Audit Team Lead

  • Company: Comerica
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Posted: November 08, 2017
  • Reference ID: 5000279449506

Audit Team Lead

The Audit Team Leader position is responsible for planning, directing and executing multiple and more complex audit engagements; and supervising and reviewing audit work performed by staff auditors for financial, operational and integrated audits. A certification is required; CPA, CIA, CISA or CFIRS.

Position Responsibilities:

* Develop and maintain a solid level of technical competency and an understanding of the overall business and financial services industry including knowledge of the SOX/FDICIA implications. * Evaluate risks and controls and analyze root cause of issues and provide practical recommendations to achieve an appropriate control environment, including financial, operational, and technology aspects, and appropriately document and communicate. * Develop, execute and document audit program test procedures for financial, operational, and integrated audits. * Prepare clear and grammatically correct work papers, issues, audit reports and presentations. * Proactively identify and communicate potential process improvements and audit methodology changes. * Develop budgets and schedules, use time management tools with the goal to achieve high utilization and productivity. * Allocate work appropriately and guide team members to ensure audit objectives are met, resources are effectively utilized, and sufficient fieldwork is achieved. * Ability to coach, mentor, and train staff. * Supervise individuals and teams to produce high quality results effectively and efficiently. * Perform in-depth work paper review and provide verbal and written feedback to ensure work is adequately executed and documented, conclusions are appropriately supported, and issues are appropriately escalated. * Maintain effective working and professional relationships with audit colleagues and client management to facilitate communication and resolve conflicts. * Communicate audit results clearly and timely to appropriate audiences. * Strong conflict management and problem-solving skills * Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills * Detail-oriented with strong organizational and skills * Understands discretion and confidentiality


* Travel is required up to 10-15% of the time.

* Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Economics or Accounting from an accredited university * 6 years of audit experience * 6 years of team/project management experience * 6 years of client relationship experience * 2 years of experience as a supervisor to staff auditors

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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