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Internal Audit Director - Commercial Banking

Buckingham Search - New York, NY

Internal Audit Director - Commercial Banking

Our client, a well-renowned international bank, is looking to hire an Internal Audit Director. In this role, you will lead the Credit Risk and Commercial Banking team, conducting audits in areas such as Commercial Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Leveraged Lending, Loan Syndications, Corporate Banking, and the Allowance for Loan & Lease Losses.


  • Lead the Credit Risk and Commercial Banking Internal Audit team
  • Develop and execute a risk-based audit plan that addresses significant risks relevant to the portfolio
  • Foster strong relationships with risk management business partners to stay informed of emerging risks and developments impacting the business
  • Direct, evaluate, and develop audit professionals to ensure that audit activities are conducted to high standards of accuracy, rigor, and credibility and in compliance with regulations and industry standards
  • Mentor and develop the Credit Risk & Commercial Banking Internal Audit team to facilitate their career growth
  • Assist the US Head of Internal Audit in managing the US Internal Audit Department


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is required
  • Professional certification such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Experience working in an Internal Audit department at a large US bank focusing on audits of the Credit Risk and or Commercial Banking portfolio or at a banking regulatory agency with experience overseeing large US banks
  • Strong knowledge of US banking regulations and applicable accounting guidance
  • 15+ years of relevant experience
  • Ability to work independently in areas of difficult or complex nature
  • Project management skills, including the ability to manage shifting priorities
  • Strong analytical, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills
  • High level of expertise in collaboration and communication with internal and external parties
  • Exemplify a positive attitude, strong work ethic, teamwork and professionalism
  • Ability to travel (10%)

Our client offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and a great work environment. If you're an experienced auditor with a passion for making a difference and leading a team, we encourage you to apply!

Posted On: Wednesday, April 26, 2023

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