Dickinson Financial Corporation Senior Internal Auditor in Kansas City, Missouri


Executing of operational, compliance, financial, and other audits and special projects. Participating in audit planning and risk rating processes, preparing all audit work paper sections, discuss audit findings with the business units, and prepare draft audit reports. Establishing a rapport with management and staff of business units and building relationships with various corporate departments throughout the enterprise is a critical function for this role.

Principal Accountabilities:

Within the general guidelines provided by the Director of Internal Audit and/or Internal Audit Manager:

•Conduct assigned audit engagements successfully from beginning to end.

•Perform examination of organizational key functions to ensure that internal controls and safeguards are adequate, effective, and efficient.

•Perform independent evaluations of ongoing projects.

•Develop audit programs and testing procedures relevant to risk and test objectives.

•Perform and document tests in accordance with department procedure and professional standards, and communicate results to the Director, Internal Audit Manager, Internal Audit, and business units.

•Verify compliance with policies set forth by management and/or the board of directors.

•Evaluate compliance with applicable banking regulations which include but not limited to: BSA, GLBA, TILA, RESPA, ECOA, HMDA, CRA, FCRA, Reg CC, Reg D, Reg E, etc.

•Plan, perform, and report on the design and operating effectiveness of financial reporting controls under Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improve Act (FDICIA).

•Prepare reports for presentation to management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors based upon findings discovered during internal audits.

•Assist Internal Audit on the design and execution of continuous audit methodology, and reporting of results.

•Support the department by developing strategies to improve internal controls and minimize risk, while keeping audit management informed of the status of audits in progress, communicating obstacles or significant audit findings as they arise.

•Recommend financial and operational improvement suggestions for the Bank.

•Constructively work with business operations to identify areas for improvement, while collectively agreeing on appropriate corrective actions, facilitating remediation efforts, and monitoring progress to ensure that business units and corporate departments are timely in addressing control weaknesses and process inefficiencies.

•Develop and maintain effective interpersonal relationship with bank staff and management.

•Provide assistance to external auditors and examiners.

•Supervise and provide assistance to other Internal Audit staff.

•Provide training to new employees when necessary.

•Provide assistance with branch audits, special projects and assignments as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Internal Auditing, Finance, or related field.

• Minimum of 5 years experience in banking environment or related corporate audit.

• Solid understanding and ability to apply risk and control concepts.

• Knowledge of applicable federal and state regulations.

• Strong listening, writing, and oral communication skills.

• Unquestionable ethics and integrity, objectivity, probing inquisitiveness, and a

high tolerance for stress under adversarial conditions.

• Ability to read, write, hear and speak English.

• Ability to meet work deadlines and work with all members in the Internal Audit

Department and organization.

• Strong ability to analyze a complex set of data and be able to extract

information critical to quantifying the potential threat of exposure to the


•Excellent computer skills, including MS Office and ACL. Ability to learn new applications/software.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified

Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or other certification specific to Internal


•Advanced degree in a related field.

Previous Experience:

•In excess of five years of public accounting experience, specializing in financial institutions, and/or bank internal audit experience, or combination thereof.

•Understanding of assigned area of responsibility.

•Prior experience in project management, audit program development, internal control consulting, and risk management utilizing various automated tools and techniques.

Physical and Environmental Conditions:

oThe work environment is typical of a standard office setting. Position exists in an office environment requiring the incumbent to perform normal activities, but not limited to, sitting to write or use a computer or calculator, lifting, reaching, and bending for filing and retrieval of audit files, operating office equipment, navigating steps and operating elevators while carrying PC laptops, portable printers, and audit files (up to 40 pounds) to reach audit locations, etc. It involves sitting most of the time but may also involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Office equipment, such as a computer and telephone will be used requiring the use of hands and fingers to manipulate a keyboard or keypad. Visual ability to read a computer screen or written documents is necessary. Speaking ability to express or exchange ideas; impart oral information to customers or to the public; or convey detailed or important spoken instructions by means of the spoken word is required. Hearing is necessary to receive detailed information through oral communication.

oMust have access to a vehicle to travel from the office to remote locations when necessary.

oWork extended hours from time to time.

oAbility to travel up to 10% of the time.

Working Relationships:

May have contact with all levels of personnel, including branch personnel, auditee management and personnel, senior and executive officers of DFC and subsidiary financial institutions, and members of the BOD, external auditors and regulatory agency examiners, and other members in the Internal Audit Department.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, protected veteran or military status, disability, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Armed Forces Bank and Academy Bank are equal employment/affirmative action employers. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to humanresources@dfckc.com or call 816-412-6081 to let us know the nature of your request.