AUDIT COMMITTEE MEMBER
Seattle Credit Union
Make an Impact and Change Lives as an Audit Committee Member
Seattle Credit Union (SCU) is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial institution dedicated to serving its members and their communities. SCU is looking for talented, experienced professionals to join the credit union’s leadership as Audit Committee (AC) members. The AC is responsible for ensuring the Board of Directors and management of the credit union meet required financial reporting objectives and establish sufficient practices and procedures to safeguard members’ assets.
The AC ensures SCU’s accounting records and financial reports are promptly prepared and accurately reflect operations. These reports must confirm policies and control procedures are safeguarded against error, conflict of interest, self-dealing, and fraud.
We seek applicants with strong leadership and business skills in risk management, information technology/cyber security, business finance, human resources, and compliance. Candidates must understand how to analyze financial statements, communicate with the Internal Audit Department regarding the audit function, and express opinions succinctly. Candidates must be willing and able to ask difficult questions and always demonstrate confidentiality. An effective AC member is passionate and ready to learn about the ever-changing financial institution industry.
Committee members play an integral oversight role at SCU, which requires a commitment of time and energy each month. This person will be responsible for being an essential voice in the Audit Committee’s monthly meeting, attending Seattle Credit Union’s events, completing continuing education requirements, and attending industry-related conference(s) annually. Committee members are expected to participate in Committee Chair and Secretary leadership rotations; additionally, AC members must be proficient with technology and willing to learn other programs the Committee uses for training and SCU business.
In addition to the skills noted above, to be considered for the position, the candidate must:
- Live and/or work in the state of Washington.
- Be a member of Seattle Credit Union, or be willing and able to become a member.
- Be bondable by SCU’s bond company.
- Pass a criminal background check.
- Be at least 18 years of age.
- Not be a current or past (over the previous three years) Seattle Credit Union employee or family member of an employee.
- Not be involved in leadership of another credit union or financial institution.
Founded in 1933, Seattle Credit Union has grown into a billion-dollar, full-service financial institution with over 50,000 member-owners. Seattle Credit Union strives to reflect the diversity of the credit union’s membership and local communities in its leadership.
To learn more about SCU’s history, values, and mission, please visit https://www.seattlecu.com.