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IT Controls Management Compliance Specialist II in Winston-Salem, NC at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

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Job Description

Title:  IT Controls Management Compliance Specialist II


Primary Purpose:

Responsible for helping to ensure that IT operational and security policies/procedures are adequately designed and effectively operating, to mitigate the core risks within the organization’s computing environment. Expected to help ensure that policies and procedures have been implemented, that align with the corporation’s regulatory and legal obligations, including Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), PCI, HIPAA, NYDFS, MARS-E, the NC Dept. of Insurance, and others. Responsible for contributing to the edification of the IT Compliance Controls Management team, by helping to construct the infrastructure used to retain and grow our knowledge-base, as well as, monitoring, measuring, and reporting on the effectiveness of the Enterprise’s IT risk mitigation strategies.


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.

  • Consult with core function IT personnel and management, as well as key operational business representatives, to design effective and efficient procedures and controls, which adequately mitigate key risks and meet applicable IT regulatory compliance requirements
  • Create and maintain up to date catalog of policies, procedures, documents and evidence commonly required for security and compliance audits
  • Perform evaluations of the design and operating effectiveness of controls, including IT General controls and those controls specific to applicable regulatory requirements [SOX, PCI, HIPAA, NYDFS, MARS-E, the NC Dept. of Insurance, and others]
  • Manage the Enterprise’s IT control deficiencies, including communication with requisite levels of management and recommendation of remediation activities; in addition to, monitoring the progress of remediation efforts and driving towards completion
  • Provide technical IT controls and auditing expertise, as a liaison between IT functional areas and internal and external audit or examination entities
  • Monitor changes in the IT regulatory and security landscape and reports on the impact of those changes to IT security and operational processes and procedures


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 Accounting, Computer Science, or Computer Information Systems or related or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of experience in auditing IT General Controls and/or IT Risk Management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of IT General Controls, Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and the COSO and COBIT frameworks
  • Ability to perform effective walkthroughs and create relevant test plans
  • Demonstrated detailed oriented self-starter and the ability to work independently with limited supervision and limited direction, and in collaborative team environments
  • Strong ability to multi-task and manage varying priorities and projects
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to communicate security risk and compliance related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff
  • Ability to provide support after normal business hours, as needed.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to travel, as needed


Desired Skills:

  • CISSP, CISA, CISM, CPA, CCRISC, and/or CGEIT certifications
  • Intermediate Microsoft Visio proficiency
  • SharePoint solution development experience and/or PowerUser-level competency

Job Requirements


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.