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Internal Audit Manager
Category: Accounting & Finance
Location: New York, New York, United States
Status: Permanent Full Time
Job Number: J0213-1509

Job Description:

(New York) - Well respected, well run, fast growing P&C Insurance company with an International footprint is seeking an Internal Audit Manager in New York.

The Company and the Role:


Reports to: Head of Internal Audit

Client is a less than 10 years old but has made tremendous growth in the property & casualty market. Their gross premiums were about $2BB 2012. Client is complex in nature and has many different platforms including the US, Bermuda, and UK (London and Ireland) among others. The type of environment is very flat and requires people that have the ability to work in a less structured environment and are flexible to take on additional responsibilities. For example, there are regulatory requirements that Internal Audit is involved with such as Solvency II equivalency in Bermuda and MarSox in the US.

Position Overview

The manager will be responsible to manage audits, manage a junior staff member, and also be responsible for conducting audits. Some audits are also outsourced and oversight of these audits could be required.

Job Duties

•Performs various internal audits and makes recommendations to management based on audit findings•Reviews the objectives of an audit assignment
•Researches the area to be audited
•Becomes familiar with current departmental procedures
•Prepares audit programs and worksheets
•Conducts the actual testing of a selected sample
•Investigates any exceptions and issuing reports to management.

•Manage the workload of a junior staff member, including workload, development, performance review and compensation recommendation.

•Manage assigned outsourced audits.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

•Knowledge of financial and operational risks and controls,
•Strong understanding of internal auditing standards and techniques
•Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Strong organizational skills; handle multiple tasks simultaneously
•Ability to develop and maintain peer relationships, possess strong interpersonal skills
•Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint
•Willingness to travel (Bermuda and some other locations: 5%)
Position Requirements:
•Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field.
•7+ years performing internal and/or financial audits.
•Possess MBA, CPA or CIA (or equivalent).

Skills:
  • Auditing
  • Auditor
  • Insurance
  • Financial Auditing
  • Internal Audit
  • Property & Casualty Insurance experience
  • Property & Liability
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong Industry Knowledge
  • Strong Knowledge of Financial Markets
  • Strong Problem Solving & Analytical Skills
  • CIA - Certified Internal Auditor
  • B.Comm; BBA
  • CIA
  • CPA - Certified Public Accountant
  • MBA (Masters in Business Administration)


Thank you to all applicants, unfortunately we can only contact those selected for an interview.