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Santander US Senior Director, Chief Operating Officer - Internal Audit in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Director, Chief Operating Officer - Internal Audit - 2004006



The primary function of the Senior Director, Chief Operating Officer – Internal Audit, is to provide overall leadership to the enabling activities of theInternal Audit and Credit Risk Reviewfunctionsincluding planning and risk assessment, methodology and quality assurance, and training and development of internal audit talent. This position will also play a key role in the coordination of US activities with Corporate Internal Audit, reporting to the Board Audit Committee and key Management Committees, and overall coordination of strategic development and initiatives for the department.

  • Serve as a strategic partner and advisor to the US Chief Audit Executive, Entity Chief Audit Executives, and the Chief Credit Risk Review Officer on the execution of the annual plan;

  • Coordinate the key governance processes for the department including business reviews, tollgate and planning meetings, corporate reporting, quarterly executive reviews;

  • Drives the US risk assessment and planning process and ongoing business monitoring program throughout the year;

  • Own the Board reporting process for internal audit including all Audit Committee reporting for the holding company and entities;

  • Oversee the Professional Audit Practices activities for the US teams including overall oversight of the Internal Audit Methodology and Internal Quality Assurance Program;

  • Support the coordination of all regulatory interactions with the internal audit department including oversight of the audit regulatory liaison function;

  • Support the financial management practices of the department including the management of the financial budget for SHUSA and SBNA teams and coordination of entity costs;

  • Provide strategic leadership and oversight to the departments training strategy, and determination and execution of training actions for all staff;

  • Develops processes to drive and support the timely completion of the approved audit plan;

  • Designs and provides strategic direction for the internal audit function to ensure provision of independence assurance;

  • Attracts, develops and retains talent with required expertise to meet the risk-profile of the business, and build deep bench strength and succession planning;

  • Support Business Control Officer and Operating Office responsibilities including records management, business continuity protocols, procurement processes, space planning, and others.

  • Implements best practices and procedures and analyzes the audit program to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the department




15+ years Audit experience

CIA or field-related certification (CPA, CRCM, CRMA, CFE, CAMS, CFSA, CBA, etc.) preferred

Ability to investigate, resolve, or assess unexpected situations and provide thoughtful analysis and feedback quickly

Ability to lead and inspire teams

Ability to positively and comfortably handle and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with focused attention to detail

Ability to think quickly and use experience to prioritize work flow for self and team

Ability to translate a strategic view into an appropriate Audit Universe/Risk Assessment and Audit Plan that prioritizes efforts appropriately

Advanced ability to make presentations, including to Audit Committee, effectively and clearly

Job : Business Audit
Primary Location : Massachusetts-Boston-75 State Street - 06366 - State Street-Corp


Organization : Internal Audit (8880)
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting : Nov 20, 2020, 7:43:56 PM