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February 7, 2022
Grade 6
Location: Brookings or Sioux Falls, SD  
Overall Functions
This person performs a wide range of audits; evaluates the internal control structure; assesses compliance with laws, regulations, bank policies, and bank procedures; updates appropriate audit programs; and performs tests and prepares reports. This person communicates audit findings to affected personnel and appropriate levels of management, and serves as a resource person in areas of specialization.

This person should have a bachelor’s degree in a related business field plus three-five years of previous audit experience or the equivalent. An audit or compliance related certification from at least one bank trade association is required. A good understanding of bank operations, regulatory compliance, and auditing/accounting skills is required. Strong oral and written communication skills are required, along with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. This person should also have an above average knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

  1. Plan the scope of audits assigned, and prepare the audit program for review and approval, including:
    • Gaining an understanding of the operations, internal controls, and any regulatory impact.
    • Performing walk-throughs. 
  2. Independently perform audit field work in the areas assigned, including:
    • Evaluating the internal control system.
    • Assessing compliance with laws and regulations.
    • Developing work papers in accordance with departmental standards.
    • Performing applicable tests of the procedures, accounts, and transactions.
    • Evaluating the results.
  3. Summarize and document the results of the audit activities to provide supporting evidence for conclusions reached and the findings identified.
  4. Prepare audit reports and communicate with affected personnel and appropriate levels of management.
  5. Participate, from an audit perspective, in committee proceedings and evaluations of new policies, procedures, systems, and products as assigned.
  6. Maintain a current knowledge of developments applicable to the position in the areas of auditing, banking, regulatory compliance, and technology.
  7. Assist the external auditors in their work as assigned.
  8. Act in accordance with FB&T policies and procedures as set forth in the employee handbook.
  9. Adhere to compliance procedures and participate in required compliance training.

First Bank & Trust is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Read our complete Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement. Applicants who would like to request reasonable accommodation to the application or interview process should call Human Resources at 800.843.1552 or email