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Staff Auditor

Location: Lexington, SC

Conduct audits for management to assess effectiveness of internal controls and compliance with laws and regulations, accuracy of financial records, and efficiency of operations.  Ensure audit recommendations are properly supported and documented and the adequacy, effectiveness, and efficiency of internal controls are properly evaluated.  This position supports audit management by preparing audit programs, meeting with and interviewing audit clients, and completing audit documentation to substantiate work performed. The successful candidate will know how to apply risk and control concepts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Review and analyze audit programs through research of applicable materials.
  • Analyze and test processes and controls.
  • Examine department activities for compliance with regulations, bank policies and procedures.
  • Conduct audits and prepare findings in a timely and efficient manner and recommend corrective actions that are realistic and cost beneficial.
  • Analyze data for evidence of deficiencies in controls, duplication of effort, fraud, or lack of compliance with laws, government regulations, and bank policies or procedures.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with audit clients.


  • Work in a professional team atmosphere that focuses on collaboration, accuracy and efficiency.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment and also individually.
  • Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills
  • Understanding of internal controls and control frameworks.
  • Ability to identify underlying cause of issues.
  • Solid listening skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong time management, organizational, and project management skills.
  • Shows initiative by seeking increased responsibilities; asks for and offers help when needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related business degree.
  • A minimum of three years of internal audit experience; banking environment preferred.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to compute basic to moderately complex math calculations.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office TM products
  • Familiarity with standard auditing practices and procedures.
  • Experience with FDICIA and/or Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) control testing

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) preferred.

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