Senior Auditor

Last updated 29 days ago
Location:Riverwoods, Illinois

Discover. A brighter future.

With Discover, you’ll have the chance to make a difference at one of the world’s leading digital banking and payments companies. From Day 1, you’ll do meaningful work you’re passionate about, with the support and resources you need for success. We value what makes each employee unique and provide a collaborative, team-based culture that gives everyone an opportunity to shine. Be the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future, while building the future you want, here at Discover.

Job Description

What You’ll Do

  • Use operational and technical skills to support DFS Internal Audit Department objectives.
  • Following DFS Internal Audit methodology, perform audit reviews, interview clients, create process flows and narratives, review business processes, identify and assess controls, test key controls, develop findings and communicate with clients to develop and follow up on action plans.

How You’ll Do It

  • Build and maintain strong client relationships by demonstrating knowledge of the client’s business environment, and provide audit insight on the company’s strategic initiatives.
  • Complete assigned audits/audit tasks using department tools pursuant to department guidelines and within established timetables, with high-quality results. Discusses findings and solutions with client and audit lead.
  • Educate audit staff to identify and assess risks, design controls, and implement audit methodology.
  • Continue to develop your skill set by meeting required training and obtaining advanced degrees and/or certification pursuant to department guidelines.
  • Develop detailed risk assessments and identify and assess controls against best practices.

Qualifications You’ll Need

The Basics

  • Bachelor's degree in applied sciences, engineering, operations, accounting, finance, business, computer science, analytics, or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in applied sciences, engineering, operations, accounting, finance, business, computer science, data science, or related field

Bonus Points If You Have

  • 1+ years of experience Leading public accounting or consulting firm, highly regulated environment, payment network and related technology services, or related field
  • Business, Six Sigma, Risk, STEM, or related certifications
  • Experience in financial services, banking or public accounting preferred
  • Professional certification, such as CIA, CAMS, CPA, CISA, CERP, CIFSA or other relevant certification (can be in the process of achieving certification)
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Experience with applicable regulatory standards and how to test them (Finance, Treasury or Second Line Risk Management)
  • Experience in project management or Agile methodologies
  • Experience with automated work paper system (Pentana) or Archer GRC system

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What are you waiting for? Apply today!

The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.