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Internal Audit, Team Lead

District of Columbia, WA
Direct Hire
: 100 - 120K
Location: Washington, District of Columbia

Matthew Noah is seeking to build relationships with Internal Audit talent with a special focus on Capital Markets for a premier financial employer. 

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The Internal Audit Team Leads assist with planning, executing and reporting financial, operational and compliance-related audits/projects to facilitate compliance with federal laws, corporate standards, and generally accepted accounting principals.

Internal Audit Team Leads serve as the day-to-day project manager for one or more audit projects and provide project guidance and informal coaching to Senior Internal Auditors and Internal Auditors as needed

Internal Audit Team Leads are expected to fully demonstrate generalized knowledge of the mortgage industry and business operations. They should also demonstrate specialized functional area expertise in one or more areas.


Successfully perform all essential job functions of the Senior Internal Auditor role at a higher level of complexity, scope and autonomy

Assist with coordinating and administering assignments, monitoring audit team progress and managing budgets and schedules. Serve as day-to-day project leader for audits ensuring projects are completed on-time and within scope and budget

Identify risks and assess the potential impact of risks on the organization; use a risk-based approach to develop and adjust audit plans as appropriate and determine areas requiring additional analysis

Review and finalize staff work papers and deliverables with Internal Audit Manager/Director

Review and finalize audit reports with Internal Audit Manager/Director

Track results of prior audits and facilitate appropriate corrective action

Continually strengthen and improve the governance, risk and control environment of the organization acting as a key driver of change within Internal Audit and across the organizatioN

Provide day-to-day project management oversight of Internal Auditors and Senior Internal Auditors (including project guidance and informal coaching)

Conduct first level review of Internal Auditor and Senior Internal Auditor work and documentation; leverage Internal Audit Manager/Director guidance as needed

Communicate project team and audit objectives; inspire and motivate team members to achieve results

Build and maintain relationships with business partners at the manager and staff levels. Provide advice and share Internal Audit knowledge with business partner managers and staff to strengthen governance, risk and control environments, as appropriate


Bachelor degree in Finance, accounting and/or business administration specialization required: MS and/or MBA preferred

5+ years of relevant experience

Knowledge of secondary mortgage market is preferred but not required

Knowledge of capital markets and/or fixed income analytics is preferred but not required

Certification in the industry is required. Examples include CPA, CIA, CIDA, PRM, FRM, CFA, etc

5+ years experience leading audit execution and coaching staff is preferred


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