Senior Internal Auditor

Location: FL Pensacola - Operations Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Description


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We’re looking for people who not only want to do meaningful, challenging work, keep their skills sharp and move ahead, but who also take time for the things that matter to them—friends, family and passions. And we're looking for team members who are passionate about our mission—making a difference in military members' and their families' lives. Together, we can make it happen.

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Basic Purpose

To conduct operational, financial, regulatory, and technical audits in order to assess risk and opportunities of Navy Federal’s operational, financial, regulatory, and technical activities. Ensure compliance with federal and state regulations and established internal policies and procedures.


•    Plan, coordinate, and conduct operational, financial, regulatory, and technical audits in accordance with Navy Federal and industry audit standards 
•    Act as Auditor-In-Charge on audits  
•    Conduct preliminary research to document process narratives, workflows, and to identify key risks and controls 
•    Coordinate  announcement and kick-off of audit with senior management 
•    Develop a risk-based audit work program designed to test identified controls 
•    Coordinate with points of contact to obtain an understanding of established processes, procedures, and controls and request  supporting evidence for testing 
•    Perform audit testing by reviewing and analyzing audit evidence to determine compliance with policies and procedures and determine the operating effectiveness of controls under review within the time budgeted
•    Oversee project team members on assigned tasks by working with audit team to identify risks, develop audit programs, and resolve issues 
•    Monitor progress of audits and report delays and issues in overall audit to management
•    Review and edit work papers of team members 
•    Prepare audit documentation for senior management to address what auditing procedures were performed, controls tested, results of testing  and findings 
•    Develop recommendations to improve credit union processes, policies, and internal control procedures affecting overall operations 
•    Identify risks within the department and/or organization and recommends revised effective and efficient processes
•    Develop solutions to strengthen controls, improve products/procedures/services, and aid management decisions 
•    Partner with business areas to ensure corrective action plans are developed and implemented 
•    Prepare final audit summary reports for senior management, the President/CEO, and the Supervisory Committee 
•    Recommend improvements to audit processes 
•    Lead, guide and mentor less experienced staff 
•    Prepare trainings to enhance department knowledge during staff meetings  
•    Stay abreast of and ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and industry laws, regulations and guidelines Perform other duties as assigned 

Qualifications – All required unless otherwise noted

•    Bachelor’s degree or related field, or the equivalent combination of experience,  education and training
•    Advanced  knowledge of the internal audit function and processes, preferably in a financial institution (
•    Significant knowledge of Internal Controls concepts and practices 
•    Experience in managing cross-functional, multi-dimensional teams and projects of the highest complexity which have business risk and impact 
•    Significant experience in creating, generating and maintaining data, reports, queries, etc. 
•    Ability to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate integrity
•    Advanced relationship building, negotiation and facilitation skills 
•    Advanced skill presenting findings, conclusions, alternatives and information clearly and concisely 
•    Significant experience in managing multiple priorities independently and/or in a team environment to achieve goals
•    Advanced research, analytical, and problem solving skills 
•    Advanced verbal and written communication skills 
•    Advanced organizational, planning and time management skills 
•    Advanced database and presentation software skills 
•    Advanced word processing and spreadsheet software skills 
•    Advanced skill to influence, negotiate and & persuade to reach agreeable exchange & positive outcomes 
•    Significant experience working with all levels of staff, management, stakeholders, vendors 
•    Advanced knowledge of project/program management processes and  methodologies 


•    Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation
•    Experience with credit union financials and/or regulations 
•    Working Knowledge of NFCU products, services, programs, policies and procedures 

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 4:30PM

Location: 820 Follin Lane, Vienna VA 22180 | 5550 Heritage Oaks Dr Pensacola, FL 32526

Navy Federal Credit Union assesses market data to establish salary ranges that enable us to remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range, based on your experience, location and market position.

The salary range for this position is: [$70,200] to [$121,300] 

*Due to COVID-19 and social distancing, this position will be temporarily working from home with plans to return to campus at the desired location listed once Navy Federal is back to normal operations. The specific logistics for returning to campus will be determined at a future date by individual leadership.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Navy Federal values, celebrates, and enacts diversity in the workplace.  Navy Federal takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans.  EOE/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

As a COVID-19 safety measure, our employees must either provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or follow additional safety protocols, including testing.


Navy Federal reserves the right to fill this role at a higher/lower grade level based on business need. An assessment may be required to compete for this position.

Bank Secrecy Act

Remains cognizant of and adheres to Navy Federal policies and procedures, and regulations pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act.