Audit Manager

Trustco Bank   Schenectady, NY   Full-time
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Job Title: Audit Manager

Reports to: Director of Internal Audit

FLSA Status: Exempt

Salary Grade: EX05

Supervisory Responsibility: Yes


The Audit Manager is responsible for the examination and analysis of records to determine design and effectiveness of internal control operating procedures. The Audit Manager recommends changes and enhancements to existing policies and controls to ensure they are current, adequate, functional and utilized in accordance with the standards established by the company, industry standards and regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned by supervisor and/or Trustco Bank's Board of Directors.
  • Functions independently of management to help evaluate the Bank's operating controls, policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Adherence the Bank's code of conduct and the Audit Department's established policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for reviewing banking regulations, interacting with Bank departments, and completing/reviewing internal audits.
  • Collects and analyzes data to detect deficient controls, duplicated efforts, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and/or Bank operating controls, policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Prepares materials for the Audit Committee meetings.
  • Writes audit reports.
  • Reports audit results and deficiencies in internal controls to management.
  • Manages team of internal auditors, reviewing their workpapers and providing guidance.
  • Assists with financial, operational, fiduciary, information technology and confirmation audits.
  • Coordinates with external audit firms and provide requested documentation.
  • Continues to building proficiency of internal audit techniques and accounting principles by attending internal training, external training, and completion of continuing education courses.

• A bachelor's degree in a business-related field and four years' experience or equivalent level of education and experience.

• Effective verbal and written communication skills.

• Well organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks and work to time sensitive deadlines.

• Ability to work well independently and in groups.

• Previous supervisory experience required.

• Working knowledge with Microsoft Office Programs; Excel and Word.


• A master's degree in a business-related field.

• Certifications including CPA, CIA, CISA, CFIRS, CBA, CRCM desired or working to obtain a certification within two years.


This is a full-time position. Office hours Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.


Travel using personal vehicle, occasional overnight travel. Valid driver's license required.


Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace; bilingual skills a plus. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business information, including but not limited to company policies and procedures. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and customers.


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • This is largely sedentary role, requiring use of typical office equipment such as a computer, laptop and phone.
  • Ability to communicate both in person and/or by telephone.

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.

For the most part, ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional equipment as found in a typical office environment.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Trustco Bank is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. It is the policy of Trustco Bank to take affirmative action in affording equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

• Hiring, placement, upgrading, transfer, demotion or promotion

• Recruitment, advertising or solicitation for employment

• Treatment during employment

• Rates of pay or other forms of compensation

• Selection for training, including apprenticeship

• Layoff or termination

It is the policy of Trustco Bank to cooperate to the fullest extent with the applicable regulations of the Civil Rights Act and any legislation on Equal Employment Opportunity.

EEO Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Trustco Bank

Schenectady, NY