VP of Internal Audit

Gesa CU - TriStates, WA

Position Summary    Gesa Credit Union is seeking an experienced individual to join the Credit Union in the role of Vice President of Internal Audit. Reporting to the Supervisory Committee (with a dotted line to the General Council), this position will plan, organize, and direct all audit functions to ensure the safety and soundness of the Credit Union’s assets and that the organization is in compliance with State and Federal rules and regulations. The Vice President of Internal Audit will guide the Board of Directors, Supervisory Committee, and Management by providing analysis of and recommendations for policies and procedures, internal controls, and reporting practices. Strong problem-solving, communication, and relationship-building skills are essential, as is the ability to work individually. A Bachelor’s degree, 10 years of audit experience, and 4 years in a supervisory capacity are required.Prior experience in a large financial institution or Big 4 accounting firm, as well as a CPA, CIA or CISA designation highly preferred. This is an onsite position in Richland, Washington.

Company Profile    Gesa Credit Union was founded in 1953 by the General Electric’s Supervisor’s Association to serve the employees of the Hanford contractor. Starting in a shoebox, Gesa has become one of the largest credit unions in Washington. With membership open to the whole state of Washington, and certain counties in Idaho and Oregon, Gesa CU is committed to providing the best financial services to its members. Gesa has grown to twenty-seven locations throughout the state but will always maintain a strong commitment to its roots. People in our communities have made Gesa what it is today, and we don’t take that loyalty for granted. To learn more please visit: https://www.gesa.com/ 

Community Profile    The Tri-Cities area is an exciting and growing area of Washington State. Originally found by the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the Tri-Cities began as a farming village, given the sub-arid climate and warm summers. In the 1940s, the Tri-Cities became home to part of the Manhattan Project. The site in Hanford is open to visitors and can be explored in various ways. Located at the confluence of the Snake, Yakima, and Columbia Rivers, the Tri-Cities is a water lovers' haven, people from all over the state enjoy sailing, fishing, kayaking, and more. In the heart of Washington’s Wine Country, there are over 200 wineries within a 1-hour drive of the Tri-Cities. With great schools and exciting activities, the Tri-Cities is a great place to live, work, and raise a family. 

Compensation    An excellent competitive compensation package will be offered to the selected candidate.
The hiring range is $145,000- $210,000.

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Posting Date: 
January 8, 2024