• Internal Audit Professional - IT

    Posted: 11/01/2023

    The Arrow Financial Corporation Family of Companies is seeking dynamic, authentic individuals to join our amazing team!  Currently, we are looking for an experienced professional to join Audit team as: 

    Internal Audit Professional- IT

    This opportunity may be perfect for you if you have experience in:

    > Internal Audit

    > Financial Services

    > Public Accounting

    About the position:

    In this position within our Internal Audit department, you would be responsible for independently completing internal audits and SOX controls testing.  Perform an important role in ensuring that Internal Audit fulfills its obligations to the Audit Committee and Senior Management. Take ownership of internal audit engagements from planning through reporting.  Be an effective advocate for a strong internal control environment and provide value-added guidance. This position is offered with a hybrid optional schedule and works out of our headquarters in Glens Falls, New York.


    > Complete audit planning phase of audits independently and ensure audit fieldwork is completed in accordance with Internal Audit Department methodology.

    > Write-up preliminary audit findings and audit report drafts from business perspective utilizing audit results; ensure management actions are properly implemented in a timely manner.

    > Develop risk-based issues to identify control weaknesses and ensure management understands and effectively addresses issues identified.

    > Evaluate the effectiveness of Sarbanes-Oxley controls and communicate results in accordance with established methodology.

    > Build and maintain strong relationships with line and senior management while adding value to audited business units.

    > Take full responsibility for end-to-end audit process as In-Charge Auditor; includes effective supervision and development of staff auditors working on the audit engagement. 

    > Develop and continuously update expertise in Company business lines, processes, and systems.

    What you will need to thrive in this role:

    In addition to your work and life experiences, as well as your passion and excitement for the profession, you would benefit from having: 


    > Bachelor’s Degree required or equivalent experience required

    > 6+ years of experience in financial services with at least 2 of those in Internal Audit

    Professional audit certification(s) such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant > (CPA) or Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) preferred

    Must have a valid driver’s license in good standing



    > Strong verbal and written communication skills; must communicate clearly with teammates and audit clients

    Demonstrated initiative and resilience in completing audits, delivering results and meeting deadlines 

    > Ability to quickly learn new business areas, identify risks, and assess controls thoroughly

    > Proven ability to write succinct, accurate and useful audit reports from senior management perspective

    > Strong knowledge of relevant banking regulations

    > Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite:  Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint



    > Minimal overnight travel (approximately one week per year)


    What we will bring to the table:

    We believe in investing in our employees and helping them grow their career with us.  We offer a pleasant, inclusive work environment, career development opportunities, and competitive compensation.  Through our total rewards program, we offer a comprehensive benefits package featuring:

    >    Competitive compensation including potential bonus and incentives as well as paid vacation, sick time, and holidays

    >    Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance and Flexible Spending Plan

    >    Multiple retirement plans including:  401(k), Pension, and Employee Stock Ownership

    >    Education and Tuition Reimbursement

    >    Employee Assistance Program for our employees and their immediate family members

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our employment decisions are made without regard for: race, color, religion, national origin or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    As a multi-bank holding company, Arrow Financial Corporation has over $4 billion in assets. Through our subsidiaries we provide a broad range of banking and insurance services across northeastern New York, including online and mobile banking, wealth management, money market and deposit accounts, and mortgage, consumer and commercial loans.

    We are committed to delivering value for our shareholders, our customers, and our communities. Our conservative business model and strategy of steady growth have resulted in many recognitions from the nation’s leading publications and bank-rating firms.

    The salary range for this position is $55,500 - $72,000 annually commensurate with experience and education.

    Additional compensation may be earned through the Company’s incentive programs, subject to individual and company performance.