This position is responsible for the development of a risk-based internal IT audit strategy and managing multiple Information Technology (IT) and integrated audits at American Family and its subsidiaries. Manages the Entity`s use of data analytics as it relates to Internal Audit work and the monitoring for employee fraud. Conducts detailed reviews of work performed by staff to help assure audit objectives are well planned and accomplished, information is accurate and reliable, and the audit report is properly supported by evidence gathered through the audit. Assists Information Services (I/S) management and other Company management by assessing IT processes and controls in order to maximize efficiencies and minimize risk. Schedules and coordinates IT Internal Audit activities with those of the external auditors during the Group's year-end audit. Assists external auditors in obtaining the materials and information as needed.
Additional Job Information:
Candidates selected for an interview with the hiring manager will be asked to complete a leadership skills assessment.
Solid knowledge of NIST CSF, NIST SP 800.53, ISO 27002, CIS CSC, or related control frameworks preferred.
A relevant professional designation (e.g. CISA, CIPP, CISSP, CGEIT, CISM, CRISC) or related degree preferred.
Offer to selected candidate will be made contingent on the results of applicable background checks
Offer to selected candidate in contingent on signing a non-disclosure agreement for proprietary information, trade secrets, and inventions
Our policy restricts consideration of applicants needing employment sponsorship (visas) to specialty occupations. Sponsorship will not be considered for this position
Relocation assistance is available
Management/Leadership for Department or Unit (45%)
Manages direct reports, systems, and projects to achieve department/unit goals in accordance with Company policies and practices.
Prepares and analyzes department/unit plans and reports.
Provides leadership by exhibiting influence and expertise, thus affecting the results of the operating area.
Creates an effective work environment by developing a common vision, setting clear objectives, expecting teamwork, recognizing outstanding performance, and maintaining open communications.
Develops staff through coaching, providing performance feedback, providing effective performance assessments, and establishing performance & development plans.
Strategies Linked to the Division's Business Goals/Results (20%)
Establishes, communicates, and implements departmental plans, objectives, and strategies.
Participates as a member of the Management Team.
Maintains an active awareness of American Family's business environments, corporate culture, and structure to support key decision-making.
Risk Universe and Audit Planning (20%)
Identifies major IT risk areas throughout the Enterprise, including at subsidiaries.
Obtains input on risk areas from Enterprise executives and other levels of management.
Assists the Internal Audit Vice President in developing audit plans to evaluate high risk IT areas. Audit plans will describe which areas of the individual risk should be audited and how often.
Monitors IT Internal Audit activity. Inform Internal Audit Vice President as to how well unit is performing in completing IT audit plans.
External Audit and Model Audit Rule Coordination (15%)
Meets regularly with independent auditors and updates them on the status of Internal Audit assistance with year-end audit.
Assigns year-end and interim testing, creates time schedule and budget, monitors progress.
Conducts detail review of audit work performed prior to submission to independent auditors.
Coordinates control testing with the Financial Reporting Controls Unit for Model Audit Rule compliance.
Specialized Knowledge and Skills Requirements
Demonstrated experience providing customer-driven solutions, support or service
Demonstrated experience managing and leading large complex projects.
Demonstrated management or leadership experience.
Solid knowledge and understanding of Information Technology operating systems including mainframe, MS Windows, UNIX, and Linux.
Solid knowledge and understanding of internal audit techniques and methodologies.
Solid knowledge and understanding of governance structures and processes.
This position requires travel up to 10% of the time.
Internal Number: R9027
About American Family Insurance
At American Family Insurance, we know how hard our customers and employees work to achieve their dreams. That’s why, for nearly 90 years, we’ve made it our mission to protect those dreams. It’s all part of who we are and who we’ll always be – innovative, caring, agile, trustworthy, transparent and passionate. We’re a strong, forward-looking company and a proven leader in our industry. And if you’re looking to make a difference, we’re looking for you