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Auditor I/II

Spokane, Washington
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Are you interested in banking and/or audit? As an auditor you would apply established standards and regulatory guidelines to all departments of the Bank. We provide independent assessments to senior management and our Board of Directors of how effective controls are, how accurate information is, or how efficiently operations function.

As an Auditor, you will get to know banking across many different departments and functions. You will work in a team with a clear, established career path and ample training opportunities.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Gather and analyze data and interview bank personnel in order to understand the control environment and processes being audited.
  • Prepare audit workpapers, spreadsheets, narrative and visual summaries of banking areas in conjunction with risk assessments and audits.
  • Evaluate processes and make recommendations to management to strengthen the control environment, promote compliance with bank and regulatory policies and procedures, improve the efficiency of operations, and the accuracy of financial information.
  • Present audit findings and recommendations to management.
  • Assist the external auditors, regulators, and other examiners during their routine examinations of the Bank, as assigned.
  • Recommend methods to improve audit techniques, emphasizing efficient and creative use of audit resources and tools.
  • Obtain and then maintain professional certification(s) and expertise through attendance at meetings of professional organizations, conferences, seminars, etc.

  • College degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • Able to read and understand technical writing including regulatory reports.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Able to prepare factual, organized, and well written communications.
  • Able to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously utilizing planning and organizational skills while maintaining a professional demeanor.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite of products.
  • Banking experience and/or experience in audit, risk management, or compliance preferred.

What our culture can offer you:
  • 401K with employer match plus a defined contribution plan after a year of employment.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision that goes into effect the first of the month following your first 30 days
  • Vacation, Holiday, Sick - minimum of 33 paid days off per year that increase with time in role
  • Robust wellness program that includes premium discounts, cash awards, events and more
  • Employee Assistance Program providing easy and confidential access to personal, relationship, legal and financial assistance.
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Financial services benefits for banking with WTB
  • Discounted program tickets (Movie, fitness, events, phone, etc)
  • Volunteer opportunities (Crew in Blue, Diversity Task Force, ERG)
  • Transportation benefits

Washington Trust Bank celebrates diversity in the workplace and actively recruits talent to help reflect the unique communities where we live and work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination or harassment based on race, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, genetic information and any other protected characteristics outline by state, federal and local laws. We believe strength comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our team, and we are dedicated to fostering a supportive and inclusive work environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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  • Job Reference: 706412361-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Washington Trust Bank
  • Location: Spokane, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent