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IT Staff Auditor I

The Company:  Aflac Incorporated
The Location: 

GA, US Columbia, SC, US, 29201 Atlanta, GA, US, 30339

The Division:  Compliance
Job Id:  3726

Job Summary

Under the close supervision of IT Audit management and the guidance of higher level IT Audit staff, conducts or assists with basic to moderately complex audit projects. Examines and analyzes information systems operations to determine the reliability and effectiveness of internal information systems controls. Provides recommendations on strengthening controls, mitigating risk, and implementing corrective actions. Documents and reports audit findings to management.

 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Determines audit scope and assists in developing and writing the audit work program; interviews employees and performs the audit work as developed in the audit program utilizing automated facilities wherever feasible 
  • Evaluates audit reports to verify that all issues have satisfactory responses; analyzes audit results ensuring the effectiveness of internal controls, efficiency of operations, and protection of company assets 
  • Performs thorough reviews of assigned areas including transactions, documents, records, physical assets, applications, databases, IT assets and automated functions, reviewing for accuracy, adequate control, and operational efficiency 
  • Advises Internal Audit management of any events or occurrences which could be construed to be fraud or violation of established laws or statutes; documents audit findings that will be the basis for the final report 
  • Assists with the preparation of draft audit reports for supervisory review, including audit findings and recommendations; participates in closing conferences with management to discuss audit results; may prepare PowerPoint presentations, visuals, graphs, and other materials as requested 
  • Performs special tasks as requested; participates with system development teams as the IT internal controls specialist 
  • Travel required approximately 30% of the time 
  • Performs other related duties as required

 

Education & Experience Required

  • Bachelor's Degree accounting, information systems, management information systems, finance, business administration, computer science or a related field
  • zero to two years of related work experience

 

Education & Experience Preferred

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation or working toward one of these designations

 

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Job Knowledge & Skills

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of COSO Internal Control-Integrated Framework, COBIT framework, NIST frameworks and other IT related regulations 
  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret GAAP, SEC guidance and other federal regulations, and state insurance department statutes 
  • Uses logic and reasoning skills to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems 
  • Excellent presentation, oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills to effectively interact with Aflac’s senior management, and internal and external business contacts 
  • Exhibits and maintains professionalism in accordance with corporate standards 
  • Experience and proficiency using Microsoft Office software, including intermediate proficiency in Word and intermediate to advanced proficiency in Excel; ability to utilize Visio for process mapping

 

Competencies 

  • Acting with Integrity 
  • Communicating Effectively 
  • Pursuing Self-Development 
  • Serving Customers 
  • Supporting Change 
  • Working with Diverse Populations 

 

Working Conditions

The statements below describe the general nature and level of the work and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

Normal office environment (virtual and/or in-person)

 

Travel

≤ 25% 

 

Career Progression Acknowledgement

Normal Career Progression - This is a normal career progression (NCP) position and incumbent may progress to the next level in the job family without further competition when there is an existing business need, qualifications identified in the job profile are met, advancement recommended by management, with human resources approval, and in accordance with company guidelines.