Staff/ Senior Auditor- Consumer Compliance

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Job Description

The Internal Audit Group (IAG) is a worldwide function with over 200 team members and offices in 7 countries. IAG is comprised of assurance and risk professionals with diverse backgrounds including internal controls, consumer compliance, technology, operational risk, financial accounting and banking operations. Additionally, over 75 percent of IAG team members hold at least one professional certification. The IAG organization consists of 14 audit teams aligned with the business units and staff groups along with a Professional Practice group that manages audit methodology, quality assurance, regulatory relations, and reporting.

Responsibilities include:

  • 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.


Why American Express

Talk to our people and you’ll find out what we’re all about. Open, creative, risk-taking, collaborative and innovative are just some of the expressions you’ll hear. It’s our culture that makes American Express an outstanding place to work, and a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world. If you’re ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here.

Additional Details:

Ongoing Workplace Flexibility: Position will currently be work-from-home due to COVID-19.  American Express is committed to the well-being of its colleagues and to creating a safe work environment; colleagues will continue to work remotely until a return to the office can be safely accomplished.

Location(s): Salt Lake City, Utah.

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: 21007234
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Mar 31, 2021, 9:07:13 AM