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Audit Executive Director

Corus Entertainment

This is a Full-time position in Chicago, IL posted May 2, 2021.

Founded in 2008, Hightower is one of the industry-leading financial services firms providing objective wealth management advice supported by a comprehensive platform, compelling brand, and inspiring culture.

The company’s distinct brand of wealth management empowers both investors and advisors, providing a true fiduciary standard of care for the investor and comprehensive support for the independent advisor.

The Role

The candidate will be responsible for building an Internal Audit program at Hightower and for managing internal and external resources to complete audit reviews in line with banking and registered investment advisor regulatory guidance.Individual will be part of the Enterprise Risk organization and will interact with corporate functional departments, key executives and members of the firm’s independent boards.

Responsibilities will include:
Building policies, procedures and report/testing materials for the entire lifecycle of an Internal Audit process across Hightower’s Trust Company entity and the Hightower registered investment advisor entity Designing and implementing Internal Audit risk assessments that build on the firm’s Enterprise Risk Register Establishing and presenting an Internal Audit schedule, based on the results of the risk assessment Managing internal and external resources to complete audits in line with the schedule.Individual will also be expected to conduct audits as resources are ramped up over time Conducting process and control testing using effective sampling methodologies Preparing and reviewing internal audit reports with leadership before presentation to the firm’s governance forums Presenting audit findings to Hightower Trust’s Audit Committee and regularly interacting with the Hightower Trust Audit Committee’s members Capturing action plans for audit findings and assist in the assignment of owners Designing a tracking mechanism to ensure findings and related action plans are being addressed
Required Qualifications
Minimum 10 years’ experience conducting internal audits at a Financial Services organization that has followed Internal Audit regulatory guidance from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Strong interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills Effective at prioritization of workload with competing priorities and producing high quality work Strong organizational skills with ability to maintain high level of detail Advanced skills in Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint) for analytics and reporting to executives Highly responsive and proactive, able to own tasks from start to finish Ability to work as a player/coach as resources are ramped up to support the program over time Equally comfortable working independently or collaboratively on a project Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and/or Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS) preferred Highly capable of working virtually/remotely Must be able to work in the United States