Manager, Internal Audit at AmTrust Group in Cleveland, Ohio

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Job Description:


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.

Preferred :

  • 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.



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