Internal Audit-Senior SOX Analyst

<strong>We&rsquo;re motivated by the fact that educators take care of our children&rsquo;s future, and we believe they deserve someone to look after theirs. We help educators identify their financial goals and develop plans to achieve them. This includes insurance to protect what they have today and financial products to help them prepare for their future.</strong>

Springfield, IL Dallas , TX

Horace Mann

<p><strong>Horace Mann was founded in 1945 by two Springfield, Illinois, teachers who saw a need for quality, affordable auto insurance for teachers. Since then, we&rsquo;ve broadened our mission to helping all educators protect what they have today and prepare for a successful tomorrow.&nbsp; And with our broadened mission has come corporate growth:&nbsp; We serve more than 4,100 school districts nationwide, we&rsquo;re publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: HMN) and we have more than $12 billion in assets.</strong></p> <p><strong>We&rsquo;re motivated by the fact that educators take care of our children&rsquo;s future, and we believe they deserve someone to look after theirs.&nbsp; We help educators identify their financial goals and develop plans to achieve them.&nbsp; This includes insurance to protect what they have today and financial products to help them prepare for their future. Our tailored offerings include special rates and benefits for educators.</strong></p> https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?d=ExternalCareerSite&c=1138841#/

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Full-Time

Overview: <p>Horace Mann Educators is the largest multiline insurance company in the U.S. focused on educators (K-12). The company offers annuities, auto, home and life insurance through an exclusive sales force of more than 800 distribution points, and we are rapidly growing! We have several exciting positions available right now, including an Internal Audit -- Senior SOX Analyst based in either our Dallas TX or Springfield IL locations.</p> <p>The Internal Audit -- Senior SOX Analyst will have a thorough understanding of Sarbanes Oxley (SOX), including materiality factors related to annual SOX planning. The Senior SOX Analyst will assist in the development of the annual financial, IT and third-party vendor risk assessment process, evaluate financial risks and controls, and, have direct interaction with business owners across the organization. This is a highly visible role in the organization with an opportunity to interact with all levels of management, including Senior Leadership.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Facilitating the development and maintenance of SOX narratives and flowcharts with key business partners and conducting evaluations on control design and effectiveness.</li> <li>Leading communication activities to management regarding identified control deficiencies and track status of outstanding items and associated impacts to the financial statements.</li> <li>Partner with business owners in the rationalization and evaluation of SOX risks and controls.</li> <li>Perform and/or lead other SOX compliance projects as assigned with minimal oversight from the SOX Manager.</li> <li>Assisting in the development of SOX related reports for communication to Key SOX stakeholders including Senior Leadership and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.</li> <li>Educate, evaluate, and advise business partners on internal SOX risks, controls, and mitigation in an evolving environment.</li> <li>Bring others together to ensure that SOX risks and controls are appropriately considered, identified early, and proactively handled in project development lifecycles.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree with concentration in accounting, finance or related field required.</li> <li>Minimum of 5 years of prior SOX audit experience highly desire</li> <li>Demonstrated knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and National Association of Insurance Companies (NAIC) statutory reporting standards&nbsp;</li> <li>Possess at least one relevant professional designation (e.g., CPA, etc.) and Industry recognized licenses and certifications are considered a plus (e.g., CPCU, LOMA, FINRA series, etc.)&nbsp;</li> </ul>