The Manager, Internal Audit is directly responsible for planning, leading, and overseeing of the execution of the internal audits and assigned SOX process within AmTrust Financial Services in accordance with professional standards to ensure that internal controls are appropriately designed and operating effectively.
Lead the development and execution of risk-based audit plan.
Perform and manage risk-based audits of controls and annual SOX program, and assist management in developing remediation action plans
Identify and communicate control deficiencies, perform root cause analysis, analyze the impact of the control deficiencies on the business processes and assist SOX compliance management in determining the impact of such exceptions on the financial statements
Develop and execute computer-assisted audit techniques for testing controls
Assist other audit teams in developing and conducting integrated audits
Track and monitor management action plans and report status to the Chief Audit Officer
Manages the audit team in the assigned center excellence
Provides guidance to staff in the execution of assigned audits, including monitoring and progress and quality against stated audit objectives, department metric and audit requirements
Accountable for delivering audit results within the agreed upon timeframes and budgets
Develops clear and concise written deliverables, including audit reports
Coordinates with the 2 nd line functions (e.g. Risk Management) to maximize Department metrics and audit requirements and leverage coverage
Leading direct assistance (i.e., substantive testing) work in behalf of our external auditors
Be a partner and mentor to all members of the team; challenge and provide advice about risk and control considerations with a constructive and respected style
Review the work of the staff to ensure completeness, accuracy and compliance with program standards
Maintains organizational and professional ethical standards and ensures internal audit activities are carried out or supervised in compliance with the applicable standards
Maintain a strong ongoing relationship with management, regulators, and external auditors
Assist with the assessment of controls at 3rd party business partner by reviewing SOC reports and evaluating the results within the reports and their impact of the company's controls.
As needed, be able to travel-domestically up to 20%
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
Applicable certification in audit is required; such as CIA or CPA
Advanced Risk audit methodology knowledge and experience required
Proficiency with common audit tools (e.g., workpapers, data analysis, GRC)
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications and ability to learn new software programs
Strong audit and accounting background and understanding of risk and controls
Demonstrated team leader; ability to attract, develop and retain top talent and encourage an inclusive working environment
Excellent communication skills - written and oral - to both technical and non-technical audience
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage well through constant changes
Professional demeanor with clients and teammates
Ability to work and manage remotely when necessary.
7 or more years of audit experience particularly in financial industry
This job description is designed to provide a general overview of the requirements of the job and does not entail a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties, or responsibilities that will be required in this position. AmTrust has the right to revise this job description at any time.