Staff Auditor II

Location: Columbus, GA
Date Posted: 07-25-2017
Industry: Insurance
Location: Columbus, GA
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Market
The Griffin Groupe is sourcing auditing professionals for a Fortune 200 company in Columbus, GA
Our Client Company is a leader in the insurance industry. They have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for the fifteenth consecutive year in January 2013 and as one of the World's Most Admired Companies for the twelfth year in March 2013.
The Benefits
  • As a leader in the insurance industry, our client is able to offer a comprehensive health benefits package
  • Excellent advancement opportunities
  • Continued education and professional development
  • merit increases and performance bonuses
  • profit-sharing 401(k), pension, stock purchase plans, and more

The Ideal Candidate:
  • Action oriented, adaptable and customer focused.
  • Certified (CIA, CPA, CRMA, CMA) candidates are a plus
  • Experience in the banking and finance industries is a huge plus

Principle Responsibilities:
  • Under the general supervision of higher level audit staff and audit management, conducts or assists with moderately complex audit projects 
  • Determines audit scope and assists in developing and writing the audit work program; interviews employees and performs the audit work as developed in the audit program, using automated facilities wherever feasible 
  • Evaluates audit reports to verify that all issues have satisfactory responses; analyzes audit results ensuring the 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, reviewing for accuracy, adequate control, and operational efficiency 
  • Advises Internal Audit management of any events or occurrences that could be construed as fraud or violation of established laws or statutes; documents audit findings that will be the basis for the final report 
  • Prepares draft audit reports for supervisory review, including audit findings and recommendations; participates in closing conferences with management to discuss audit results; prepares PowerPoint presentations, visuals, graphs, and other materials as requested 
  • Performs special tasks as requested; participates with system development teams as internal controls specialist; participates in annual Internal Control Review process 
  • Travel required approximately 30% of the time
  • Performs other related duties as required 

Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field and three years of professional job related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation is preferred; Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation is acceptable in place of CPA 
  • Public accounting experience with an emphasis in financial auditing is preferred

Job Knowledge & Skills:
  • In-depth knowledge of client's organizational and functional structure and processes, products, and services is preferred 
  • Knowledge, understanding, and ability to interpret GAAP, IFRS, SEC guidance and other federal regulations, and state insurance department statutes 
  • 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'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 

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Ryan Schortmann
The Griffin Groupe
Director of Recruiting and Technology

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