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Internal Audit Manager

Pacific Life Insurance Company Newport Beach, CA
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Job Description

We are seeking a talented Internal Audit Manager to join the Professional Practices Group of the Internal Audit department in Newport Beach, CA. The Professional Practices Group supports a global Internal Audit function by operationalizing strategic department initiatives. The position will also perform monitoring and reporting to help improve the Internal Audit functions ability to be a valued and trusted advisor to management while fulfilling its mandate of providing reasonable assurance.
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
As a manager in the Internal Audit Professional Practices Group, you will have the opportunity to challenge current practice, provide fresh perspectives and insights, assess effectiveness of existing tools, and identify areas for improvement. This role also offers the opportunity to lead and participate in strategic projects that will help shape the role of the Internal Audit function in the coming years.

Specifically, you will:

Lead and/or assist in various initiatives for process improvements related to audit methodology, department training, audit tool selection and implementation, data analytics, etc.
Lead and/or assist in other special investigations
Develop and interpret periodic metrics and reports used to inform the direction of the department as well as inform department stakeholders (Senior Management, Audit Committee, etc.) regarding the progress of the audit plan
Monitor regulatory requirements and reporting for internal audit activities globally
Perform quality assurance reviews for conformance with IIA and department standards and provide constructive feedback to improve audit activities
Help solicit feedback from Senior Management throughout the organization regarding the performance of the Internal Audit function
Collaborate with other risk functions (2nd line of defense) in carrying out internal audit activities
Update and maintain department documentation as needed including the global enterprise-wide risk assessment, audit plan, audit manual, etc.

FACTORS FOR SUCCESS:
Bachelors Degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance
Professional certification required (CIA and/or CPA, CIA preferred)
5-7 years of progressive internal audit experience (no insurance or financial services industry experience required)
Prior exposure to all major elements of Internal Audit practice (audit planning and execution, annual risk assessment, audit plan development, department reporting, issue follow-up, etc.)
Knowledge of IIA auditing standards and guidance
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability work effectively with associates at all levels within the organization
Ability to influence without authority
Ability to learn, adapt, multi-task and adjust quickly in a dynamic environment
Intermediate to advanced skills in working with Microsoft Office Suite and the aptitude to learn other tools (e.g., Microsoft SharePoint)

Prior experience with GRC or other audit management tools is a plus
Familiarity with Six Sigma process improvement methodology a plus

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Job Details

Date Posted July 5, 2018
Date Closes August 4, 2018
Requisition 486244
Located In Newport beach, CA
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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