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Principal Lead Auditor (Digital Payments) - P154068_S3

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. We're all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

Uses operational and technical skills to support department objectives. Assigned to a schedule of audit reviews where they will follow the DFS Internal Audit methodology providing strategic direction on the audit, supervise and oversee the completion of the entire audit for the assigned audit staff as clients' interviews, review of business processes, controls identification and assessment, testing of key controls, findings development and communication with clients to develop and follow up on action plans.


  • Provides oversight, direction, and feedback to the audit team
  • Participates in completion of the quarterly risk assessment
  • Participates in special projects
  • Manages assigned audits and audit tasks pursuant to department guidelines and within established timetables with high-quality results.
  • Oversees the follow-up on actions from the audit. Demonstrates knowledge of Internal Audit Methodology.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills
  • Understand, apply, and educate audit staff to identify and assess risks, design controls, and implement audit methodology.
  • Continues to develop skill sets by meeting required training and obtaining advanced degrees and/or certification pursuant to department guidelines.
  • Develops detailed risk assessments and identifies and assesses controls against best practices.
  • Completes assigned audits/audit tasks using department tools pursuant to department guidelines, within established timetables, and with high-quality results. Discusses findings and solutions with client and audit lead.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here's what we need from you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Applied Sciences, Engineering, Operations, Accounting, Finance, Business, Computer Science, Data Science, or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in Applied Sciences, Engineering, Operations, Accounting, Finance, Business, Computer Science, Data Science, or related experience

Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we'd also look for:

  • 5+ years related experience in digital payments technology, information security, mobile payments, tokenized services
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of emerging risks in the digital payments and related technology industry
  • Business, Six Sigma, Risk, STEM, or related certifications
  • Practical experience in compliance, risk management activities, audit, or regulatory examinations helpful
  • 5+ years related experience in Financial Services, Banking or Public Accounting preferred
  • Individuals that have achieved professional credentials, or working toward professional certification preferred (CIA, CAMS, CPA, CISA, or other relevant certification)
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of technology management of financial institutions, including knowledge and understanding of change management, disaster recovery, problem and incident management, information security. Have an in-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements outlined in FFIEC IT examinations handbooks and Federal Reserve supervisory letters.
  • Supervise, train, and educate staff on COSO 2013 and COBIT 5.0 frameworks

Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-10-03 Expires: 2019-11-11

Welcome to Discover
We strive to be the leading direct bank and payments services company. Our mission is to help people spend smarter, manage debt better, and save more to achieve a brighter financial future.

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You can make an impact. Whether it’s developing corporate strategy, innovating new services or supporting IT needs, every employee has the opportunity to be a vital part of our business and make a real difference in people’s lives. It’s the heart of what we do.


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