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Internal Auditor in Des Moines, IA at Global Atlantic

Date Posted: 3/10/2018

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Job Description


Global Atlantic Financial Group, through its subsidiaries, offers a broad range of retirement, life and reinsurance products designed to help our customers address financial challenges with confidence. A variety of options help Americans customize a strategy to fulfill their protection, accumulation, income, wealth transfer and end-of-life needs. In addition, Global Atlantic offers custom solutions and responsive service for the capital, risk and legacy-business management of life and annuity insurance companies around the world.

Global Atlantic offers employees the unique opportunity to work in a fast-paced and collaborative working environment that rewards performance. The company’s unique entrepreneurial culture encourages all employees to assume significant levels of responsibility.  Global Atlantic invests in its people because it believes they are critical to the long term success of its business.


The Senior Analyst / Associate in Internal Audit will be primarily responsible for leading and/or performing audits on the annual risk based audit plan, throughout all aspects of the Organization, with a value added mindset.  In particular, job responsibilities include execution of audits, summarizing and communicating findings to key stakeholders (including senior management), engaging departments / managers to identify specific business risks, and performing continuous monitoring activities.  Audit scopes will be cross-functional and will include operational, compliance, and financial objectives, as well as related reviews over the firms Third Party Administrators.  The Senior Analyst / Associate will also be responsible for incorporating data analytics into the audit process, performing integrated audits, and advancing our overall audit methodology.  Additionally, the individual will be involved with the firm’s Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and Model Audit Rule (MAR) design and operating effectiveness testing.  The individual will be involved in various firmwide enterprise risk initiatives and projects with exposure to all the firm’s activities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant major (Accounting preferred), or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • CPA or CIA preferred (or currently working towards obtaining)
  • Minimum 3 years of public accounting and/or private industry experience
  • Strong knowledge of audit processes and internal controls required, with previous experience with SOX/MAR
  • Experience with publicly traded companies as well as SEC reporting and requirements a plus
  • Prior Life & Annuities insurance and/or reinsurance industry experience
  • Experience leading audit engagements
  • Experience with Data Analytics and Software a plus
  • Strong audit and internal control experience
  • Experience with Data Analytics in performance of audits
  • Self-motivated and willing to take on new audits / projects
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, to effectively present to peers and management
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Ability and willingness to travel (approximately 25%)


Our exceptional benefit package includes a strong 401(k) match, highly subsidized medical and dental plans, plus wellness opportunities, eligibility for H.S.A. funding and a competitive PTO policy. Global Atlantic provides basic life and disability insurance. Additional voluntary coverage for vision, life and disability is available. Also enjoy flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, gift matching and more

Global Atlantic is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.


The benefits overview is not intended to be nor shall it be construed as a contract of any type. For more details about your benefits, including covered expenses, exclusions, and limitations, and/or the appeals and grievance process, please refer to the individual plan documents, SPDs or COCs. GA reserves the right to change or end any of the benefit plans at any time and for any reason, to the extent allowed by the law.