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Senior Internal Auditor

Pacific Life Insurance Company Newport Beach, CA

Job Description

Currently, we are seeking a talented and self-driven Senior Internal Auditor to join and be an integral part of our Internal Audit team in Newport Beach, CA. The Internal Audit team partners with our leaders to help them manage risk and support their business goals. This position offers a unique opportunity for the individual to build trusting client relationships, team with other talented employees within our department, and work hand in hand with internal audit management to lead a variety of risk-based operational internal audits across our global organization.


The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for the timely execution of complex risk-based internal audits as well as assisting with other special audit projects in accordance with the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. Primary responsibilities of this role include ensuring the Company is adhering to prudent internal controls and managing its resources efficiently and effectively.

Responsibilities include:

Supervise and execute multiple internal audit projects across our global company simultaneously within established timelines
Drive the audit planning process by performing background analysis on the audit area, facilitating internal and client planning meetings, developing audit programs, risk and control matrices, and request lists
Lead and conduct procedural walkthroughs with process owners and document key controls and risks identified in narratives and/or flowcharts
Perform design and operating effectiveness testing, summarize and present results to internal audit management and client
Draft high quality internal audit reports with meaningful recommendations
Assist with the preparation and facilitation of the exit meeting with client management
Effectively team with peers and provide timely project status updates to Engagement Management
Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication and exhibit strong partnering skills and ability to interact with all levels within the organization
May assist with testing of Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (i.e. MAR) and special advisory projects


Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business
3-5 years of experience in internal or external audit, preferably in insurance or financial services industry
Professional certification (CIA and/or CPA, CIA preferred)
Ability to learn, adapt, multi-task, and adjust quickly in a dynamic environment
Project management, process improvement, and strong time management skills
Strong ability to team with others
Excellent verbal and written communication
Experience with use of Data Analytics


Job Details

Date Posted December 9, 2018
Date Closes January 8, 2019
Requisition 508789
Located In Newport beach, CA
SOC Category 00-0000.00