• Met Life
  • $175,290.00 -175,290.00/year*
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  • Full-Time

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At MetLife, we're leading the global transformation of an industry we've long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we're dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.

Investment Audit Director
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Date Posted: Mar 15, 2019
Location: Whippany, NJ, US, 07981
Company: MetLife
Job Location: United States : New Jersey : Whippany
Role Value Proposition:
The Audit Director position reports to the Vice President of Investment & Global Risk Management and provides leadership and management for the Internal Audit team. The successful candidate will interact with 1^st and 2^nd line Investments, Global Risk Management, and Compliance leadership groups. The Audit Director supports the Vice President in leading the Internal Audit Department and is responsible for all Talent Management including managing employees and consultants. The Director is also responsible for Reporting activities related to the Department and preparation of Internal Audit Committee materials.
Key Responsibilities:
* Provide leadership and oversight guidance to the internal audit team to ensure effective talent development and quality audit work across the department.
* Manage the day-to-day operations of the team to include resource scheduling and utilization.
* Develop global roadmap for audit coverage utilizing a risk approach based upon the departments audit methodology.
* Assume accountability and responsibility for audit quality and timely delivery of audit reviews.
* Drive SOX program to include oversight of GOSC India team.
* Implement Talent Strategy for the department utilizing Audit Operations team.
* Support annual talent review of team.
* Participate in appropriate external professional organizations and keep informed on new developments in the field of auditing.
* Collaborate with regional Internal Audit leads and further develop Corporate relationship.
* Collaborate with external auditors, assess efficiency opportunities and deliver savings when applicable.
* Provide oversight on the development and timely delivery of Audit Committee materials when applicable.
* Enable IA's vision for the auditor of the future, by providing leadership and oversight into the audit team's enhancement of business acumen, critical thinking, and data analytics skills, and supporting the broader IA department's objectives of enhancing their knowledge of risks and controls.
* Support General Auditor's / Senior IA management's requests for special projects.
Principal Responsibilities:
* This position reports to the VP of Investment Audit
* Effective management, coaching, and development of their direct reports
* Proposes, evaluates, and implements process improvements to increase efficiency and effectiveness
* Develops new audit procedures and best practices to address areas of risk and internal controls for assigned business clients. Ensures current audit procedures and policies meet Institute of Internal Auditors standards.
Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
Required:
* 10+ years of progressively responsible audit experience including roles in audit control, public accounting, risk management and/or advisory experience.
* BA/BS equivalent required.
* Strong Investment Industry knowledge (e.g. Investment Advisor, Broker/Dealers).
* Strong knowledge in Global Risk Management and Compliance control framework.
* Advanced knowledge of generally accepted audit standards, IIA Standards and auditing sampling and testing methodologies, SEC requirements and Sarbanes Oxley.
* Comprehensive knowledge of audit practices, procedures and principles with the ability to interpret and analyze complex concepts and apply these in innovative ways.
* Strong communication and presentation skills and ability to work with senior management and other stakeholders.
* Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
* CPA, CIA or equivalent professional qualification required.
Business Category
Internal Audit
Number of Openings
1
At MetLife, we're leading the global transformation of an industry we've long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we're dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.
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 #: 107342
Nearest Major Market: New Jersey
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* 10+ years of progressively responsible audit experience including roles in audit control, public accounting, risk management and/or advisory experience. * BA/BS equivalent required. * Strong Investment Industry knowledge (e.g. Investment Advisor, Broker/Dealers). * Strong knowledge in Global Risk Management and Compliance control framework. * Advanced knowledge of generally accepted audit standards, IIA Standards and auditing sampling and testing methodologies, SEC requirements and Sarbanes Oxley. * Comprehensive knowledge of audit practices, procedures and principles with the ability to interpret and analyze complex concepts and apply these in innovative ways. * Strong communication and presentation skills and ability to work with senior management and other stakeholders. * Excellent analytical and organizational skills. * CPA, CIA or equivalent professional qualification required.


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