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Internal Auditor I

Company: Stifel
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

SUMMARYUnder general supervision, the Internal Auditor I performs operational, financial, and compliance audits of various internal departments to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of the organization's governance, risk management process, system of internal control, and quality of performance in carrying out assigned responsibilities in order to achieve the organization's stated goals and objectives. The Auditor I assists in drafting audit plans and performs testing, document preparation and research and works under the close supervision of the Manager and/or of senior members of the department.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES* Collects and analyzes data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies.* Inspects records, documents, and systems for efficiency, effectiveness, and use of accepted procedures.* Examines records and interviews Company personnel to ensure proper recording of transactions and compliance with laws and regulations.* Examines and evaluates financial and information systems, recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity.* Examines the systems and processes established by the organization to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, laws, and regulations that could have a significant impact on operations and reports and whether the organization is in compliance.* Examines the accuracy, reliability, timeliness, and integrity of financial and operating information and the means used to identify, measure, classify, and report such information.* Reports audit results to senior members of the audit group and/or the Director and recommend changes in or improvements to operations and financial activities.* Assists with drafting detailed reports on audit findings.* Evaluates the means by which management implements remedial actions where existing processes are determined to be ineffective.* Maintains high level of integrity and professionalism to handle sensitive and confidential data/materials/information received and/or reviewed with business lines* Performs other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS* Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field required* Advanced degree in the same or related discipline preferred* 1-2 years internal audit, accounting, or related business or regulatory field required* Prior experience in financial services industry or in public accounting field preferred* Progress toward professional certification in a audit related area (CPA, CIA, CFE or CISA)* Demonstrated understanding of basic risk and internal control concepts.* Knowledge of finance and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.* Ability to conduct an effective interview and/or present information in one-on-one and small group situations to business unit staff and/or management, auditors and other key stakeholders.ABOUT STIFELEstablished in 1890, Stifel is one of the nation's leading full-service wealth management and investment banking firms. Stifel serves clients from more than 400 offices across the United States and ranks as the nation's seventh largest full-service investment firm in terms of number of financial advisors. We are also a leading provider of investment banking services to the middle market, a top-ten municipal bond underwriter, and home to one of the industry's largest research franchises. In addition our Stifel Bank subsidiary provides a comprehensive range of banking services.At Stifel we offer an entrepreneurial environment, comprehensive benefits package to include health, dental and vision care, 401k, wellness initiatives, life insurance, and paid time off.Stifel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Stifel, St. Louis , Internal Auditor I, Accounting, Auditing , Saint Louis, Missouri

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