Internal Audit Manager
Job Title: Internal Audit Manager
Department: Internal Audit
Reports To: Senior Manager Internal Audit
Location: Hybrid in Grand Rapids, MI: Studio Park Corporate HQ
Acrisure is a fast-growing fintech leader that operates a global insurance broker. The Company has grown from $38 million to $4 billion in revenue since 2013 and deploys the best of Human and High Tech at scale to reimagine financial service product distribution. Acrisure employs over 14,000 employees across fourteen countries.
Led by Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO Greg Williams, Acrisure provides a broad array of insurance and financial related solutions, including commercial property and casualty, personal lines and employee benefits insurance, real estate services, cyber services and asset and wealth management. Acrisure’s massively valuable, high margin distribution network combines the strength of trusted advisors with growth and efficiency enabled by High Tech.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing team and immediately make an impact on the overall success of the company. If you are interested in collaborating with good people who celebrate entrepreneurialism and work with commonality of purpose, Acrisure is the place for you.
Under direction of the Senior Manager of Internal Audit, the Internal Audit Manager is responsible for the assessment, testing and improvement of Acrisure’s suite of internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR). Additionally, this position will also assist with other audit matters and special projects, designed to add value to Acrisure. The Internal Audit Manager will have regular exposure to Acrisure Management, and as such this is a highly visible role.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and maintain risk-based internal controls audit programs, designed to assess effectiveness of Acrisure’s internal controls catalog.
Determine scope of specific review procedures in conjunction with Internal Audit leadership.
Conduct risk assessment of functional area in established/required timeline
Conduct audit and financial testing of specified area and identify reportable issues and dimension of risk
Determine compliance with policies and procedures
Conclude on effectiveness of internal control design and assist controls owners with remediation of control gaps.
Communicate findings to control owners and senior management and draft comprehensive and complete report of audit area
Business partner mentality: works with control owners and auditees to develop solutions that adequately remediate any controls gaps in their area.
Demonstrate ability to gather, analyze data and communicate findings
Strong analytical, interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills with business, financial, and operational acumen.
Diplomatic communication style: must be able to articulate sensitive topics, including internal control failures, to management and control owners in a diplomatic manner, while holding them accountable to address findings.
Ability to “take ownership” of projects from start to finish
Flexibility, as needed, as extended hours and travel may be required from time-to-time
Protects operations by keeping financial information confidential
This position will supervise 1 staff member
This description is not meant to be all-inclusive and may be modified from time to time at the discretion of management.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, or the recognized equivalent in education and experience, required
CPA or CIA, preferred
Minimum of 5 years audit experience, through public accounting/auditing and/or internal audit experience, required
Experience testing SOX 404 internal controls at a publicly traded company required
Experience with IPE testing & documentation required
Experience testing ITGC’s and other IT-related SOX controls strongly preferred
1-2 years of prior supervisory experience strongly preferred
Insurance accounting background, a plus
Excellent Microsoft Suite skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), required
Experience with agency management systems, a plus
Must be highly organized, self-starter, detail oriented and have strong project management skills and excellent written & oral communication.
Exhibit skeptical thinking with ability to get into the details.
Ability to manage multiple projects/priorities in a time critical, fast-paced environment, with ability to go above and beyond normal work hours when necessary.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Benefits & Perks
Industry Leading Healthcare
Savings and Investments
Charitable Giving Programs
Offering hybrid work option
Opportunities for Growth
Generous time away
Acrisure is equally committed to supporting social issues. In 2021, the Company co-founded Evolution Advisors, a joint venture focused on providing greater access and more effectively distributing insurance products and financial services to minority-owned enterprises. In its home of Grand Rapids, Acrisure provided $15 million to create the Acrisure Center for Innovation in Children’s Health at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.
To Executive Search Firms & Staffing Agencies: Acrisure does not accept unsolicited resumes from any agencies that have not signed a mutual service agreement. All unsolicited resumes will be considered Acrisure’s property, and Acrisure will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to Hiring Managers without contacting Acrisure’s Human Resources Talent Department.