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Audit Consultant in Lansing, MI at AF Group

Date Posted: 8/18/2018

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SUMMARY:



This position functions as a highly skilled internal control consultant responsible for conducting internal audits/reviews, providing risk education and project consulting services on behalf of Emerging Markets to mitigate risk and assess the control environment of each auditable unit. This position will report to the Director, Corporate & IT Audit and Advisory Services.



RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS:




  • Perform risk assessment to identify high risk business processes and apply relevant best practices.
  • Perform business process consulting to assist in the formulation of policies, procedures and controls in the design phase of a process, system or activity.
  • Consult with management and business units regarding business process optimization, profit improvement, internal controls and compliance and as such have the opportunity to develop skill set not usually required in other types of auditing.
  • Evaluate the adequacy of internal accounting, administrative, operational controls and controls over computersystems, equipment, hardware, software, programs, databases and voice and data telecommunications.
  • Perform control testing such Sarbanes Oxley, Model Audit Rule, External auditing and regulatory audits.
  • Assists the Company's independent auditors during their annual audit to conduct testing in claims, premium and other areas identified by the external auditors.
  • Review operations and processes to confirm consistency with corporate goals, objectives and policies.
  • Assist in the design and maintenance of better, more efficient information systems that support business objectives.
  • Consult and educate management on issues relating to audit findings or recommendations.
  • Research and recommend procedures to improve effectiveness of the audit function.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all information processed.

    This position description identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position. Other relevant essential functions may be required.





    EMPLOYMENT QUALIFICATIONS:



    EDUCATION OR EQUIVALENT

    EXPERIENCE:



    Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, information systems or related field. Completion of industry recognized professional designations; i.e. CISA, CPA, CCSA or CIA preferred. Completion of other professional designations preferred. Continuous learning, as defined by the Company's learning philosophy, is required. Certification or progress toward certification is highly preferred and encouraged.



    EXPERIENCE:



    With proper education credentials, four to six years relevant experience preferred (financial or information systems) which provides the necessary skills, knowledge and abilities. Experience in the insurance, health care or finance industry preferred. Experience with ACL (Audit Command Language), TeamMate, CAAT (Computer Assisted Audit Techniques), and Active Directory preferred.



    SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES (SKA) REQUIRED:




  • Extensive knowledge of sound internal controls and audit techniques.
  • Considerable knowledge of applicable laws, rules and regulations governing audit activity.
  • Basic computer programming required to plan and execute financial, operational and/or information system audits.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively present information and or facilitate in a group setting.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to establish work flows, manage multiple projects, and meet necessary deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to perform other assignments at locations outside the office.



    WORKING CONDITIONS:



    Work is performed in an office setting with no unusual hazards. Travel may be required.

    The qualifications listed above are intended to represent the minimum education, experience, skills, knowledge and ability levels associated with performing the duties and responsibilities contained in this job description.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity is valued and we will not tolerate discrimination or harassment in any form. Candidates for the position stated above are hired on an "at will" basis. Nothing herein is intended to create a contract.

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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