Gallagher Internal Auditor Senior in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. at http://www.ajg.com/ , one of the world's largest insurance brokerage and risk management services firms, provides a full range of retail and wholesale property/casualty (P/C) brokerage and alternative risk transfer services globally, as well as employee benefit brokerage, consulting and actuarial services. Gallagher also offers claims and information management, risk control consulting and appraisal services to clients around the world. If you're looking for a professional career with an industry leader then you have come to the right place. Wherever your interests lie, we're sure you will agree on one thing: our continued prosperity hinges on our greatest resource --- our people.

Primarily focused on assessing the organizational and operational risks for assigned projects, designing and preparing audit programs, establishing contact with audit client, conducting fieldwork, drafting reports, and following up on observations and recommendations. Results of audits are reported to the Audit Committee and Executive Management. The Senior Auditor will have an opportunity to learn about all of our Divisions and have frequent exposure to senior management within the Company.

Essential responsibilities include:

  • Executing audit engagements of financial, compliance, and operational processes and controls

  • Preparing work papers, computations, and statistical reports to ensure compliance with established control procedures and identify potential issues that need attention

  • Identifying control concerns, opportunities for improvement, and best practices

  • Maintaining sound judgment and creativity when working with others to formulate practical recommendations in response to control concerns and opportunities for improvement

  • Drafting control deficiencies and recommendations and present Potential Audit Findings to audit client management

  • Interacting with management to monitor adequacy and timely completion of remediation plans

  • Working with others or independently as determined by needs of the assignment

  • Seek guidance and confirmation of progress as required

  • Identifying and implementing quality control initiatives within the department.

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree preferably in accounting, finance, or related field.

  • Minimum of 3 years of public accounting, internal audit or directly applicable experience.

  • Basic understanding of internal auditing standards, COSO and risk assessment practices.

  • Expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Desired:

  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.

  • Professional certification (CPA or CIA)

  • Experience in performing multiple projects and working with varying team members.

  • Willingness to maintain knowledge of current accounting and auditing practices through continuing professional education.

Work Traits:

  • Ability to adhere to meet deadlines and communicate difficulties in a timely manner.

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Effective written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to manage/balance multiple priorities and deliver work on a timely basis.

U.S. Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization

  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher’s Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement which requires, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure

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Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Job: Finance

Organization: Corp - Home Office

Title: Internal Auditor Senior

Location: Illinois-Rolling Meadows

Requisition ID: 43491