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Santander US Manager, Audit in Boston, Massachusetts

Manager, Audit

Req ID: 2102059 Date posted 05/03/2021

The primary function of the Manager, Audit is to lead the execution of the individual audit reviews and other audit activities included in the risk-based Internal Audit Plan, overseeing the work performed by the audit staff. The Manager ensures audits are performed in a timely manner, ensuring all audit quality and client relation standards are met, and courteous and professional behavior is observed in all situations.

  • Assigns staff to complete specific audit tests and procedures.

  • Attends professional training actions provided by the company.

  • Demonstrates experience in managing and developing talent within the teams. Provides team members with on the job training.

  • Develops a broad and comprehensive understanding of the business or area.

  • Drafts the audit report/ conclusion document for the Associate Director/ Director review.

  • Ensures assigned audit reviews and activities are completed within the budgeted timeframe.

  • Ensures high quality, risk-focused audit reviews and activities, in accordance with Internal policies, methodologies, and standards.

  • Oversees audit staff as part of internal audit reviews and activities. As such, reviews and challenges critical testing and key work papers (planning memo, risk control matrix, etc.) prepared by audit staff as part of internal audit reviews and activities, including post-audit follow-up.

  • Participates in the completion of internal audit staff performance appraisals, promotion recommendations, terminations, and professional development.

  • Performs detailed reviews of findings, recommendations and ratings, prior to submission to the Associate Director/ Director.

  • Plans audit reviews and activities with the assistance, where applicable, of the Sr. Supervisor.

  • Presents, discusses and agrees audit results recommendations with business management.

  • Provides consistent quality service to both internal and external stakeholders that meets the company’s standards.

  • Reviews industry standards and regulatory rules and expectations to ensure they are incorporated into audit procedures and properly covered by the audit team.

  • Starts assisting Associate Director/ Director in risk assessment activities.

  • Vets audit recommendations with the Associate Director/ Director.

  • Recruits, trains, develops, motivates, sets goals, and provides on-going feedback to a team of direct reports.


  • Bachelor's Degree Accounting, Finance, Business or related field.

  • At least 7-9 years audit experience.

  • Additional relevant experience will be considered on an exceptional basis. Previous audit experience may not be required in highly specialized / complexity areas.

  • CIA or field-related certification (CPA, CRCM, CRMA, CFE, CAMS, CFSA, CBA, etc.) could be required depending on the area; others preferred.

  • Ability to quickly learn new information technologies and systems in order to evaluate controls

  • Ability to train team members adequately to advance skills and knowledge

  • Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Detail oriented with organizational skills

  • Great leadership skills, teamwork skills, as well as the ability to work independently

  • Progressive decision making skills, making educated and timely judgments

  • Solid diplomatic skills with the ability to resolve conflict in a civil manner

  • Technology and computer skills, with the ability to effectively use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)

  • Time management skills and the ability to complete multiple projects simultaneously and in a timely manner

  • Verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management

  • Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing, and walking.

  • Addresses customer’s requests, ensures concerns are recorded accurately and action is initiated appropriately

  • Makes extra effort to satisfy customers’ needs and meet commitments

  • Follows through to meet commitments to others

  • Takes responsibility for achieving strong results, despite balancing multiple complex demands

  • Knows who to reach out to inside and outside of one?s team to get work done

  • Takes action to enhance working relationships needed to achieve seamless work flow

  • Proactively works to streamline processes and identify and eliminate redundancies

  • Contributes to the implementation of new methods, policies, processes, procedures, or techniques Independently performs monitoring and testing of processes

  • Sees through complexity and detail to get to the critical issues at hand

  • Takes into account the wider context within which problems exist

  • Understands rationale for change and adjusts schedules and tasks to make things work

  • Anticipates and plans for changes in work schedules and assignments

  • Understands specific financial and accounting standards to identify and assess the impact and likelihood of operational risks

  • Uses information and data effectively to support a position and present a rational case

Employees desiring consideration should complete an online application, utilizing the appropriate process as subscribed by the posting entity. Employees should provide all pertinent information to support their candidacy.

To be considered eligible for internal posting, Santander employees must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:

  • Completion of at least one year of active service in Santander

  • Completion of at least twelve months in current position

  • Be in “Good Standing”

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At Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We encourage everyone to apply.

Primary Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Other Locations: Massachusetts-Boston

Organization: Santander Bank, N.A.

Santander is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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