person: Human Resources
Email Address:
Phone: 573-636-7809 Ext. 1111

• Location: Columbia/Jeff City, Jefferson City

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