Farmers Insurance IT Audit Manager - ICFR in Woodland Hills, California

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Job Summary The Program Manager-IT of ICFR (Internal Control over Financial Reporting) will be responsible for the execution of the integrated IT Control Testing plan for compliance with the NAIC Model Audit Rule ('MAR) and the Zurich mandated compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX). This role specifically will design the testing programs and procedures to test the IT General Controls as well as the applications in scope for Farmers. They will coordinate efforts with external parties, where needed, including external auditors or financial examiners. Additionally, they will work closely with the ICG assurance team to collaborate on issues and action plans noted within IT.

Essential Job Functions Designs ITGC testing programs and executes testing. Works with a broad range of IT contracts and resources to develop technical knowledge and business awareness. Identifies risks/exposures requiring IT Audit intervention. Interacts with clients to gain agreement on corrective actions. Serves as Lead Client contact and project manager to drive IT control testing to completion with minimal guidance. Builds detailed knowledge of one or more areas of IT, and coordinates with other members of ICFR on projects or under direction of Finance leadership. Indirect hours to support departmental projects and activities, individual development plan, training, performance management, and general administration.

Physical Actions The following are standard requirements for all positions. When applicable, some positions may have additional requirements essential to a specific job. This position operates in an open office working environment which will include normal and customary distractions, noise, and interruptions. Sits or stands for extended periods of time, up to a full work shift. Occasionally reaches overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Occasionally moves, lifts, carries, and places objects and supplies weighing 0-10 pounds without assistance. Listens to, interprets, and differentiates auditory information (e.g. others speaking) at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Visually verifies and reads information. Visually locates material, resources and other objects. Ability to continuously operate a computer for extended periods of time, up to a full work shift. Physical dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate keyboard and other office equipment up to a full work shift.

Education Requirements High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree preferred in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems or related business field required, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation required; CISA preferred.

Experience Requirements Minimum six years experience in accounting, finance, or auditing and at least two years experience in IT auditing. Big four or national CPA firm experience preferred

Special Skill Requirement

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong PC Proficiency
  • Experience working with business auditors
  • Detailed understanding of IT Audit methodologies and testing techniques
  • Strong customer focus and ability to interface with all levels of leadership across the company
  • Strong project management skills and ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Strong conflict management skills **Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.

Job: *Finance

Organization: *Farmers Insurance

Title: IT Audit Manager - ICFR

Location: California-Woodland Hills

Requisition ID: 1900018D