Milan Petrovic

Americas

Title Internal Audit Manager – Insurance
Categories Americas, Audit
Salary 130,000-160,000 plus bonus
Location New York City
Job Information

Our client, an international insurance company, is looking for an Internal Audit Manager for their NYC office.

They will support the Head of Internal Audit in working with management to help ensure that risks are managed and the appropriate levels of controls are maintained. Manage the audit function to support the Head of Internal Audit in providing independent assurance on the design, establishment and operation of controls within the group.

• To work with management to ensure that risks associated with all aspects of the firm are managed and that appropriate levels of internal control are maintained.

• To identify & manage the appropriate Internal Audit activity and the timing/format of this involvement; identifying and ensuring that the appropriate resources are scheduled to carry out this work

• Manage audit reviews, as required, including:

• Review of the effectiveness of the control environment;

• Scoping and planning;

• Overseeing auditors both internal and co-source resources; and

• Production of reports for senior management.

• To develop and maintain the methodology, including policies and procedures, in relation to auditing operations.

• The scope of work includes the review of the effectiveness of the control environment across the firm, on operational activity, financial reporting as well as compliance with the approved Risk Management and Internal Control Framework; laws and regulations.

Experience:

• Ideally professional accountancy qualification, with at least seven years progressively responsible professional-level auditing experience.

• Experience of internal audit within the US Insurance market (both Admitted and Surplus lines), ideally at a manager level within an international organizational or professional accountancy firm.

• Thorough understanding of the principles and application of good corporate governance, business and operational risk and control processes and procedures

• Experience with FSA guidelines

• Thorough knowledge of audit procedures, including risk driven audit planning techniques and methods, design of testing approaches for controls and the requirements of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

• Solid knowledge of the principles of computer technology and systems analysis

For more information, contact Ryan at Actuate on ryan@actuaterecruit.com or 0420 979 200

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Title Manager, Internal Audit – Corporate Audit Group
Categories Americas, Audit
Location New York City
Job Information

Our client is seeking an experienced auditor for its Internal Audit Department. The role resides in the Finance audit team within the Corporate Audit Group. The role includes audit completion and maintaining client relationships within the firm’s Finance organization including
Financial and Regulatory Controllers, Accounting Standards and Control, Corporate Services, Human Resources, Tax. The person in the role will assist the Finance audit team in completing its annual audit plan, audit test design and execution, identifying areas requiring control enhancements, providing recommendations for control improvements and undertaking continuous monitoring of key business activities. Audited functions include financial accounting/records, accounting policy, valuations, corporate and regulatory reporting, tax, Human Resources, Payroll, SOX processes, vendor management, corporate services.

Responsibilities
The candidate will be able to complete risk assessments and work within a team to plan, execute and report findings during integrated financial and technology audits.

This includes:
• Preparation of audit planning memoranda.
• Identifying and evaluating key risks and contributing to establishing audit scope.
• Leading walkthrough meetings and discussions with the purpose of developing audit test programs and identifying control issues.
• Executing audits in line with audit test programs and within time budgets and leading certain aspects of audits/reviews.
• Appropriately assessing potential findings for significance.
• Drafting audit reports; writing clear and concise findings
• Communicating audit findings to the Internal Audit lead auditor/manager and client management; assist with negotiating finalization of issues with senior client management.
• Track implementation of recommended processes designed to strengthen internal controls.
• Participation in the periodic continuous monitoring of Finance activities.
• Developing solid working relationship with clients.

Skills Required:
• Up to seven years experience in financial services.
• Good understanding of the capital markets industry and/or securities industry regulations.
• Detailed knowledge of financial statement processes and accounting requirements.
• An appreciation and experience in an internal audit function and the related processes is strongly preferred.
• Experience with regulatory reporting policies and regulations including regulatory reporting forms and instructions.
• Possess experience performing walkthroughs, risk assessments of the internal control environment, performing controls and substantive testing while meeting internal quality assurance standards.
• Keen attention to detail; good documentation and report writing skills.
• Able to complete audits to meet budgets and required time frames.
• Able to appropriately assess potential findings for significance.
• Team player; able to articulate clearly and develop relationships.
• 4-year college degree required.

Skills Desired:
• Strong analytical skills and able to quickly process information.
• Bright, motivated and good interpersonal and communication skills.
• CPA or relevant industry association qualifications strongly preferred.

For more information, contact Ryan at Actuate on ryan@actuaterecruit.com or 0420 979 200

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