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Discover Senior Manager Internal Audit-Payment Services in Riverwoods, Illinois

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With us, you’ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it — we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine.

Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.

Job Description:


Audit Senior Manager for Payment Services is a management position that is responsible for leading the Payment Services audits. This role supports the Payment Services Audit Director and VP of Technology & Payment Services in providing independent assurance and advisory services designed to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

Payment Services includes credit and debit card processing, digital payment, participant acquiring, monitoring, and servicing for domestic and international operations.

We are seeking an experienced audit manager that has strong knowledge of audit, risk management, and regulatory expectations at large financial institution. This individual will have skills and experiences to effectively manage deliverables, own and lead the Payment Services audit plan.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating with the Audit Director in developing and driving the execution and coordination of the risk-based Annual Audit Plan for Payment Services. Includes identifying auditable entities and assessing risk; determining appropriate audit cycles and audit strategy; and determining necessary audit resources.

  • Lead a team of professionals and is expected to recruit, hire, and develop assigned personnel. These duties include active participation in recruiting activities; establishing and managing development plans for assigned personnel; and providing ongoing performance feedback and annual performance evaluations for assigned personnel. Also includes addressing performance problems promptly.

  • Supervise team in the completion of engagements, ensuring the highest quality work delivered timely. Supervision includes:

  • Coordinating with managers and other across the department to plan engagements

  • Ensuring reviews are performed to ensure audit engagement work contains relevant facts to support audit scope and conclusions and adhere to internal audit policies and procedures.

  • Reviewing audit reports and memos which communicate opinions and issues in a timely, clear, and concise manner.

  • Monitoring progress of audit engagements against plan and schedule and working with managers to make necessary adjustments.

  • Collaborating across the three lines of defense regarding business processes, risks, and controls. Coordinating audit activities by integrating other internal audit subject matter teams (Anti-Money Laundering, Compliance, Risk Management, Data, Operations, etc.) to ensure appropriate and efficient coverage of the business products, services, and processes.

  • Maintaining an effective Continuous Monitoring Program which monitors key risks within auditable entities across multiple risks and identifies any key emerging/evolving risks by routinely interfacing with independent peer banks on regulatory trends. Also includes adjusting the Audit Plan when appropriate and communicating key results of Continuous Monitoring.

  • Drive automation and data analytics opportunities within their portfolio both as part of engagements as well as for the benefit of team.

  • Performing other duties as requested

  • Manages the execution of audits. Ensures the identification and assessment of business risks and controls. Produces findings and reports.

  • Manages the development of the team. Manages the on-boarding and training of new staff. Identifies and address staff training and development needs.



  • Bachelors in Social Sciences, Engineering, Business, Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, Analytics

  • 8+ Years of experience in Applied Sciences, Engineering, Operations, Accounting, Finance, Business or related field, Computer Science, Data Science, 2+ years of people management, or related experience


  • Masters in Social Sciences, Engineering, Business, Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, Analytics

  • 2+ Years of experience leading public accounting or consulting firm, highly regulated environment. payment network and related technology services, Six Sigma, leading people in cross-cultural/ International teams or related experience


Application Deadline:

The application window for this position is anticipated to close on Feb-17-2024. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. The posting may be available past this date, but it is not guaranteed.


The base pay for this position generally ranges between $103,000.00 to $174,200.00. Additional incentives may be provided as part of a market competitive total compensation package. Factors, such as but not limited to, geographical location, relevant experience, education, and skill level may impact the pay for this position.


We also offer a range of benefits and programs based on eligibility. These benefits include:

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Paid Time Off

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, & Health Savings Account

  • STD, Life, LTD and AD&D

  • Recognition Program

  • Education Assistance

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Family Support Programs

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

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All Discover employees place our customers at the very center of our work. To deliver on our promises to our customers, each of us contribute every day to a culture that values compliance and risk management.

Discover is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Discover is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. (Know Your Rights) (;!!MjXRb4uW6x5k!ABIVgRw0WsyX2wfQC-pKxK3V9X4h1NBUGgjO7EM8PTvp5MNRgpEuVC_jVk0fcn_ISAZjmwkbLuUIrj8mFedCBkyz$)