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Submission for the position: Audit Director - (Job Number: FIN0001CQ)

CNA. - Chicago, IL

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Summary Develops

risk based audit strategy and directly leads projects for core business

functions (Claim or Underwriting), ensuring high quality internal audit

services. Involves both assurance and consultative projects working with

management to improve the business. Builds and maintains strong relationships

with senior business line management and supervises/develops audit team

members. Minimal travel.  Essential

Duties & ResponsibilitiesPerforms a combination of duties in

accordance with departmental guidelines: 1.  Operates

as the subject matter expert within designated area to ensure effective First

Line of Defense and Second Line of Defense risk management practices. 2.  Directs

the work activities and has day-to-day

responsibility for the performance and development of subordinate staff in

accordance with corporate strategic direction. 3.  Implements

and administers auditing policies, procedures, practices, and provides

leadership in driving ongoing improvements in auditing procedures. 4.  Plans,

schedules and assigns resources to audit projects and manages activities by

audit teams in timely and effective completion of reviews on multiple,

concurrent projects. 5.  Monitors

business unit efforts to resolve identified control issues and assesses the

effectiveness of remediation efforts through follow-up reviews. 6.  Supervises

preparation and approval of audit outputs for assigned areas, including work

papers and audit reports.  Takes an

active role in driving output timeliness and quality, inclusive with presenting

and discussing outputs with senior management. 7.  Takes

a lead role in the preparation and maintenance of annual audit plans for

assigned areas, including determination of realist budgets for projects. 8.  Facilitates

communication to management regarding the importance of internal controls (i.e.

financial, operations, compliance); models the appropriate use of

‘partner/challenger’ relationship with audited entities. 9.  Primarily

responsible for being cognizant of developments, trends, and challenges within

assigned business units and functions and within the insurance industry. 10. Takes

an active role in delivering valuable services to assigned areas, enhancing

operations, identifying gaps, and sharing best practices. May perform additional duties as

assigned.Reporting RelationshipAVP or above  Skills, Knowledge & Abilities1.  Senior

level knowledge of corporate and departmental auditing practices, procedures

and principles as well as thorough knowledge of the insurance industry, the

organization and departmental functions and operations. 2.  Senior

level knowledge of GAAP, statutory and other complex accounting principles,

practices and procedures. 3.  Ability

to effectively lead, coach and develop an audit staff. 4.  Ability

to achieve results by taking a proactive long-term view of business goals and

objectives. 5.  Excellent

analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to effectively plan and

direct multiple projects and project work teams. 6.  Excellent

interpersonal, presentation, verbal and written communication skills, with the

ability to effectively interact with internal and external business partners. 7.  Ability

to exercise professional judgement and assume responsibility for decisions

which have an impact on people and quality of service. 8.  Strong

knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Education & Experience1.  Bachelor's Degree in accounting

preferred or equivalent. Advanced degree or professional designation (CPA, CIA)

preferred. 2.  Typically

eight to twelve years of relevant experience in the Property & Casualty

insurance industry.

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Summary Develops

risk based audit strategy and directly leads projects for core business

functions (Claim or Underwriting), ensuring high quality internal audit

services. Involves both assurance and consultative projects working with

management to improve the business. Builds and maintains strong relationships

with senior business line management and supervises/develops audit team

members. Minimal travel.  Essential

Duties & ResponsibilitiesPerforms a combination of duties in

accordance with departmental guidelines: 1.  Operates

as the subject matter expert within designated area to ensure effective First

Line of Defense and Second Line of Defense risk management practices. 2.  Directs

the work activities and has day-to-day

responsibility for the performance and development of subordinate staff in

accordance with corporate strategic direction. 3.  Implements

and administers auditing policies, procedures, practices, and provides

leadership in driving ongoing improvements in auditing procedures. 4.  Plans,

schedules and assigns resources to audit projects and manages activities by

audit teams in timely and effective completion of reviews on multiple,

concurrent projects. 5.  Monitors

business unit efforts to resolve identified control issues and assesses the

effectiveness of remediation efforts through follow-up reviews. 6.  Supervises

preparation and approval of audit outputs for assigned areas, including work

papers and audit reports.  Takes an

active role in driving output timeliness and quality, inclusive with presenting

and discussing outputs with senior management. 7.  Takes

a lead role in the preparation and maintenance of annual audit plans for

assigned areas, including determination of realist budgets for projects. 8.  Facilitates

communication to management regarding the importance of internal controls (i.e.

financial, operations, compliance); models the appropriate use of

‘partner/challenger’ relationship with audited entities. 9.  Primarily

responsible for being cognizant of developments, trends, and challenges within

assigned business units and functions and within the insurance industry. 10. Takes

an active role in delivering valuable services to assigned areas, enhancing

operations, identifying gaps, and sharing best practices. May perform additional duties as

assigned.Reporting RelationshipAVP or above  Skills, Knowledge & Abilities1.  Senior

level knowledge of corporate and departmental auditing practices, procedures

and principles as well as thorough knowledge of the insurance industry, the

organization and departmental functions and operations. 2.  Senior

level knowledge of GAAP, statutory and other complex accounting principles,

practices and procedures. 3.  Ability

to effectively lead, coach and develop an audit staff. 4.  Ability

to achieve results by taking a proactive long-term view of business goals and

objectives. 5.  Excellent

analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to effectively plan and

direct multiple projects and project work teams. 6.  Excellent

interpersonal, presentation, verbal and written communication skills, with the

ability to effectively interact with internal and external business partners. 7.  Ability

to exercise professional judgement and assume responsibility for decisions

which have an impact on people and quality of service. 8.  Strong

knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Education & Experience1.  Bachelor's Degree in accounting

preferred or equivalent. Advanced degree or professional designation (CPA, CIA)

preferred. 2.  Typically

eight to twelve years of relevant experience in the Property & Casualty

insurance industry.

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Submission for the position: Audit Director - (Job Number: FIN0001CQ) CNA. - Chicago, IL, United States

   

Location: Chicago, IL

Company Profile:
Since 1897, CNA has been providing outstanding service and an ongoing commitment to building long-term relationships, earning us a reputation for being a carrier that inspires trust. At CNA, we take pride in our ability to offer innovative products and services that meet the evolving needs of our customers and business partners alike. As the 7th largest U.S. commercial insurer and the 13th largest U.S. property & casualty insurer, we provide insurance protection to more than one million businesses and professionals in the U.S. and internationally. We understand the importance of being where our customers are. Headquartered in Chicago, CNA has offices throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe. In these locations, we work with highly professional independent agents and brokers to ensure our customers receive the personal service and attention they look for in a carrier.