Senior Auditor-1670

Job Title: Senior Auditor-1670
Post Date:
March 27, 2012
Description:
This job requires the candidate (incumbent) to review, evaluate and report on complex operational, financial, compliance and business related risks and controls in accordance with professional standards and established methodologies. Candidate (incumbent) must be fully proficient in communicating his/her work in developing or improving internal controls. This job primarily consists of performing assurance and attestation services. This is supplemented by providing governance, compliance and investigation support along with providing advisory services. Candidate/incumbent will functionally and administratively contribute to the enterprise risk management framework. Competent knowledge of general business, insurance, accounting frameworks, investments and information technology is employed. Expert knowledge of business risks, internal controls and internal auditing standards is required. May require occasional supervision of other auditors and clerical support staff.   Major Opportunities and Decisions:
  • Identify, assess and enhanceoperational, financial and information technology controls providing the Company value added services to achieve business objectives.
  • Conduct analyses of risks and corresponding items to be audited in a corporate and an individual project level.
  • Prepare audit programs and sampling methods.
  • Conduct assurance and advisory reviews of the more complex business functions and processes.
  • Develop or improve corporate governance, risks and controls by performing research and analysis of industry rules, regulations and practices.
  • Ascertain the reliability of financial and operational data or information maintained and reported.
  • Effectively communicate results. This includes preparing clear and concise reports of observations and recommendations for audit and company management.
  • Verify and test key controls to comply with Company and statutory Model Audit Rule (MAR) requirements.
  • Assist the external auditorsby providing direct assistance for selected assignments.
Requirements:
  • A dynamic, highly motivated and reliable individual who can work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Ability to influence andnegotiate with company management.
  • Superior identification and solution skills
  • Strong desire to build on existing knowledge and take advantage of educational opportunities to enhance audit effectiveness through identification of new risks and control techniques in a continuously changing environment.
  • Capability to conduct complex studies and surveys.
  • Ability to effectively supervise audit and clerical resources when necessary.

Knowledge:

  • Expertise with Microsoft desktop software (Word, Excel, Access, Visio) or similar.
  • Proficiency with auditsoftware (ACL a plus).
  • Proficiency with TeamMate audit management and workpaper software a plus.
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) qualification attained or in progress; additional professional certifications - CPA, CFE, CISA etc. - a strong plus.

Education:

  • Bachelors Degree Required (Accounting or Business Degree a plus)

Experience:

Minimum of 5 years of broad-based audit experience in the
insurance or financial services industry with a thorough background in:

  • Risk-based auditing;
  • Accounting principles and techniques
  • Statistics and quantitative analysis
  • Management practices

Other Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal skills  with a respect for diversity.
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Strong organizational andanalytical skills.
  • Ability to manage concurrent projects and work with deadlines.
  • Adaptability to changing priorities.
  • Initiative.
  • Problem solving ability
  • Detail oriented.
  • Occasional travel

 

Job Type:
Full Time
Job City:
New York
Job State:
NY
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