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Data Quality Senior Auditor

Bank of America

Bank of America

Data Science, Quality Assurance
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Job Description:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection. Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Job Description:
This job is responsible for performing test work during moderately complex audit activities for Lines of Business (LOBs). Key responsibilities include designing and executing audit tests to evaluate the control environment, and assessing issues for business impact and recommending severity ratings under the supervision of senior team members.

As a member of the Data Quality (DQ) Audit team, the auditor will execute audit programs designed to measure and report on data risk across the enterprise. Will act as an individual contributor and will also occasionally lead audit engagements and guide junior team members. Will provide independent analysis of control effectiveness based on regulatory requirements, industry best-practices, and company policies & standards. Demonstrates strategic thinking and supports change. Executes audit testing is done timely and within conformance to audit policies, standards and procedures.


  • Executes audit strategy for the sound application of risk-based auditing by defining audit scope and audit program, and leverages automation and innovative methods in a timely and high quality manner
  • Identifies control deficiencies, discusses with line management, and initiates control matter recommendations
  • Establishes business partner relationships, primarily with line management, to develop business knowledge
  • Assesses impacts to business processes, controls, and strategies to provide recommendations on severity ratings
  • Exercises sound judgment to effectively influence management to improve the control environment while developing knowledge of product, business, and technical expertise
  • Develops skills to use innovative tools to complete audit activities more efficiently (e.g., testing)
  • Responsible for developing and executing an audit program designed to independently validate the completeness and accuracy of data across the enterprise. Typically works on projects of moderate to high complexity that would involve learning, as candidate will be responsible for testing the completeness and accuracy of data from point of origin, to systems of record, through business use (e.g. reporting) by independently querying systems data. Should have the ability to perform high quality, risk-focused fieldwork, in accordance with Corporate Audit methodologies and standards in order to identify meaningful issues, risks and other exposures as it relates to data and as outlined in the Enterprise Data Management standard.
  • Candidate will create / maintain accurate and clear work documents and is expected to complete tasks efficiently (on time and accurately). Also, will work with team to provide input to draft quality audit reports and supports sharing audit results with business leaders. Exercises critical thinking and judgment to effectively influence management to improve the control environment. Actively supports peers and audit team with development as part of on the job training during audit execution. Fosters a positive and inclusive work environment. Assists with the ownership of key regulatory matters related to data management. Strong problem solving, critical thinking, communication and project management skills are required

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2+ years of Audit, Risk, Data or other relevant experience
  • Prior data experience (i.e. analytics; data mining; automation)
  • Self-starter, desire to learn able to teach others, positive attitude, exhibits flexibility
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, analytical mindset required
  • Must be able to plan, execute, and evaluate audit test plans within a risk-based audit methodology
  • Ability to think critically and apply audit and data expertise
  • Ability to work independently
  • Sound organizational, analytical, oral, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to juggle multiple work efforts and to quickly change direction.
  • Ability to operate in a fast paced environment with multiple concurrent priorities.
  • Ability to work in a very detailed manner
  • Strong written and verbal communications at all levels of management – must be able to make recommendations and articulate conclusions supported by data
  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate quantitative topics to technical and non-technical audiences

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Bank of America business processes and front end application systems
  • Audit or risk control risk/controls background in financial services
  • Prior Analytical / Automation Skills (SQL, SAS, Python. Alteryx, Advanced Excel)
  • Advanced degree or certifications (CIA, CISA etc – CPA Preferred)
  • Strong presentation skills


  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Internal Audit Review
  • Risk Management
  • Technical Documentation
  • Automation
  • Business Acumen
  • Issue Management
  • Project Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Relationship Building
  • Written Communications


1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: