Senior Accountant – IT Business Line Risk in Detroit, Michigan
Posted 10/05/21


  • Top 25 U.S. digital financial services company committed to developing award-winning technology and services.
  • Named one of the top three fastest-growing banking brands in the U.S. in 2020.
  • Offers a full suite of products including mortgage lending, personal lending, and a variety of deposit and other banking products (savings, money-market, and checking accounts, certificates of deposit (CDs), and individual retirement accounts (IRAs)), self-directed and investment-advisory services, and capital for equity sponsors and middle-market companies.



  • Fast paced, highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Base salary of $80-95k + 11-15% bonus and excellent benefits package
  • Top-notch leadership committed to developing people



  • Detroit, MI - 100% remote for now, then will sit on-site in Detroit, MI when staff transitions back into the office after October



The Senior Accountant position is part of a team that is responsible for multiple applications that support the investment activities of the banking platform. Those responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate and lead IT General Controls (ITGC) process and control walkthroughs
  • Lead the execution and evaluation of existing and proposed ITGCs supporting financial reporting (SOX controls)
  • Monitor the status of and execute controls testing to ensure completion within predefined deadlines
  • Work with management to provide insight into potential risks and process improvements to support qualitative/quantitative improvements in control operations to eliminate deficiencies/improve processes/controls
  • Monitor the status of identified issues and remediation efforts to ensure timely closure of findings
  • Provide coaching and guidance to other team members/contractors including the review of workpapers, as needed
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors, as needed
  • Special projects, as assigned



  • 3+ years of financial services/relevant audit experience (Sarbanes-Oxley experience preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, accounting information systems, management information systems, or related field of study is required
  • CPA or CISA Certification or equivalent is preferred
  • Experience auditing Cloud environments is a plus
  • Experience auditing Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or other automated tools is a plus
  • Knowledge of and experience with audit industry documentation standards (e.g., preparation of workpapers, walkthroughs, control testing)
  • Able to understand risk and control concepts
  • Experience reviewing the work of others
  • Strong project management and analytical skills
  • Detail-oriented, deadline driven, self-directed and organized individual
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Proven ability to excel in highly interactive team environment
  • Able to apply effective problem-solving skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)


  • Employee Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Category: Information Technology
  • Date Posted: 10/05/21
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