Auditor in Windsor, CT at Voya

Date Posted: 10/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    1 Orange Way
    Windsor, CT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/25/2018

Job Description

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Position Summary:

As a member of the Internal Audit and Advisory Services team, this position will primarily be responsible for participating in the timely execution of high-quality, risk based audits within the Retirement line of business at Voya Financial (Voya).
 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist with planning and execution of individual audits primarily within the Retirement line of business and related functions, while ensuring deadlines are met, including:
    • Conducting audit planning activities and preparing or revising audit programs to accomplish audit objectives.
    • Perform fieldwork for audits ensuring that accurate and complete testing of key controls is performed in compliance with auditing standards.
    • Preparing audit work papers in accordance with department protocols.
    • Preparing process flows/narratives of processes within the areas being audited to ensure proper identification of risks, assessment of key controls, and the development of appropriate testing strategies.
    • Communicate audit results in accordance with department and professional standards.
  • Provide direct assistance to external audit under the supervision of Internal Audit Manager or Senior.
  • Apply knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, SEC reporting and Statutory Accounting rules applicable to Insurance enterprises.
  • Participate in continuous monitoring and business surveillance activities as well as assist with special projects as assigned.
  • Responsible for personal development in the areas of business knowledge, professional skills, and client relationships, demonstrated through performance on audits and special projects.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Accounting or Finance is required
  • Advanced degree (MBA) and/or progress towards professional certification (CPA, CIA, CISA, etc.)
  • 1-3 years in external or internal audit, accounting, or finance
  • Basic knowledge of US GAAP, SEC reporting, Sarbanes Oxley, internal controls, business processes and IIA Standards
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of Accounting/Financial Risk, Insurance Risk, Market & Credit Risk , IT Risk and Compliance Risk
  • Aptitude for building and maintaining good relationships with audit clients
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Initiative in identifying and resolving or escalating issues to the Manager/Senior as they arise
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively balance multiple tasks
  • Enjoys working independently or in a team environment
  • Curiosity and desire for self-improvement through continuous learning, seeking advice and coaching from the audit team
  • Industry knowledge related to investment management, retirement services, annuities, life insurance or other financial services areas is desirable.

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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.