Allstate IT & Security Auditor in Northbrook, Illinois

IT & Security Auditor

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Location :

Northbrook, IL US

Level :

Entry Level Professional

Job Category :

Accounting & Audit

Description :

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Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

Job Description

We like creativity, enthusiasm and teamwork. We are looking for someone who has a great attitude and likes to learn many different aspects of how a business runs. We like our auditors to be passionate about learning technical processes and to take on new projects. You will apply a risk- based approach to audit projects that are operational and strategic in nature. You will develop your audit programs and project plans and have full accountability for the lifecycle of your audit.

Our audits provide great opportunities to work on reviews of various aspects of Information Technology like cybersecurity, emerging technologies (e.g., cloud, mobile, SaaS), security, IT operations and exposure to cutting edge technology methodology such as Agile. We also collaborate with risk management functions for coordinated engagements on large scale strategic initiatives throughout Allstate. This allows you to gain experience and learn the various areas of Allstate, while making a difference in the company.

This IT Audit Consultant position is part of a larger team responsible for assessing technology risk and control within Allstate. The broader team will be comprised of individuals with a wide range of skills and experiences within the technology arena. This Audit Consultant will assist with risk-based IT and Integrated audits with oversight from lead auditors. The role will be working in a collaborative environment to deliver reviews where knowledge, experiences and internal/external networks can be leveraged to achieve results.


  • Responsible for executing assigned IT audits/audit tasks to achieve department guidelines and within established timetables with high quality results.

  • Assist in identifying risks and controls within applications and systems that supports key business processes and performs an assessment to determine audit scope

  • Participate in the development of the audit program, manages the execution of assigned audit test procedures, including, reviewing and analyzing evidence and ensuring appropriate conclusions are reached

  • Ensure the client is addressing audit issues appropriately and in a timely manner, as agreed upon at the conclusion of the engagement

  • Contributes to department initiatives to improve Allstate IA processes including but not limited to data analytics strategies and the Fraud Center of Excellence

  • Self-motivated individuals could have periodic flexibility in their work location and a complimentary shuttle is available to public transportation, if needed

Job Qualifications


  • One to three years of IT related experience including strong process analysis skills

  • Curiosity to learn more about Allstate’s business operations

  • Auditing or IT auditing experience is a plus

  • Knowledge of financial services or insurance process is a plus

  • Demonstrate and foster a sense of urgency, strong commitment, and accountability while making sound decisions and achieving goals.

  • Flexibility, adaptability and comfort with the unknown

  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication, strong partnering skills, and ability to interact with various levels of management and external stakeholders

  • Ability to effectively influence individuals to action at different levels of internal and external organizations

  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills including ability to work well with senior leaders.


  • One plus years of IT audit experience with demonstrated increasing levels of responsibilities.

  • Public accounting / consulting related experience a plus


  • Bachelor’s degree in business or IT required.

  • CPA, CIA, CISSP or CISA is preferred

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.

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