Credit Union:
Salal Credit Union

Region: Seattle

Type: Staff

Contact: Katie Caldwell
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (206) 826-7665

Closing: 9/30/2019

Job Description:

Internal audit is an independent, objective, assurance and consulting activity designed to add value to the Credit Union and improve operations while delivering quality service to internal and/or external customers. Internal Audit activity evaluates risk exposures relating to governance and operations for the reliability and integrity of operational information, effectiveness and efficiency of operations, safeguarding assets and compliance with laws and regulations.

Essential Functions:

Develop and maintain an audit plan (Audit Calendar) for all credit union activities.
Continually assess risks, findings and recommendations of outside auditors, the State and NCUA examiners.
Monitor changes in Policies and Regulations to effectively prioritize audit coverage.
Obtain Supervisory Committee approval for the annual audit calendar and operating plan.
Develop an understanding of Salal’s risk management functions, risk appetite and policies to aid in audit planning.
Develop and maintain audit programs for each audit area. Audit programs should identify objectives, scope of coverage and procedures to be performed.
Communicate audit findings and recommendations to Senior Management and the Supervisory Committee.
Conduct special projects/audits as requested by Senior Management and/or the Supervisory Committee.
Identify training opportunities to improve staff understanding of control procedures and operations, in terms of both efficiency and effective performance.
Coordinate internal audit activities with that of the Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) and National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Examiners.
Maintain the confidential nature of all work papers and information obtained during any audit.
Interview credit union staff as needed to gather relevant information.


Previous Experience: Performed successfully in an audit position within a financial institution for a minimum of four (4) years.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business and/or related field, or equivalent experience, is required. Industry related certifications, academic credentials and/or technical training related to internal audit desired.

Demonstrated Abilities: Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including writing reports for Senior Management. Knowledge of auditing, accounting and finances of a financial institution, including a thorough working knowledge of standard banking regulations. Interact positively with co-workers, management and other internal audit stakeholders. Ensure the quality of work performed is in adherence to Credit Union policies and procedures. Demonstrate a strong attention to detail, accuracy, quality, quantity and timeliness of work. Successful record in managing a team and developing others. Ability to work independently.

Salal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer