Hub International Staff Auditor in Chicago, Illinois
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When you join the team at HUB International, you become part of the 5th largest global insurance broker, providing a broad array of property, casualty, risk management, life and health, employee benefits, investment and wealth management products and services. Becoming a part of HUB means that you thrive in an entrepreneurial and fast paced team environment supported by over 12,000 professionals in 450 offices across North America. You will be able to actively contribute to our track record of year over year growth fueled by innovative new products and services, mergers and acquisitions, and a great team of people. As part of our talent engine, you will exemplify our strong core values which drive our unique corporate culture. HUB’s entrepreneurial spirit is evident in our people, products and philanthropic initiatives and we are passionate about our talent!
About the Position:
Internal Audit (IA) provides assurance and advisory services to ensure Hub International is effectively mitigating critical business risks. The Staff Auditor is a key contributor to the IA department’s audit and advisory projects, including evaluations to ensure business units are in compliance with GAAP, corporate policies, contractual agreements and external regulations. Staff Auditors are also expected to have a degree of familiarity with the external financial audit process and will perform direct assistance activities on behalf of the external auditor. Staff Auditors will be expected to develop an understanding of the M&A strategy and transaction cycle to effectively audit post-acquisition financial statements and performance payments, and to provide other ad hoc transaction support. The ideal candidate will be able to manage and accomplish the goals across multiple projects concurrently, have a strong desire to improve processes by leveraging data and information systems, and possess a sense of creativity and flexibility toward meeting objectives.
Execute assigned audit planning and testing activities within financial and operational internal audits. This consists of risk-based audits over financial reporting, operational and regulatory risks and evaluation of the internal control environment.
Provide direct assistance to the external audit firm in connection with the annual financial audit.
Develop an understanding of the IA department’s M&A audit activities and contribute to those activities as emerging experience allows.
Administer and strengthen the IA department’s project management tools and reporting.
Work and communicate directly with corporate and regional finance and accounting leadership in a high-visibility position.
Support the Senior Auditors and the Director in completing all elements of the annual Internal Audit Plan.
Provide ad hoc assistance to the accounting, finance, and M&A departments for special projects as necessary.
Travel Estimated at 5-10% - USA and Canada.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
1-2 years of experience from a nationally recognized public accounting firm preferred.
CPA / CIA credential preferred.
Strong understanding of internal controls, major business processes, and audit strategies to test these processes.
Experience with Oracle Fusion, Hyperion, Smart View, Business Intelligence or other enterprise accounting and financial information systems is a plus.
Insurance or insurance brokerage industry experience is a plus.
Ability to effectively manage multiple concurrent projects both on a team and independently.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Desire to implement automated and technological solutions to audit, financial and accounting processes.
Department Accounting & Finance
Required Experience: 1-2 years of relevant experience
Required Travel: Negligible
Required Education: Bachelor's degree (4-year degree)
HUB International Limited is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran's status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here athttp://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm.
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About HUB International
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, HUB International Limited (HUB) is a leading full-service global insurance broker providing property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services. From offices located throughout North America, HUB’s vast network of specialists provides peace of mind on what matters most by protecting clients through unrelenting advocacy and tailored insurance solutions. For more information, please visit hubinternational.com.