Staff Auditor

Atlanta, Georgia
Not Specified
Oct 23, 2020
Dec 22, 2020
Job Type
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Career Level
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What is a Staff Auditor

A Staff Auditor is responsible for understanding and evaluating the internal control and risk environment within Assurant, Inc. at the business, process, transaction, and/or application level. He or she reports to the Internal Audit Services Manager/Director and completes all assigned work in compliance with established audit methodology while meeting all organizational and professional ethical standards.

Why You Should Consider This Role

  • You are authentic and enjoy collaborating and connecting with people
  • You value the autonomy to use common sense and good judgment to make decisions
  • You understand, recognize and communicate key performance drivers, business trends, and emerging financial, technical and industry related developments
  • You can communicate effectively with all levels of management and staff through written reports and oral presentations
  • You enjoy developing business relationships that enable that enable Internal Audit to fulfill its charter and meet stakeholder expectations

What You Will Like

  • The people we care
  • The diversity - every day is different
  • The excitement we focus on What Matters Most to our customers
  • The difference in the value Assurant places on strong leadership
  • The opportunity to learn, grow and advance within our fortune 500 global company
  • Competitive salary

The Details

Primary Responsibilities will consist of:

  • Support and coordinate SOX (Sarbanes Oxley) and MAR (Model Audit Rule) compliance activities through execution of testing and communications to management
  • Participate in complex audit projects and work with a team under the direction of the Audit Manager while assisting in project scheduling and initial reviews of work products
  • Perform complex risk-based audits through all phases of the audit including planning, testing and providing written reports of key findings.
  • Assist with department reports and other required Internal Audit related tasks
  • Assess opportunities to improve the internal control environment across the company.
  • Participate in Assurants bi-annual risk assessment and audit planning.
  • Ensure that all supporting documentation is sufficient to re-perform conclusions reached and meets professional standards.

Build Relationships with Assurant Business Leaders/Managers

  • Develop an understanding of Assurant Businesses and maintain awareness of significant industry, regulatory and business changes across the organization and their potential impact on the established control environment.
  • Apply listening skills to understand business issues and risks by being responsive to clients.
  • Be a trusted, objective and independent partner that is sought after to provide cost effective, independent assurance and advice on the effectiveness of the companys management of critical risks.

Department Development

  • Assist in department initiatives, Centers of Excellence and other teams to review and improve department processes, systems and methodologies.
  • Actively learn and apply knowledge gained through professional development opportunities, including external and internal training.

What You Should Know About Us

  • Assurant, Inc. helps people protect what matters most to them
  • We have been around for a while with our roots tracing back to 1892
  • We are a Fortune 500 company employing approximately 15,000 people in 21 countries
  • We provide specialty protection products and related services to safeguard against risks

The Ideal Candidate Will Have

  • BS/BA degree from an accredited college or university (preferably in business, management, accounting, finance or related field)
  • 1- 3 years of internal or external auditing, operations, accounting, or general business analysis.
  • Ability to analyze data, identify root causes and propose reasonable solutions that manage risk.
  • Ability to write clearly and be focused on actionable and reasonable results.
  • Ability to document work performed to enable external re-performance.
  • Ability to think critically through recognizing assumptions, evaluating arguments and drawing conclusions.
  • Ability to maintain composure and deliver results while under pressure managing multiple assignments and priorities.
  • Ability to learn quickly and apply abstract ideas to achieve measurable results.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in accounting and accounting systems.
  • Experience managing project plans, issues logs, risk/mitigation strategies, automated testing tools, cost/benefit analysis tools.

Travel required: Ability to travel domestically or internationally up to 10% to conduct audits and participate in department meetings.