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Staff Auditor I

The Company:  Aflac Incorporated
The Location: 

Columbus, GA, US, 31999

The Division:  Compliance
Job Id:  2420

Job Summary

Under the close supervision of higher level audit staff and audit management, conducts or assists with basic to moderately complex audit projects. Determines audit scope and assists in developing and writing the audit work program. Performs the audit work as developed in the audit program, using automated facilities wherever feasible. Reviews the effectiveness of internal controls, efficiency of operations, and protection of company assets.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities 

  • 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, 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 
  • Prepares 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 internal controls specialist; participates in annual Internal Control Review process 
  • Travel required approximately 30% of the time 
  • Performs other related duties as required


Education & Experience Required 

  • Minimum Required Bachelor's Degree accounting, finance, business administration or a related field
  • Minimum Required zero to two years of related work experience


Education & Experience Preferred

  • Preferred Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation 


Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Job Knowledge & Skills 

  • In-depth knowledge of Aflac’s organizational and functional structure and processes, products, and services is preferred 
  • Basic knowledge, understanding, and ability to interpret GAAP, IFRS, 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 contact 
  • Exhibits and maintains professionalism in accordance with corporate standards 
  • Experience and proficiency using Microsoft Office software, including intermediate proficiency using Word and intermediate to advanced experience using Excel



  • Acting with Integrity 
  • Communicating Effectively 
  • Pursuing Self-Development 
  • Serving Customers 
  • Supporting Change 
  • Supporting Organizational Goals  
  • 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 or in-person)



≤ 25%


Career Progression Acknowledgement

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.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus GA