• Internal Auditor I

    Location US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/23/2018 2:55 PM)
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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.


    Perform audits, consulting reviews, and Sarbanes-Oxley 404 testing of the Company's network of control processes to assist management in ensuring that an appropriate control environment exists to support the achievement of organizational objectives related to reliability of financial reporting, safeguarding of assets, compliance with laws and regulations, and the effectiveness and efficiency of operations; and to assist members of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors in carrying out their oversight function.  


    Perform and/or assist on financial, operational, and compliance audits, Sarbanes-Oxley testing, consulting projects, fraud investigations, and special projects, including risk assessment and control evaluation, and performance and documentation of testing to meet established scope and objectives.  Advise management regarding adequacy of control structures, and negotiate effective, efficient solutions to control weaknesses.


    Participate in the development of a dynamic risk-based audit plan linked to the Company's key business objectives.  Analyze key financial and operational data, and recommend changes to the audit risk environment.  Develop and maintain contacts with Company management to improve and enhance Internal Auditing's partnership with management through consultation and ongoing networking.


    Assist in the development of computer assisted audit techniques (CAAT), and enhancements to department and auditing procedures to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the audit process and maximize the value provided to audit customers.


    Assist external auditors and examiners in attesting to the reliability and integrity of company financial information.



    • Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field.
    • Experience: 1-2 years auditing experience or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience. Knowledge of:  Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP);  SEC Accounting and Reporting Requirements, internal auditing standards and techniques,  control frameworks and Risk Analysis models.
    • Professional certification: CPA, CIA, CMA, CFE or CISA preferred.


    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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