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CIBC Senior Auditor II in Boston, Massachusetts

We’re building a relationship-oriented bank for the modern world. We need talented, passionate professionals who are dedicated to doing what’s right for our clients.

At CIBC, we embrace your strengths and your ambitions, so you are empowered at work. Our team members have what they need to make a meaningful impact and are truly valued for who they are and what they contribute.

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Job Description

What you'll be doing

The Senior Auditor (Risk Management) will primarily assist in developing and executing audit programs in the risk management portfolio. This role will conduct risk assessments and evaluate the adequacy of controls to ensure adherence with internal policies, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements. Core competencies include critical-thinking skills, ability to learn quickly and build effective working relationships, proficient verbal and written communication skills, effective time management skills, and familiarity with audit methodology and risk management principles (e.g. Third Party Risk Management, Operational Risk Management, Model Risk Management, Enterprise Risk Management and other conduct and risk disciplines).

At CIBC we enable the work environment most optimal for you to thrive in your role. You’ll have the flexibility to manage your work activities within a hybrid work arrangement where you’ll spend 1+ days per week on-site, while other days will be remote.



  • At least 3 years relevant work experience, including external, internal or regulatory audit experience or risk management function experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, including data risk management

  • Master degree in a quantitative subject or data risk management a plus


  • Relevant designations such as CPA, CIA, and/or CFA

  • Background in financial services, particularly banking that caters to institutional clients

  • Experience with a large banking institution, model risk management or data risk management a plus

  • Familiarity with risk management principles, preferably in Enterprise Risk Management, Operational Risk Management, Model Risk Management, Third Party Risk Management or other conduct or financial risk disciplines


  • Lead or assist in the development (planning) and execution (fieldwork) of assigned audit(s)

  • Conduct interviews and process reviews to identify risk areas and determine appropriate controls

  • Design and/or implement audit procedures to test the effectiveness of controls, including compliance with relevant regulations and internal policies

  • Identify control gaps and/or best practices that help improve business partner operations and ensure an effective control environment for the bank

  • Document audit results in a manner that adequately communicates and supports the work performed and conclusions reached

  • Execute audit work in line with established auditing standards and internal guidelines

  • Facilitate or assist in the audit reporting process by drafting well-articulated deficiencies and/or the audit report

  • Assist in other team workstreams such as Continuous Monitoring, and participate in special projects or initiatives in the department

  • Demonstrate initiative in managing competing priorities to ensure timely completion of deliverables

  • Manage business partner relationships in a manner that fosters cooperation, respect and a positive risk culture

  • Proactively seek relevant education, exposure and/or training opportunities to understand and gain proficiency in Risk Management disciplines , industry best practices and regulations

  • Help advance our purpose-driven culture by demonstrating CIBC values

Who you are

  • You can demonstrate experience in planning & executing audits. You have a comprehensive knowledge of auditing practices, accounting standards, regulatory requirements and Risk Management principles and knowledge of Retail Banking within a large financial institution. It is an asset if you possess a Bachelor or equivalent degree in Business, Accounting, or Finance and a professional designation (e.g., CPA, MBA, CIA, FRM, CRMA) or equivalent business experience.

  • You understand that success is in the details. You are curious, analytical and notice things that others don’t. Your critical thinking skills help you to see the details within the big picture, informing your decision making and recommendations to solve problems.

  • You give meaning to data. You enjoy investigating complex problems and making sense of information. You're confident in your ability to communicate detailed information in an impactful way.

  • You are passionate about making things better. You are not afraid to question the status quo and enjoy improving existing process more effective or efficient, or simply creating a new way to doing things to meet business needs.

  • You're driven by collective success. You know that collaboration can transform a good idea into a great one. You understand the power of an inclusive team that enjoys working together to bring a shared vision to life.

  • Your influence makes an impact. You know that creating relationships through credibility and effective communication is essential to success and strive to build a strong network to enhance collaboration. Your focus on what matters most and making yourself heard inspire outcomes.

  • Values matter to you . You bring your real self to work, and you live our values - trust, teamwork, and accountability.

What CIBC offers

At CIBC, our people are our greatest asset. You’ll become part of a diverse community that acknowledges everyone’s unique talents and empowers teams to do what’s right for the client and to do it well. As part of our team, you will:

  • Thrive: Benefit from an open and approachable culture that provides the flexibility and support you need to integrate your life at work and home.

  • Connect: Work in a place where the right technology and infrastructure foster innovation, collaboration, and creativity.

  • Develop: Grow your skills and career through our best-in-class onboarding experience, ongoing learning opportunities, individual development planning, and comprehensive product training.

  • Prosper: Share in our collective success with a competitive salary, incentive pay, banking benefits, health benefits programs, retirement savings, and more.

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At CIBC, we offer a competitive total rewards package. This role has an expected salary range of $90,000 - $120,000 for the New York, New York market based on experience, qualifications, and location of the position. The successful candidate may be eligible to participate in the relevant business unit’s incentive compensation plan, which also may include a discretionary bonus component.

CIBC offers a full range of benefits and programs to meet our employee’s needs; including Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability, and Other Insurance Plans, Paid Time Off (including Sick Leave, Parental Leave, and Vacation), Holidays, and 401(k), in addition to other special perks reserved for our team members.

Candidates hired to work in other locations will be subject to the pay range associated with that location. Additional total compensation and benefits details will be provided during the hiring process.

What CIBC Offers

At CIBC, your goals are a priority. We start with your strengths and ambitions as an employee and strive to create opportunities to tap into your potential. We aspire to give you a career, rather than just a paycheck.

  • We work to recognize you in meaningful, personalized ways including a competitive salary, incentive pay, banking benefits, a benefits program*, a vacation offering, wellbeing support, and MomentMakers, our social, points-based recognition program.

  • Our spaces and technological toolkit will make it simple to bring together great minds to create innovative solutions that make a difference for our clients.

  • We cultivate a culture where you can express your ambition through initiatives like Purpose Day; a paid day off dedicated for you to use to invest in your growth and development.

*Subject to plan and program terms and conditions

What you need to know

  • CIBC is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. If you need accommodation, please contact

  • You need to be legally eligible to work at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work or study permit.

Job Location

IL-70 W Madison St, 8th Fl

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Analytical Thinking, Auditing (Inactive), Audit Management, Client Relationship Management, Integrated Audits, Internal Controls, Interpersonal Communication, Risk Management and Mitigation

At CIBC, we are in business to help our clients, employees and shareholders achieve what is important to them. Our ability to create value for all CIBC stakeholders is driven by a business culture based on common values: Trust, Teamwork and Accountability.

Working with CIBC makes you a part of a work environment committed to our clients, employees and communities - a place where you can excel.

Every day, our 44,000 employees help our clients achieve their financial goals, because what matters to our clients, matters to us.