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Internal Audit Manager in West Palm Beach, FL at SNI Financial

Date Posted: 9/26/2018

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Job Description


Internal Audit Manager position available in a growing insurance company. This is a growth position with the intention of building a strategic department to ensure company's success.
The position will work with all levels of management and the successful candidate will be able to develop a strong understanding of critical aspects of the Insurance and related service business in order to add value to the company.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Lead the initiative to enhance the documentation of processes and controls
  • Conduct risk assessments and develop a comprehensive internal audit program for the accounting and finance function
  • Hire internal audit staff to assist with planning and performing well tailored financial and operational audits in accordance with the internal audit program
  • Develop and communicate recommendations for improving internal controls and operating efficiency to responsible parties with a focus on adding value
  • Work closely with independent auditors to provide support and address identified deficiencies
  • Participate in Audit Committee meetings and assist in the fulfillment of its duties and responsibilities
  • Conduct investigations of irregularities discovered by or brought to the attention of the internal audit group
  • Monitoring the activities of the company to ensure compliance with the NAIC Model Audit Rule and ORSA
  • Perform other duties as required, consistent with the goals, objectives, and responsibilities of the internal audit department.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a related audit position
  • Experience working within a large public accounting firm or an internal audit department in a capacity that included managerial responsibilities
  • CPA or Internal Audit Certification(s)
  • Experience within the Insurance Industry preferred
  • Experience with public companies preferred


Knowledge and Skills Requirements

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of financial reporting
  • Familiarity with high quality process and controls documentation
  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to effectively direct others and manage internal audit information requests made to various personnel in the organization
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously in a deadline driven environment
  • High aptitude for quick learning
  • Sound judgment and reasoning ability, enabling problem solving with shifting priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work closely with people at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent communication skills required to interact professionally and present information clearly and concisely
  • Should be highly adaptable
  • Inclined to using the most up to date technology tools as well as the ability to appropriately factor in the role of Information Systems into audit activities
  • Willingness to travel out of town on an as needed basis


Key Competencies

  • Time management
  • Planning and organizing
  • Integrity
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Strategic thinking
  • Task monitoring
  • Problem identification and analysis
  • Judgment and problem-solving
  • Strong communication skills
  • Takes Initiative
  • Adaptability
  • Dependability
  • High level of personal accountability
  • Teamwork
  • Confidentiality