Internal Audit Intern

Fidelity Life Association - Chicago, IL3.2

InternshipEstimated: $47,000 - $63,000 a year
Fidelity Life is one of the few companies in the industry that focuses on assisting everyday middle Americans experience the peace-of-mind that comes with life insurance ownership. In fact, we were founded in 1896 for that express purpose.

At Fidelity Life, we understand the daily competing economic pressures experienced by many American families. As a result, using patented technology and innovative products, we concentrate all of our energy on offering policies that are valuable and affordable. The approach allows our customers to start fulfilling their basic needs for financial protection in order to:

Maintain a family’s standard of living
Pay ongoing family debts
Fund children’s educations
Pay for final expenses
Leave the family a financial legacy
This position will have the opportunity to assist the Internal Audit Department’s leadership in the execution of its audit plan. Primarily responsible for performing SOX compliance activities for two operating companies: a medium sized life insurance company and a life insurance agency, this role will execute SOX test plans to assess the operating effectiveness of ICFR, as well as assist with ad-hoc requests. This position reports to the Manager, Internal Audit; however, will have visibility throughout the organization and will require the individual to work closely with all levels of the organization.

Execute audit testing procedures and prepare audit work papers
Identify and discuss audit observations with Manager, Internal Audit and document exceptions and process improvements
Assist with drafting preliminary observations, recommendations, presentations and other materials for management and the Audit Committee Board of Directors
Perform follow-up to ensure audit recommendations are implemented timely
Build collaborative and trusting relationships with process owners, management, and other cross-functional stakeholders
Assist with other ad-hoc assignments as needed, which may include updating the SOX Repository, updating/developing process flow documentation, working with process owners to gain an understanding of processes and identifying process risks and mitigating controls.
Ability to maintain objectivity and independence
Detail oriented and pay strong attention to detail
Deadline driven with the ability to perform multiple assignments
Team player with the ability to work independently and be self-motivated
Possess strong communication skills, both written and oral
Efinancial is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse workplace. As an Efinancial employee, you will be eligible for Medical and Dental Insurance, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health, Dependent Care & Transit), Vision Care, 401(K), Short-term and Long-term Disability, Life and AD&D coverages.