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Financial Auditor

Location : Greenwich, CT
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Ridgefield One is a staffing agency serving NY, CT, and VT.  Our client is a major insurance company with offices in Stamford and Greenwich, CT. 


We are currently recruiting for a Financial Auditor.

 


Description: Perform components of financial audits of the Company's Shared Services and Operating Units.  Financial audits include GAAP financial statement audits, statutory requirements, and internal control processes. 




Reports to:  Internal Audit Manager


Responsibilities:




    • Perform and assist in the examinations of financial and operational audit areas in accordance with professional audit standards

    • Perform Sarbanes-Oxley testing

    • Identify, document, and assess business processes and controls in order to evaluate risks and controls

    • Document audit issues and recommendations using sound, independent judgment

    • Assist in audit planning/wrap-up

    • Participate in special projects as assigned by management.

    • Maintain audit proficiency through self-study, training and professional association memberships.




Required Qualifications :

Education, Professional Qualifications and Experience:





    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university

    • 0-3 years auditing experience (public and/or internal)

    • Interest or experience in the commercial property & casualty insurance industry

    • CIA/CPA - passed several sections of CPA exam or passed all sections awaiting experience requirements.




 

Skills and Characteristics:




    • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel and Word is a must; knowledge of ACL, PeopleSoft, Hyperion Smart View

    • Strong work ethic, ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

    • Competent analytical, organizational, and communications skills (written and oral)

    • Knowledge of property and casualty insurance GAAP and Statutory accounting principles, a plus.

    • Knowledge of claims and underwriting operations, a plus

    • Knowledge of Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Professional Practices Framework, a plus.



Location and Travel:


 

The position is located at headquarters in Greenwich CT.  The job will require overnight travel (approximately 30%) to Operating Unit locations.  Travel is mostly within the United States but there is some international travel as well. The US trips are usually 1 or 2 week trips, international trips could be longer.


 

 

Ridgefield One provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ridgefield One complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities or client worksites. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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