Assistant General Auditor – The Audit Division (Division) of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Bank) is seeking an Assistant General Auditor (AGA). The AGA is responsible for day-to-day oversight of the internal audit function, including execution of audit activities designed to provide assurance to the Bank’s Board of Directors and leaders that risk management, internal control, and governance processes, as designed and represented by management, are adequate and functioning as intended. The AGA contributes towards the development, alignment, and implementation of Division strategies; ensures business area operating plans and performance support the Bank’s overall mission; and manages the development, growth, and succession of employees within the function. Decisions made have a moderate level of organizational impact, risk, and accountability.
Attracts, develops, and retains a high caliber staff with diverse capabilities, and develops successors and talent pools for key roles. Creates a work culture that promotes a cooperative, inclusive, innovative, and team-oriented environment.
Collaborates with senior leadership in the formulation of strategies, policies, procedures, productivity/cost/efficiency targets, and budgets. Ensures strategies are translated into executable plans to achieve goals and meet business requirements.
Serves as the Audit Division’s Administrative Officer. Accountable for day-to-day management oversight and attainment of strategic business objectives and operational goals, including performance, customer service, quality, and efficiency measures.
Partners with the General Auditor (GA) to develop an annual risk-based audit plan that provides appropriate audit attention and considers concerns identified by the Audit Committee and management.
Oversees all internal audit activities within the Bank and reviews results and recommendations prior to delivery to the Audit Committee and management.
Provides support to the external auditing firm’s efforts and collaborates with peers in other Reserve Banks where there are interdependencies and areas of mutual interest across the System.
Oversees the development of presentations and reports to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. May make periodic presentations to the Audit Committee on audit and risk-related matters.
Engages effectively with other Federal Reserve System colleagues and actively participates in System audit groups and discussions, and coordinates Bank audit work with the System Audit Plan. Advocates the Bank's position and influences System initiatives and direction. Serves in a lead capacity when appropriate.
Serves as an Audit liaison to Bank committees and ad hoc groups. Consults and makes judgments regarding risk management and controls and communicates with management on the effectiveness of controls.
Ensures compliance with control standards and procedures, and measures and monitors progress to ensure goals are achieved.
Identifies opportunities to, and implements, initiatives to reduce costs and improve efficiencies/productivity, as appropriate.
Builds and maintains productive working relationships with peers within the Bank, the Federal Reserve System, and other stakeholders.
Manages the Bank’s Whistleblower Hotline in partnership with the GA and Legal Division.
Possesses strong leadership abilities and has demonstrated proficiency in the Bank’s core values (Integrity, Service, Personal Growth and Development, Inclusion, and Innovation) and leadership competencies (Model the Way, Challenge the Process, Enable Others to Act, Encourage the Heart, and Inspire a Shared Vision).
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Strong verbal and written communications skills.
Strong presentation and facilitation skills.
Strong relationship management skills. Demonstrated experience working collaboratively across internal and external organizations to build relationships and influence key constituents, including senior executives.
Proven ability to work collaboratively in business teams; strong interpersonal and relationship?building skills; poised in difficult situations.
Innovative and strategic thinker; comfortable with ambiguous situations.
Bachelor’s degree in business or related field required. At least five years of managerial experience required. Ten years preferred.
Audit-related professional license or certification a plus (Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor, etc.)
Knowledge of human capital/talent management business processes a plus.
Incumbent must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless the Bank grants an accommodation based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.
Internal Number: R-0000015349
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The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that, along with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up our nation's central bank.
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