Senior Auditor

Last updated 12 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

About Internal Audit

Discover’s Internal Audit (IA) Department has a commitment to provide insightful perspectives, leverage specialized talent, and deliver a refreshing experience to all of our stakeholders. This commitment is met through collaborative, hard-working, highly motivated, and technically skilled professionals who consistently deliver high-quality work in a challenging and fast-paced environment. IA brings a consultative and progressive approach to their work, which is predicated on a culture of enhancing risk management and business outcomes for Discover, actively contributing to the development of its professionals, and embracing a mindset of innovation and continuous improvement. The department of approximately 150 professionals globally is viewed as a critical piece of the risk management framework and is valued as a trusted voice and indispensable partner.

The focus of this role will be on audits and reviews of Discover Card, Direct Banking, and Consumer Compliance with an objective to improve controls and efficiencies of the activities reviewed. The Senior Auditor uses operational and technical skills to support the department objectives. They will be assigned to a schedule of reviews where they will follow the audit methodology, 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.

Responsibilities

  • Continues to develop skill sets by meeting required training and obtaining advanced degrees and/or certification pursuant to department guidelines.
  • Develops detailed risk assessments and identifies and assesses controls against best practices.
  • Completes assigned audits/audit tasks using department tools pursuant to department guidelines, within established timetables, and with high-quality results. Discusses findings and solutions with client and audit lead.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Applied Sciences, Engineering, Operations, Accounting, Finance, Business, Computer Science, Data Science, or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in Applied Sciences, Engineering, Operations, Accounting, Finance, Business, Computer Science, Data Science, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we’d also look for:

  • 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

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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.