Job Description

The Opportunity:

The Audit and Exam Management Compliance Analyst supports FFN businesses and shared services in managing audit, exam, and due diligence requests.  The Analyst assesses requests and engages business partners to ensure requests are fulfilled in a timely and accurate manner.  This individual is responsible for supporting business partners as they fulfill the request by answering questions, engaging the third party (Examiners / Auditors), managing to the deadline, and reviewing the information provided by the business to ensure that it satisfies the request. In cases where potential gaps or deficiencies are identified, the Analyst will escalate items to business and compliance leaders for additional review.  Key qualifications include the ability to effectively communicate, manage multiple small to medium projects simultaneously, build and maintain relationships, summarize data and information for reports, and indirectly influence internal (including management) and external parties. 

How you will contribute:  

  • Manages end-to-end process of audits, exams, and due diligence requests for FFN businesses
  • Assists Management with response to reports of examination (ROE) from examiners
  • Serve as central point of contact for communication and any ad hoc requests with regulators or auditors
  • Monitor management's remediation's efforts of regulatory findings for timely completion
  • Contribute to internal reporting related to audits, examinations, and related findings
  • Identify risks and potential issues arising from interactions with regulators and escalate as appropriate
  • Monitor regulatory change alerts and related activities to ensure timely implementation of action plans

What You will Bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree; 3-5 years of experience managing audits, exams or communicating with regulators
  • Knowledge and understanding of the full audit / exam engagement lifecycle and the role that the audit and exam management function plays in the end-to-end process
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to facilitate and manage interactions and communicate concepts to senior leaders, regulators, and auditors in both written and verbal forms
  • High degree of independent judgement and ability to handle confidential and sensitive information
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment, manage multiple engagements and meet tight deadlines
  • Project management, strong organization skills, attention to details and ability to manage assignments with limited oversight from manager
  • Self-starter, willing to take action without being asked
  • Good attention to detail; ability to produce quality work products with limited mistakes and discrepancies

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Ability to negotiate, influence, and collaborate to build successful relationships
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Experience working with changing priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to reporting on regulatory exams, information requests, and related activities
  • Ability to challenge, while exercising sound judgement and professionalism
  • Professional certification in compliance or risk management [e.g., Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM)]
  • Familiarity with a Compliance Management System, Operational Risk Management Program, or similar

About Us:

Freedom Financial Network is a leading digital personal finance company, built to help people. We do what traditional banks don’t: Put people first. We believe in treating people like humans, not account numbers. We help everyday people get on, and stay on, the path to a brighter financial future, with innovative technology and personalized support at every step. We help people control expenses, manage debt, save money, plan ahead, and make better financial decisions. By leveraging our proprietary data and analytics and artificial intelligence we offer solutions tailored for each step of a consumer's financial journey, including personal loans, home equity loans, help with debt, and even financial tools and education.  

With 2,400 employees across California, Arizona and Texas, we have served more than 1 million customers, resolved more than $15 billion in consumer debt and originated $6.5 billion in loans over the course of our 20 years in business.   

Driven by our core values, we’re passionate about supporting our communities and proudly awarded over $500,000 in grants distributed by the Freedom Foundation Fund and the Freedom Family Fund in 2021.  We believe in a culture led by diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourage our employees to bring their full selves to work every day. Our diversity-focused Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are open to all, whether a member of the ERG community or an ally of the group and we are a member of the Fintech Racial Equity Coalition to address and improve inequality in the fintech industry. 

And finally, we take great pride in our achievements. This year we topped the list of Best Place to Work by the Phoenix Business Journal, were a top 100 Corporate Philanthropist by the San Francisco Business Times, a 2021 Most Admired Company and a Tech Company with the Best Company Culture by BestCompaniesAz, a 2021 Top Work Places winner by AZcentral and a BuiltIn Best Places to Work winner, to name a few. 

 

Attention Agencies & Search Firms: We do not accept unsolicited candidate resumes or profiles. Please do not reach out to anyone within Freedom Financial Network (FFN) to market your services or candidates. All inquiries should be directed to Talent Acquisition only. We reserve the right to hire any candidates sent unsolicited and will not pay any fees without a contract signed by FFN’s Talent Acquisition leader.

 

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