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Audit Specialist (Farmers Credit Union)


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We are… more than just your favorite commercials. We are a passionate, award winning, equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. We are dedicated to supporting the well-being of our people through our extensive suite of benefits, as well as the well-being of the communities we serve through employee volunteer programs and nonprofit partnerships. Helping others in their time of need isn’t just our business – it’s our culture! We are Farmers!


Do you thrive in a high-volume, fast-paced environment? Do you enjoy the challenge of a position where no two days are alike? We are looking for positive, high-energy professionals who are not just looking for a job, but a meaningful career!


At Farmers, our ambition is to be the leader in delivering peace of mind, innovating for customers whenever and wherever they need us. That means having people like you who can help us evolve to meet changing customer and business needs. Continuous development is critical to our success at Farmers; that means being curious, continually innovating, being open to new opportunities and embracing change. As the needs of our business and customers change, and you acquire needed experience, you may have opportunities to use your knowledge and skills in a different role. As you take on these new challenges, Farmers is committed to providing you with the necessary training and support along your career journey.

Job Summary

  • This position is responsible for planning and leading internal audits of the Credit Union including IT, operational and branch audits.
  • Provides input for audit planning and scheduling, and assists with fulfilling the annual audit schedule.
  • Serves as a mentor to Credit Union audit staff.
  • Acts as a subject matter expert for IT audits.


Essential Job Functions

  • Performs audit work for the Credit Union including IT, operational and branch audits.
  • Performs highly complex and technical audits with manager oversight as needed.
  • Performs less complex audits with minimal supervision and guidance.
  • Communicates with auditees and others incident to the audit.
  • Researches, tests, maintains work papers, issues summaries and writes correspondence, generates reports. Identifies IT risks and exposures and works with Credit Union IT and IS teams to mitigate and resolve them.
  • May participate in performing risk assessments.
  • Interacts with various contacts and resources to maintain and develop technical knowledge and expertise, notably in the area of IT.
  • Learns and understands the risks facing the Credit Union by analyzing controls and other information gathered through audits.
  • Contributes to the development of internal audit strategy by communicating findings to management and making appropriate recommendations.
  • Works on investigations and special projects including but not limited to following-up on findings notated by NCUA and CPA examiners/auditors.

Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor's degree required in business administration or a related field.
  • Other: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation preferred.

Experience Requirements

  • 2 or more years of experience in auditing or accounting role within a credit union or other financial institution required.
  • Experience with IT audit and methodology preferred.

Physical Actions

  • This role, whether performed virtually or in an office setting, will include normal and customary distractions, noise, and interruptions.
  • Sits or stands for extended periods of time, up to a full work shift.
  • Occasionally reaches overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
  • Occasionally moves, lifts, carries, and places objects and supplies weighing 0-10 pounds without assistance.
  • Listens to, interprets, and differentiates auditory information (example others speaking) at normal speaking levels with or without correction.
  • Visually verifies and reads information.
  • Visually locates material, resources and other objects.
  • Ability to continuously operate a computer for extended periods of time, up to a full work shift.
  • Physical dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate keyboard and other office equipment up to a full work shift.


  • Farmers offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, qualifications and location.
    o CA Only: $71,520 - $103,800
    o CO Only: $67,200 - $89,400 
    o NY Only: $67,200 - $103,800 
             o Albany County: $71,520 - $89,400 
    o WA Only:  $71,520 - $119,625 
  • Bonus Opportunity (based on Company and Individual Performance)
  • 401(k)
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Assistance
  • For more information, review “What we offer” on


Job Location(s): US - CA - Burbank Must be in Southern California

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