• Senior Auditor - Investigations

    Job Locations US-MI-Detroit
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    Full Time-Regular
  • Overview

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    Responsible for assessing process risks, reviewing and documenting business processes, identifying and evaluating the design of controls and risks, designing, executing and documenting audit tests and investigation procedures, and making initial determination about reportable issues. During the audit and investigation process, coordinate and complete work in accordance with Audit Services’ and other relevant methodologies and standards, ensuring the achievement of proposed deadlines. This position requires international travel and reports to Lead Auditor.


    1. Perform initial assessment of allegations received via Whistleblower Hotline and internal channels.
    2. Categorize and record allegations, as well as monitor them throughout the investigation life cycle.
    3. Coordinate and review process risk analyses, prepare process maps and flowcharts, and prepare perform effective and efficient test plans.
    4. Develop understanding of appropriate business aspects, risks, potential fraud and red flags, performance requirements and control processes and systems of auditable activities assigned to audit.
    5. Provide support and perform reviews of potential incidents and investigations, while maintaining strict confidentiality.
    6. Conduct effective information gathering and interviews with operations staff and management. Prepare written narratives, findings, conclusions and assist in communicating results.
    7. Incorporates analytics and data analysis throughout the execution of the audit and investigation, to better understand the area under review, identify potential control weaknesses or anomalies, assess the impact of potential weaknesses, and formulate possible solutions.
    8. Review test results and accurately identify symptoms, root cause, problems, and identify alternative controls.
    9. Draft reporting preparation; may assist in preparation of final audit reports, as well as investigation memos that substantiate or dispel allegations.
    10. Evaluate the completeness of the corrective action plans provided by management.
    11. Addresses issues autonomously as much as possible; elevates issues/concerns as necessary.
    12. Communicate audit results to higher-level management.
    13. Build and develop effective working relationships with audit clients and other departments in order to accomplish departmental and corporate objectives.
    14. Action-oriented and resilient, staying composed and focused under stress. Comfortable with ambiguity and change.
    15. Open to candid feedback and continuous learning. Self-assured, but able to acknowledge own faults.
    16. Attentive listener and straightforward in written and oral communications.
    17. Occasionally lead smaller audit projects, investigations and teams.



    • Bachelor degree in accounting, finance, business administration or other related field of study.
    • 3 + years of business audit experience and fraud investigations. Concentrations in the financial services or banking industries preferred.
    • Computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and working with ACL/IDEA/Arbutus, COSO framework and IIA requirements preferred.
    • Computer forensic investigation experience preferred.

    Skills & Knowledge:

    • Excellent English written and oral communication skills. Portuguese and Spanish skills preferred.


    • Knowledge of internal audit processes and generally accepted auditing standards.
    • Understanding of investigation techniques and interviewing.
    • CFE required or target to obtain within one year of joining
    • Knowledge of local regulatory requirements, GAAP, ERP systems and credit lending business.
    • Analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Detail-oriented, deadline driven, self-directed and organized individual.
    • Able to understand risk and control concepts, and ability to excel in a multi-tasking environment.
    • Ability to independently evaluate and maintain a level of professional skepticism.
    • Ability to travel internationally 25-35%.

    Please note that some countries have additional requirements (i.e. mobility requirements, language specifications, legal/migratory specifications, etc.) that might not be listed above. If you are applying internally and want to know more about these requirements please contact TalentAcquisition.SupportIO@gmfinancial.com before submitting your application. 


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