Senior Auditor - Marsh & McLennan Companies Corporate - Melbourne
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Marsh & McLennan Companies is a global professional services firm providing advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital. It is the parent company of a number of the world’s leading risk experts and specialty consultants, including Marsh, the insurance broker and risk advisor; Guy Carpenter, the risk and reinsurance specialist; Mercer, the provider of HR and related financial advice and services; and Oliver Wyman, the management consultancy. With over 50,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue of approximately $10 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies provides analysis, advice and transactional capabilities to clients in more than 100 countries. Its stock (ticker symbol: MMC) is listed on the New York, Chicago and London stock exchanges.

Marsh & McLennan Companies Corporate serves as an internal business function providing infrastructure and operational services to our family of companies. Through a shared vision and best practices, we provide efficient and sustainable solutions to

meet internal customer business needs. We are looking for talented and motivated individuals to join our team!

BROAD RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to MMC Internal Audit Management, the Senior Auditor participates in executing all aspects of an audit, including planning, documentation of process flows, execution of various audit programs, fieldwork testing, report writing, and presentation to management, at various MMC entities where the nature of business varies from risk and insurance services to consulting services.

MMC Internal Audit focuses on the "Objective, Risks, and Controls" perspective, derived from the original COSO study and related auditing framework. The ideal candidate will assess and evaluate the adequacy of internal controls, governance framework, and compliance with company policies and procedures. Upon identification of control weaknesses, accounting/reporting deficiencies, and/or business productivity as well as efficiency opportunities, the Senior Auditor, with guidance from senior members of the audit engagement team, works with management to agree upon necessary corrective action to remediate any control weaknesses/deficiencies.

Having a comprehensive understanding of MMC businesses, business objectives, processes, policies and procedures, and industry standards is vital to provide assurance that internal controls over financial reporting and business processes are in place.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Gain comprehensive understanding of auditable entity's operations, processes, policies and procedures, industry standards, and business objectives. Apply that knowledge on engagements.

Through training, as appropriate, gain a thorough understanding of business operations potential risks, and appropriate controls.

Perform financial, operational, and compliance internal audit reviews and other special projects.

Assist in planning the scope of work for each assigned engagement.

Develop audit steps and substantive testing procedures.

Assist in allocating work among staff and ensure that all staff members are properly trained and prepared in the respective areas prior to fieldwork.

Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls as well as compliance with company policies and procedures of key processes across the organization.

Review financial statements and related records for appropriateness of accounting and financial reporting and procedures.

Identify control weaknesses, accounting/reporting deficiencies and/or business productivity/efficiency opportunities.

Document and review process flow narratives, identify key controls, perform and review testing and document conclusions effectively.

Work with management to identify corrective actions for improvement given existing business and control risks and other cost-benefit considerations. Discuss findings with various levels of management.

Collaborate and assist Internal Audit Management in the administrative duties of the department.

Interact with all levels of personnel both within Internal Audit and the business units across the organization.

Counsel, direct, supervise and formally evaluate the staff auditors. Review their work on a timely basis for adequacy and possible improvements.

Actively pursue continuing professional education in line with the department's needs and the auditor's career development.

Qualifications

Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance or related business fields;

Minimum of 4 years auditing experience (internal audit a plus) - compliance, superannuation, insurance broking, or investment consulting auditing experience is considered a plus;

Knowledge of Australian Prudential Regulation Authority regulation a define advantage;

Qualified Australia CPA is preferred;

Knowledge of Australian Corporations Act and superannuation legislation.

Knowledge of Australian Audit Standards

Active pursuit of professional designations (e.g. CPA, CIA, CISA or related qualification) is desired;

Adaptable, dynamic, team player with initiative who wants strong career development opportunities;

Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills;

Interpersonal skills are essential. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact with all levels of personnel both within Internal Audit and the business units across the global;

Willingness to travel (40 to 50% per annum), including international engagements;

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at:

http://www.mmc.com/

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We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at:

www.mmc.com/diversity

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Job

Audit

Primary Location

AU-VI-Melbourne

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates

are equal opportunity employers

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