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Internal Auditor at Heritage Insurance

Internal Auditor

Heritage Insurance Clearwater, FL Full-Time
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The Internal Auditor will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of independent and objective assurance over the internal control environment through execution of the company’s annual Internal Audit Plan. Specific focus will include, but not be limited to testing of financial reporting controls relative to Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and NAIC Model Audit Rule (MAR) requirements. This individual will work closely with the internal audit team and business leaders to understand risks, develop control documentation and recommend process improvements. This individual may perform special projects as needed.


This individual will part of a small, but growing internal audit function within the organization, and will be an advocate for a strong internal control environment while supporting the organization’s financial and operational objectives The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong business acumen, excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as the technical skills required to perform a wide range of internal audit tasks.



What You’ll Do:

  • Support the execution of the annual SOX compliance program as well as the annual Internal Audit Plan:
    • Assist in development and maintenance of internal control documentation, including risk-control matrices, and process narratives.
    • Perform and document process walkthroughs as required for SOX testing, or other audit programs
    • Perform internal control testing, which may include updating and developing test plans, to assess the design and operating effectiveness of financial, operational, and ITGC compliance controls
    • Maintain complete, concise, and well-organized workpapers in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing
    • Work with the VP of Internal Audit and Senior Staff to assess the severity of control deficiencies, or other observations
    • Track and report on the progress of previously identified issues, and remediation plans
    • Document clear and concise management communications regarding findings and recommendations.
  • Support the value provided by the Internal Audit function
    • Maintain a solid understanding of the Internal Audit, Compliance, Accounting and the Insurance industries
    • Advocate for strong internal controls across the organization to mitigate financial, operational, regulatory and IT risks, while supporting the company’s performance objectives

Advocate for continuous process improvements that drive efficiency and performance objectives

Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance Business or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years performing external or internal financial controls and/or operational audits
  • Solid understanding of internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR) and the COSO 2013 internal control framework
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required to present complex and sensitive issues to senior management
  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects or tasks simultaneously


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Insurance experience as strong plus
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