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Audit Director - North America P&C - Schaumburg Ill (relo avail) - to $240,000

Schaumburg, IL
OPEN JOB: Audit Director - North America P&C Centre Of Excellence
Location: Schaumburg, Illinois (Hybrid)
Industry: Insurance
Base Salary - $160,000 to $240,000
Benefits - Full
Relocation Assistance Available - Yes
Bonus Eligible - Yes

Group Audit (GA) is an international team of 250 colleagues from 33 different nationalities, working as one function. 
In this senior role in our North America (NA) business unit, there is real scope to shape and develop the P&C audit capabilities globally. This role will be key in implementing and driving our strategic priorities, co-creating a leading audit function and taking the NA team to the next level.
As a leader within the Group Audit team, you will play a pivotal role, working with the Audit Leads for North America and P&C to design and develop the future strategy for P&C audit in GA, delivering and role-modelling changes; and building a continuous learning environment for the team.  It will require excellent vision, a supportive leadership style, creativity, perseverance, and the ability to influence the people around you. 
  • The Audit Director - NA and P&C Center of Excellence will be part of the Group Audit Leadership Team and play a key role in delivering the Group Audit strategy. You will be expected to use and co-develop leading audit practices to continuously improve the NA and global P&C risk-based dynamic audit plans and their high-quality delivery. You will positively influence the business risk and control environment, through reporting at relevant governance fora, as well as developing strong working relationships with the NA Senior Management and P&C leaders.
  • You will be responsible for evolving the P&C audit strategy and capabilities across the globe and the delivery of a portfolio of audits in NA and globally. Importantly, you will foster a positive culture and drive an environment of continuous growth, where the team feels connected to our purpose at all times and becomes a recognized leader in the market.
  • Working with the NA Audit Lead and the P&C Audit Lead, you will have global responsibilities for
  • Direct report to the North America Audit Lead, deputizing, when necessary, e.g., in relevant governance or other key stakeholder meetings
  • Working with the P&C Audit Lead to lead the P&C Audit Center of Excellence (COE).
  • COE responsibilities include developing a deep understanding of the risk landscape at the Group level and assisting with strategy and direction for our global audit activities on Underwriting, Claims and Distribution, and delivering on these activities.
  • Developing our P&C audit capabilities across our entire team of 250 auditors in 19 countries
  • Inspiring and energizing the group-wide team around the potential and possibilities in building their P&C audit skills.
  • Continuously building a high performing environment across the P&C audit community Motivating and engaging the team in the vision and strategy, fostering an inclusive work environment and sense of community.
  • Influencing senior P&C business leaders across the globe through strong relationships and insights and acting as a strategic partner for senior leadership.
  • Working with and engaging regional and functional GA audit leads, the P&C audit community and senior business leaders globally to lead and perform risk assessments, ensuring appropriate coverage of P&C insurance risks and to develop appropriate audit plans for these risks.
  • Leading and developing a team of 3 or 4 direct reports (audit manager, senior auditor, auditor).
  • Leading a portfolio of audits including group-wide thematic reviews and ensuring the right level of insight and involvement from teams across audits, including scoping, audit reporting and key stakeholder meetings.
  • Identifying themes and trends, systemic/emerging issues and sharing insights with senior stakeholders across the globe as well as well as supporting reporting into Group and relevant local boards and audit committees.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 10 or more years of experience in the financial services, internal audit or P & C insurance audit area
    Knowledge of commercial and retail insurance trends, emerging risks and their impact on insurance.
  • Experience with audit techniques including data analytics and agile audit.
  • Experience in leading teams through change within diverse and international organizations in a hybrid and/or remote working environment.
  • Experience evaluating and challenging risk assessments to assess the applicability of audit planning, audit findings, potential exposures and materiality that may impact the business.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in leading teams through change within diverse and international organizations in a hybrid and/or remote working environment 
  • Excellent project management skills. Ability to manage complex projects in parallel, delivering on time and quality while guiding and coaching teams to give their best.
  • A good track record of implementing change and transformation through developing people, as well as implementing a learning culture.
  • Experience of audit techniques including data analytics, agile audit
  • A people person - passion and enthusiasm to continue to grow yourself and others around you.
  • Impactful written and verbal communication skills, good gravitas

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please respond back and include the following:
• Full MS WORD Resume
• Required compensation
• Contact information
• Availability
Upon receipt, one of our managers will contact you to discuss in full

Recruiting Manager

EMAIL: jdenmark@intermediagroup.com
LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasondenmark



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