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Staff Auditor

New York, New York

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Job Description

The Internal Audit Group (IAG) is comprised of assurance and risk professionals with diverse backgrounds including internal controls, consumer compliance, technology, operational risk, financial accounting, and banking operations. The IAG organization consists of various audit teams aligned with the business units and staff groups along with a professional practice and quality assurance team and a reporting and regulator relations team. All teams report into the General Auditor who reports directly to the American Express Company Audit and Risk Committee and administratively to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Assist team leaders, senior/managers, and senior auditors in accomplishing audit objectives in a team environment

  • Document processes under review
  • Understands, identifies, evaluates and documents key risks and controls
  • Execute audit tests competently in accordance with policies and procedures, and with moderate supervision
  • Proficient use of automated work papers and other department and company tools
  • Maintain internal audit competency through ongoing professional development 


  • One to three years of experience in the banking industry within a public accounting, finance and/or internal audit function.
  • BA or BS in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field
  • Professional certification (CIA, CISA, CPA, or equivalent) preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in application of control theory and professional auditing practices
  • Ability to think analytically, communicate complex issues, and develop control recommendations
  • Effective written and verbal communication; ability to present control analysis and recommendations with clarity and professionalism
  • Demonstrated track record of integrity, effective communication, innovation, and excellence
  • Experience working in teams
  • Ability to travel

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: 18010439
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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