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American AgCredit, FLCA Chief Audit Executive in Denver, Colorado

Why should you join our team?American AgCredit offers a unique opportunity to be a part of a nationalfinancial system supporting those who feed, clothe and fuel the world. Weare a growing organization embracing collaboration and innovation whiledelivering transformative solutions. American AgCredit provides a cultivatingenvironment where you truly make a difference for our customers and teams.Benefits offered by American AgCredit:Commitment to agriculture and the communities we serveFamily friendly work environmentInvestment in employee developmentMedical, Dental and Vision coverageOutstanding 401k - automatic 3% employer contribution, plus match up to 6%Generous Paid Time Off (Vacation accrued at 15 days annually, Sick Daysaccrued at 15 days annually, plus 11 paid holidays)Competitive Incentive Compensation PlanDisability and Life InsuranceEmployee mental, physical, and financial wellness programsOpportunity to travel to our headquarters in Santa Rosa, California!BASIC FUNCTION:The Chief Audit Executive (CAE) is responsible for developing andmaintaining a comprehensive agile Assurance and Consulting Services plan whichincludes the internal audit internal credit review and information technologyaudit programs. These programs evaluate the design and operating effectivenessof the Association's system of internal controls which exists to safeguardthe assets of the Association, and to comply with applicable laws,regulations, and the Association's policies. This CAE is responsible toprovide the Board of Directors (Board) and management with reportsdocumenting an independent evaluation of the organization internal controlsystem as well as providing recommendations for areas of improvement. Thisposition has free access to the chairman of the board, the Chief ExecutiveOfficer (CEO), and the Audit Committee (AC) of the Board to bring totheir attention any matter considered important. Additionally, this positionwill be a non-voting member of the Management Executive Committee andEnterprisESSENTIAL DUTIES:The essential functions include but are not limited to the following:Direct the third line of defense's resources in reviewing theAssociation's operational management (first line of defense) andbusiness enabling functions of compliance and risk management (second lineof defense) to provide independent and effective challenge, assessment,and assurance of the Association's internal controls.Develop an agile audit plan to review and appraise the soundness,adequacy, effectiveness, and proper application of credit, accounting,financial, and other operating controls; determine the extent ofcompliance with these controls and other established policies, plans, andproceDevelop annual departmental initiatives used to guide Internal Audit teammember's strategic initiatives. Provide on-going feedback to Internal Auditteam members and Audit Committee on the status of these initiatives.Direct the development of the continuous, comprehensive risk-based auditplan and present the plan and significant changes made during the year forconsideration by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. Coordinateplan with the Board of Director's Strategy and Risk Committee to ensurealignment with identified key risks.Recommend, establish, and monitor an annual department budget as well asthe ongoing monitoring of fiscal expenditures.Ensure financial, operational, and regulatory audits are performed andmanaged in accordance with established department and professional auditstandards given the specifications and timeframes prescribed within theInternal Audit Department's Audit Risk Assessment, which assists in thedevelopment and implementation of a continuous, dynamic audit program thatmonitors and responds to changes in the institution's loan portfolio,control environment, and risk appetite.Evaluate the overall quality of the lending function by reviewing the creditadministration practices, compliance with regulations, laws, policies,and procedures as well as r