• Senior Auditor, Internal Audit

    Requisition ID
    US-CA-Westlake Village
    Position Type
  • Overview

    PennyMac is a specialty financial services firm with a comprehensive mortgage platform and integrated business primarily focused on the production and servicing of U.S. residential mortgage loans and the management of investments related to the U.S. mortgage market 


    Internal Audit is an independent and objective examination, evaluation and reporting function that is guided by a philosophy of adding value to improve the operations of PennyMac.  Internal Audit’s objective is to bring a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the organization’s governance, risk management, and internal control environment. 


    Internal Audit reports to the Audit Committees of the Entity Boards and is managed on a day-to-day basis by the Head of Internal Audit who reports administratively to the EVP, Governance & Risk.


    The Senior Staff Auditor oversees and administers the audit of internal controls for designated business units in accordance with defined policy, procedure and discipline to promote compliance with financial reporting, GSE and regulatory requirements.

    Job Description


    • Establish direction and focus of major audits.
    • Manage day-to-day workflow of team or workgroup.
    • Resolve complex problems and pitch in to address workload during periods of peak activity.
    • Complete internal control testing and analysis.
    • Determine compliance with policies and procedures
    • Identify reportable issues, dimension of risk and remediation requirements.
    • Supervise the preparation of reports and recommendations
    • Work with business managers to administer ad hoc audits in accordance with company priorities.
    • Work with line managers to monitor recommendations and remediation.
    • Serve as liaison with external auditors.


    • Maintain an informed perspective on organizational risks for influence of audit schedule, focus and remediation activities.
    • Administer Policies and Procedures.
    • Monitor and maintain exception management reporting.


    • Manage small team(s).
    • Provide training and guidance to team members.
    • Complete special assignments necessary to support business strategy.
    • Demonstrate behaviors which are aligned with the organization’s desired culture and values (ethics, trust, empathy, excellence, partnership, innovation).
    • Fulfill on role-based compliance, personal skill and professional development requirements.
    • Adhere to company code of conduct and policies & procedures.

    Ideal Candidate will have the following:

    • CPA, CIA, or CISA preferred
    • 5+ years of accounting/industry experience; Big 4 preferred
    • Good working knowledge of the firm’s products and the investment management industry



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