Senior Auditor

Location: Columbia, SC
Date Posted: 01-16-2017
Company: Client of The Griffin Groupe Executive Search
Location: Columbia, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Industry: Insurance
Rate: Commensurate with Experience
Senior Auditor
The Griffin Groupe is searching for experienced internal audit professionals for a premier client in the insurance industry. Our Client Company, a Fortune 500 company, is an industry leader in voluntary insurance products that pays cash directly to policyholders and one of America's best known brands. Our Client Company has been recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and as one of America's Most Admired Companies. 
Our client offers a host of benefits for their employees including comprehensive health benefits, advancement opportunities, opportunities for continued education and professional development, merit increases and performance bonuses, profit-sharing 401(k), stock purchase plans, and many more.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or equivalent
  • Certified (CIA, CPA or CMA)
  • Big Four experience
  • 7-10 years of experience in an internal audit role
  • Under minimal supervision from audit management, conducts moderate to complex audit projects; conducts the planning work on assigned project; determines the audit scope and assists in developing and writing the audit work program; performs the audit work as developed in the audit program using automated facilities wherever feasible
  • Analyzes audit results ensuring effectiveness of internal controls, efficiency of operations, and protection of company assets; performs thorough reviews of the assigned areas including transactions, documents, records, physical assets, and automated functions, reviews for accuracy, adequate controls, and operational efficiency
  • Identifies and reports to Internal Audit management occurrences which could be construed to be fraud or violation of established laws or statutes; documents audit findings that will be the basis of the final report
  • Prepares draft audit reports for supervisory review, including audit findings and recommendations; participates in closing conferences to discuss audit results; prepares PowerPoint presentations, outlines, visuals, graphs and other materials as required
  • Evaluates management action plans to verify that all audit issues have satisfactory responses; participates in annual SOX process; participates in system development project teams as an internal controls consultant
  • Participates in educational opportunities to enhance their knowledge of Internal Audit, Life Insurance, Accounting, and Business Administration; performs special projects as requested
  • Travel required approximately 30% of the time
  • Performs other related duties as required
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field and four years of job-related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation is preferred
  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data
  • Uses logic and reasoning skills to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Excellent presentation, oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills to effectively interact with Client Company’s senior management, and internal and external business contacts
  • Exhibits and maintains professionalism in accordance with corporate standards
  • Experience and proficiency using Microsoft Office software, including intermediate proficiency using Word and intermediate to advanced experience using Excel
Ryan Schortmann
The Griffin Groupe
Director of Recruiting and Technology

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