Senior Auditor

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Job Description

  • Assist team leaders and managers in the execute the Internal Audit Group’s (IAG) established audit methodology with focus on consumer compliance and privacy risks;  
  • Execute assigned functions during all phases of the audit, including planning, fieldwork, reporting, and wrap-up; execute audit work in conformance with department standards, budgets and deadlines;
  • Interview client personnel of all levels to document, understand, and assess relevant risks and controls;
  • Efficiently manage routine client status meetings, audit requests, and other administrative tasks;
  • Work on multiple simultaneous audit projects for different audit leaders;
  • Develop and document ideas for analytical control testing to expand the breadth and depth of audit coverage;
  • Develop familiarity with consumer compliance- and privacy-related regulatory mandates and requirements;
  • Assist in the documentation and evaluation of audit observations and findings;
  • Assist in documentation of audit observations and findings, and subsequent validation of management’s actions taken to address such findings;
  • Utilize automated work papers and other department and company tools in a proficient manner;
  • Maintain internal audit competency through ongoing professional development;

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Art/Science or equivalent degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or other related field of study is required; advanced degrees in Accounting, or other related fields are preferred;
  • Demonstrated experience and competency in the assessment of risks and controls;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated integrity, innovation, teamwork, and excellence; and
  • Experience in a regulatory compliance, privacy, audit, or other relevant role is preferred;
  • Relevant audit, compliance, or privacy professional certifications are preferred (Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), etc.);
  • Familiarity with consumer and/or privacy regulatory mandates, requirements, or other guidance is preferred;
  • Ability to travel;

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law. 


Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.

ReqID: 20008661
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jan 4, 2021, 2:25:49 PM