Audit Manager

Prudential Financial   •  

Newark, NJ

Industry: Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 39 days ago

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We are looking for a self-motivated experienced audit professional looking to build a rewarding career supporting our PGIM audit group. PGIM is the global investment management business of Prudential.

The Ideal Candidate

Beyond the standard skill set of analytical thinking and excellent verbal and written communication skills, this position calls for a highly enthusiastic individual who can actively participate in all aspects of the audit including the planning, risk assessment, control analysis, testing, issue development and reporting phases.

This individual will be expected to engage in dialogue with business unit management and various control partners to identify and assess risks and controls.

If you enjoy thriving in a collaborative environment where engagement with business and control function partners is key, then we can't wait to meet you!

What will my Role at Prudential look like?

Prudential is a company of smart, ambitious professionals working together to create a better future for our customers and our communities around the globe. As one of the most recognizable financial services companies in the world, our employees are building on our 140-year history of financial strength with a focus on innovation and transformation to meet tomorrow's most complicated challenges. We are committed to growth and development of every single employee, and we see our business success as a direct result of our talent.

The Internal Audit Department, with over 300+employees globally, serves to protect the Company by improving the management of risks and the effectiveness of the control environment at the business, function and enterprise levels through valued independent assessments and advice on governance, risk and control. Our structure mirrors the business system, which allows us to view risks vertically and horizontally – providing opportunities to generate value within and across our businesses and corporate functions.

As an Audit Manager within the PGIM Audit Group, you will work with other team members to deploy our audit approach and ensure adequate audit coverage of numerous Prudential asset management businesses within PGIM, such as PGIM Fixed Income, Prudential Global Partners, Prudential Capital Group, PGIM Investments, PGIM Real Estate, PGIM Real Estate Finance, Jennison Associates, and QMA.

About You

You have a strong analytical mindset with the ability to assess risk and evaluate controls.

You are a self-motivated and intellectually curious person with the desire to grow your business/technical acumen to remain current on business developments, industry trends in the asset management space, emerging risks, and changes to the financial and regulatory environments.

You have some experience with data analytics and seek to build upon your knowledge of approaches and tools. You enjoy working independently and are productive in a collaborative team environment.



The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 6 years of audit or other related experience within the financial services industry.

Some big 4 public accounting experience is preferred, but not required.

A Bachelor's degree, or higher, is required, preferably an accounting or finance degree.

An MBA, CPA, CIA or CISA is a plus, but not required.

The ideal candidate should also have:

  • Extensive experience with risk assessment, control analysis, audit procedures and standards, sampling techniques, risk components, and the internal framework of control.
  • Practical audit experience, such as conducting risk assessments, creating audit programs, and leading audits
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with management, external auditors and other control partners to analyze risks and controls
  • The ability to effectively and confidently discuss audit issues with management and develop business-focused recommendations
  • Experience leading teams with a proven record of developing junior associates

This position is based in Newark, NJ; however, audit fieldwork will require some travel to other Prudential / PGIM offices which include both global and domestic locations.

Expected travel will generally vary between 5% and 20% depending on the assignment.

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Function

Internal Audit

Primary Location

United States-New Jersey-Newark




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