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FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.
This position plans and performs complex financial and operational audits for designated areas of FM Globals businesses. This is to ensure the soundness and adequacy of controls and infrastructure in compliance with policies and procedures as well as all applicable regulations for one or more units and/or geographic locations. Takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions. Works independently with guidance in only the most complex situations.Responsibilities include:
Acts as the lead auditor on regular, focused financial or operational audits outlined in the annual audit plan to identify, resolve or recommend solutions to control issues. Conducts more thorough analysis as problem areas are discovered and assesses the risks associated with problem areas. Prepares documentation, reports on findings and recommends changes to improve effectiveness or efficiency of controls. Supervises the work of assigned auditors, manages the communication with management on the audit status and nature of any findings and recommendations, including identification of root cause for all findings.
Serves as a resource on process redesign projects and initiatives to ensure that effective controls are developed and documented during initial design phase. Outlines the process gaps, risk assessment and control implications of business process changes in order to comply with established policies and procedures. Also works with functional/business users to finalize and test controls.
Coordinates with external auditors on the annual audit process. Assists with objective definition and design of test plans and provides required documentation to support the audit process. Responds to additional inquiries or helps resolve any questions during the audit process.
Provides input on specific function/unit component of the annual audit plan. This is to ensure that broad and specific audits across one or more geographies provide adequate coverage to test the control activities within the specific function/unit organization, including regulatory requirements.
- Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or other related field required
- Professional designation (e.g. CPA, CA or CIA) preferred!
- 8 years of relevant experience in internal or external audit
- Thorough understanding of accounting principles, control procedures, audit techniques, computer systems, and general business operations.
- Strong technical skills in Excel and use of analytics
- Strong communication skills and high level of accountability for assigned work
We offer our employees a wide range of benefits including career long learning opportunities, tuition reimbursement, 401 (k), pension, flexible schedules, rich health and well-being programs, generous time off allowances, volunteer days and so much more!
FM Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce.