Internal Auditor - Operations (Remote Consideration)

Date: Jul 16, 2024

Primary Location: Radnor, PA, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania); Charlotte, NC (North Carolina); Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Work from Home


Work Arrangement:

Remote : Work at home employee residing outside of a commutable distance to an office location.


Relocation assistance:  is not available for this opportunity.


Requisition #: 72935


The Role at a Glance

As the Internal Auditor - Operations, you will provide independent assurance and consultative services 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 operational aspects and functions from an internal audit perspective. You will also have exposure to LFG's Compliance and Information Technology (IT) audit teams.

What you'll be doing

  • Understand and apply the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) framework and International Professional Practices Framework to internal audit engagements.
  • Perform all phases of internal audit engagements, including planning, identifying risks and control objectives, evaluating and testing controls, facilitating client meetings, and drafting deliverables as defined in the internal audit methodology.
  • Conduct detailed work paper reviews and assume a key role in day-to-day interaction with the team to ensure work is completed on a timely basis and in conformance with department policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and report on issue identification/remediation status.   
  • Provide a point of escalation for problems, such as 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 peers on the Compliance and IT audit teams to ensure consistency and foster a unified team atmosphere.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships within the team, the department and the company.
  • Develop and present training materials within and outside the department.
  • Expand knowledge of the insurance industry and become familiar with the company’s products, operations, and distribution systems.
  • Partner with risk management and other control groups to establish strong working relationships, while maintaining independence.
  • Provide subject matter expertise, technical audit proficiency, and professional judgment to assess a broad range of business processes/objectives, risks, and control activities.
  • Use automated software tools and keep abreast of current technology in the department and in the business/client areas.
  • Collaborate effectively and develop and manage relationships with key stakeholders, including various levels of management throughout the company, to promote Internal Audit’s reputation as a value-added business partner.
  • Carry out duties in compliance with all state and federal regulations and guidelines. Comply with all company and site policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as required.

What we’re looking for


  • 3 - 5+ years of experience in Public Accounting or Internal Audit, or related experience that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position
  • Undergraduate Degree; educational concentration in Accounting is preferred
  • Experience and/or proficiency in:
    • Accounting 
    • Organizational, time management, and analytical skills
    • General research and analysis
    • Strong oral and written communications
    • Anticipating, recognizing, and meeting customer needs
    • Strong leadership skills and self confidence
    • A bias for action and driving performance targets/deliverables to completion


  • CPA and/or CIA designation preferred 



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


Pay Range: $67,000 - $120,700 


Actual base pay could vary based on non-discriminatory factors including but not limited to work experience, education, location, licensure requirements, proficiency and qualifications required for the role. The base pay is just one component of Lincoln’s total rewards package for employees.  In addition, the role may be eligible for the Annual Incentive Program, which is discretionary and based on the performance of the company, business unit and individual.  Other rewards may include long-term incentives, sales incentives and Lincoln’s standard benefits package.


About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group helps people to plan, protect and retire with confidence. As of Dec. 31, 2023, approximately 17 million customers trust our guidance and solutions across four core businesses – annuities, life insurance, group protection and retirement plan services. As of December 31, 2023, the company had $295 billion in end-of-period account balances, net of reinsurance. Headquartered in Radnor, Pa., Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. Learn more at


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. 


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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.


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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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