Principal Auditor

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Tampa, FL

The Auto Club Group

AAA was founded over 100 years ago for the purpose of lobbying for driver and passenger rights, fair laws and safer vehicles — all to better promote the love of the open road and the adventure of driving. Since then, AAA has grown to over 50 million members strong, while providing valuable membership services such as roadside assistance. Additionally, AAA has broadened its horizons to include all types of travel-related services, as well as offer a variety of insurance and financial products and services. Today’s AAA is a national federation comprised of more than 50 individual clubs throughout the United States and Canada. Whether you’re traveling around the world or to the corner grocery store, planning a honeymoon or weekend road trip, learning to drive or in need of a battery boost, the best way to begin your journey is with AAA.

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Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: The Auto Club Group (ACG) provides membership, travel, insurance and financial services offerings to approximately 13.5 million members and customers across 13 states and 2 U.S. territories through the AAA, Meemic and Fremont brands. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation and is the second largest AAA club in North America.
Responsibilities: Under general direction, exercises significant independent judgement and latitude in evaluating internal controls in core business areas of the organization designed to ensure efficiency, safeguarding of assets, and compliance with established policies. Develops audit objective, conducts risk assessments, and develops scope and procedures. Plans and performs complex audits with a high level of independence and autonomy. Documents audit findings. Investigates irregularities and errors. Analyzes the adequacy of internal controls. Prepares audit reports to management containing findings and recommends corrective changes. Represents Internal Audit on Corporate projects.<br /> <br />Provides advice and guidelines to management personnel relative to the development of new or modified controls. Consults with company staff and management on financial and operational control issues. Helps to promote a strong corporate control environment by working with employees and management to increase awareness of business risks and control concepts. Assists Internal Audit management personnel with risk assessment and audit planning. Confers with and advises audit department management on audit results and audit process improvements<br /><br />Provides guidance to lower level auditors, including internal and external audit standards and emerging issues. Helps plan, organize and review the work of lower-level auditors, including assisting in the preparation and review of their audit reports for compliance with internal and external audit standards and any emerging issues. May also coordinate activities with outside auditors as necessary.
Requirements: <div> <div> <div><u><strong><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Preferred Qualifications:</span></strong></u></div> <p><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">&nbsp;</span></p> </div> </div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div> <div><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Relevant Master&rsquo;s Degree</span> <div><span style="font-family: Arial;">CPA</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: Arial;">Experience:</span></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <span style="font-family: Arial;">Financial or Insurance background</span><br /> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Knowledge and Skills:</span></p> <div><span style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;</span></div> <ul> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Experience with TeamMate audit software</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Experience with Data Mining/ACL/Arbutus</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Experience with PeopleSoft Financial system applications</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Experience auditing risk management and governance functions</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Experience providing leadership to project teams</span></p> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div><strong><u><span style="font-family: Arial;">Required Qualifications:</span></u></strong></div> <div><u><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">Education:</span></u></div> <div><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: medium;">&nbsp;</span></div> <div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: small;">&nbsp;</span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or a related field.</span></p> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;</span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">CPA/CIA/CFE/CISA (Certified Public Accountant/Certified Internal Auditor/Certified Fraud Examiner/Certified Information Systems Auditor) or equivalent.</span></p> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;</span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><u><span style="font-family: Arial;">Experience:</span></u></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family: Arial;">8 years of internal audit experience,</span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><u><span style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;</span></u></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><u><span style="font-family: Arial;">Extensive experience in:</span></u></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <ul> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Planning and conducting financial or operational audits with a high level of independence and autonomy</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Working autonomously on special projects/complex issues</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Researching, analyzing, identifying and resolving complex business problems</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Preparing formal written audit reports for management</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Performing risk assessments and designing audit test plans</span></p> </li> </ul> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family: Arial;">&nbsp;</span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><u><span style="font-family: Arial;">Knowledge and Skills:</span></u></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <ul> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">PC software applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access ,Visio, ACL, MS Project)</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Data analysis, compilation and interpretation of data using software applications (e.g. ACL, Excel, etc.)</span></p> </li> <li> <div><span style="font-family: Arial;">Internal Audit techniques and control concepts</span></div> </li> <li><span style="font-family: Arial;">Consistent Demonstrated Ability to:</span></li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Effectively communicate complex technical concepts, orally and in writing</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Produce reports with high level of accuracy and completeness.</span></p> </li> <li> <div><span style="font-family: Arial;">Manage multiple complex projects</span></div> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Lead and facilitate change in a team. Facilitate training to other Auditors as needed.</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Follow through with minimum direction and maintain timetables for the completion of assigned audits and projects.&nbsp; Consistent effective and efficient completion of audits, producing valued results within budgeted timeframes.</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Develop professional business relationships with members of management and staff at all levels</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Conduct effective meetings with higher-level and executive management</span></p> </li> <li> <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Perform end-to-end risked-based audit work minimizing or eliminating time spent on low risk areas or issues.</span></p> </li> </ul> </div>