This site uses cookies. To find out more, see our Cookies Policy

Senior Internal Auditor in Clearwater, FL at Heritage Insurance

Date Posted: 3/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the AVP of Quality & Internal Audit, the Senior Auditor will be responsible for assisting in the execution of our Company's annual Internal Audit Plan, including, but not limited to annual testing of financial reporting controls relative to Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and NAIC Model Audit Rule (MAR) requirements. This role specifically will include the assessment of the design and operating effectiveness of the control environment across all functions. This role will interface with leadership teams of business units and may perform special projects as needed.



  • Assist in the development and maintenance of internal control documentation, including technical memos, risk and control matrices, and process narratives.
  • Independently develop and execute internal control test plans, to include assessing design and operating effectiveness of financial, operational and compliance controls in accordance, with specific emphasis on those controls in scope for SOX/MAR compliance
  • Maintain clear, complete, concise, and well-organized work papers in accordance with Internal Audit industry standards
  • Coordinate with outsourced service providers, External Auditors, Regulators for Financial Statement audits and Financial Exams on areas in scope for internal audit, financial statement audits or external exams to promote audit efficiency.
  • Communicate findings to Management in a clear, concise and timely manner, and assists the business units in developing effective remediation plans.
  • Follow-up on prior audit findings and recommendations.
  • Maintain a solid understanding of the Internal Audit, Compliance and Accounting industry
  • Partner with IT and business owners to assist in analyzing IT infrastructure and application level risks, and execute certain internal control testing of ITGCs.
  • Independently perform control testing over complementary end user controls, as identified in various SOC-1 reports from third party service providers.
  • Participate in special projects at the direction of Senior Leadership.
  • Identify risk and develop/maintain the internal controls Universe.

Job Requirements



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance Business or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum three years performing external or internal financial controls and/or operational audits
  • Insurance experience as strong plus
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or other comparable designation preferred
  • Internal auditing of IT general controls (ITGCs) a strong plus
  • Solid understanding of internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR) and the COSO 2013 internal control framework
  • Understanding of COBIT 5. or NIST frameworks a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required with ability to present complex and sensitive issues to senior management
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects or tasks simultaneously
  • Minimal travel required