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Intern - Internal Audit, US business

Date Posted: Dec 7, 2017

Location: Warwick, RI, RI, US, 02886

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Warwick, RI


Role Value Proposition: 

Participate in audit assignments to ensure that business and technology risks are identified and appropriately managed in alignment with the departmental audit plan and initiatives.  Audit activities include the following:

  • Participate in assessments of business to ensure compliance with MetLife Policy, use of compliant best practices, procedural efficiency and accuracy;
  • Assist in walkthroughs and testing to assess control design and operating effectiveness, including the preparation of documentation for the Audit Staff to review;
  • Proficient use of PowerPoint, flowcharts and Microsoft office products.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand, assess, and report on MetLife’s risk and controls, and participate in discussions with Audit partners and clients regarding Audit planning, reviews and findings
  • Participate in moderate to large audit or business projects
  • Complete assigned tasks and responsibilities within budget and agreed timelines (explaining variance) ensuring compliance to MetLife Policy & Procedures, leading practices, procedural efficiency, risk management and accuracy; and to regulatory standards and best practice
  • Identify exceptions/deviations and collecting related information and evidence to prepare for detailed discussions regarding facts, circumstances and root causes of issues noted
  • Communicate timely and appropriately with the Internal Audit team and business management

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Capable of executing audit assignments as part of a team
  • Entry-level experience in being able to multi-task various ongoing activities and engagements
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, including listening and interviewing skills
  • Strong presentation and documentation skills
  • Basic understanding of Internal Audit controls 
  • Microsoft Office Suite



  • Junior or senior working toward a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. Preference for Accounting
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • Strong communication skills








Business Category

Internal Audit



Number of Openings






MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on 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.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 85521 

Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island