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Senior Auditor - Treasury, Accounting, and Corporate Finance


Johnston, Rhode Island; Iselin, New Jersey; Boston, Massachusetts; Westwood, Massachusetts; Charlotte, North Carolina


The Internal Audit team at Citizens is hiring a Senior Auditor for our Treasury, Accounting and Corporate Finance audit team. The Internal Audit team is comprised of 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 Treasury, Accounting and Corporate Finance in areas including the Capital Adequacy Process, Liquidity Risk Management, Treasury Operations, Treasury Investment Portfolio, SEC Financial Statement Reporting, and Regulatory Reporting. 

As part of our team, you’re made ready for a fulfilling career with exciting new challenges and opportunities to stretch yourself. As the Senior Auditor, you will deliver a defined, typically high-risk aspect of audit engagement, through operational delivery of audit work under supervision, across Citizens's various business lines, in line with methodology, standards, and procedures. You will be responsible for executing audits to ensure that bank policies, processes, and procedures are being followed, internal controls and safeguards are in place and are adequate, effective, and efficient. Most importantly, you’ll feel valued for who you are and supported to achieve what’s important to you, personally and professionally!

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Prepare for upcoming assigned audits by reading relevant background material and/or review prior audit work.
  • Identify risks and controls in key businesses and design test plans to assess the effectiveness of controls.
  • Perform detailed test work, applying bank, industry, and regulatory guidance.  
  • Produce clear, complete, concise, and well-organized workpapers in accordance with Internal Audit’s Methodology. 
  • Present potential issue(s) and/or other relevant information to Internal Audit and business line management, effectively communicating key information.
  • Validate the remediation of issues to ensure risk is sufficiently mitigated. 
  • 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 treasury, accounting and finance-related risks 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.

Qualifications, Education, Certifications and/or Other Professional Credentials

  • 3-5 years of experience with an internal audit function, public accounting firm or treasury role preferably in the banking or financial services industry.
  • Knowledge of capital adequacy and related regulatory requirements, SEC Reporting, and treasury and balance sheet strategies preferred.
  • Experience with Treasury-related topics like Capital, Liquidity, Interest Rate Risk required.
  • Experience in organizations that use Workiva (Wdesk) Oracle General Ledger, Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Essbase.
  • 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 & Work Schedule

  • Hours per Week: 40
  • Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Pay Transparency 

The salary range for this position is $85,000-$110,000 per year, plus an opportunity to earn an annual discretionary bonus. Actual pay is based on various factors including but not limited to the work location, and relevant skills and experience.   

We offer competitive pay, comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage, retirement benefits, maternity/paternity leave, flexible work arrangements, education reimbursement, wellness programs and more. Note, Citizens’ paid time off policy exceeds the mandatory, paid sick or paid time-away policy of very local and state jurisdiction in the United States. For an overview of our benefits, visit


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Equal Employment Opportunity

At Citizens we value diversity, equity and inclusion, and treat everyone with respect and professionalism. Employment decisions are based solely on experience, performance, and ability. Citizens, its parent, subsidiaries, and related companies (Citizens) provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, citizenship, physical or mental disability, perceived disability or history or record of a disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender individuals who are transitioning, have transitioned, or are perceived to be transitioning to the gender with which they identify), genetic information, genetic characteristic, marital or domestic partner status, victim of domestic violence, family status/parenthood, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, pregnancy/childbirth/lactation, colleague’s or a dependent’s reproductive health decision making, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

Equal Employment and Opportunity Employer

Citizens is a brand name of Citizens Bank, N.A. and each of its respective affiliates.

Background Check

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the candidate successfully passing a background check, which may include initial credit, motor vehicle record, public record, prior employment verification, and criminal background checks. Results of the background check are individually reviewed based upon legal requirements imposed by our regulators and with consideration of the nature and gravity of the background history and the job offered. Any offer of employment will include further information.


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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