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Sr. Internal Auditor

Sr. Internal Auditor

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UFG can offer you an award-winning workplace and a trustworthy, financially-stable company. While we’ve always known our commitment to employees and financial stewardship, it is good to have others recognize our dedicated efforts. UFG was named to the “2017 Top Workplaces” list by The Des Moines Register, and was also included on the Forbes’ America’s Most Trustworthy Financial Companies” list for 2015, 2016 and 2017. Additionally, UFG is a super-regional property and casualty insurer rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company.


UFG is seeking a Senior Internal Auditor to be responsible for planning and executing risk-based audits. Leading the execution of small to moderate projects and participates in integrated audit projects in accordance with Company Audit policies. The ideal candidate will display a thorough knowledge of the related business functions and processes being audited, accurately assesses risks and controls and administers effective test plans. They will also compile findings, creates reports, and leads as directed in the communication of findings with various levels of staff and management. They will also provides key input to the risk assessment and annual audit plan. 



  • Scheduling, planning and assigning departmental / process function audits
  • Developing test plans for departmental/process function audits
  • Work with management to determine the direction and scope of audits, emerging issues, and specific risks.
  • Assist in the preparation of planning memorandums and audit programs
  • Develop audit work plans, which coincide with the annual audit plan and execute the work plans.
  • Identify and clearly define audit issues and root causes
  • Ensure that recommendation are clearly presented and agreed to by various levels of Management.
  • Draft audit reports and ensure that they are issued in a timely manner.
  • Perform financial statement testing in accordance with the audit programs established by the external auditors.
  • Identify improper accounting or documentation as well as process improvements.
  • Coordinate/complete special request, projects, and reports as directed by Audit and/or Executive Management.
  • Development and Training – online, seminars, training, etc.
  • Administrative task/roll forward and filing of work papers


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Possess strong analytical, problem solving, project management and investigative skills.
  • Effective communication skills both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Knowledge of the International Professional Practices Framework, as established by the Institute of Internal Auditors is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley and other compliance requirements of publicly traded companies is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the insurance industry is preferred.

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