2401-4 Financial Institutions Consultant: Internal Audit and/or Loan Review

Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund
Financial Institutions Consultant: Internal Audit and/or Loan Review



Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund (Saltmarsh) is a leading public accounting and consulting firm with a strong culture. We have an extensive and well-respected Financial Institutions practice that is looking to add an Internal Audit or Loan Review professional who will get to:

  • Make a difference: Help our clients thrive with your expertise.
  • Grow your career: We nurture both personal and professional development.
  • Work remotely with occasionally overnight travel: Enjoy flexibility while still being part of a supportive team.



The ideal candidate is:

  • Highly motivated to achieve both personal and professional goals.
  • Independent and self-motivated yet enjoys teamwork.
  • Able to build rapport with diverse stakeholders.
  • Humble and open to new ideas and challenges.
  • Ready to join a growing, forward-thinking firm.

If this sounds like you and you meet the following required qualifications, apply now!



  • Experiences: Experience or knowledge of the Accounting, Operations, Internal Audit/Internal Controls, or Loan Review functions within the community bank or credit union environment.
  • Strong ethics: Displays integrity, discretion, and professional judgment in identifying findings and bringing concerns to clients, your manager(s), or practice shareholder(s).
  • Organization skills: Can handle multiple tasks at once and meet deadlines.
  • Communication skills: Able to explain things clearly, both in writing and in person
  • Problem-solving skills: Able to identify risky processes, determine root causes of exceptions, and suggest solutions to improve clients’ risk management and internal controls.
  • Tech skills: Comfortable using Word, Excel, Adobe and other systems, capable of acquiring new tech skills through personal initiative and research.
  • Education/Certification: A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business is preferred. CPA, CIA, or similar certifications are a plus.
  • Geographic availability: Due to travel needs and geographic differences in economic and regulatory environment, candidates located in AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, or WV are preferred.




Job Description:

  • This is not a manager position, but you will be responsible for managing your own schedule within the firm’s expected client service hours workload. You will be the primary client service professional for most assigned engagements, although you will have access to a supportive team of your peers and supervisors and may occasionally be assigned on a team engagement.
  • Within the budgeted time for each review, you will schedule and scope the engagement, select the documents for review, interview clients, review the provided documents (in person or using secure file share technologies), complete and document your review within our programs and forms, identify concerns or exceptions, determine root causes, communicate findings and best practices, prepare the deliverable within our required formats, respond to internal review comments, enter your time and complete an expense report, if applicable.
  • Your managers will assign your review scopes, clients, and specific jobs based on your expertise and client complexity. With these variables, you would serve between 20-25 different clients per year and perform 30-50 individual engagements. Although each client and engagement is unique, there is a structured repetition that guarantees ongoing learning and adaptation, always staying ahead of the curve in order to provide the best value and efficiency for our clients.
  • You’ll be expected to participate in and develop periodic training on relevant internal controls and regulations. You will have access to a coach and a career path which may include professional certifications, association memberships, and/or attending events to interact with clients and prospects.



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