Sr. Internal Auditor

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Primary Location: Greensboro, NC, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

 

Alternate Locations: Work from Home; Atlanta, GA (Georgia); Austin, TX (Texas); Bakersfield, CA (California); Baltimore, MD (Maryland); Baton Rouge, LA (Louisiana); Birmingham, AL (Alabama); Boise, ID (Idaho); Boston, MA (Massachusetts); Buffalo, NY (New York); Canonsburg, PA (Pennsylvania); Charlotte, NC (North Carolina); Chicago, IL (Illinois); Cincinnati, OH (Ohio); Cleveland, OH (Ohio); Columbia, SC (South Carolina); Columbus, OH (Ohio); Concord, NH (New Hampshire); Dallas, TX (Texas); Deerfield Beach, FL (Florida); Denver, CO (Colorado); Detroit, MI (Michigan); Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Durham, NC (North Carolina); Edina, MN (Minnesota); Edison, NJ (New Jersey); Ellicott City, MD (Maryland); Fayetteville, SC (South Carolina); Florence, SC (South Carolina); Fort Lauderdale, FL (Florida); Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Fort Worth, TX (Texas); Gainsville, FL (Florida); Glen Allen, VA (Virginia); Glendale, CA (California); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Greenwood Village, CO (Colorado); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Houston, TX (Texas); Huntsville, AL (Alabama); Indianapolis, IN (Indiana); Irvine, CA (California); Jacksonville, FL (Florida); Johnson City, TN (Tennessee); Kansas City, KS (Kansas); La Jolla, CA (California); Lexington, KY (Kentucky); Los Angeles, CA (California); Louisville, KY (Kentucky); Lutherville, MD (Maryland); Madison, WI (Wisconsin); Memphis, TN (Tennessee); Miami, FL (Florida); Milwaukee, WI (Wisconsin); Minneapolis, MN (Minnesota); Nashville, TN (Tennessee); New York, NY (New York); None; Norwood, OH (Ohio); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Orlando, FL (Florida); Palm Desert, CA (California); Paramus, NJ (New Jersey); Parsippany, NJ (New Jersey); Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania); Phoenix, AZ (Arizona); Pittsburgh, PA (Pennsylvania); Plano, TX (Texas); Plymouth Meeting, PA (Pennsylvania); Portland, ME (Maine); Portland, OR (Oregon); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania); Raleigh, NC (North Carolina); Richmond, VA (Virginia); Rochester, NY (New York); Rockville, MD (Maryland); Rolling Meadows, IL (Illinois); Rye Brook, NY (New York); Sacramento, CA (California); Salt Lake City, UT (Utah); San Antonio, TX (Texas); San Diego, CA (California); San Francisco, CA (California); San Ramon, CA (California); Schaumburg, IL (Illinois); Scottsdale, AZ (Arizona); Seattle, WA (Washington); Southfield, MI (Michigan); St. Louis, MO (Missouri); Syosset, NY (New York); Tampa, FL (Florida); Toledo, OH (Ohio); Tupelo, MS (Mississippi); US All Regions; US Midwest; US Northeast; US Southeast; US Southwest; US West; Vienna, VA (Virginia); Virginia Beach, VA (Virginia); Walnut Creek, CA (California); Washington, DC (District of Columbia); Westlake Village, CA (California); White Plains, NY (New York); Windsor, CT (Connecticut); Woodmere, OH (Ohio)

 

Work Arrangement: Work from Home

 

Relocation assistance:: is not available for this opportunity.

 

Pay Range: $83,500 - $179,100 

 

Bonus Potential:  10% 

 

Requisition #: 70241

 

 

The Role at a Glance:

As a Senior Internal Auditor, you will provide an independent, assurance and consultative approach to specific activities designed to add value and improve organizational operations by evaluating risk management, control, and governance processes.  This role will afford an outstanding opportunity for growth and exposure by focusing on an in-depth review of the operational approach and functions from an internal audit and strategic perspective.  You will also have exposure to LFG's compliance and SOX audit teams and may participate in the annual risk assessment meetings. You will coordinate interactions between other Internal Audit staff and third-party consultants, including external audit.  The individual in this role must have strong communication skills and a keen understanding of change management, enterprise and operational risk management, governance, risk and compliance models and the associated, tools and resources needed to communicate and organize information into a readily useable formats for stakeholders.

