Senior Internal Auditor

Sun Life Financial   •  

Wellesley Hills, MA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 240 days ago

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Job Description:

Internal Audit contributes to the long-term competitive advantage of the company through the execution of high quality and efficient audit services which help our clients pro-actively manage risks in their business.


The role includes supporting the planning and scheduling of standard audit projects and the coordination with audit team members to ensure efficient use of resources.  The incumbent will be responsible for the execution of audit engagements under thegeneral direction of senior audit employees. The role includes significant client interaction in order to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls and the efficiency of operations. The incumbent will be responsible for identifying issues and providing audit recommendations, participate in the writing of auditreports, as well as facilitating client meetings.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Execute standard audit engagements which are generally of moderate complexity and risk
  • Ensure proper coverage and consideration of auditing principles and practice
  • Conduct risk and control assessments, identify key controls, design and conduct audit tests
  • Identify internal control weaknesses based on evidence gathered during execution
  • Draft audit findings, recommendations, and reports
  • Communicate audit findings to appropriate levels of management
  • Assist with staff performance assessments as required
  • Develops and maintains productive relationships through individual contacts and group meetings
  • Assist external auditors as required  


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Audit, Finance and Accounting or similar technical area required
  • Insurance industry background preferred (actuarial, underwriting, claims, insurance operations)
  • IT audit background preferred
  • Ability to understand business processes and identify significant business risks and controls
  • Proactive, energetic self-starter with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to negotiate/discuss challenging audit issues with clients
  • Teamwork and team building skills
  • Project management skills