Audit Senior

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

St. Louis, MO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of St. LouisAre you a self-directed professional looking for a mission-driven employer offering great flexibility and a culture rooted in innovation, integrity, and learning? If so, the St. Louis Fed’s Internal Audit team is the place for you!
The St. Louis Fed’s Internal Audit has an exciting opportunity to add an Audit Senior to our team. Our audit team is a respected and trusted partner working in an “audit friendly” environment. We empower our people to balance their life and work responsibilities. That’s why we offer a flexible hybrid work model that allows you to collaborate with office colleagues on some days, and work from home on others.
Our ideal candidate has approximately five years of professional audit experience with strong “critical thinking” skills, is a driven problem-solver, and has a strong desire for continuous learning. In this important role, you will perform a variety of engagements, including operational, information technology, compliance, consulting, and project audits. You will have an opportunity to leverage your strong consulting and relationship building skills as well. You might have CIA, CISA, or CISSP certifications, but if not, we will help you obtain those, and cover the cost!


  • Plan, lead and execute high-quality, complex audit engagements in accordance with established procedures with a high degree of independence and limited direction.
  • Direct, supervise and review work performed by assigned engagement team including providing feedback on auditor performance at the end of each engagement. Direct supervision of up to 5 employees on an assignment while some larger engagements may involve collaborating and coordinating a larger team of auditors across the Federal Reserve.
  • Prepare written reports, identifying and assessing the impact of audit exceptions, providing appropriate recommendations, and presenting clear, logical explanations of issues to audit and business leaders.
  • Perform testing to confirm remediation of audit issues.
  • Lead strategic projects, as assigned. Provide policy, application, governance, risk, and control insight to the audit community in support of audit initiatives.
  • Proficient in emerging audit tools, techniques, and practices, including data analytics.
  • Build and maintain a network of contacts throughout the Federal Reserve.
  • Promote a positive workplace environment of trust and respect by fostering a mindset of diversity and inclusion and modeling open and transparent communication.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience in Audit or in relevant areas like Risk Management, Information Security, IT, Project Management, or Treasury.
  • 5+ years of audit or relevant experience; including preparing and reviewing work papers, summary memos and reports using data visualization to inform insights.
  • A CPA, CISA, CISSP, PMP or CISM certification is preferred.
  • Adept at thinking critically, analyzing data from multiple sources and drawing valuable and applicable conclusions.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Supervision experience in a complex, team-oriented, and stakeholder-centric environment.
  • Cloud control and environment knowledge (e.g., Amazon Web Services, etc.) including understanding of ‘as a Service’ offerings, CI/CD pipelines and cloud infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of IT General Controls and audit methodologies for platforms, processes, systems, and controls as well as security frameworks like NIST and FISMA. Ability to apply IT Security Best Practices knowledge to audit work.
  • Knowledge of the IIA International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
  • Candidates with less experience may be considered at a lower job grade or salary.
  • US Citizen or lawful permanent resident with three or more years of US residency.

Total Rewards

Bring your passion and expertise, and we'll provide the opportunities that will challenge you and propel your growth—along with a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health, wealth, and life.

Salary: $92,500 – $129,000

In addition to competitive compensation, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that all brought together in a flexible work environment where you can truly find balance:

  • Generous paid time off
  • Flexible on-site work arrangements
  • Tuition & Training assistance/reimbursement
  • 401(k) match & Annuity/Pension fund
  • Top-notch health care benefits
  • Child and family care leave
  • Professional development opportunities
  • And more...

At the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, we believe the Federal Reserve most effectively serves the American public by building a more diverse and inclusive economy. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion, at all levels of the organization, has been one of our core values for many years and remains strong as we continue enhancing our efforts. Learn more about Bank’s culture.

The Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Audit Family

Work Shift

First (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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