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Senior Audit Manager

Bank of Hawaii

Oahu, HI
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Senior Audit Manager-1700654

Bank of Hawaii

In 1897, Bank of Hawaii was the first chartered and incorporated bank in the Republic of Hawaii. We’ve been here from territorial days, growing and changing with Hawaii. Today, we are the largest independent bank in Hawaii – a result of knowing our business and community, and always staying ahead of change.  We are constantly finding creative ways to deliver leading edge financial services to our customers.  Now, we’re embracing change with our new 21st century banking.

It’s our people who help us succeed in offering first class service and products to our customers.  As a member of the Bank of Hawaii community, you will be among the very best in your profession in an environment that places a high value on integrity, innovation and teamwork.  People who are agile, savvy, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial can learn and grow with us.

Does this sound like you?

Are you ambitious?  Want to make a difference in people’s lives?  Do you thrive in an environment that leverages your abilities as a fast learner, good listener, and problem-solver?   If you love challenges, relish complexity, and have moxie, consider applying your unique talents with a Hawaii banking leader – Bank of Hawaii.  Here you can be at the forefront of whatever you do. Welcome to your tomorrow!


We have an opportunity for an Audit Manager with audit experience in information technology, consumer lending, and/or compliance related areas.


A day in your life as a Senior Audit Manager:

Under the direction of the Chief Audit Executive (CAE), this position manages the day to day operations of the Internal Audit Department in the assigned areas (e.g. retail, commercial, operations, compliance, technology, wealth, and broker/dealer).  This includes planning, executing and reporting on related internal audit projects.  Ensures business unit’s compliance with applicable laws, regulations, regulatory requirements and Bank policies and procedures, including but not limited to those related to Reg 9, SEC, Fair Banking, Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations, Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act.


We’ll give you these important responsibilities…

  • Ensures that audits are performed in compliance with an appropriate risk based approach.  Insures that proper planning takes place for each audit including contact with division/department heads and other key staff.  Focuses on efficient, effective and timely performance producing audit reports that contain clear and concise findings and recommendations.  Maintains high quality audit standards, work papers and current methodologies.
  • Maintains personal contact with selected members of management as guided by the CAE.  Assists in the preparation of reports to the audit committee and others under the direction of the CAE.
  • Responsible for the management of all employees in the team including staffing and scheduling, compensation, performance management, training and development.   Goal is to attract, retain and motivate the team to achieve management business objectives and maintain a favorable employee relations climate.  Responsible for the timely and effective management of Human Resources forms and documents relevant to immediate staff. Ensures that the quality of audit department staff is maintained at a high level including the appropriate mix of staff.  Ensures that individual staff members have realistic performance goals and that appropriate feedback is provided on a regular basis.  Develops an annual training plan to provide staff with the needed skills to perform their respective tasks proficiently.  Encourages the use of and training with automated audit tools including the use of CAATS. 
  • Provides input into the annual audit plan and quarterly risk assessment processes based upon updated risk analysis.  Establishes appropriate audit cycles based upon risk assessment and in coordination with management input.  Annual plan should also conform to any third party regulatory or statutory audit requirements.
  • Provides leadership and direction to the group: this includes promoting initiative, creativity, teamwork and integrity as well as serving as a professional role model.




…if you come to us with these qualifications…



  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or equivalent work experience.



  • Minimum ten plus years of audit experience or equivalent work experience, as well as in subject matter expert fields (e.g. retail, commercial, operations, compliance, technology, wealth, and broker/dealer). 
  • Professional designation in assigned areas; i.e., CISA, CISSP, CIA, CFSA, CRCM, CAMS preferred. 
  • Must possess well-developed understanding of audit techniques, in-depth knowledge of general banking activities and of subject matter fields.


Technical Skills:

  • Demonstrated proficiency and expertise with personal computers in a networked environment and Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) or similar software. 
  • Knowledge of or ability to use Bank software, including related business and audit software.


Other Job Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated verbal and writing communication skills.
  • Knowledge of current accounting principles and practices, including internal control concepts.
  • Demonstrated analytical, organizational and problem solving skills. 
  • Able to work in a team environment and successfully manage projects.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to train, develop and coach internal audit staff.
  • Able to meet deadlines. 
  • Able to develop innovative solutions to improve business processes. 
  • Able to work flexible hours including holidays, weekends and evenings as necessary.
  • Must be able to provide own transportation or to operate a vehicle with a valid driver’s license, and commute as required. 
  • Travels by air as required.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected classification including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.  Bank of Hawaii takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment legally recognized individuals including minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.



Job Function Bank Operations
Primary Location Hawaii-Oahu
Schedule Full-time
Job Posting Aug 24, 2017, 3:37:12 PM
Unposting Date Ongoing
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