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Audit Manager - SOX and Corporate Functions
Remote Work, Unknown
Type: Regular Full-Time
Job ID: 2023-15815
Category: Audit

The purpose of this job is to provide supervision and administration for the execution of Sarbanes Oxley oversight and other audits within finance and accounting.

  • This role will be involved in overseeing the Bankโ€™s SOX program that is executed by a third party. This will include overseeing the planning, execution and reporting of the company's SOX program including performing risk assessments, leading walkthroughs, and overseeing tests of design and operational effectiveness of business controls.
  • Help plan and conduct internal audits within Finance and Accounting areas in support of the annual audit plan.
  • Assess new processes and supporting applications along with changes to existing processes to identify financial and operational risks before launch, providing recommendations for improvement.
  • Participate in annual and ongoing SOX scoping to identify any changes to business control framework, systems, applications, and automated controls considered to be in-scope for the current fiscal year.
  • Coordinate SOX program testing of controls with co-sourced partner, external audit, IT team members, control owners, managers, and executive management.
  • Assess and advise in the design of controls /opportunities for control rationalization.
  • Evaluate business control deficiencies for impact and perform root cause analysis to determine appropriate management actions. Monitor management's remediation efforts to closure, including review of supporting evidence. Drive and support the Business owner's remediation activities.
  • Lead benchmarking and other initiatives to improve controls, make processes more efficient, effective, and/or reduce cycle time for SOX compliance.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of and ability to research findings regarding regulatory guidance, banking industry accounting literature, trends, and relevant technical issues.
  • Meet all organizational and professional ethical standards.
  • Evaluate significance and degree of risk in activities subject to audit coverage.
  • Identify activities subject to audit coverage to help ensure completeness of audit universe.
  • Manages the audit staff in the identification, development, and documentation of audit issues and recommendations for improvement.
  • Communicates the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations on a timely basis to Management.
  • Cross-train, lead and develop team of associates to promote maximum productivity, engagement, succession planning and overall contribution to strategic organizational goals.
  • Pursues professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and shares information gained with co-workers.
  • Represents Internal Audit on organizational project teams, at Management and Board meetings, and with external organizations.
  • When needed, communicate the results of work performed with regulators.
  • Perform additional tasks, as assigned.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university
  • 6+ years of Banking internal or external auditor experience
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able to express opinion precisely, but diplomatically
  • Ability to wrap up assignments completely and timely
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Sound understanding of Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council information technology expectations
  • Strong level knowledge of banking industry and relevant regulatory guidance
  • Strong level understanding of internal controls
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Banking or other financial services industry experience preferred
Working with Us

Teamwork and the individual contributions of our associates are recognized as the drivers of our success.ย  At Trustmark, we are committed to preserving and advancing a diverse and inclusive workplace, where each associate, customer and shareholder is respected, valued and encouraged to share in our commitment.ย  We make significant investments in our associates so that they may enhance their personal and professional skills, because we want each associate to grow, flourish and fulfill their career aspirations.ย  Come onboard and join our team!


Equal Opportunities for All

Trustmark exemplifies the strength and possibilities that come with a diverse and inclusive team. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, genetic information, pregnancy, national origin, protected veteran, disability status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. Trustmark is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accomodation for individuals with disabilities in employment.


If you need accomodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an email to or call 866.213.1418.


Our Hiring Process

Upon accepting a position with Trustmark, the following pre-employment screenings must be completed:

  • Verification of employment, education and other data provided by you on your employment application
  • Verification of eligibility to work in the US
  • Criminal background check
  • Credit check (required for certain positions)
  • Fingerprinting (required for certain positions)
  • Drug screen

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