• Audit Assistant

    Location US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/27/2018 10:01 AM)
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  • Overview

    If you want to make a positive difference and stand out from the crowd, you’ll fit in at The Standard (www.standard.com). Through our retirement plans and insurance products and services, we help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. Come join us and share our passion for serving our customers in a positively different way.


    Assist in the completion of the internal auditing schedule by performing audit procedures under the direction of internal auditing staff and obtaining data and documentation needed to complete audit work.   Provide complex administrative support to department, department manager and corporate officer.  Reports to corporate officer.


    Assist on audit reviews to determine compliance with company policy and procedures.  Areas of review may include review of accounts payable documentation for compliance with company policy and proper authorization; review of loan or claim files to ensure documentation is complete; review of reconciliation records to ensure completeness and approval per company policy; and reviewing reports for evidence of review and approval, in support of internal audits or SOX testing.


    Type, edit, and proofread letters, memos, reports, quarterly Board Audit Committee materials, other presentation materials, and correspondence.  May prepare from rough draft.  Material is frequently confidential in nature and audience is executive management and the Board of Directors.  Receive and prioritize incoming correspondence and phone calls.  Respond to inquiries, including responding to routine requests for materials and information.  Maintain confidential department records and files.  Make travel arrangements; prepare agendas and appointment schedules and special event planning and coordinating. 


    Prepare complex trends, status or other reports, drawing data from a variety of sources within and outside the department.  Compile, coordinate and prepare required departmental reports.  May assist in the formulation of department budget, tracking actual to planned expenses and report variances; coordinate budget results with management.  May prepare and issue cost allocation and charge back information to Corporate Accounting.    


    May write, design, format, test and maintain department web site utilizing a variety of web-authoring, graphics and multi-media software applications.


    Participate in special projects as assigned.


    Education:  Associate's degree with additional college coursework or Bachelor's degree. Business or Accounting coursework preferred.


    Experience:  Three years of advanced administrative experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities, or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience. Advanced knowledge of: MS Office Suite including word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications; event/meeting agendas, scheduling and coordination; travel coordination; confidential records maintenance.


    Professional certification required:  None.



    Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.


    For more information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity applicant rights, click  here.


    Individuals with disabilities who need assistance or accommodation with the application process should contact HR Direct at 971-321-7871.  This number is only for the use of individuals with disabilities who need accommodation with the application process.  General inquiries about application status will not be addressed.


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