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Internal Audit Full Time Opportunities

AT Nationwide Insurance
Nationwide Insurance

Internal Audit Full Time Opportunities

Scottsdale, AZ

As a team member in the Finance and Internal Audit department at Nationwide, the opportunities are endless! You can grow and learn in diverse areas across many disciplines such as Advanced Analytics, Investments, Actuarial, Accounting, Risk Management, Critical Business Advisor and so much more. Let Nationwide help create your career journey!

Job Description Summary

To enable Nationwide to serve customers with the extraordinary care they deserve, we use advanced analytics to get insights from big data to provide significant audit results that improves business effectiveness and efficiency. No two audits are ever the same and the variety of work assignments gives us visibility and exposure throughout the enterprise. If you have the desire to learn continuously, think critically and can see the big picture, we want to know more about you!

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As an Analyst, you'll help drive continuous improvement to our processes and standards and execute assurance and advisory engagements. You'll have opportunities to use innovative tools and techniques, be encouraged to experiment and master audit methodologies, while navigating constantly evolving business environments and related risks.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participates in and lead some aspects of planning activities, including conducting client interviews, identifying key controls, developing the audit plan and successfully communicating expectations with the auditee/client. 

  • Works with the audit team on fraud risk brainstorming and scoping discussions. Helps draft process flows and coordinates planning meetings. Actively listens to learn and understand the business, audit objectives and test plans. 

  • Helps test multiple business and technology controls for multiple audits concurrently. Uses critical thinking to understand and execute control testing and document results according to professional and internal standards. Uses analytics and data visualization tools to perform full population testing. 

  • Helps identify and document issues and improvement opportunities through control testing. Employs strong communication and persuasion skills to effectively partner with clients to vet issue details, discuss effective risk mitigation activities and follow up on mitigation activities through resolution. 

  • Attends team status meetings and provides timely updates on the status of assigned work. Presents identified findings to clients. 

  • Demonstrates leadership by mentoring and coaching less experienced staff, reviewing work performed by other team members and providing valuable feedback. 

  • Develops relationships across the enterprise to provide outstanding service to all customers and strive to serve as a trusted business advisor to clients, internal risk partners, and other partners. 

May perform other responsibilities as assigned.

Reporting Relationships: Reports to Audit Director/Audit Officer

Typical Skills and Experience: 

Education: Bachelor’s degree in business, technical, or related field preferred. 

License/Certification/Designation: Relevant certifications (e.g., CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, PMP) or progress toward becoming certified desired. 

Experience: Typically, up to two years of experience in audit, risk management or a related field. 

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Must possess critical thinking and decision-making skills for problem and/or enhancement identification and solution recommendation. Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills. Must possess collaboration skills to function in a team environment and work on multiple projects at a time. Must possess organizational and time leadership skills to prioritize multiple tasks and execute audit objectives timely. 

Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and experiences may take precedence

Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring manager’s leader and Human Resources Business Partner.

Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values.

Job Conditions: 

Overtime Eligibility: Not Eligible (Exempt).

Working Conditions: Normal office environment. 

ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties. 

Credit/Background Check: Due to the fiduciary account abilities within this job, a valid credit and/or background check will be required as part of the selection process.

Job ID: c6a6759afc9ac4e771649872d77ef196ecfd45b0d5a9bc3dd20cd87b3febc563
Employment Type: Other