(New York) - Well respected, well run, fast growing P&C Insurance company with an International footprint is seeking an Internal Audit Manager in New York.
The Company and the Role:
Reports to: Head of Internal Audit
Client is a less than 10 years old but has made tremendous growth in the property & casualty market. Their gross premiums were about $2BB 2012. Client is complex in nature and has many different platforms including the US, Bermuda, and UK (London and Ireland) among others. The type of environment is very flat and requires people that have the ability to work in a less structured environment and are flexible to take on additional responsibilities. For example, there are regulatory requirements that Internal Audit is involved with such as Solvency II equivalency in Bermuda and MarSox in the US.
The manager will be responsible to manage audits, manage a junior staff member, and also be responsible for conducting audits. Some audits are also outsourced and oversight of these audits could be required.
Performs various internal audits and makes recommendations to management based on audit findingsReviews the objectives of an audit assignment
Researches the area to be audited
Becomes familiar with current departmental procedures
Prepares audit programs and worksheets
Conducts the actual testing of a selected sample
Investigates any exceptions and issuing reports to management.
Manage the workload of a junior staff member, including workload, development, performance review and compensation recommendation.
Manage assigned outsourced audits.
Knowledge of financial and operational risks and controls,
Strong understanding of internal auditing standards and techniques
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational skills; handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to develop and maintain peer relationships, possess strong interpersonal skills
Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Willingness to travel (Bermuda and some other locations: 5%)
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field.
7+ years performing internal and/or financial audits.
Possess MBA, CPA or CIA (or equivalent).
Cope Staffing - 22 months ago