Senior Auditor in Atlanta, GA at Voya

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

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    Powers Ferry Rd
    Atlanta, GA
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Job Description

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Position Summary:

Position will be responsible for directing the daily progress of individual audit assignments within Voya Financial (Voya) and providing guidance to the assigned Auditors . The Audit Senior is responsible for evaluating risk and controls, designing audit procedures to ensure controls are in place and functioning to avoid losses and meet regulatory requirements, and identifying opportunities to improve operational efficiency.  

Position Description:


  • Perform the planning for more complex audits for the LOB by:
  • – Preparing process flows/narratives of major processes within the areas being audited to ensure proper identification of risks, assessment of key controls, and the development of appropriate testing strategies
  • – Preparing audit scopes and rationales
  • – Identifying opportunities to enhance the audit process by utilizing Computer Assisted Auditing Tools (CAATs)
  • Ensure accurate and complete testing of key controls in the LOB is performed in accordance with established standards and protocols through:
  • – Reviewing and approving the audit program, assignment of staff to audits, and testing performed
  • – Ensuring that CAATs reports are developed and utilized
  • – Reviewing potential audit issues and approving conclusions
  • – Reviewing and/or preparing draft audit reports, depending on complexity of the audit
  • Perform continuous monitoring and business surveillance activities as well as assist with special projects as assigned by the Audit Director and Audit Senior Manager in the Line of Business


  • Develop relationships with clients within the Line of Business
  • Respond timely to requests from executive and senior management on critical questions and issues
  • Where applicable, provide consultation to assist the client with implementation of new systems, new products/services and processes, and the related new/improved controls for the LOB
  • Monitor the client’s progress/resolution efforts of high risk issues in the LOB and follow up with management to ensure that unresolved control matters are being addressed
  • Discuss audit recommendations and reports for the Line of Business with VOYA management

For Audit Senior (Level II ):

  • Demonstrates ability to lead an audit independent of senior level staff
  • Assumes lead role in client relationship management
  • Proactively identifies risks and issues as they arise

For Audit Senior (Level I):

  • Demonstrates ability to lead audit workstream independent of senior level staff
  • Facilitates development of client relationship


  • Perform the planning of individual audits within or across the Lines of Business /Function (LOB) to determine the focus and objectives of the audits using risk analysis principles, risk assessments, and business judgment
  • Lead the fieldwork of audits ensuring that accurate and complete testing of key controls is performed in compliance with established departmental protocols and auditing standards
  • Participate in creating and leading changes by identifying pragmatic improvement opportunities
  • Lead with passion and clarity by effectively supervising and supporting Audit Associates, leading and collaborating with peers to achieve team objectives
  • Responsible for personal and team development through enhancement of business knowledge, professional skills, and through contribution to the performance evaluation process through completing individual audit /project appraisals 

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

  • 6+ years of experience in auditing, including two years supervisory experience
  • Significant experience and knowledge of financial services industry
  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Accounting, Finance, Business or IT is required
  • Advanced degree (MBA) and/or professional certification (CPA, CIA, CISA, etc) is desirable.
  • Builds and maintains good relationships with audit clients
  • Understands the LOB strategy, products, operations and potential risk areas
  • Ability to translate the LOB risk areas into specific projects within the audit plan
  • Ability to manage groups of professionals to accomplish team objectives
  • Builds effective and collaborative peer-level relationships
  • Demonstrates strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proactively identifies and resolves issues as they arise
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates continuous learning and sharing of best practices within the team
  • Identifies opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Ability to work independently and effectively  to contribute to team objectives
  • Ability to effectively balance multiple tasks
  • Good knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls, business processes, and IIA standards
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Accounting/Financial Risk, Insurance Risk, Market & Credit Risk , IT Risk and Compliance Risk



Critical Skills
At Voya, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture: 

  • Customer Focused: Passionate drive to delight our customers and offer unique solutions that deliver on their expectations.
  • Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analyzing data and problem solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.
  • Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals. 
  • Business Acumen: Appreciation and understanding of the financial services industry in order to make sound business decisions. 
  • Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.

Learn more about Critical Skills.


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