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Submission-for-the-position:-Audit-Consultant--Job-Number:-FIN0001C4

Company name
CNA.

Location
Chicago, IL

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Summary Provides

technical expertise and participates in all phases of the audit process,

ensuring high quality, risk focused internal audit services. Involves both

assurance and consultative projects working with management to improve the

business. Builds and maintains strong relationships with business line

management and supervises audit team members. Minimal travel.  Essential

Duties & ResponsibilitiesPerforms a combination of duties in

accordance with departmental guidelines: 1.     

Leads

audit projects involving functions, product areas, or locations, which may

encompass complex accounting and operational processes. Acts as a resource for

less experienced staff. 2.     

Responsible

for overseeing audit activities with assigned business units and functions,

product areas, and operating locations, which may encompass complex accounting

and operational processes. 3.     

Monitors

business unit efforts to resolve identified control issues and assesses the

effectiveness of remediation efforts through follow-up reviews.  Candidly discusses open control issues with

management and escalates unresolved exposures to senior management as needed. 4.     

Oversees

the effective execution of all phases of audits.  Determines the review scope through an

assessment of risks, evaluating the design of existing controls, developing and

executing test programs to assess adherence with established controls and

documenting test results. 5.     

Manages

the timely and effective completion of assigned audits, including delegation of

audit modules to project team members and overseeing the delivery of

output.  Reviews the thoroughness of work

papers and updates team and management on progress. 6.     

Structures

and writes major sections of audit reports and other outputs intended for audit

customers.  Participates in discussions

and presents audit results with management responsible for the audited area. 7.     

Takes

a lead role in the preparation and maintenance of an annual audit plan for

assigned areas, including determination of realistic budgets for projects. 8.     

Primarily

responsible for being aware and proactive regarding  developments, trends and challenges within

assigned business units / functions, and within the insurance industry 9.     

Models

the appropriate use of ‘partner/challenger’ relationship with audited entities. May perform additional duties as

assigned.

Reporting RelationshipTypically Manager or above Skills, Knowledge & Abilities1.     

Strong

knowledge of corporate and departmental auditing practices, procedures and

principles as well as thorough knowledge of the insurance industry, the

organization and departmental functions and operations.   2.      Strong knowledge of accounting

principles, practices and procedures or specialized technical understanding of

key business unit activities (e.g. underwriting, claims).  3.      Excellent project management,

organizing and planning skills.   4.      Ability to achieve results by taking a

proactive strategic view of business goals and objectives.   5.      Excellent analytical and problem

solving skills, with the ability to effectively plan and direct multiple

projects and project work teams.   6.      Excellent interpersonal, presentation,

verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively

interact with internal and external business partners.   7.      Ability to exercise professional

judgment and assume responsibility for decisions which have an impact on people

and quality of service.   8.     

Strong

knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite   Education & Experience1.     

Bachelor's

Degree in accounting preferred, or equivalent. 

Advanced degree or professional designation (CPA, CIA) preferred.

2.     

Typically

five to eight years of relevant work experience.

*LI-MR1

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Summary Provides

technical expertise and participates in all phases of the audit process,

ensuring high quality, risk focused internal audit services. Involves both

assurance and consultative projects working with management to improve the

business. Builds and maintains strong relationships with business line

management and supervises audit team members. Minimal travel.  Essential

Duties & ResponsibilitiesPerforms a combination of duties in

accordance with departmental guidelines: 1.     

Leads

audit projects involving functions, product areas, or locations, which may

encompass complex accounting and operational processes. Acts as a resource for

less experienced staff. 2.     

Responsible

for overseeing audit activities with assigned business units and functions,

product areas, and operating locations, which may encompass complex accounting

and operational processes. 3.     

Monitors

business unit efforts to resolve identified control issues and assesses the

effectiveness of remediation efforts through follow-up reviews.  Candidly discusses open control issues with

management and escalates unresolved exposures to senior management as needed. 4.     

Oversees

the effective execution of all phases of audits.  Determines the review scope through an

assessment of risks, evaluating the design of existing controls, developing and

executing test programs to assess adherence with established controls and

documenting test results. 5.     

Manages

the timely and effective completion of assigned audits, including delegation of

audit modules to project team members and overseeing the delivery of

output.  Reviews the thoroughness of work

papers and updates team and management on progress. 6.     

Structures

and writes major sections of audit reports and other outputs intended for audit

customers.  Participates in discussions

and presents audit results with management responsible for the audited area. 7.     

Takes

a lead role in the preparation and maintenance of an annual audit plan for

assigned areas, including determination of realistic budgets for projects. 8.     

Primarily

responsible for being aware and proactive regarding  developments, trends and challenges within

assigned business units / functions, and within the insurance industry 9.     

Models

the appropriate use of ‘partner/challenger’ relationship with audited entities. May perform additional duties as

assigned.

Reporting RelationshipTypically Manager or above Skills, Knowledge & Abilities1.     

Strong

knowledge of corporate and departmental auditing practices, procedures and

principles as well as thorough knowledge of the insurance industry, the

organization and departmental functions and operations.   2.      Strong knowledge of accounting

principles, practices and procedures or specialized technical understanding of

key business unit activities (e.g. underwriting, claims).  3.      Excellent project management,

organizing and planning skills.   4.      Ability to achieve results by taking a

proactive strategic view of business goals and objectives.   5.      Excellent analytical and problem

solving skills, with the ability to effectively plan and direct multiple

projects and project work teams.   6.      Excellent interpersonal, presentation,

verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively

interact with internal and external business partners.   7.      Ability to exercise professional

judgment and assume responsibility for decisions which have an impact on people

and quality of service.   8.     

Strong

knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite   Education & Experience1.     

Bachelor's

Degree in accounting preferred, or equivalent. 

Advanced degree or professional designation (CPA, CIA) preferred.

2.     

Typically

five to eight years of relevant work experience.

*LI-MR1

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Company info

CNA.
Website : http://www.cna.com/

Company Profile
Since 1897, CNA has been providing outstanding service and an ongoing commitment to building long-term relationships, earning us a reputation for being a carrier that inspires trust. At CNA, we take pride in our ability to offer innovative products and services that meet the evolving needs of our customers and business partners alike. As the 7th largest U.S. commercial insurer and the 13th largest U.S. property & casualty insurer, we provide insurance protection to more than one million businesses and professionals in the U.S. and internationally. We understand the importance of being where our customers are. Headquartered in Chicago, CNA has offices throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe. In these locations, we work with highly professional independent agents and brokers to ensure our customers receive the personal service and attention they look for in a carrier.

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