Senior Risk Audit Program Manager - Houston, Texas United States - 17543

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Job #: 17543
Title: Senior Risk Audit Program Manager
Job Location: Houston, Texas - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $115,000.00 - $165,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Senior Risk Audit Program Manager

You will support the General Audit Executive in delivering assurance and advisory services intended to evaluate and advance the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance methods of the financial services entity. Supports the assessment of the bank’s risk and control settings within the auditable units, regulate appropriate audit cycles, uphold an effective unceasing monitoring program, and make essential modifications to the audit plan.



Chief Responsibilities of the Senior Risk Audit Program Manager:

  1. Finalizing or assisting the audit director in constructing the risk-based audit plan. Embraces identifying auditable units and weighing risk within the auditable entities.
  2. Determining suitable audit cycles and audit strategy; and determining essential audit resources and estimated expenses associated with completion of a forward-looking audit plan.
  3. Supervising audit team in the completion of audit engagements, ensuring the highest quality work delivered timely.
  4. Planning audit engagements.
  5. Performing enough reviews to safeguard work contains pertinent facts to support audit scope and conclusions and obey to internal audit policies and procedures.
  6. Reviewing audit reports which communicate audit opinions and audit questions in a clear and succinct manner.
  7. Monitoring progress of audit engagements in contrast to plan and making required adjustments.
  8. Evaluating work completed by the audit team.
  9. Preparing and revising board, committee, and other participant reporting for comprehensiveness, uniformity with other internal audit materials, and precision of the most current information.
  10. Cooperating frequently with business line and risk management leaders, regulators, and external subject matter experts (SME).
  11. Cooperating across the three lines of defense concerning business processes, risks, and controls.
  12. Coordinating audit activities by integrating other internal audit subject matter teams.



  1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, relationship building and negotiation skills.
  2. Capacity to manage stressful situations
  3. Robust critical thinking and analytical skills
  4. Capacity to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously
  5. Relevant Financial Service Industry acquaintance
  6. Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience
  7. Ten or more years of experience in an applicable risk management environment
  8. Capacity to build and continuously improve working relationships with internal audit peers, business line leaders, and partners (risk and compliance)
  9. CIA, CPA or other relevant professional designation or advanced degree
  10. Capacity to independently address unique and complex conflicts with business line and effectively negotiate as needed
  11. Expert understanding of Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Standards and the common definition of internal controls
  12. Expert understanding of enterprise risk management including regulatory requirements and implementation
  13. Proven leadership skills

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree