Purpose of Job We are seeking a talented Director, Audit – IT/
Applications for our San Antonio, TX, Plano, TX, or 100% remote
environment. Relocation assistance is available for this
USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial
security of millions of U.S. military members and their families.
This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking
at every level.
In each of the past five years, we've been a top-40 Fortune 100
Best Companies to Work For®, and we've ranked among Victory Media's
Top 10 Military Friendly® Employers 13 years straight. We embrace a
robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses
Purpose of the Job
Manages the day-to-day planning and execution of multiple audit
engagements to ensure audit objectives are effectively met and
contribute to the overall mission of USAA. Nurtures and maintains
relationships between and among audit teams and process owners
during audit engagements and supports the development of the annual
audit plan to ensure appropriate coverage. In addition, an Audit
Director builds risk assessments, leads integrated planning efforts
for audit engagements and identifies and recommends internal audit
process improvements Job Requirements PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages the planning and execution of audits, advisory services,
Coaches employees on audit excellence.
Reviews work performed to support effective execution of the
Oversees the production of audit reports, ensuring accuracy of
Utilizes the strengths and ideas of others and ensures efficient
Manages team outcomes by monitoring progress.
Ensures appropriate risk assessment development for engagements
under scope of responsibility, utilizing current data.
Addresses issues escalated by team members, manages
disagreements and gains appropriate resolution to complex issues
with stakeholders across the enterprise.
Escalates to senior leadership as appropriate.
Performs individualized, formal performance assessments at the
conclusion of engagements.
Implements and monitors audit process and performance
Identifies and recommends internal audit process
Supports the development of the annual plan to ensure
Performs all other tasks as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information
Technology, or other relevant field required OR 4 additional years
of related experience beyond the minimum required may be
substituted in lieu of a degree.
8 or more years of progressive audit, financial, insurance,
banking, information technology or related experience, to include
at least 3 years of leadership experience required.
Broad and comprehensive experience with assessing internal
controls, business/information technology risks and utilizing audit
Subject-matter-expert knowledge of Microsoft Office products
including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Ability to build effective cross-functional relationships with
employees of various levels throughout the organization.
Strong communication and presentation skills.
Demonstrated critical thinking and time management skills.
Ability to effectively work with both internal and external
Demonstrated specialized knowledge in one or more
business/information technology areas or general knowledge in
multiple business areas, including, but not limited to: banking,
insurance, investments, financial services, information technology
operations, information technology infrastructure and information
Hands on IT or audit experience in multiple facets of IT
application testing, including but not limited to access management
controls, edit/input controls, configurable technology controls,
code review, application data transfer, batch processing, etc.
Experience managing / directing multiple integrated audits
focused on IT systems used to support the business operations, SOX,
or financial statement audits within a Financial Institution or
Demonstrated experience in managing multiple audits that span
several line of business audit teams.
IT or IT audit experience evaluating multiple technologies,
including Mainframe, ERP systems, Databases, WebSphere, etc.
Experience working in a highly regulated environment, and
reviewing work product with external regulators
Ability to develop innovative audit strategies and
Holds one or more of the following IT certifications: CISA,
CISSP, CIA, CPA, or other related IT certifications.
*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job
When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer
some initial questions. This will take approximately 5
minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to
finish them at a later time and you will not able to change your
The above description reflects the details considered necessary
to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be
construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements
that may be performed in the job.
At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in
the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress
environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along
with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our
career path planning and continuing education will assist you with
your professional goals.
USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences
to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven
cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.
For Internal Candidates: Must complete 12 months in current
position (from date of hire or date of placement), or must have
manager’s approval prior to posting.
Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is
11/17/2020 by 11:59 pm CST time