Skip to main content

Internal Audit Manager - Mountlake Terrace Headquarters

Job Details

MLT Headquarters - Mountlake Terrace, WA
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$107,000.00 - $136,000.00 Salary/year


**This position is located out of our Mountlake Terrace Headquarters and is not a remote position.**



Join our team! 1st Security Bank team members deliver service that "WOWs" each other and our customers. We value relationships, teamwork, community, and professional growth in a safe, friendly, and progressive workplace. We celebrate diversity and support equality for all. If you share these core values and are committed to career excellence, let us help you reach your dreams!


If you are the type of individual that would enjoy working at one of the Puget Sound's Best Places to Work for 8 years in a row and focuses on providing an exceptional client experience, then 1st Security Bank is the place for you. 1st Security Bank was named a bronze medal winner in its class in the Puget Sound Business Journal's Best Workplaces contest in its first year nominated and is also consistently rated a 5 star Bank in Washington State by Bauer Financial, an independent bank rating firm.



Performs operational and compliance audits to evaluate internal controls. Responsible for coordinating and performing full scope audits that encompass financial, compliance and operational reviews for adequacy of internal controls systems in accordance with professional audit standards and in compliance with applicable state and federal guidelines. Provide a WOW experience to our internal and external customers.



  • Manages Branch and Internal Auditors including review of work to ensure testing is complete and accurate, mentoring, and coaching team members to further their skills.

  • Assist with ensuring the annual audit schedule is completed on time.

  • Assist with managing master remediation tracking log to ensure findings are clearing timely and validate completion.

  • May conduct operational and compliance audits to determine whether controls and processes established by the Bank are adequate and effectively maintained in accordance with regulatory requirements and the Bank’s policies and procedures.

  • Identifies areas of potential improvement for key processes and procedures and supports the management of the related processes and procedures.

  • Works with different process owners on implementation, execution and compliance with entity level controls.

  • Recommends corrective action and suggests improvement as needed.

  • Prepares written internal audit reports, including findings, analyses, and conclusions.

  • Maintain proficient knowledge of the rules and regulations, including but not limited to, the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), USA Patriot Act, OFAC, Regulation E, Truth in Savings Act, Unfair, Deceptive or Abusive Acts or Practices (UDAAP), FACTA, Reg Z-Truth in Lending, Reg B-Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act

  • Responds to internal control questions from Bank personnel.

  • Manages and completes projects as assigned by the SVP Director of Internal Audit in a timely manner.

  • Embrace Gray Thinking by using sound judgment while decision-making and problem-solving. Think outside the box.

  • Represents the Bank with a high level of integrity, professionalism and technical expertise.

  • Adheres to 1st Security Bank’s policies, Core Values and supports management decisions and goals in a positive, professional manner.

  • Other duties as assigned



  • Full medical, dental, and vision coverage for individual or family plan.

  • Life insurance.

  • Long- and short-term disability insurance.

  • 401K matching program.

  • Paid sick and vacation time.



  • Relationship Driven-we strive to "WOW" (surprise, excite and delight) each other and our customers.

  • Ethical-fair, honest and act with integrity.

  • Lead by Example-maintain a positive attitude, show respect for others, and have some fun!

  • Accountable- we take our responsibilities seriously and we meet our commitments with urgency.

  • Team Player- dependable, enthusiastic contributor to team success and to the greater good of the bank.

  • Embrace Dreams- we encourage each other to reach for our dreams.

  • Diversity- we celebrate diversity and support equality for all.

  • Community Oriented- we actively support our communities and the Bank's CRA initiatives.

  • Open and Honest Communication- always professional, responsive, and timely.



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or equivalent related experience of at least 7 years within the banking industry.

  • Minimum 8 to 10 years of bank audit experience,

  • Knowledge of bank business processes, especially credit and risk management of consumer, commercial and mortgage loans.

  • Basic knowledge of all applicable Regulations that pertain to this position is required.

  • Knowledge of the Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering policies, procedures and related programs.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate effectively and project a professional image when giving and taking information in writing, in person and over the phone.

  • Strong analytical, judgment and critical thinking skills.

  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively work with individuals and groups at all organization levels; ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to take initiative and prioritize tasks; excellent time-management, problem-prevention and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Must be bondable.



To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office Products and other Database software.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • The employee will operate in a general office environment, using office equipment such as a phone and a computer.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate as compared to a private office with light foot traffic and office equipment. The employee must be able and willing and able to interact frequently with the general public.
  • Some travel could be required in order to perform assigned audits/work.