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  • Sr Auditor I

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  • Overview

    At BBVA, we are working to make banking better for everyone. That is where you come in. We are looking for smart, team oriented people who want to be part of a first-class workforce that gives people the tools they need to meet their financial goals, all while delivering an outstanding client experience. Learn more below.


    Internal auditors verify the effectiveness of the organization’s internal controls and check for mismanagement, waste, or fraud.  They examine and evaluate the bank’s financial and information systems, management procedures, and internal controls to ensure that records are accurate and controls are adequate.

    Auditors also review company operations, evaluating their efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with corporate policies and government regulations.




    • Perform audits of consumer and commercial credit administration activities to evaluate and make recommendations regarding internal control processes.
    • Assist in the completion of other financial, operational, and compliance audits across various lines of business.   
    • Analyze bank data, including but not limited to, loan portfolio information, accounting, and financial records.
    • Develop partnerships with credit clients by understanding their initiatives and key business processes, and disseminate the information to internal audit management and the audit team. 
    • Develop an understanding of the systems utilized by the bank to originate and service consumer and commercial loan products and train staff auditors on the functionality of these systems.
    • Understand and assess the risks related to new products and credit administration process changes (e.g., Policy/guidelines, credit scoring models, closing and funding processes, portfolio management), and assist in the development of the audit work program.  

    As auditing maturity is demonstrated, the candidate will be promoted accordingly and ultimately placed in charge of selected audits or special projects.




    Bachelor’s degree is required.  Areas of study that are preferred include accounting, finance, or other business related fields. Professional designations (CPA, CIA, CISA, CISSP, etc.) are preferred.




    Senior Auditor roles require a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.  Financial Services audit experience preferred.



    Strong analytical and critical thinking skills; strong attention to detail; ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a team; strong ethical standards and high levels of integrity; strong communication skills; resilience under pressure; ability to adapt to change and a keen interest in the banking industry.  Bilingual in English-Spanish (spoken and written) is a plus.


    Note: Must be willing to travel domestically (10% or less, primary audit locations are Birmingham, AL, Houston, TX and New York, NY).


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