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First Interstate BancSystem Senior Internal Auditor in Billings, Montana

\*\*If you are a current FIB employee, please apply through the Career Worklet in the Employee Portal.
This position may be located at any of the offices within First Interstate Bank's fourteen state footprint, including Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington and Wyoming.

SUMMARY
Internal Audit assists the Company in accomplishing its strategic objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the organization's governance, risk management, and internal controls. An Internal Auditor performs internal audit work for all areas of the organization to support the Company's overall audit plan.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES include the following:
Researches, plans and in-charges complex financial, operational, and compliance audits and special projects. Preferred areas of expertise include any of the following: enterprise risk management, consumer compliance, loan and deposit operations, electronic banking operations, payments, financial, or data analytics.
Participates in the development of audit scope and audit programs, planning, and execution of audits to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of financial and operational controls, the reliability and accuracy of data and information systems, and the adequacy of controls over segregation of duties, safeguarding of assets and corporate governance.
Prepares detailed and well-organized audit workpapers to demonstrate that key control techniques are tested to ensure that any significant control weaknesses are properly documented and identified for corrective action.
Identifies, develops, and presents audit issues and recommendations in written and verbal presentations to all levels of management.
Performs supervisory reviews of audits in-charged by others to provide coaching and guidance, ensure satisfactory completion, and maintain quality assurance.
Pursues professional development opportunities in complex subject matters, including external and internal training and professional association memberships. Obtains required CPE to retain professional certification(s).
Represents Internal Audit on organizational project teams, management meetings, and strategic projects.
Assists external auditors, regulators, and third parties as necessary to facilitate engagements and maintain effective relationships.
Assists in the identification and evaluation of risk in the organization's audit universe and the development of the risk-based audit plan.
Develops, maintains, and manages audit risk assessments, audit programs, and work papers in assigned areas.
May supervise employees including assisting in interviewing, hiring, and training; planning, assigning, and directing work; and appraising performance in accordance with policies, and applicable laws.
Performs internal quality assurance reviews of work papers in accordance with Internal Audit's Quality Assurance Program.
Adheres to the IIA's International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (the Standards).
Performs other duties/special projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) in accounting, finance, management or information systems from four-year College or university or equivalent experience. Preferred 4+ years of recent public accounting, banking, or internal audit experience. Professional certifications (CPA, CIA, CBA, CISA, CFSA or CISSP) are desirable, but not required. Will require approximately 15% travel.

OTHER SKILLS
Applicant must have an understanding of financial reporting requirements, banking processes, and related laws and regulations. Strong critical thinking, fraud detection and conflict management skills are needed. Must also have a good knowledge of analytical techniques used to identify and resolve problems. Applicant must be a proficient user of basic Microsoft programs (Word, Outlook, Excel and Teams). Knowledge of bank information systems is also desirable.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex financial or regulatory documents. Proficiently write reports and business correspondence. Verbally present information to groups in a clear and concise manner. Capable of responding to sensitive inquiries or complaints.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY
Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Identify and analyze risk as it pertains to the Company.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit: use hands or finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

Minimum salary $75,368.00 - salary ranges vary based on location.\*\*If you are a current FIB employee, please apply through the Career Worklet in the Employee Portal.

Our company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment here is based solely upon an individual's merit and qualifications directly related to the position. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy status, sex, age, marital status, disability, medical condition, or any other characteristics protected by law. We make all reasonable accommodations to meet the obligations set forth under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws.

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