Audit Project Manager-Payment Services Audit team


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Like you, U.S. Bank has a bright future and remains the only large U. S. based Bank to be named a World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute two years in a row.   For the 6th year in a row we have been named #1 Most Admired Super-Regional Bank by Fortune.  We scored in the top 10 in all industries in our Management Quality.  We were rated #5 out of 340 companies (behind only the likes of Apple, Starbucks, Walt Disney, and Goldman Sachs Group and ahead of Google, Nike, Facebook, Nordstrom and Wells Fargo).

This took hard work and to stay on top, we recognize we must have individuals who can help US continue to meet and exceed our goals.  U.S. Bank offers challenging purpose, great teams, and the tools to build your capabilities.  Take your career in an exciting new direction, and as far as you want to go, in our performance based environment.

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• We do the right thing.

• We power potential.

• We stay a step ahead.

• We draw strength from diversity.

• We put people first.



The Audit Project Manager is primarily responsible for supervising Senior and Staff Auditors in the completion of audit engagements with minimal supervision from the Audit Manager.  The Audit Project Manager is expected to monitor progress of audit engagements against plan and schedule, assess work performed by the Audit Engagement Team, and provide coaching and on-the-job training for Team members to ensure engagements are completed in conformance with CAS Policies, Standards and Guidelines.


1. Supervising Senior and Staff Auditors in the completion of audit engagements.  Includes assessing work performed by Senior and Staff Auditors; providing coaching notes that are relevant to the scope, accuracy and completeness of work performed; performing reviews to ensure work papers contain relevant facts to support audit scope and conclusions and adhere to CAS Policies, Standards and Guidelines; and reviewing Points for Discussion to ensure issues, potential exposures and significance are included, root causes are identified, and operationally effective and cost-effective actions to address those causes are developed into appropriate recommendations.

2. Completing or assisting the Audit Manager in planning audit engagements.  Includes identifying and analyzing business processes, key risks and critical controls; determining audit scope; evaluating control design adequacy; and developing audit programs which provide sufficient guidance for testing control performance effectiveness and making evaluations which effectively achieve audit objectives.

3. Assisting the Audit Manager in the reporting and wrap-up phases of audits.  Includes appropriate disposition of issues described in Points for Discussion and drafting audit reports which include reportable issues.

4. Monitoring progress of audit engagements against plan and schedule.  Includes making necessary adjustments and promptly completing work paper reviews on a timely basis to ensure all issues are identified and dispositioned prior to report draft issuance.

5. Providing on-the-job training for Audit Staff and Senior Auditors.  Includes business knowledge of U.S. Bank products, services, and delivery systems; company policies and procedures; applicable laws and regulations; and formal/informal control frameworks.

6. Performing other duties as requested by CAS management.

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Basic Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree preferably in Accounting, Finance, MIS, or equivalent work experience.

2. Seven to ten years of experience in internal auditing or public accounting.

3. CIA, CPA or other relevant professional designation.  [Note: Experience can be accepted in lieu of certification/advanced degree when hiring individuals without a professional certification at the Audit Senior or higher levels.  CAS requires all professional staff members at the Audit Senior and above levels to obtain a professional certification or advanced degree that is applicable to the work performed by CAS.]

Preferred Skills/Experience:

1. Proven leadership skills

2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

3. Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously.

4. Thorough understanding of IIA Standards and the common definition of internal controls.

5. Relevant Financial Service Industry knowledge (e.g., Credit Risk, Model Risk and Enterprise Risk Management).



Risk Management / Fraud Prevention

Primary Location


Other Locations

Other Locations Wisconsin-WI-Milwaukee


1st - Daytime


Yes, 25 % of the Time

Average Hours Per Week