Audit Manager

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Audit, Risk, Compliance & Fraud
Dallas, TX - North Dallas (HTH)
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm and as needed
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Job Summary

The Audit Manager organizes, plans, and directs periodic reviews of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Develops and executes comprehensive audit programs that are responsive to the operational and financial risks across corporate activities, primarily those relating to PrimeLending. Supervises, manages and develops team of staff and senior auditors, including providing detailed and timely feedback based on results of work reviewed to help develop and grow team to their fullest performance potential. Assists team in learning to appraise internal controls, operations, policies and procedures and administrative functions for efficiency and effectiveness.



Essential Functions

  1. Oversee and/or conduct audits of assigned areas by verifying proper functioning of internal controls, compliance with corporate policy and regulatory guidance, and other operating procedures.
  2. Make decisions regarding the audit planning, scoping and approach. Responsible for managing the deadlines, activities and budgets of team on assigned projects.
  3. Directly supervise employees while overseeing assigned function(s). Detail review supervised employee’s work to ensure they obtained and analyzed audit evidence as a basis for an informed, objective, and independent opinion on the adequacy, effectiveness, and efficiency of the overall control or compliance system being reviewed.
  4. Prepare or oversee the preparation of reports on audit findings, presenting any irregularities or exceptions to Director of Internal Audit and/or Chief Audit Executive. Prepare written audit reports expressing conclusion on the adequacy, effectiveness, and efficiency of (a) the system of internal controls, and (b) corporate and regulatory compliance efforts
  5. Work with and assist external auditors or regulators as requested to expedite their exams and audits.
  6. Actively seek and maintain professional certifications (see below).
  7. Complete administrative tasks as assigned, including monthly status report updates and various department management report compilation.
  8. Participate in development of annual audit plan, and complete or update periodic risk assessments.
  9. Other duties and assignments as necessary.


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Accounting, Finance, or related field required.
  • 5 to 7 years of previous experience in public accounting, internal audit, or related field. Previous lead, supervisory, or management experience preferred. Certifications desired (any one or a combination): Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor (other certifications will be evaluated in light of applicability to anticipated job duties)
  • Continuing education listing supporting commitment to upholding any and all certifications listed above
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills required.
  • Excellent PC skills, including word processing and spreadsheets, with adaptability to specialized programs for risk management and others in use by Internal Audit
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management, organizational and problem-solving skills



About the Company

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Hilltop Holdings offers a diverse range of financial services through its four primary subsidiaries, PlainsCapital Bank, PrimeLending, HilltopSecurities, and National Lloyds Corporation. PlainsCapital Bank is a leading commercial bank with locations throughout Texas. PrimeLending is a national mortgage provider focused on purchase mortgage originations. HilltopSecurities provides financial advisory, clearing, retail brokerage, and other investment banking services. National Lloyds Corporation is a niche property and casualty underwriter focused on homeowners insurance for low value dwellings. Hilltop Holdings seeks to build the premier Texas-based diversified financial services holding company through acquisitions and organic growth.  To learn more, please visit


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