Senior IT Auditor in Winston-Salem, NC at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

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Job Description

Primary Purpose:

Under general supervision, responsible for the more complex auditing activities associated with performing regulatory, contractual, and operational audits.  This is the most senior skill level without supervisory duties.  Position provides functional advice or training to less-experienced personnel. 

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.

  • Lead/assist with the more complex internal Information Technology (operational and contractual), MARS/SOX audits, reviews, validation, and compliance
  • Prepares Information Technology auditing and operational analysis/results for inclusion in presentations to Senior Management and the Board of Directors (Audit Committee).  
  • Acts as content expert to perform reviews, validations, and compliance assessments and then track through remediation of action plans provided by issue owner.  Additionally, provides consultation to IT Staff.  Function in liaison role with NGHC IT projects.
  • Participates in the review and evaluation of existing and proposed Information Technology internal controls of manual and automated operations to safeguard company assets and to comply with government regulations
  • Reviews accounting/auditing/information technology  issues and procedures and makes recommendations regarding the implementation of accounting policies
  • Lead/assist with additional Information Technology audit assignments as requested
  • Works with external auditors, insurance examiners, and other compliance outside agents to answer questions and provide backup
  • Ability to maintain and grow relationships with internal and external customers using effective communication and interaction skills
  • Ability to multi- task while independently and effectively prioritizing work using time management, initiative, project management and problem solving skills
  • Attend training and development seminars to enhance job performance

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 or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience
  • Typically has a minimum of 5 years of prior IT and/or  Information Technology auditing experience
  • Working knowledge of statutory accounting principles (STAT)
  • Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Thorough knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley regulation (SOX)
  • Thorough knowledge of NIST, COBIT, or other information security requirements.
  • Working knowledge of computerized accounting and financial reporting systems (such as Oracle, Corp Financial Applications, Windows, etc…)
  • Thorough knowledge of IT General Controls
  • Working knowledge Risk Management
  • Experienced IT auditing skills with respect to controls and control validation; operational auditing experience with ability to recognize improvement opportunities
  • Broad knowledge of information systems. Understanding of potential risks around software, hardware platforms, processes, and interfaces
  • Advanced in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and VISIO) and basic SQL knowledge
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Desired Skills:

  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
  • Effective leadership skills to include problem solving skills
  • Business knowledge
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • General understanding of the insurance industry and organizational relationships of the company
  • Understanding of the functions of other departments such as Policy ops and Marketing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish working relationships with individuals at varying levels within the organization.
  • Degree in Accounting and/or Computer systems.
  • Basic knowledge of statutory accounting principles (STAT)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)


Job posting ID: 2019-3333/1

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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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