Auditor - Internal Audit

Last updated 25 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 enforcement actions of Discover Card, Direct Banking, and Consumer Compliance with an objective to ensure management has properly mitigated regulatory findings through their action plans.

What You’ll Do

  • Perform audit reviews and complete assigned audit tasks using department tools, standards and guidelines, delivering high-quality results within established timetables.
  • 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

With oversight from the Lead and Supervisor:

  • Attend walkthrough meetings and document narratives/flowcharts.
  • Assist with identification and documentation of risks, controls and tests in the automated work paper system.
  • Participate in update meetings with internal audit management.
  • Document work papers in accordance with Internal Audit Methodology or direction provided by the lead in a concise and logical manner.
  • Understand how applications and related Information Technology (IT) risks and controls support achievement of business processing objectives

Working independently as an Associate:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Internal Audit Methodology by participating in every audit phase, including planning, fieldwork and reporting (e.g., International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) and Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) 2013).
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the business unit activities under audit.
  • Escalate potential findings in a concise format to the audit lead for discussion.
  • Follow-up on assigned actions from the audit (status updates and verifications).

Qualifications You’ll Need

The Basics

  • Bachelor's degree in applied sciences, engineering, operations, accounting, finance, business, computer science, data science, or related field

Bonus Points If You Have

  • 1+ years of audit, finance, accounting, treasury, risk management, or other work experience in a related field
  • Business, Six Sigma, Risk, STEM, or related certifications

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.