Lead Auditor in Lincoln, RI at Amica

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Lincoln, RI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

Location: Lincoln, RI (Internal Audit Department)

Are you looking for a job in a growing industry with new products, new markets and new technology?

With locations across the country, Amica Mutual Insurance Company offers opportunities to join this dynamic field with a financially strong and respected insurance provider. Amica, based in Lincoln, RI, is a national writer of auto, home, marine and umbrella insurance. Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary, offers a full line of life insurance products.

We are recognized as a leader in customer service and credit this success to our 3,800 employees in 44 offices across the country. Our benefits package includes high-quality medical, dental and vision coverage, short-term and long-term disability insurance and more.

Our office located in Lincoln, RI is seeking a Lead Auditor. The selected candidate will be responsible for independently planning and executing complex, integrated risk based operational, financial, and governance audits and projects to ensure appropriate levels of controls are in place over business and technology processes.

Job Functions and Responsibilities:

• Develops process workflows, audit plans, and test procedures following a defined risk assessment process
• Identifies and evaluates the adequacy of key internal controls over significant business and IT risks
• Produces clear, complete, concise, and well organized work papers conforming to internal standards
• Delegates assignments to team members, develops and/or reviews audit work papers
• Actively uses project management skills to oversee the completion of audits and/or projects within established timelines and budgets
• Communicates and collaborates with management to ensure control concerns and/or operational inefficiencies are appropriately addressed
• Develops clear and concise audit reports summarizing the scope and results of audits
• Makes recommendations to improve the efficiency of operations and the control
environment and evaluates the adequacy of action plans
• Ensures follow-up testing has been performed on all reported control deficiencies
• Participates in system development and implementation projects
• Provides on the job training and feedback throughout the audits to improve auditors audit skills
• Mentors and provides guidance to auditors relative to business knowledge, risks, and controls
• Assists external auditors in the annual review of financial statements and/or as needed
• Keeps abreast of developments in the accounting and auditing fields, as well as, changes in applicable local, state, and federal laws that may impact the department and/or company
• May be called upon to handle other duties as required

Job Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree and 5 years of internal audit or public accounting experience
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) preferred
• Knowledge of IIA auditing standards and awareness of IT control environment preferred
• Strong written, verbal, negotiation and presentation skills
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Strong time management skills
• Strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and multitask
• Desire to pursue additional insurance designations

Equal Opportunity Policy: All qualified applicants who are authorized to work in the United States will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability or sexual orientation. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of age with respect to individuals who are 40 years of age or older. Employees are subject to the provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act.