Globe Life – Senior FIN/OP Internal Auditor

Globe Life And Accident Insurance Company

Senior FIN/OP Internal Auditor

McKinney, Texas


Job Location

McKinney, Texas, United States

Position Type


Job Description

The Senior Fin/Op Internal Auditor provides assurance and consulting services to Torchmark Corporation and its subsidiaries. Services include evaluating processes and controls, assessing related risks and impact on organizational goals, and providing counsel on effective risk management techniques and sound business practices.

Directly Supervises:

A Senior Fin/Op Internal Auditor has no direct reports but when acting as “Audit Lead” will supervise and coordinate the audit team and review their work for scope sufficiency and accuracy.

Principle Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Defines, executes and manages Financial/Operational audits to ensure completion of the annual audit plan
  • Plans and executes engagements in accordance with the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing by formally documenting the scope, objective and procedures, (including statistical sampling and information technology) utilized within a formal engagement work program
  • Obtains, analyzes and appraises internal system controls for adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency, while evaluating the controls compliance with established policies, procedures and plans
  • Assesses and manages Fin/Op risk through successful implementation of audit recommendations
  • Assist in the completion of the company’s Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts
  • Reports engagement observations to IA management with constructive recommendations for improving operations and controls, promoting growth, reducing costs, and ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Consistently communicates, (both verbal and written), any potential audit issues to all levels of the audit area in a timely manner
  • Attends training, (formal and informal) and engages in self-study to keep abreast of emerging audit concepts, industry best practices, auditing/ accounting standards and development of interpersonal skills
  • Performs special reviews and audits at the request of management
  • Identifies risks within a process/functional area and recommends controls to mitigates the risks 

Required Skills:

  • Strong technical skills and an in-depth knowledge of audit techniques and tools utilized during audits
  • Knowledge and adherence of the Standards of the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, the Institute of Internal Auditors’ Code of Ethics and the Practice Advisories for Assurance and Consulting Services company
  • 25% travel required
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks using problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or experience in Accounting or other business field
  • Obtained or working towards certifications such as a CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) and/or CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of work experience in Internal Audit or Public Accounting
  • Knowledge and experience with data analytics, using SQL, ACL or IDEA, is a plus

To apply please visit the link below and apply to job number 10744

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