Senior Internal Auditor, Direct Banking


Senior Internal Auditor, Direct Banking

In-Office: Riverwoods, Illinois


About This Role

Discover. A brighter future.

With us, you’ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Ourcollaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together.And we mean it — we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the worlds leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine.

Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.

Job Description:

Discover’s Internal Audit Department (IAD) is committed to providing insightful perspectives, leveraging specialized talent, and delivering a refreshing experience to all of our stakeholders. These commitments are met through technically skilled professionals who are collaborative, hard-working, and highly motivated to consistently deliver high-quality work in a challenging and fast-paced environment. IAD is viewed as an integral part of Discover’s risk management framework and is valued by management as a trusted partner.

The Internal Audit Direct Banking Team assesses the risk management framework, controls, and governance that support the achievement of business outcomes for Discover Card, Discover Bank, Discover Student Loans, Discover Personal Loans, and Discover Home Loans. The focus of the Direct Banking Team’s audits is on operational components of the business and elements of consumer compliance.

What You’ll Do

Help design or tailor work programs

Audit major components of business units

Autonomously execute testing

Perform risk assessments of business activities, potential exposures, and the materiality of loss

Leverage available data and analytical tools during planning, fieldwork, and reporting phases of audit engagements

How You’ll Do It

With minimal oversight from the Lead and Supervisor:

Build and maintain strong client relationships by demonstrating knowledge of the client’s business environment, and provide audit insight on the company’s strategic initiatives.

Complete assigned audits/audit tasks using department tools pursuant to department guidelines and within established timetables, with high-quality results. Discusses findings and solutions with client and audit lead.

Educate audit staff to identify and assess risks, design controls, and implement audit methodology.

Continue to develop your skill set by meeting required training and obtaining advanced degrees and/or certification pursuant to department guidelines.

Develop detailed risk assessments and identify and assess controls against best practices.

Qualifications You’ll Need

The Basics

Bachelors degree in applied sciences, engineering, operations, accounting, finance, business, computer science, data science, or related field

2 years of experience in applied sciences, engineering, operations, accounting, finance, business, computer science, data science, or related field

Bonus Points If You Have

Effective interpersonal skills

Experience with applicable regulatory standards

1 years of experience Leading public accounting or consulting firm, highly regulated environment, payment network and related technology services, or related field

Business, Six Sigma, Risk, STEM, or related certifications

Experience in financial services, banking or public accounting preferred

Professional certification, such as CIA, CAMS, CPA, CISA, or other relevant certification (can be in the process of achieving certification)


The base pay for this position generally ranges between $63,500.00 to $107,100.00. Additional incentives may be provided as part of a market competitive total compensation package. Factors, such as but not limited to, geographical location, relevant experience, education, and skill level may impact the pay for this position.


We also offer a range of benefits and programs based on eligibility. These benefits include:

Paid Parental Leave

Paid Time Off

401(k) Plan

Medical, Dental, Vision, & Health Savings Account

STD, Life, LTD and AD&D

Recognition Program

Education Assistance

Commuter Benefits

Family Support Programs

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

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All Discover employees place our customers at the very center of our work. To deliver on our promises to our customers, each of us contribute every day to a culture that values compliance and risk management.

Discover is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Discover is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status.(Know Your Rights) (