Senior Auditor
Prudential - Newark, NJ

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An opportunity is currently available for an experienced audit professional within our Internal Audit Department. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, highly diversified financial environment to assess risk, and execute audits of Prudential's Asset Management and General Account Investment businesses. The Senior Auditor position participates in all aspects of the audit including the planning, control analysis, testing, issue development and reporting phases. This individual will be expected to engage in dialogue with business unit management and various control partners to identify and assess risks and controls.

This position is located in Newark, NJ, however fieldwork may require some travel to Parsippany, Roseland, and New York City, as well as a few other domestic locations (e.g., Dallas and Atlanta). Opportunity for international travel also exists. Expected out-of-state travel is 5%-15%, which varies based on audit areas assigned.


The ideal candidate should have 3 - 6 years of accounting and/or extensive audit experience directly related to investment, asset management, and/or the real estate industry. A Bachelor's degree, or higher, in Accounting or Finance is required, and an MBA in Accounting or Finance is a plus. Some "Big 4" public accounting experience is preferred, but not required. The candidate must possess a working knowledge of the financial and accounting aspects of investment related products, and the ability to converse with management in order to participate in risk assessment, scope definition, and development of the most effective audit approach.

Solid understanding of risk assessment, control analysis and audit methodology

Practical audit experience such as conducting risk assessments and/or executing audit programs

Strong project management and analytical skills to conduct audits and assess financial operational, compliance and systems risk

Understanding of investment related accounting theory (e.g., FAS 97, FAS 133, FAS 157)

Ability to multitask and manage competing priorities

Strong written and oral communication skills

The ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with management, external auditors and other control partners to analyze business risks and controls

Demonstrated ability to effectively and confidently discuss audit issues with management and develop business-focused recommendations to strengthen controls is essential

Experience working in a team environment

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential and its affiliates, Newark, New Jersey are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers and are committed to diversity in our workforce.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at for more information about doing business with Prudential.

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