The Travelers Companies, Inc.

Associate Auditor

Posted on Jul 7 28 views Hartford, CT


Company Information

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That’s Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers – and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Target Openings

1

Job Description Summary

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participates in audits and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance reviews of various company business functions, incorporating an understanding of business processes, risk assessment techniques, GAAP and statutory accounting principles, and generally accepted auditing standards.
  • Identifies risks and tests controls associated with financial integrity, operational effectiveness, compliance with rules and regulations, and systems and data integrity.
  • Develops and executes specific testing procedures and documents test results for assigned sections of audits/projects.
  • Analyzes test results, documents exceptions and arrives at sound fact-based conclusions for assigned sections of audits/projects.
  • Prepares documentation in adherence to internal audit professional standards, best practices and Corporate Audit's methodology.
  • Contributes to the preparation of issues and findings including recommendations for improvement.
  • Consistently adheres to internal audit professional standards, best practices and Corporate Audit's methodology.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS in business-related field.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • Working knowledge of risk assessment, accounting, and auditing principles.

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Technical Competence:
  • Introductory understanding of the relationships between financial, operational and technology risks and controls as well as the insurance industry.
  • Introductory knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Introductory understanding of the audit cycle, universe, plan and schedule, including business monitoring and SOX validation.
  • Intermediate skills with commonly used office software including: MS Office, email and the Internet.
  • Leadership:
  • Ability to plan ahead and organize tasks, manage time well, be on time and be cost conscious.
  • Ability to receive feedback, willingness to learn and ability to embrace continuous improvement.
  • Communication:
  • Ability to demonstrate effective verbal, written and listening communication skills.
  • Ability to articulate messages to business management through formal and informal presentations.
  • Ability to document clear and concise work papers.
  • Build Relationships:
  • Ability to build productive working relationships with co-workers, business management and external parties.
  • Teamwork:
  • Ability to collaborate in situations when actions are interdependent and a team is mutually responsible to produce a result.
  • Maintains smooth, effective working relationships; promotes effective teamwork.

Environmental / Work Schedules / Other

  • 1 Operates standard office equipment (Continuously)
  • 1 Sitting (can stand at will) (Continuously)
  • 1 Use of Keyboards, Sporadic 10-Key (Continuously)

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.