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Sr. Audit Manager, Fraud & Regulatory Risk

Varo is an entirely new kind of bank. All digital, mission-driven, FDIC insured and designed for the way our customers live their lives. A bank for all of us.

Varo is building a world-class Internal Audit Function. As Varo’s third line of defense, the Internal Audit Team will provide independent assurance on Varo’s governance, risk management practices, and internal controls. We will also conduct special advisory projects. As Varo is the first consumer fintech to get a national bank charter in the United States, we are seeking skilled and highly motivated professionals who want to be part of building a new audit function for a technology and data-driven business model in a regulated financial services sector.  

As Senior Audit Manager you will manage a portfolio of audit engagements related to Strategy, Operations, Compliance, and Risk Management. This role will partner across the business to bring subject matter expertise, business acumen, and insights to the assessment of these areas. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in internal auditing within the banking industry, exceptional leadership skills, and a comprehensive understanding of regulatory requirements and industry best practices. 

What you’ll be doing:
  • Oversee, plan, design and perform operations, product, and compliance audits for various functions, areas, and business processes within Varo
  • Provide credible challenge and professional skepticism to assess potential gaps or weaknesses in the internal control infrastructure to ensure risks that pose the most risk to Varo are identified timely and addressed
  • Establish and maintain effective business relationships
  • Report to internal partners, executive management, and at times to the Board
  • Contribute to the audit methodology and development of the annual plan 
  • Monitor progress of management's committed action plans and validate closure of remediated audit issues and regulatory findings
  • Conduct all audit work in accordance with Internal Audit policies and procedures, the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) “International Professional Practices Framework” (IPPF), and applicable regulatory guidelines

You’ll bring the following required skills and experiences:
  • 8+ years of experience in internal auditing, risk management, or related fields within the banking industry, with a focus on financial crimes, compliance, and operational risk management
  • Knowledge of current and evolving fraud threats, tactics, and techniques in the banking and financial services industry, as well as the tools, and techniques for detecting, addressing, and preventing fraudulent activities
  • Knowledge of anti-money laundering and sanctions activities in banking and the financial services industry
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines with minimal oversight
  • Effective communicator who can transmit, receive and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs plus adjust to the audience
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field; advanced degree or professional certification (e.g., CPA, CFE, CAMS) preferred

$120,000 - $160,000 a year
For cash compensation, we set standard ranges for all US-based roles based on function, level, and geographic location, benchmarked against similar-stage growth companies. Per applicable law, the salary range for this role is $120,000 - $160,000. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors as well as candidate experience and expertise and may vary from the identified range.


We recognize not everyone will have all of these requirements. If you meet most of the criteria above and you’re excited about the opportunity and willing to learn, we’d love to hear from you!

We are currently not accepting applicants for this role from CA, CO, WA, IL, or NY.

About Varo

Varo launched in 2017 with the vision to bring the best of fintech into the regulated banking system. We’re a new kind of bank – all-digital, mission-driven, FDIC-insured, and designed around the modern American consumer. 

As the first consumer fintech to be granted a national bank charter in 2020, we make financial inclusion and opportunity for all a reality by empowering everyone with the products, insights, and support they need to get ahead. Through our core product offerings and suite of customer-first features, we aim to address a broad range of consumer needs while profitably serving underserved communities that have been historically excluded from the traditional financial system.

We are growing quickly in our hub locations of San Francisco, Salt Lake City, and Charlotte along with colleagues located across the country. We have been recognized among Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, Forbes’ Fintech 50, and earned the No. 7 spot on Inc. 5000’s list of fastest-growing companies across the country.

Varo. A bank for all of us.

Our Core Values

- Customers First

- Take Ownership

- Respect

- Stay Curious

- Make it Better

Learn more about Varo by following us:

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/varomoney

Instagram - www.instagram.com/varobank

LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/varobank

Twitter - https://twitter.com/varobank

Engineering Blog - https://medium.com/engineering-varo

SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/varobank

Varo is an equal opportunity employer. Varo embraces diversity and we are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Beware of fraudulent job postings!

Varo will never ask for payment to process documents, refer you to a third party to process applications or visas, or ask you to pay costs. Never send money to anyone suggesting they can provide work with Varo.  If you suspect you have received a phony offer, please e-mail careers@varomoney.com with the pertinent information and contact information.

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