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Unit Manager - Audit

Date Posted: Jun 3, 2021

Location: Noida, IN, 0

Company: MetLife

Basic Function:

  • Overall responsibility for the delivery and management of audit assignments to ensure that all business risks are anticipated identified, recognized, and appropriately managed in alignment with the departmental audit plan and initiatives
  • Business/ Domain Knowledge - Advanced knowledge of the Finance/ Insurance Industry
  • Advanced understanding of business and operations of MetLife

Essential Functions:

Auditing:

  • Lead comprehensive process audits, using department guidelines, knowledge of best practices, and understanding of controls to provide management with an independent appraisal of the control environment surrounding business processes or activities 
  • Assesses the soundness, adequacy, compliance and cost-effectiveness of the enterprise’s operational, financial and information systems controls and the accuracy, integrity and completeness of data integral to operations, including management and financial reporting
  • Lead all aspects of an audit including planning, testing, and reporting
  • Review work papers to ensure they are within accepted audit and departmental standards
  • Issue root cause analysis and thematic issues
  • Lead and sign-off required Sarbanes-Oxley testing

 

Project Management:

  • Lead projects, completing assigned tasks and responsibilities within budget and agreed timelines (and explaining variances)
  • Communicate appropriately with identified stakeholders within Audit and business management
  • Exhibits organization and multi-tasking skills required to successfully engage in simultaneous engagements
  • Lead key business initiatives  
  • Manage engagement team, supervise and review their work and provide feedback

 

Relationship Management

  • Maintains a positive working relationship with auditees and sustains an ongoing relationship with key business contacts
  • Effectively maintains the appropriate level of communication with clients

Lead discussion with clients in developing action plans to resolve control issues or risks; handles the resolution of high risk issues with management

 

Technical Skills

  • Proficiency in Internal Audits/ Auditing Standards
  • Understanding of internal control and risk assessment concepts and related activities
  • Strong analytical skills to assess the impact of control weaknesses
  • Strong expertise with the SOX reviews procedures and documentation standards as per the PCAOB guidelines

Process Specific Skills

  • Understanding of insurance and financial services industry
  • Overall knowledge of Company’s businesses and operations
  • Understanding of Audit lifecycle
  • Be involved in the management call program; maintain ongoing and open communications with management on internal controls
  • Communicate findings develop resolutions with IA management and the business clients
  • Consults with clients in developing action plans to resolve control issues or risks
  • Consults with clients in developing action plans to resolve control issues or risks
  • Handle the resolution of high risk issues with management
  • Maintain an ongoing relationship with key business contacts
  • Tracks and follows up on open issues and key business initiatives
  • Knowledge of Data Analytics tools preferred

Willingness to travel (approx. 20%) to onshore locations, as per requirement

 

MetLife:

 

MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

 

We are ranked #44 on the Fortune 500 list for 2019. In 2019, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies.      

 

MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.

 

MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.