Job Post
[Printer Friendly]
Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance

Location: Grinnell, Iowa
Experience: 2 - 5 years
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Wage: Salaried
Type: Full Time
Shift: 1st - Day
Open: 03/24/2017
Close: 07/31/2017

IT Auditor
Identifies IT risks, examines, analyzes and interprets or audits accounting, financial, operational, and EDP records of Grinnell Mutual and subsidiary companies and report on risks and controls within IT operating procedures and security.

Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Grinnell Mutual sponsorship.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
•Conducts IT operational audits by verifying and examining records and procedures, and other statistical information within the corporation.
•Defines IT audit scope and objectives of audits including project plan, detailed control evaluation, test activities, issue resolution, reporting, and risk assessment.Identifies controls and inefficiencies in business processes.
•Determines effectiveness of IT control systems to ensure checks and balances are in place and followed. Reviews IT records to ensure proper recording of transactions and conformance to laws, policies, and procedures.
•Prepares reports of finding and makes recommendations for improvements and corrections.
•May complete management reports and annual statements as well as serve as a financial consultant for membership.
•Assists external auditors in gathering data and information necessary to complete audit.
•Uses knowledge of current IT environment and industry trends to identify potential issues and risks.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•Bachelor’s degree in MIS, Computer Science, Accounting, or Finance from an accredited college or university and two or more years of public/private audit experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Demonstrated knowledge of IT auditing procedures and practices.
•Knowledge of basic aspects of computer mainframe, distributed/client server platforms, internet and intranet functionality, database extraction, data communication, network security, and related technologies in required.
•Demonstrated ability to maintain high level of confidentiality of audit and company proprietary information.Demonstrated ability to maintain independence when conducting audits.
•Demonstrated ability to define problems, collect & compile data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
•Demonstrated ability to apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, proportions to practical situations.
•Ability to use personal judgment, experience, known facts and figures to make decisions and resolve problems.
•Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and a high level of initiative.
•Ability to manage multiple and/or conflicting priorities to meet deadlines.
•Ability to maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
•Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
•Ability to work harmoniously with co-workers, supervisors, customers, and vendors.
•Ability to use general office equipment including PC’s, telephone, fax, copier, scanner, calculator and demonstrate basic knowledge of Microsoft Office suite products including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.Knowledge of ACL Auditing Software preferred.
•Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license and adhere to fleet safety policy. Overnight travel is required to mutuals approximately 5% of time, especially during late fourth quarter and early first quarter to complete audits.
•Ability to maintain regular and predictable schedule to meet the needs of our customers and provide adequate coverage during our core business hours.

Supervisor Responsibilities:
•No supervisory responsibilities associated with this position.

Responsibility & Decision Making Authority:
•Make decisions within authority on scope, testing and findings in the process of internal IT auditing and external auditor assistance.
•Analyze and make decisions based upon needs of mutual accounting clients.

Fiscal Responsibility:
•Complete and schedule work within budget dollars and times established.

Contacts (Internal, External)
•Frequently works with accounting and technology departments of Grinnell Mutual to gather data and review procedures.Occasionally works with all departments of Grinnell Mutual.
•Occasionally works with member mutuals to complete financial reviews.Works with outside auditors annually.

Working Conditions and Physical Efforts
•To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job duty and responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform job duties and responsibilities.
•The IT Auditor may experience episodes of high stress during high volume periods such as year end.
•The position is physically located in the home office with a work environment of a typical office setting; noise level is relatively quiet and occasional stress is encountered as deadlines approach.The position requires an individual to sit for long periods of time.
•The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
•This position may be filled at either an intermediate or senior level, depending upon the quailifications and experience of the candidate.

Email your resume to

This job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned, but rather to give the employee a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of his/her position. As the nature of the business demands change, so too may the job duties and responsibilities.