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Allstate Insurance Company,

IT and Security Internal Audit Associate Manager

Allstate Insurance Company, - Northbrook, IL

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Job Description

Job Family Summary:

Allstate Internal Audit (Allstate IA) team members provide analysis, appraisals, and recommendations to leadership teams and senior executives on whether significant operational risks are being properly mitigated. Our team applies their knowledge, insights and objectivity to help the organization by evaluating the design and effectiveness of controls embedded in strategy, governance, operations and risk management processes across both insurance and non-insurance businesses.

Job Summary:

We like creativity, enthusiasm and teamwork. We are looking for someone who has a great attitude and likes to learn many different aspects of how a business runs. We like our auditors to be passionate about learning technical processes and to take on new projects. You will apply a risk based approach to audit projects that are operational and strategic in nature. You will develop your audit programs and project plans and have full accountability for the lifecycle of your audit. You will also be asked to play a key role in developing others during each engagement through coaching and delegation.

Our audits provide great opportunities to work on reviews of various aspects of Information Technology like cybersecurity, emerging technologies (e.g., cloud, mobile, SaaS), security, IT operations and exposure to cutting edge technology methodology such as Agile. We also collaborate with risk management functions for coordinated engagements on large scale strategic initiatives throughout Allstate. This allows you to gain experience and learn the various areas of Allstate, while making a difference in the company.

We are looking for a leader for this role – a person who can bring the technical insights and experiences, has aspirations to develop their own skills and educating others within the diverse and collaborative IT audit team, and is inspired to be a great partner to the audit clients. The role will be working in a collaborative environment to deliver reviews where knowledge, experiences and internal/external networks can be leveraged to achieve results.

Key Responsibilities:

Assist in developing and delivering the audit plan for the IT audit team

Lead and at times manage audits of IT applications which support key business processes as well as operating systems, databases, security, and architecture

Manages the creation of audit programs, execution of the audit test procedures, including reviewing and analyzing evidence and ensuring appropriate conclusions are reached

Focus on staff development during the execution of our audit engagements

Perform training and lead knowledge transfer sessions for staff auditors

Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication and exhibits strong partnering skills, and ability to interact with various levels of management and external stakeholders

Drafts high quality reports and ensures findings and actions are well documented in accordance with department standards

Ensure the client is addressing audit issues appropriately and in a timely manner, as agreed upon at the conclusion of the engagement

Support discussions with IA, business and IT senior leaders to inform quarterly risk assessments

Contributes to department initiatives to improve Allstate IA processes including but not limited to data analytics strategies and the Fraud Center of Excellence

Establish credibility and trust with IT and business management leaders

Ensure the client is addressing audit issues appropriately and in a timely manner, as agreed upon at the conclusion of the engagement

Job Qualifications

Five or more years of business and IT related experience including strong process analysis skills

Direct IT auditing experience is a plus

Knowledge of financial services or insurance process is a plus

Strong knowledge of auditing concepts with relevant experience or strong business knowledge and experience

Experience integrating and managing third party vendors is a plus

Curiosity to learn more about Allstate’s business operations

Excellent leadership, project, and time management skills including ability to work well with senior leaders

Flexibility, adaptability and comfort with the unknown

Demonstrate and foster a sense of urgency, strong commitment, and accountability while making sound decisions and achieving goals

Ability to effectively influence individuals to action at different levels of internal and external organizations

Experience:

Five or more years of IT audit or related experience

Public accounting / consulting related experience a plus

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in IT or business required and a masters is a plus.

CPA, CIA, CISSP or CISA is preferred

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary but thats just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, youll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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Company Profile:
The Allstate Foundation brings the relationships, reputation and resources of Allstate to support innovative and lasting solutions that enhance people's well-being and prosperity. Since 1952, The Allstate Foundation has been dedicated to a straightforward purpose: helping people. We have created practical, proven programs for thousands of individuals and families to help them overcome personal challenges and uncertainties - leading to better, safer lives. The Allstate Foundation supports a range of programs across the nation, in the Chicago area (our backyard) and at the state and local level. In every case, we direct our resources and support toward areas that fulfill our commitment to help protect and prepare people across the nation.