IT Audit Lead, Manager in Winston-Salem, NC at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

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Job Description

Primary Purpose:

This position is responsible for planning, executing and reporting on operational, financial, regulatory and compliance related audits/reviews.  Also, provide advice on internal control to management.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time

  • Plans financial, regulatory, compliance or operational reviews/audits.
  • Coordinates work with Risk, Legal & Compliance and other control-related activities and with others within Internal Audit.
  • Conducts risk assessments and identifies controls in place to mitigate identified risks.
  • Performs audit procedures to verify that controls are operating through testing and interviewing techniques.
  • Analyses and concludes on effectiveness and efficiency of control environment.
  • Identifies control gaps and opportunities for improvement.
  • Documents the results of audit work in accordance with audit department and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards.
  • Prepares timely audit reports for executive management, the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors.
  • Assess, evaluate and promote compliance to internal company policies.
  • Contributes, as appropriate, in the SOX and year-end financial audit with the external auditor and with MAR and financial examinations with the insurance department examiners.
  • Provides advice on internal control and participates in enhancing internal audit standards and practices within the company.
  • Researches new or technical subjects when required to support audits.   
  • Supervises, evaluates performance and recommends salary changes for personnel. Responsible for interviewing and selecting new personnel within reporting area.  Assist with other staffing decisions and provide training and development to personnel within reporting area.

 

 

Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or finance
  • Seven plus years of accounting/auditing  or relevant experience and prior supervisory experience
  • Effective leadership skills to include problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage projects and, when required, supervise auditors to follow sound internal control practices and to manage risks appropriately.
  • Be adaptable and able to meet deadlines on assignments, juggle multiple demands and to work with all types of individuals up to and including executive management.
  • Strong skills in negotiating, relationship building, problem solving, and timely problem escalation.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented but able to quickly grasp the big picture
  • Excellent knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Excellent knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley regulation (SOX)
  • Excellent knowledge of related accounting/auditing  principles and transactions based on assigned responsibilities
  • Excellent knowledge of computerized accounting and financial reporting systems
  • Excellent understanding of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and ability to fully comply with the IIA standards
  • Thorough knowledge Risk Management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and VISIO)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

 

Desired Skills:

  • Working knowledge of strategic planning and reporting principles and best practices
  • Anticipate future consequences and apply them to work
  • Demonstrates expert knowledge of Statutory Accounting Principles (SAP)
  • Analyze and synthesize complex information to form options and recommendations; utilize effective research and investigative techniques
  • Provide vision and think creatively and innovatively
  • Motivational and inspirational approach to team leading and engagement

 

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Job posting ID: 2019-3409/1

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About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp. is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
• Wellness Programs
• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
• 401k w/ Company Match
• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
• Employee Discount Program
• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

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