Internal Audit Manager at LendKey
Cincinnati, OH, US

LendKey is transforming the $3.6 trillion consumer lending market through its lending-as-a-service platform that enables the nation’s 13,000+ community financial institutions to enter and succeed in online lending. We are working to solve a complex challenge—providing borrowers with the simple and transparent borrowing experience they want and need, while helping financial institutions lend capital efficiently, put their best brand in the market, and provide a delightful customer experience. LendKey currently works with approximately 275 credit unions and banks to manage student loan and home improvement loan programs.

This role is focused on leading our Internal Audit efforts across functional areas to mitigate risk throughout the organization. This person should have experience conducting audits in financial services firms, and be able to work both independently as well as collaboratively with other departments in the firm. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to help build an audit function from the ground up for a fast-growing tech company, and see an immediate impact of their work to the organization.

What you’ll do:

Develop, document, and monitor controls to ensure accurate internal processes and transactions
Conduct scheduled reviews of loans originated and serviced by company on behalf of financial institutions clients
Perform operational and regulatory audits of function areas and report significant issues related to processes and controls, including risks inherent in and potential improvements to, those processes and controls
Coordinate with external auditors when needed on special requests and regulatory examinations of lending clients
Analyze data obtained for deficiencies in controls, duplication of effort, or lack of compliance with law, regulations, and management policies or procedures
Prepare reports of findings and recommendations for management
Additional requests/projects as needed
Note that this role is Managing the Audit function, but will not Manage any staff as this person will be solely responsible for the Audit function at the outset

Bachelor’s degree in finance or business–related major
Minimum 5-6 years of experience in internal audit and/or external audit experience
Sound knowledge of lending industry and regulatory requirements
Strong knowledge of audit best practices and risk management
Management experience preferred
Basic understanding of accounting, finance and banking
Self-motivated, energetic, analytical and professional
Ability to work well in a team environment; excellent communication skills and patience
Able to multi-task and adapt to growth
Detail oriented and excellent time management skills
Customer focused; dependable with strong work ethic