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DATE ADDED: Thu 07/11/2019

IT Auditor Entry Level

Northbrook, IL, US


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

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Job Description

Allstate Internal Audit (Allstate IA) team members provide analysis, appraisals, and recommendations to leadership teams and senior executives on whether significant operational risks are being properly mitigated. Our team applies their knowledge, insights and objectivity to help the organization by evaluating the design and effectiveness of controls embedded in strategy, governance, operations and risk management processes across both insurance and non-insurance businesses.

The IT and Security Audit team applies a risk-based approach to technology and integrated audit projects that are operational and strategic in nature, develops audit programs and project plans, and has full accountability for the lifecycle. The technology audits focus on various aspects of IT, like cybersecurity, emerging technologies (e.g., cloud, mobile, SaaS), security, IT operations and exposure to cutting edge technology methodology such as Agile. This team also collaborates with risk management functions for coordinated engagements on large scale strategic initiatives throughout Allstate.

IT Internal Auditors work on job assignments supporting the various Internal Audit teams (Insurance, Non-Insurance, Investments, Shared Services, Information Technology, and SOX) and may work with our external auditors. The role will be working in a collaborative environment to deliver reviews where knowledge, experiences and internal/external networks can be leveraged to achieve results. This role is responsible for supporting audit leads with the successful completion of audits by adhering to Allstate’s audit procedures, managing multiple tasks and completing audit testing with guidance for the lead.

  • Audit planning and execution, including risk assessment, process analysis, and control evaluation specifically focused on technology.
  • Execute integrated IT audits of technology application and configuration controls; which includes providing reasonable assurance that application controls are properly configured and optimized to insure integrity, accuracy, and completeness of data.
  • Execute audits of program management and project life cycle controls; which include ensuring IT programs are effectively and efficiently managed, while also verifying alignment with organizational objectives.
  • Coordinating the work of other project members on leadership assignments.
  • Providing ongoing internal control consulting.
  • Partnering with Management in support of key initiatives and projects

Job Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a strong team environment
  • Understanding of fundamental IT concepts.
  • Flexibility, adaptability and comfort with the unknown
  • Curiosity to learn more about Allstate’s business operations with strong relationship building skills
  • Basic Project Management skills - Able to set project timeframes (for self) to meet project objectives with minimal oversight
  • Basic knowledge of auditing concepts or strong business knowledge and experience
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Basic critical thinking and problem-solving skills around business issues
  • Intermediate proficiency in business-related computing applications (e.g., Microsoft Office applications)
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree a plus
  • 0-2 years’ experience in audit, compliance, risk management or Allstate business unit
  • Audit internship, CPA, CISA or CIA certification a plus

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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