Staff Auditor

Company Name:
Ameritas Life Ins. Corp
Required Knowledge and Skills: Education: Undergraduate degree in
, business or related studies. Professional course work towards certification a plus: Certified Public
(CPA) Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Certified Information
Auditor (CISA) Experience: 0-2 years Business or AuditShould possess: 1) cognitive, problem solving skills, 2) excellent interpersonal skills, 3) professional skepticism, and 4) inductive and deductive reasoning.Must have an understanding of the Principles of Accounting as well as Business Administration.Must have knowledge of information technologies and their deployment. Must understand the need for controls.Must understand the importance of ethics in the business environment.Must possess good grammar in speaking and writing; should have good verbal skills in formal and informal business settings, and be able to write clearly.Necessary to have a basic understanding of personal computers and related software (spreadsheet and word processing)., TBD, Life will never be free from uncertainty. But when uncertainty is minimized, life can be maximized. This is our calling at Ameritas. With financial strength, we offer best-in-class insurance, retirement and investment products. And we service them in a highly welcoming, highly ethical, highly professional manner that builds lasting trust and enduring relationships. We protect what is most cherished. We help grow assets that have required a lifetime of work to attain. We help customers put worry behind and the future ahead. To help enable a life that's rich in family, happiness, health and financial security is why we're here. When lives are fulfilled, our mission is fulfilled. We are Ameritas: proud to say we're in the business of fulfilling life.JOB PURPOSE: The Staff Auditor performs financial and operational audits in accordance with audit work programs with direct supervision. Staff Auditors will be called upon to work on administrative projects within the department or within the Company, and will be assigned work in connection with the annual audit examination by the external auditors. Essential Functions: Completes detailed audit work as part of organizational and functional audit reviews. Perform tests to determine if organizational units are performing their financial and operational
activities cost-effectively, and in accordance with Company and unit business plans and objectives.Prepares workpapers documenting results of the tests, and with assistance, writes formal audit comments which identify and quantify the impact on business operations. With assistance, reports opportunities for improved efficiencies and controls to
and makes appropriate recommendations. Continues to develop professionally through self-study and on-the-job training, with emphasis on: a) developing knowledge of and ability to apply appropriate auditing techniques and accounting principles; b) improving effective business communication skills, both written and oral; c) demonstrating the characteristics of a professional, both in attitude and conduct; and d) preparing for and obtaining professional and industry certifications.Assists in the coordination and implementation of audit work for the external with team members to accomplish projects. Completes other projects as assigned.This position has occasional travel requirements.

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