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Audit Lead

Job Description
East West Bank is one of the largest independent banks headquartered in California serving consumers and businesses throughout the U.S. and Greater China. With over 130 locations worldwide including California, Texas, New York, Georgia, Massachusetts, Nevada, Washington, and Greater China. East West Bank is committed to helping their customers' enterprises succeed. At East West Bank, we build bridges that provide an important financial link, turning opportunities into growth and prosperity.
We are currently seeking an Audit Lead.
As an East West Bank employee, you will be part of a growing and stable organization that provides career path development opportunities while serving a growing and profitable market.
As a valuable East West Bank team member, your duties (not limited to) will include:
Have experience in Compliance audit (Consumer Protection Regulations and BSA/AML) and Banking Operations audit.
Has expert knowledge of internal controls, auditing methodologies and techniques, and risk assessments
Keep abreast of legislative issues, new audit regulations/trends and other changes in the industry environment; readily identify how such changes affects the department and the bank's control environment.
Conduct risk assessment of assigned department or functional area in established/required timeline; and assist in developing the draft annual Audit Plan
Prepare Audit Programs to ensure the program is risk-based, the test steps are adequately defined and key inherent risks are identified in the Program
Prepare neat, concise, appropriately referenced and easy-to-follow working papers that support the procedures performed, conclusion drawn and recommendations made
Prepare audit reports on internal control deficiencies and recommend improvements; ensuring clarity, conciseness and issuance in a timely manner
Possesses strong project management skills to effectively organize/prioritize multiple assignments to meet established deadlines, monitor progress of audits, and manage assigned budgets
Document follow up and timely disposition of all assigned findings in accordance with the Bank's Issues Management Policy
Serves as internal consultant to departments, as requested
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with appropriate corporate and business unit management
Willingness to transfer outside of the Internal Audit department when need arises or as part of rotation assignment
Execute on special projects and other assignments as assigned by management.
Success factors include:
Collaborative working style with the willingness to listen to all viewpoints and weigh all facts before coming to a conclusion
Strong communication skills in working with departmental management and staff, divisional management, and external parties
Strong team player with ability to offer her/his opinions and yet respect the collective decision
Ability to interpret gray-areas and propose alternative solutions
Good computer skills, be detail-oriented, and have the ability to multi-task
Flexibility in work hours, locations, and working conditions
Flexibility to travel to Hong Kong and Shanghai to perform audits, if assigned
Qualifications/Experience:
Bachelor's or Master's Degree is required, and industry certification(s) (e.g. CPA, CISA, CIA) is a plus.
5-7 years of direct or comparable assurance experience.
Working knowledge of The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) a plus.
East West Bank is an equal opportunity employer. #CB



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