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Submission-for-the-position:-Corporate-Finance-Manager--Internal-Audit--Job-Number:-FIN0001C2

Company name
CNA.

Location
Chicago, IL

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Summary Oversees

the performance of projects in assigned areas, 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.  Directs

large projects, which may include leading work teams. 2.  Participates

in defining the issues and scope of assigned projects; determines approach and

methodology, and provides direction and strategy. 3.  Acts

as subject matter expert, thought leader and process owner. 4.  Coaches,

leads and develops less experienced analysts while fostering a positive, open

team environment. 5.  Primarily

responsible for overseeing audit activities with assigned business units and

functions, product areas, and operating locations, which will encompass complex

accounting and operational processes. 6.  Implements

and administers auditing policies, procedures and practices. 7.  Plans,

schedules and assigns resources to audit projects and manages activities of

audit team for timely and effective completion of review on multiple,

concurrent projects. 8.  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. 9.  Oversees

day-to-day management and directly provides appropriate and timely guidance to

assigned audit staff. Supervises preparation of and approves audit outputs for

assigned areas, including work papers, audit reports, and takes an active role

in driving timely and quality output, inclusive of presenting and discussing

with senior management. 10.  Takes

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

assigned areas, including determination of realistic budgets for projects. 11.  Facilitates

communication to management regarding the importance of internal controls

(i.e., financial, operations and compliance); models the appropriate use of

‘partner/challenger’ relationship with audited entities. 12.  Primarily

responsible for being cognizant of developments, trends and challenges within

assigned business units and functions, and within the insurance industry. May perform additional duties as

assigned.  Reporting RelationshipTypically Director 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 GAAP, statutory

and other complex accounting principles, practices and procedures or

specialized technical understanding of key business unit activities (e.g.

underwriting, claims). 3.   Ability to effectively lead, coach and

develop an audit staff. 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 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*TMJ-MR1','!*!Job

Summary Oversees

the performance of projects in assigned areas, 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.  Directs

large projects, which may include leading work teams. 2.  Participates

in defining the issues and scope of assigned projects; determines approach and

methodology, and provides direction and strategy. 3.  Acts

as subject matter expert, thought leader and process owner. 4.  Coaches,

leads and develops less experienced analysts while fostering a positive, open

team environment. 5.  Primarily

responsible for overseeing audit activities with assigned business units and

functions, product areas, and operating locations, which will encompass complex

accounting and operational processes. 6.  Implements

and administers auditing policies, procedures and practices. 7.  Plans,

schedules and assigns resources to audit projects and manages activities of

audit team for timely and effective completion of review on multiple,

concurrent projects. 8.  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. 9.  Oversees

day-to-day management and directly provides appropriate and timely guidance to

assigned audit staff. Supervises preparation of and approves audit outputs for

assigned areas, including work papers, audit reports, and takes an active role

in driving timely and quality output, inclusive of presenting and discussing

with senior management. 10.  Takes

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

assigned areas, including determination of realistic budgets for projects. 11.  Facilitates

communication to management regarding the importance of internal controls

(i.e., financial, operations and compliance); models the appropriate use of

‘partner/challenger’ relationship with audited entities. 12.  Primarily

responsible for being cognizant of developments, trends and challenges within

assigned business units and functions, and within the insurance industry. May perform additional duties as

assigned.  Reporting RelationshipTypically Director 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 GAAP, statutory

and other complex accounting principles, practices and procedures or

specialized technical understanding of key business unit activities (e.g.

underwriting, claims). 3.   Ability to effectively lead, coach and

develop an audit staff. 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 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*TMJ-MR1','CNA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse work culture. M/F/D/V.','CNA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse work culture. M/F/D/V.','Finance and Accounting','Finance and Accounting','United States-Illinois-Chicago','United States-Illinois-Chicago','','','FIN Inaudit (Internal Audit)','FIN Inaudit (Internal Audit)','Oct 5, 2017','Oct 5, 2017','Ongoing','Ongoing','','','false','false','173844','173844','true','173844','false','Submission for the position: Corporate Finance Manager - Internal Audit - (Job Number: FIN0001C2)','false','173844','false','true','https://cna.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=FIN0001C2&lang=en','Corporate Finance Manager - Internal Audit','true

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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