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Job ID :
89131
Location :
Northbrook, IL US
Level :
Experienced Professional
Job Category :
Accounting & Audit
Description :

Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll 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

• Provides timely and efficient project implementation related to compliance, Sarbanes-Oxley, and internal control

  • Independently manages compliance and internal control issues/projects with quality, timely implementation 

 

• Retrieves, processes, and analyzes information: 

  • Performs specialized compliance reviews/audits
  • Researches/gathers information. Researches, interprets, and analyzes results from assigned complex projects
  • Recommends procedural changes and forward thinking insights
  • Assists/represents management in decision making process.

 

• Documents Information

  • Reviews and reports complex data and procedures
  • Reviews documents for adherence to company compliance programs
  • Ensures execution of required compliance (regulatory/internal control), quality review processes and takes appropriate corrective action

 

• Communicates Information

  • Attends/conducts meetings to provide and receive critical information related to the implementation of compliance procedures, project definition, status reviews and final reports
  • Maintains working relationships with all cross-functional areas to facilitate resolution and share information
  • Answers complex inquires via phone or written correspondence requiring interpretation of policies, procedures, rules and regulations
  • Liaison between users and Compliance function
  • Produces high-quality communication deliverables.

 

• Formulates and Implements Plans:

  • Defines compliance objectives and contributes to departmental and company compliance objectives
  • Identifies, coordinates, formulates, and implements opportunity areas to ensure compliance systems/processes are optimal
  • Coordinates major projects and resources, forecasts results, monitors progress
  • Recommends to management requirements to ensure compliance systems/processes are optimal
  • Adheres to annual budget in area/department. 

 

• Influences and Impacts

  • Influence and impact the business internally through collaboration with and guidance from the Quality, Compliance and Education Manager and Allstate Business Insurance Officers; influencing and articulating plans and requirements effectively to successfully meet competing priorities and initiatives

 

• Coordinates and Develops Improvement Processes: Identifies the needs and presents information to increase organizational effectiveness
• Staff Support

  • May manage others in a complex operational and/or project oriented team
  • Assist in development of others on process knowledge and auditing skills
  • Provides subject matter expertise to team members on specified business process
  • Assists Quality, Compliance and Education Manager in development of annual plan
     

Job Qualifications

• 10+ years experience with internal controls and auditing best practices.  
• Strong competencies in quality assurance and compliance programs
• Possess comprehensive technical knowledge for at least one major business process including but not limited to Information systems, Insurance processes, Business Insurance, Protection Finance or Corporate Finance.
• Follows policy level direction from management and provides risk assessment and control input to annual audit plan.
• Demonstrates outstanding leadership skills that facilitate teamwork, mentorship, and accomplishment of team goals
• Creates complex best practices and manages the responsibility of implementing and executing those practices. 
• Exceptional verbal and written skills, and the ability to grasp new concepts quickly, communicate and implement new processes and procedures.
• Exceptional ability to communicate findings and develop action plans supporting resolution.
• Strong working knowledge of risk management theory and practices.
• Strong multi-tasking and analytical/troubleshooting skills.
• Solid experience in meeting with internal and external auditors, IT management, and others to discuss and address internal control concerns.
• Ability to establish solid professional relationships with the specific business areas
• Subject matter expert in MS-Office suite of products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Visio).
• Excellent organizational and time management skills.


Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s 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, you’ll 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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