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Entry Level Internal Auditor - Technology more...
Location:Northbrook, IL
Company:Allstate
First posted:June 08, 2017 (last updated 1 week 4 days ago)
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Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field cant be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. Youll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers lives. Well help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, youll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And youll 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

Allstate Internal Audit (Allstate IA) provides an important, unique, and independent perspective in respect to the company’s ability to meet its key strategies, objectives, and commitments.  Allstate IA strives to be known as a partner in promoting risk and control awareness and improvement.  We use our unique approach, vantage point, and skillsets to identify and assess risks to the organization, working closely in collaboration with all levels of management.  We are here to add value to the corporation.  Additionally, Allstate IA affords individuals the ability to see a large variety of functions across the company in a relatively short amount of time and “connect the dots”.  Most importantly, it is a great way to build relationships at all levels of management to help inform and promote your career goals.  

Job Summary:
Allstate IA seeks individuals for entry level IT Auditor position. Initially upon employment, individuals will begin learning and auditing the technology organization. Individuals will be teamed with experienced technology auditors to deliver audits of the various technical solutions that support the business operations. During this period, individuals will have an opportunity to build a strong understanding of the various business organizations as they conduct integrated audits of business and technology. Travel requirements are minimal (<15%).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Audit planning and execution, including risk assessment, process analysis, and control evaluation specifically focused on technology.
  • Execute integrated IT audits of technology application and configuration controls; which includes providing reasonable assurance that application controls are properly configured and optimized to insure integrity, accuracy, and completeness of data.
  • Execute audits of program management and project life cycle controls; which include ensuring IT programs are effectively and efficiently managed, while also verifying alignment with organizational objectives.
  • Coordinating the work of other project members on leadership assignments.
  • Providing ongoing internal control consulting.
  • Partnering with Management in support of key initiatives and projects.

Job Qualifications

  • College degree – Major preference of Computer Science, Information Systems, or Accounting.
  • 0-2 years experience within any of the following areas: Accounting, Banking, Financial Services, Finance, Insurance, or Internal Audit a plus.

The skills required are:

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a strong team environment.
  • Intermediate project management skills.
  • Basic understanding of audit theory and application.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Flexibility, adaptability and comfort in dealing with the unknown.
  • Understanding of fundamental IT concepts.
  • Strong relationship building skills.
  • Basic critical thinking and problem solving skills around business issues.
  • Proficiency in business-related computing applications (e.g., Microsoft Office applications).

Allstate will not sponsor individuals for employment based visa's for this opportunity.

Internal Audit department expectation: New hires can expect to be mentored and trained on the various organizations within Allstate, our auditing methodologies, as well as gaining the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities needed to help you have a successful career in the Allstate Internal Audit department.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary but thats 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, youll 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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