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AVP Audit Manager

Company: Wintrust Financial
Location: Glencoe
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Wintrust is a financial holding company with approximately $50 billion assets under management and traded on the NASDAQ:WTFC. Built on the "HAVE IT ALL" model, Wintrust offers sophisticated technology and resources of a large bank while focusing on providing service-based community banking to each and every customer. Wintrust operates fifteen community bank subsidiaries with over 170 banking locations in the greater Chicago and southern Wisconsin market areas. Additionally, Wintrust operates various non-bank business units including commercial and life insurance premium financing, short-term accounts receivable financing, out-sourced administrative services, mortgage origination and purchase, wealth management services and qualified intermediary services for tax-deferred exchanges.Why join us?

  • An award-winning culture! We are rated a Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune (past 9 years) and Employee Recommended award by the Globe & Mail (past 6 years)
  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus eligible
  • Comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life, a 401k plan with a generous company match and tuition reimbursement to name a few
  • Promote from within cultureWhy join this team?
    • Work-Life Balance
      • Hybrid Work Schedule - Split your time working remotely and at our Corporate Headquarters in Rosemont, IL
      • Minimal travel required to banking and non-banking locations in and outside of Rosemont (Less than 10%)
      • An entrepreneurial culture with opportunity for growth Position Summary Internal Audit at Wintrust Financial Corporation offers independent and objective assurance services and subject matter expertise as a trusted business partner. The Audit Manager will assist Audit senior leadership in meeting the strategic objectives, mission, and vision of the Company's value-add focused internal audit function through oversight of the completion of audit engagements and assisting in the development and execution of the internal audit plan related primarily to corporate accounting and finance activities. Team members are encouraged to think creatively, challenge current processes, build relationships, identify and evaluate emerging risks, and hold themselves and teammates accountable in a flexible and delivery driven environment. The position promotes a collaborative environment and is responsible for the coaching and development of direct reports and other junior staff. What You'll Do
        • Develop the annual audit plan, including the annual risk assessment, in collaboration with Internal Audit senior management.
        • Manage a portfolio of assigned audits and related activities, including staffing, scheduling, and coordination with client to ensure the timely completion of the plan. Develop audit programs and testing procedures relevant to risk and test objectives.
        • Manage and monitor the progress of the audit engagement, prioritize the workload of the audit team, and identify escalate to manager any necessary changes to the audit as the engagement progresses.
        • Ensure audit engagement quality, including adherence to International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (IIA Standards) and Internal Audit Department policies and standards.
        • Draft complete audit reports that clearly and concisely describe issues identified with minimal oversight and present findings of audit work during quarter to local bank Audit Committees.
        • Maintain an awareness of organizational, procedural, and technological changes that have occurred or will occur within the audit entity under review.
        • Assists in training and developing junior audit team members, including ongoing coaching and feedback to direct reports. Qualifications
          • Minimum of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or related field of study.
          • Minimum of 7 to 10 years of relevant audit experience in public accounting and/or internal auditing.
          • Applied knowledge of accounting concepts, audit methodologies, risk-based auditing techniques; The IIA's International Professional Practices Framework (2017), Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, etc.
          • One relevant certification (CPA, CIA, CISA, etc ).
          • Experience utilizing computer-assisted audit tools and techniques (e.g. ACL, IDEA, etc.) and internal audit management software (TeamMate) desired.BenefitsMedical Insurance --- Dental --- Vision --- Life insurance --- Accidental death and dismemberment --- Short-term and long term Disability Insurance --- Parental Leave --- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) --- Traditional and Roth 401(k) with company match --- Flexible Spending Account (FSA) --- Employee Stock Purchase Plan at 5% discount --- Critical Illness Insurance --- Accident Insurance --- Transportation and Commuting Benefits --- Banking Benefits --- Pet Insurance From our first day in business, Wintrust has been proud to serve a variety of unique communities and people from all walks of life. To be Chicago's Bank and Wisconsin's Bank , we need to reflect that diversity both in all the communities we serve, the people we employ, the organizations we work with, and our banking and lending practices. Wintrust Financial Corporation, including community banking and financial services subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Wintrust Financial, Chicago , AVP Audit Manager, Executive , Glencoe, Illinois

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