What you'll be doing:

  • Identify project requirements by expediting communication through use of conference calls, video conferences, and online meetings.  If needed, may also arrange meetings for all stakeholders involved to finalize key requirements. 
  • Plan and execute complex/specialized audit engagements and document results in accordance with audit department and the International Professional Practices Framework, with minimum supervision.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in risk management and control with the ability to challenge and influence business partners in their decisions around appropriate risk management, controls and governance processes.
  • Act as primary client liaison within Internal Audit for managers and VPs.
  • Promote Internal Audit by forming a proactive partnership with the business.
  • Be familiar with Institute of Internal Audit standards and know how to effectively execute operational audit testing and to validate and resolve audit findings, with minimum supervision.
  • Assist in the design and assessment of the Audit Plan/Audit Programs.
  • Prepare Audit Reports and other written communications, including the review and editing of team member’s writing.
  • Coordinate and lead meetings with our business partners to address risk management and control topics.
  • Provide detailed audit work papers.
  • Develop and present training materials within and outside the Internal Audit Department.
  • Supervise and coach staff to ensure they conform to the department's Audit methodology.
  • Provide a point of escalation for problems related to the audit program such as responses to issues related to testing and/or issue mitigation.
  • Provide a point of contact for the external auditor and regulators (such as the Departments of Insurance) regarding their audit requirements.
  • Interact regularly and collaboratively with Internal Audit peers in other locations to ensure consistent methodologies, policies, and alignment of resources, all of which serve to foster a unified team atmosphere.
  • Use automated software tools and keep abreast of current technology in the department and in the client areas.
  • Serve as a third-party risk assessment resource and consult with team members and other Internal Audit staff on a broad variety of matters/issues related to his/her assigned projects.
  • Participate in brainstorming and creation of ad hoc/continuous monitoring routines as needed to support internal investigations, special projects, and the on-going monitoring of third parties.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form with team members, third party consultants and management.
  • Be familiar with Institute of Internal Audit standards and know how to effectively execute operational audit testing and to validate and resolve audit findings.
  • Draft final memos and reports to stakeholders for the completed work.
  • Follow department and team protocols to maintain confidentiality of records and information used in all projects.

 

#LI-REMOTE

What we're looking for:

Must-haves: 

  • 5 -7+ years of progressive work experience in Public Accounting or Internal Audit, to include management roles in these functions. 
  • Bachelors’ Degree in areas such as Business Administration, Accounting, or other related areas 
  • Confident, comfortable communicator with strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in team environment
  • Demonstrated strong relationship management skills with internal clients (e.g. management, peers and colleagues); proven ability to develop collaborative approaches.
  • Demonstrates the ability to use sound judgment and discretion regarding confidential information.
  • Strong project management skills including, critical ability to coordinate and balance multiple projects in a time-sensitive environment, under pressure, and meeting deadlines. 
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multi-task while maintaining strict attention to detail.

Nice-to-haves:

  • Knowledge of auditing and internal controls a plus
  • Previous experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau preferred.
  • Previous experience with Service Now and Wave are a plus
  • Other certifications such CPA, CFE, CISA, CIA or others a plus.

What’s it like to work here?

At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.

 

What’s in it for YOU:

  • A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career

  • Leadership development and virtual training opportunities

  • PTO/parental leave

  • Competitive 401K and employee benefits

  • Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program

  • Tuition assistance program

  • A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations

  • Effective productivity/technology tools and training

 

Work Arrangement

Work from Home : Employees will work from home and are not required to work in a Lincoln office on a regular basis.

 

Lincoln will evaluate the following when setting the successful candidate's wage rate:
•    Prior work or industry experience.
•    Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
•    Unique skills

 

About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 200 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $324 billion in end-of-period account values as of June 30, 2021.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America and Best Employers for Women by Forbes magazine as well as one of Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

 

Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

 

Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, we earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at http://newsroom.lfg.com

 

Be Aware of Fraudulent Recruiting Activities

If you are interested in a career at Lincoln, we encourage you to review our current openings and apply on our website. Lincoln values the privacy and security of every applicant and urges all applicants to diligently protect their sensitive personal information from scams targeting job seekers. These scams can take many forms including fake employment applications, bogus interviews and falsified offer letters.

Lincoln will not ask applicants to provide their social security numbers, date of birth, bank account information or other sensitive information in job applications. Additionally, our recruiters do not communicate with applicants through free e-mail accounts (Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or conduct interviews utilizing video chat rooms. We will never ask applicants to provide payment during the hiring process or extend an offer without conducting a phone, live video or in-person interview.  Please contact Lincoln's fraud team at fraudhotline@lfg.com if you encounter a recruiter or see a job opportunity that seems suspicious.

 

Additional Information

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy.  An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

 

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

 

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information.  Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications.  If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

 

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