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Sr Auditor


Iselin, New Jersey; Westwood, Massachusetts; Johnston, Rhode Island

Req. Number: 227585

Full/Part Time: F

Shift: 1st Shift


Senior Auditor - Core Banking

The Internal Audit team at Citizens is hiring a Senior Auditor for our Core Retail Banking audit team. The Internal Audit team is made up of over 100 skilled professionals with the mission of consistently providing the Board, Audit Committee, Shareholders, and Executive Management with an independent and objective view of the effectiveness of the bank’s control environment, risk management practices, and culture. The Senior Auditor will lead and/or participate on complex audits of Core Retail Banking in areas such as Retail Branch Operations, Automated Teller Machine, and the customer contact center. Knowledge of banking regulations impacting consumer and branch operations is preferred.  

A Senior Auditor will:

  • Identify risks and controls in key businesses and develop test work to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of the controls. 
  • Perform detailed test work, applying bank, industry, and regulatory guidance when assessing business line practices and procedures. 
  • Produce clear, complete, concise, and well-organized workpapers in accordance with Internal Audit’s Methodology. 
  • Act as lead auditor on sections of large audit engagements or lead auditor on small audit engagements, with responsibility for supervision of Staff Auditors. 
  • Collaborate across the larger Internal Audit team to support the assessment of finance-related risk in bank businesses.
  • Execute certain routine team responsibilities, such as performance of continuous monitoring activities, team scheduling, or representing the Internal Audit team at meetings with business line management.
  • Travel on a limited basis (10 -15%).  


The Senior Auditor must be able to effectively assess new and changing technology across bank functions. Requirements include:

  • 3-5 years of experience with an internal audit function, public accounting firm, preferably within the banking or financial services industry.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively build and manage relationships with stakeholders throughout the organization.
  • Ability to train and develop junior team members
  • Must have Bachelor’s Degree
  • CPA, CFA, or CIA certification preferred

Hours and Work Schedule

Hours per Week: 40 hours per week

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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We offer competitive pay, comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage, retirement benefits, maternity/paternity leave, flexible work arrangements, education reimbursement, wellness programs and more.

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