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Audit Director - Enterprise Risk and Compliance

Company: Pacific Premier Bank
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

This Audit Director is responsible for Compliance, BSA, and Enterprise Risk Management areas. The position reports directly to the Chief Audit Executive. Ten years of experience in Internal Audit, Financial Services/Banking, in increasing responsibility. Ability to deal with Executive Management and various stakeholders (e.g. regulators). Clear and succinct communications both written and verbal. Experience directing and managing staff. Certification required such as CIA, CRCM, CAMS, or CERP.


  • Completes risk assessments independently with input from business lines, support and operational functions as well as risk management.
  • Meet the expectations of the Chief Audit Executive and other key stakeholders including the Audit Committee, regulators, senior management, business, operational and support unit leaders.
  • Assists the Chief Audit Executive in developing long-range, strategic departmental planning for audit projects, staff development and audit initiatives.
  • Assists the Chief Audit Executive in the coordination and oversight of fieldwork outsourced to third party auditors, including initial documentation requests, on-site fieldwork, report review, and work paper review. Oversee quality and timeliness of performance, and ensure the work conforms to expected standards.
  • Work to understand the client risks, opportunities, strategic objectives, competitive landscape and their business/operating model so as to design more effective audits. Build independent, positive working relationships across the company focused on open honest communication and trust, to collectively work and strengthen the overall control environment, managing risks and supporting opportunities.
  • Manage assigned team members, to include developing, mentoring, training, and guiding them to further their professional and personal development. Manage performance issues in a decisive and timely manner.


  • BSA/AML/ and OFAC
  • Compliance Management Program
  • Compliance Transactions
  • Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)
  • Fair Lending/HMDA
  • Central Operations
  • Branch Operations
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Model Risk Management
  • Vendor Risk Management
  • Advertising & Marketing


  • 7+ years experience auditing banks internal departments: BSA/AML/OFAC, Enterprise Risk and Compliance required
  • 5+ years experience managing an audit team required
  • CIA and/or CRCM preferred

Keywords: Pacific Premier Bank, Irvine , Audit Director - Enterprise Risk and Compliance, Other , Irvine, California

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