Our Work Protects the Dollars of Everyday Americans

LOCATION: San Francisco, CA 

Why Work For The Fed?

At the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, we believe in the diversity of our people, ideas, and experiences and are committed to building an inclusive culture that is representative of the communities we serve.

Are you passionate about large bank supervision and being a part of a dynamic team? Interested in an opportunity to collaborate with colleagues in the 12th District and across the Federal Reserve System (FRS) in a wide range of supervisory activities related to large firms’ financial resilience? If yes – then read on!

Fulfilling Careers That Make a Difference

We like to say we work for the Fed, not at the Fed. That’s because the SF Fed is not just another employer or government agency. Here, you have the opportunity to become part of an important public service institution whose work touches lives across the globe. The thought of economic and monetary policies may lead you to think of the Federal Reserve as solely a banking organization. However, our work includes a broad range of disciplines.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Senior Auditor. If you enjoy leading risk assessments and audits in moderate to complex business environments, then read on!

Types of environments that you will audit are: Cash Operations, Law Enforcement, Facilities Management, Business Continuity, and other Administrative Services. Responsibilities include planning, conducting and documenting operational and compliance audits including performing workpaper reviews; evaluating risks and controls; and formulating audit findings and recommendations. In this role you will also be a knowledge source for one or more Bank operations or functions by serving in the role of Audit Liaison to identify process improvement needs and providing recommendations.

Highlights of Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a knowledge source for one or more Bank operations or functions by serving in the role of Audit Liaison to identify process improvement needs and recommend solutions in moderate to complex business environments
  • Perform walkthroughs and flowchart operational processes, identify key control points, and develop applicable audit procedures
  • Establish and maintain positive and collaborative client relationships across the Bank and Federal Reserve System
  • Demonstrate broad business perspective of Federal Reserve System functions and services; stays informed about business practices
  • Perform fieldwork and prepare clear, concise, and persuasive documentation (workpapers, recommendations, reports, etc.) for management review with minimal revisions
  • Serve in the role of Auditor-In-Charge to lead audits of moderate to complex business environments
  • Communicate audit results to bank management and business partners effectively
  • Conduct effective meetings with Audit management and all levels of Bank management including Board of Governors, Treasury, and other regulatory agencies.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
    • 4+ years of experience as an Auditor and/or Audit Consultant
    • Proven experience with conducting multiple audits with high quality standards
    • Strong knowledge of the Institute of Internal Auditor’s International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF); and the Committee on Sponsoring Organization (COSO) internal control and Enterprise Risk Strong analytical / critical thinking skills and ability to apply sound judgment when making decisions related to business activities of moderate to high complexity
    • Have a general understanding of information security, general IT controls, application controls, and technology risks for various hardware and software platforms
    • Excellent presentation, facilitation, and project management skills
    • Ability to listen, communicate, and influence others effectively through various mediums
    • Recognize the need for change, embrace new ways of thinking, and work in alignment with strategic goals.  Foster an environment of continuous improvement

    Preferred Skills/Experience

    • Have current, professional certification(s) such as CIA / CISA or willingness to obtain within first year of employment
    • Public accounting firm experience


    Effective October 1, 2021, all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or qualify for an accommodation from the Bank’s vaccination policy; the Bank will provide accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. 


    • Medical, Dental and Vision
    • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
    • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Account
    • Backup Child Care Program
    • Pre-tax Day Care Flexible Spending Account
    • Vacation, Days Sick Days, and Paid Holidays
    • Pet Insurance
    • Matching 401(k)