The position works with the Board of Directors, the Audit Committee and Senior Management providing assurance enterprise risks are identified and mitigating strategies are in place. The role is responsible for planning and conducting operational, claims and financial audits evaluating the effectiveness of internal controls within business processes and related information systems. Provide recommendations to key stakeholders on opportunities increasing efficiency and effectiveness of the control system and suggesting other value added observations. The position will perform special investigations or operational audits as requested by the President or Board. The position administratively reports to a member of Senior Management, and serves at the pleasure of the Audit Committee.
Co-leads the Enterprise Risk Management Committee, guiding the organization in identification, evaluation and mitigation of Corporate risks on an on-going basis.
Individual contributor executing the audit plan and related testing, summarizes results, craft recommendations and reports to Management and the Audit Committee
Plans and conducts audits to assess controls, operational efficiencies and compliance with selected policies, procedures and regulations.
Elicits information from knowledgeable internal/external sources about areas and functions to be audited in order to determine the appropriate audit direction/methodology. Evaluates control designs and develops audit programs.
Researches and keeps abreast of legislative issues, new audit regulations/trends and audit methodology.
Conducts periodic training to promote awareness of internal controls and to discuss changes in policies that will impact the system flow of information.
Effectively teaches, coaches, and develops team members regarding the audit methodology and regulatory compliance requirements.
Participates on various committees or task forces geared towards policy/procedure development and/or operational improvements.
Executes integrated audits considering compliance, financial, operational and technology risks.
Evaluates results, synthesizes audit findings across a project, drafts the audit report(s), and completes effective and efficient audit execution.
Presents audit objectives, scope, and results to senior members of management, clearly articulating the potential impact of control gaps.
Works in partnership with department management to resolve audit findings and recommendations. Follows up with management to ensure management action plans regarding findings have been executed.
BA or BS in Accounting, Finance, Business, or equivalent degree or advanced degree in accounting, or related field is preferred.
Professional certification (CIA or CPA) preferred.
Insurance industry experience preferred.
Strong written and verbal communication skills to deliver high quality, actionable feedback to management to resolve findings and recommendations.
Engagement in enterprise risk management processes.
Experience identifying risks and controls within IT systems and business process workflows.
Proven ability to execute projects in an efficient and effective manner.
Ability to work effectively within cross-functional teams.
Minimal travel required.
Other duties as assigned to meet business needs.
Demonstrated experience leading people and getting results through others.
Ability to think and plan strategically for organizational success.
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