CIT Group Inc.

  • VP, Audit, Finance

    Location US-NJ-Livingston
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Family
    Audit - Corporate Audit
  • Overview

    Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with approximately $50 billion in assets as of Dec. 31, 2017. Its principal bank subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A., (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender) has approximately $30 billion of deposits and more than $40 billion of assets. CIT provides financing, leasing, and advisory services principally to middle-market companies and small businesses across a wide variety of industries. It also offers products and services to consumers through its Internet bank franchise and a network of retail branches in Southern California, operating as OneWest Bank, a division of CIT Bank, N.A. For more information, visit


    Principal Duties and Responsibilities include:
    - Leading, organizing and effectively planning large audits which include defining the scope and designing effective audit test steps and delivers quality audit work within required completion timeframes for each audit.
    - Participates in the annual risk assessment process.
    - Ability to build strong working relationships with clients to promote the value of IAS.
    - Performance management responsibilities for assigned direct reports and providing professional development guidance
    - Contribute and perform continuous monitoring of key data elements and emerging trends with financial and control implications.
    - Communicate effectively both orally and in written form within Internal Audit and management.
    - Perform quality audit work ensuring that all work complies with Departmental standards and policies
    - Remain current on evolving financial and regulatory requirements impacting areas.
    - Partner with other audit teams within Internal Audit as needed.


    1. 4 year degree in accounting, finance or related discipline
    2. Professional certification or advanced degree (CPA, MBA, CIA, etc.) is required.
    - –8-10 years of experience preferably in the Financial Services sector or Public Accounting firm with internal / external audit experience.
    - Strong knowledge of US GAAP, SEC and strong understanding of technical accounting, financial reporting and tax.
    - Strong planning, research and analytical skills required.
    - Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills
    - Ability to interact with various levels of management within the organization.
    - Effective organizational skills and the ability to multi-task, prioritize and adapt effectively in a changing environment.
    - Ability to provide high quality deliverables while meeting deadlines.
    - Limited travel may be required.


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