Professional Practices Group Senior Auditor- AuditBoard Specialist

Unum

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Why you should apply for a job to Unum:

  • 4/5 in supportive management
  • 75% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 67% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 67% female workforce, 59% in management/director roles, and nearly 50% of our board of directors are women.
  • Our workforce includes hybrid, in-office and fully remote employees, striking the right balance to support our customers and each other.
  • We offer 8 weeks paid parental leave, maternity coaching, lactation rooms, fertility support, and $25K per employee for adoption.
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    Position summary

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    *All the benefits listed above are subject to the terms of their individual Plans.

    And that's just the beginning...

    With 10,000 employees helping more than 39 million people worldwide, every role at Unum is meaningful and impacts the lives of our customers. Whether you're directly supporting a growing family, or developing online tools to help navigate a difficult loss, customers are counting on the combined talents of our entire team. Help us help others, and join Team Unum today!

    General Summary:
    Unum's purpose is to help the working world thrive throughout life's moments. Internal Audit's (IA's) vision is to be a trusted advisor that contributes to Unum achieving its purpose by providing independent, objective assurance and advisory services in the areas of risk, control, and business process; recruiting and developing future business leaders; and acting as a change agent in leading best practices throughout Unum.

    In this senior level role, you will support the newly forming Professional Practices Group (PPG) within Internal Audit. You will work individually and in teams with minimal direction from management. At this level, you contribute to audit or project objectives using audit or business experience, creativity, problem solving and critical thinking, decision making, and professional judgment.

    We are seeking a talented and driven individual to join our team as an Internal Audit Professional Practices specialist, focusing on the continued maturity and integration of AuditBoard technology within our audit processes. In this role, you will leverage your expertise in AuditBoard administration or implementation to enhance our audit functions, while also supporting various other PPG responsibilities. Ideal candidates will possess strong critical thinking skills, proven change management leadership, creativity, effective decision-making abilities, and professional judgment. If you're passionate about advancing audit technology and making a meaningful impact, we encourage you to apply!

    There is flexibility in the opening, and we are evaluating individuals from entry to experienced levels.

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities

    • Act as a mentor/coach to develop, challenge, empower, and share knowledge with team members within Global Audit, where applicable, to achieve results and seek growth opportunities.

    • Leverage and continuously improve audit knowledge and application of audit principles, practices, frameworks, and methodology.

    • Share responsibility for completing quality audit activities in support of team performance goals and metrics.

    • Work independently and in teams to plan, organize, and prioritize work across multiple audits and initiatives, and may lead audits with less complexity.

    • Invest in ongoing learning (e.g., departmental trainings, professional learning opportunities, and certifications such as CISA, CIA, CPA, CFE) to deepen your skills, while also supporting others by sharing developmental opportunities and personal learnings.

    • Utilize audit management software (AuditBoard), data analysis and visualization tools (e.g., SQL, Microsoft Power BI), productivity software (Microsoft Office), and applicable analytics to work effectively and support the technical development of others.

    • Implement digital solutions and data needs (such as with our audit management system) within Global Audit that align with strategic objectives, transform audit effectiveness, and deliver efficiency gains to the audit areas with a focus on improving the experience and value for our stakeholders.

    • Leverage strong problem solving, critical thinking skills, attention to detail, and project management skills to refine and enhance audit methodologies in alignment with industry standards and regulatory requirements.

    • Participate in or lead the implementation of new audit procedures and tools, ensuring seamless integration into the audit workflow.

    • Conduct regular reviews of audit files and documentation to ensure accuracy, completeness, and adherence to established protocols.

    • Participate in or provide guidance and training to audit teams on best practices, methodology updates, and emerging trends in the audit profession.

    • Serve as a subject matter expert on auditing matters, offering insights and solutions to address complex issues.

    • Facilitate internal and external quality assurance reviews to assess compliance with audit standards and identify opportunities for improvement.

    • Act as a liaison between audit teams, leadership, and external stakeholders, fostering open communication and knowledge sharing.

    • Participate in or lead multiple projects simultaneously.

    Job Specifications

    • Relevant four-year degree in information systems, computer science, finance/accounting, or other related field required with 3 to 7 years' work experience.

    • Professional certification (e.g., CIA, CPA, CFE, CISA) preferred or working towards certification.

    • Use technology knowledge to identify risks and consult on activities that enable smart risk taking and the achievement of company objectives.

    • Strong problem solving, critical thinking skills, and demonstrated curiosity.

    • Act on feedback from managers and solve problems in a collaborative way.

    • Commit quickly and positively to change; promote and role model effective change behavior, including adoption of new processes and technologies.

    • Effective, inclusive, and succinct oral and written communicator who actively listens, builds strong connections, instills trust, influences, and aligns stakeholders.

    • Successfully communicate complex information to diverse audiences, tailoring your communication style to the needs of your audience.

    • Use data to provide comprehensive insights, enable better decision-making, and tell a story.

    • Operate with a continuous improvement mindset, seeking more efficient ways of working, sharing knowledge, and encouraging others to pursue improvement opportunities.

    • Attention to detail while effectively and independently prioritizing work and managing multiple projects simultaneously.

    • Ability to link a strong understanding of business processes, business drivers, and changes to other business areas, risks, issues, and trends that that result in actionable outcomes.

    • Strong Excel skills and proficient in Word and PowerPoint.

    • Basic skills in scripting or automated testing/analysis (e.g., Python, PowerShell, R) a plus.

    Technical Competencies

    • Familiarity with audit principles and practices in alignment with the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) Global Internal Audit Standards.

    • Familiarity with Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) control framework for Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) financial reporting.

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    Unum and Colonial Life are part of Unum Group, a Fortune 500 company and leading provider of employee benefits to companies worldwide. Headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, with international offices in Ireland, Poland and the UK, Unum also has significant operations in Portland, ME, and Baton Rouge, LA - plus over 35 US field offices. Colonial Life is headquartered in Columbia, SC, with over 40 field offices nationwide.

    The base salary range for applicants for this position is listed below. Unless actual salary is indicated above in the job description, actual pay will be based on skill, geographical location and experience.
    $73,300.00-$143,300.00

    Additionally, Unum offers a portfolio of benefits and rewards that are competitive and comprehensive including healthcare benefits (health, vision, dental), insurance benefits (short & long-term disability), performance-based incentive plans, paid time off, and a 401(k) retirement plan with an employer match up to 5% and an additional 4.5% contribution whether you contribute to the plan or not. All benefits are subject to the terms and conditions of individual Plans.

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    Why you should apply for a job to Unum:

  • 4/5 in supportive management
  • 75% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 67% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 67% female workforce, 59% in management/director roles, and nearly 50% of our board of directors are women.
  • Our workforce includes hybrid, in-office and fully remote employees, striking the right balance to support our customers and each other.
  • We offer 8 weeks paid parental leave, maternity coaching, lactation rooms, fertility support, and $25K per employee for adoption.