The Corporate Auditor performs independent, objective reviews of Shelter and affiliate business units and agency force of a complex nature. Performs special audits and other assignments of a sensitive nature. Assumes leadership roles within and outside department. Responsible in each review for evaluating financial risk of loss, compliance with relevant laws and regulations, adherence to Company policies, security, cost efficiency and operational effectiveness, documenting such in a formal written audit report to senior management. Tests for and investigates fraud and other sensitive matters. Designs basic operational audit programs. Performs data analysis as part of audit projects using ACL, Excel or other software. Responsible for follow-up on audit findings and recommendations, and serves on or advises interdepartmental groups addressing audit issues.
Minimum Starting Salary: $48,983 - $71,318
- Performs audits of agency operations, underwriting, claims handling or other company processes for adherence to policies and procedures, laws and regulations and industry best practices, while identifying areas of opportunity to create efficiencies in business processes.
- Investigates allegations of fraud or other serious concerns, including financial analysis, incentive requirements, violations of the company code of conduct and misappropriation of assets, including personal interviews of those knowledgeable about the circumstances.
- Performs data analysis on most audit projects to verify integrity of data, and complete specific audit test procedures, including but not limited to adherence to company policies and procedures, adherence to agent, underwriting, claims and other company guidelines, adherence to laws and regulations and to identify unusual data relationships that warrant further investigation.
- Develops, maintains and runs scripts in the Continuous Auditing program.
- Investigates and reports on isolated issues through the incident program.
- Partners with business units to provide Internal Audit support and expertise on assigned projects.
- Becomes proficient in corporate technology (after training), including agency, claims and underwriting systems.
- Performs other related duties as requested by the Internal Audit Manager.
- Strong oral and written communication skills to conduct audits, draft well-organized and concise reports and communicate findings and recommendations to senior management and document such in audit management software.
- Strong analytical skills for identifying, evaluating and resolving problems.
- Ability to perform data analysis to evaluate company operations, as well as strong computer skills including proficiency in Excel and Word.
- Maturity, good judgment and business aptitude to work independently and with management in performing reviews and addressing problems.
- Strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with employees in all positions and in all areas of the Company.
- Ability to maintain schedules, work on multiple projects simultaneously and be flexible to address unanticipated work assignments and management requests and work well with others.
- Valid driver's license required for periodic travel.
- Successful completion of a Bachelors Degree emphasizing courses in accounting, computer technology, insurance and general business procedures or other equivalent job related experience or certifications, including but not limited to Certified Public Accounting (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU).
Works under general supervision of the Internal Audit Manager and is expected to maintain strict confidentiality in performing audits, reviews and investigations, often involving sensitive information.
Responsible for independently performing business unit and agency operation audits to identify exposures to financial loss for the company, including violations of laws and regulations, deviations from Company policies, as well as evaluating cost effectiveness and efficiency of operations.
Responsible for testing and investigating fraudulent or inappropriate activity, where applicable.
Accountable for full scope of audit assignments, including planning and execution of the audit, conducting risk assessment to determine audit scope, developing audit programs, performing meaningful data analysis, analyzing and compiling audit findings into a written report to senior management with appropriate recommendations and communicating such findings verbally during and prior to conclusion of the audit.
Participates in interdepartmental groups and committees in support of appropriate internal controls, including mitigation of fraud and security concerns.
Provides input and guidance to business partners upon request, to assist in meeting their departmental objectives.
Expected to assist in the training and support of less experienced auditors, including but not limited to instruction on conducting audit assignments, and training on use of audit tools.
Participates, builds and maintains audit scripts in support of the continuous audit program using data analysis software.
Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation.
At Shelter Insurance® you feel like part of a family. Our leaders know employees personally and support a work/life balance. We’re a financially stable company with the desire to innovate and we enjoy a unique benefits plan you won’t find many places these days. We believe in doing the right thing and having a little fun along the way, supporting the communities where we live and work.
Shelter is known for having exceptional benefits for our employees and for offering programs to help them balance work with their lifestyle.
By joining our team, we will support you and your career endeavors by giving you the opportunities you deserve to flourish and grow here at Shelter.