Manager, Internal Audit
Fortegra Financial Corporation - Jacksonville, FL

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Job ID: IAM001

The mission of the Internal Audit department is to provide independent, reasonable objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve operations. The Internal Audit Manager is expected to constructively work with Finance and other departments to improve internal controls across the organization.

The Internal Audit Manager will be responsible for supervising and performing assigned internal audit projects, as part of the overall internal audit plan approved by the audit committee. This responsibility will include:
1) evaluating existing internal control documentation, testing current processes and procedures and providing recommendations
2) developing internal audit scopes
3) performing internal audit procedures
4) supervising work performed by others
5) reviewing work prepared by others
6) coaching and mentoring staff
7) preparing internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed.
Audit projects will include financial, operational, compliance (including SOX) and IT processes. This position is expected to become very familiar with company policies and procedures.
Primary Job Functions
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Perform complex-level professional internal audit work, involving leading and
conducting audit projects.
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Able to assign audit work to internal audit staff as needed.
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Capable of interviewing individuals in various financial and operational positions
regarding day-to-day duties and SOX controls.
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Perform and document walkthroughs of SOX controls.
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Perform and document SOX controls testing.
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Test compliance with Company policies and procedures.
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Recommend process and policy improvements.
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Follow up to ensure that approved recommendations are implemented.
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Complete assigned audit procedures.
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Summarize and communicate audit findings.
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Prepare sufficient working paper documentation to support audit procedures performed and conclusions reached for assigned projects.
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Review work performed by others and provide coaching to improve the work of staff.
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Ensures consistent administration of the Internal Audit Departments quality assurance and improvement program.
Education and Skill Requirements
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Undergraduate degree in Accounting or related business disciplines required.
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7-10 years of prior public accounting or internal audit experience required. Insurance experience preferred. Experience related to auditing information systems preferred.
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CPA, CIA or CISA certification or current progress towards certification required.
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At least 2 years of supervisory experience is required.
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Considerable knowledge of internal control concepts, internal auditing standards, COSO, COBIT and risk assessment practices required.
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Excellent written and verbal communication skills at all levels of the organization.
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Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
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Ability to work independently with limited required direction and guidance, with
competency to take initiative and utilize independent judgment.
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Ability to work on and manage simultaneous projects and teams. Ability to provide leadership and direction to Internal Audit staff.
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Ability to respond to internal requests for support and assistance in a prompt and professional manner.
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Team oriented individual.
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Ability to work in a confidential manner due to access to information of a sensitive nature.
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Maintain personal and professional competency through appropriate participation in professional organizations and continuing education opportunities.
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Strong time management, problem-solving and analytical skills.

Employment Type:
Full time position with Benefits. Limited relocation assistance may be available.

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