Western Alliance Bank

  • Internal Auditor Senior-Operations

    Req No.
    Western Alliance Bank
    Regular Full Time
  • Overview

    Are you looking to challenge yourself in your next role? Are you looking to take your Audit experience to the next level? If so, this is the position for you!


    Western Alliance Bank is currently seeking an experienced Senior Internal Auditor to join our Phoenix team, located downtown at the Cityscape Area.


    This position will support specific audit functions, but also develop and collaborate with other team members as we continue to grow. You will have the opportunity to come in to newly formed teams and help contribute to the success of the department. We are looking for someone who can adapt to a changing culture and is looking for a challenging, but productive atmosphere.


    Western Alliance Bank is committed to providing training to enhance the skills and knowledge of the Audit department as we continue to grow through a variety of methods. Through leadership training and industry trending changes, we are dedicated to your success. The Senior Internal Auditor will be a key member of the team and will play a crucial part in the execution of internal audits.


    • Perform work under the direction of the supervisor and director which can include individual or multiple audit assignments 
    • Assist with performance of comprehensive risk assessments and engagement planning
    • Executing quality audit work as assigned and required
    • Develop, present, and finalize audit reports
    • Follow up on the disposition of exceptions noted during audits, including internal, external and regulatory examination reports
    • Develop and maintain relationships with firm staff and management to facilitate proactive assessment of the firm's risk profile
    • Assess personal development needs (training, career development, etc.) in conjunction with department management
    • Evaluate processes and internal controls, adherence to bank policies, procedures, and compliance with federal and state banking regulations.


    • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Business Administration or other relevant field required
    • 2 - 5 years of internal audit experience with a focus on Operations specifically in the financial industry and/or public accounting field required
    • Professional certifications (CIA) preferred
    • Knowledge of the COSO framework, FFIEC, risk assessment practices, control analysis and audit methodologies, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance requirements
    • Exceptional oral, written and interpersonal communication skills 
    • Strong organizational and time management skills, and the ability to deal with complex problems involving multiple facets and variables in non-standardized situations
    • Detail-oriented and proficient in Microsoft Office applications
    • Ability to travel regionally up to 20%


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