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Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.SUMMARY: The mission of Corporate Audit is to provide objective, independent, risk-based internal control evaluations throughout the company, to support the company's Sarbanes-Oxley compliance initiatives through timely and professional advisory services and objective evaluation of key controls, and provide our personnel with the opportunity to enhance their personal and career development at Travelers while striving to continuously improve our quality and proficiency. The Auditor has an integral role in accomplishing this mission. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Participates in audits and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance reviews of various company business functions, incorporating an understanding of business processes, risk assessment techniques, GAAP and statutory accounting principles, and generally accepted auditing standards. Assists the lead reviewer in identifying risks and testing controls associated with financial integrity, operational effectiveness, compliance with rules and regulations, and systems and data integrity. Assists in developing audit plans, programs and specific tests to evaluate control areas. Analyzes findings and test results and arrives at sound fact-based conclusions and appropriate recommendations for problem areas noted. Prepares documentation in adherence to internal audit professional standards, best practices and Corporate Audit's methodology. Contributes to the preparation of issues and findings including recommendations for improvement. WORK BACKGROUND: BA/BS in Accounting or Finance or equivalent work background Willingness to travel 15% of the time, on average Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor a plus Public Accounting background is preferred. Property casualty business background is a plus 2+ years work background in audit. Basic understanding of risk assessment, accounting, and auditing principles preferred OTHER: Technical Competence Understand the relationships between financial, technical and operational risks and controls as well as the insurance industry Understand the audit universe and plan Hold advanced skills with commonly used office software including: Microsoft office suite, email and the internet Leadership Skills Maintain a big-picture perspective and embrace change Plan ahead and organize tasks, manage time well, be on time and be cost conscious Maintain a 'no-surprises' approach when communicating internally Be receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embrace continuous improvement Professional Presence Demonstrate integrity and ethical standards in all work Display professional image (conduct, attire, etc) Use diplomacy in all interactions with customers Take ownership of work, doing what is needed without being asked, following through Produce high-quality work using standard electronic tools (TeamMate and SOA Director) Sensitivity to cultural diversity Continuously develop skills and knowledge base through continuing-ed Communication and Written correspondence expertise Write and edit clear and concise work papers and reports Articulate messages to customer base through formal and informal presentations Build Relationships Build relationships with business unit peers, external auditors, peers in other departments and professional groups Salary and Pay band may vary depending on background.Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We actively promote a drug-free workplace.
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