In this role you will be a senior leader in Fiserv's Corporate Audit and Advisory Services (CAAS) Department, an international team covering a wide range and scope of audit activities in the highly regulated payments and card industry. As an Audit Vice President I, you will lead the CAS Department in accomplishing its objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of Fiserv's governance, risk management and internal control environment by performing independent evaluations of the adequacy and effectiveness of Fiserv's operations. You will provide senior level leadership to a variety of audits including operational, compliance or IT focused under a variety of financial or info-security/cyber security regulations both in the US and internationally.
As an Audit Vice President I, you will be responsible for the development of the annual audit plan and the annual audit risk assessment process with input from the Chief Audit Executive. You will lead the strategic and proactive consultation process to identify risk, achieve management objectives, determining effective and efficient risk mitigation practices, nurture and maintain key business relationships, and proactively identify themes, trends, and emerging risks for the company.
In your leadership position, you will provide executive level support and guidance to the audit planning process and oversee the execution and final work products for audits assigned to your team including ensuring accurate and effective audit conclusions under the CAAS Audit methodology and standards. As a senior leader, you will oversee and direct comprehensive audit activities supporting a business, function, or legal entity and will manage the delivery of multiple concurrent audits with quality and in a timely manner. You will regularly engage and influence a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, including regulators and external auditors during external audits or examinations, and are responsible for developing a wide range of influence with internal audiences including business, function and regional management partners by creating well developed and collaborative relationships. You will be expected to act as an escalation point when more complex issues arise, identify and report risks and dependencies and implement measures to remediate.
The Audit Vice President will be a forward looking and innovative leader who continuously drives exceptional results. You will be responsible for the continuous development of the capabilities of the CAAS Department in a manner that is forward looking and provides strategic guidance to Fiserv's Executive team with the intent of proactively managing the company's control effectiveness and overall enterprise risk. You will also serve as a trusted advisor to business leaders and executives, providing insight and recommendations to strengthen risk management, controls, and operations. You may also be responsible for overseeing special projects and audits or investigations of a confidential nature and creating sensitive presentation materials for Executive and Board reporting. You may participate in Executive and Board presentations.
Basic Qualifications for Consideration * Bachelor's degree, with emphasis in accounting, finance, management, information systems, or general business or equivalent field * 8-10 years of public accounting firm and/or financial services industry experience (internal audit, internal controls, risk management, compliance management, accounting, information systems/technology, or operations), including at least five years managing other professionals * 8+ years experience in the application of GAAP/IFRS, the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards) * 8+ years experience in developing risk frameworks, executing risk-based audits, and completing workflow and related control assessments
* 8+ years experience in the testing of control methodologies within a financial institution including: control monitoring, control evaluations and measurement of control effectiveness in accordance with regulatory compliance requirements such as corporate governance, consumer protection, AML/CTF and Financial Crimes, data protection/data privacy, ethics or conduct risk * 8+ years experience in one or more of the following: Info Security/Cyber security protocols and controls, Accounting and Finance Principles, Internal Controls, Risk Management or Regulatory Compliance regulations, standards, or frameworks such as FASB, COSO, FFIEC, NIST or PCI * Significant experience with test development, sampling, statistics, and evidence gathering * Sound analytical and critical thinking, the ability to develop strong interpersonal relationships and excellent communication skills (written, oral and listening) * Computer proficiency, specifically Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, etc.) and Teammate
Preferred Skills, Experience, and Education: * Law degree or professional experience or certification in compliance or regulatory fields * CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE or other applicable professional certifications or candidates for certification strongly preferred * Experience in analysis, data analysis, data visualization, mathematics, statistical data mining, data science * Previous experience with one or more of the following: SAS Software, Tableau, Power BI, Alteryx, or other data analysis tools
Travel required: Up to 30%
Who We Are: Fiserv's Corporate Audit and Advisory Services (CAAS) engages in a variety of activities that provide benefits to the Company and its subsidiaries. The primary function is the role of examining and evaluating internal controls and operating procedures over information systems and strategic, operational, financial and compliance areas.
While fulfilling these responsibilities to management and the Company's stakeholders, CAAS strives to go beyond the traditional functions of an Internal Audit department. By adopting a business and common-sense approach to audit engagements, the objective is to continually increase value to the Company's stakeholders. This is accomplished through independent assurance work, identification of opportunities for improvements in both operational effectiveness and process efficiencies, and through providing valued advisory resources to the Company.
In order to protect our Fiserv community, Fiserv requires all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated before their start date. Proof of vaccination will be a condition to hiring. Fiserv complies with all applicable laws regarding the reasonable accommodation of individuals with disabilities and/or sincerely held religious beliefs.
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