Senior Audit Director

Birmingham, Alabama
May 05, 2023
Jun 05, 2023

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Job Description:

At Regions, the Senior Audit Director develops, directs and monitors the internal audit activities for various areas of the bank in accordance with the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. This level is a manager of people providing leadership, coaching, development, and annual performance review to other Audit positions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Contributes to the development of a risk-based approach for the annual audit plan
  • Reviews engagement level risk assessment; adapts the risk profile for changes or new information
  • Ensures the scope of work meets the audit engagement objectives
  • Reviews audit work performed to ensure audit objectives are met
  • Identifies process improvements for the business based on understanding and analysis of process flows/operations
  • Ensures that proposals for improvements to internal controls are balanced with organizational objectives and capabilities
  • Reviews and approve auditor assessment that management actions have effectively resolved audit issues
  • Presents audit results to stakeholders in a professional and organized manner
  • Serves as a key resource for industry intelligence to the audit team
  • Trusted advisor to senior management to solve issues identified in the internal audit engagement
  • Effectively develop IA staff and ensure recognition and reward for those who exceed expectations

This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.

This position is incentive eligible.


  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Ten (10) years experience in internal audit, external audit, banking, or risk management/compliance and three (3) years of experience in a managerial role


  • Professional certification in CPA, CIA, CISA, CFSA, CRCM, CFE, CRP, CAMS, CFIRS, CISSP, or CBA

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and concisely
  • Consistently draft written communications requiring little or no editing
  • Effectively edit written communications of others
  • Proficient at performance and talent management, including development of managers and senior managers
  • Serve as an expert in building consensus
  • Proficient at leveraging relationships/network

At Regions, the Senior Audit Director develops, directs and monitors the internal audit activities for a portfolio of areas within the bank in accordance with the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.  This role ensures planned audit activities primarily in the Finance and Accounting space are appropriate based on an understanding of Regions enterprise strategies and the risks emerging in the marketplace.  Furthermore the role will act as a center of excellence for Internal Audit's SOX testing program The Senior Audit Director is responsible for providing leadership, coaching, and development of an audit team. 

Position Type

Full time

Benefits Information

Regions offers a benefits package that is flexible, comprehensive and recognizes that "one size does not fit all" for associates. Listed below is a synopsis of the benefits offered by Regions for informational purposes, which is not intended to be a complete summary of plan terms and conditions.

  • Paid Vacation/Sick Time
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Associate Volunteer Program

Please note, benefits and plans may be changed, amended, or terminated with respect to all or any class of associate at any time. To learn more about Regions' benefits, please click or copy the link below to your browser.

Location Details

Regions Center - Birmingham


Birmingham, Alabama

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