Vertical Careers, Inc.

Sr. Auditor (Operational Control | ICG) - work REMOTELY -for large Global publicly traded company

Vertical Careers, Inc. - Woodland Hills, CA, United States

Senior Auditor (2 Openings)

Our client is a large global publicly traded service company.  They are seeking 2 Senior Auditors and can work remotely anywhere in the US! The positions are in the Internal Controls Governance (ICG) group. They mostly audit operational controls to assure compliance with with SOX and NAIC MAR (Model Audit Rule). They will report to the Sr Audit Manager.  

Strong operational audit knowledge as well as a CIA, CPA or CISA designation preferred and will be considered over other candidates. Experience with a Big 4 or National CPA firm preferred. 

Job Summary

The Senior Auditor will be responsible for the execution of Annual testing compliance plan for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements and compliance with the NAIC Model Audit Rule (MAR) internal control certifications. This role specifically will include the assessment of the design and operating effectiveness of the Farmers control environment across all functions of Farmers. This role will be the lead interface with leadership teams of business units and may perform special projects as needed. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Executes SOX/MAR and compliance engagements and monitors multiple portfolios of control testing activities, including the quality of work performed, timely completion, and communication with the business on issues or improvement actions.
  • Executes SOX/MAR and compliance engagements and monitors multiple portfolios of control testing activities, including the quality of work performed, timely completion, and communication with the business on issues or improvement actions.
  • Assesses design and operating effectiveness for controls in scope for SOX/MAR Compliance under ICG and SOX guidelines.
  • Assesses design and operating effectiveness of operation and compliance control under ICG guidelines and procedures.
  • Performs deficiency assessments and assist the business units with remediation plans.
  • Maintains a solid understanding of the Internal Audit, Compliance and Accounting industry and applies the ICG and Group SOX Standards in all work performed.
  • Partners with IT, GIS, Internal Audit IT, Risk Management IT, and Compliance IT by assisting in analyzing IT risks and the on boarding/off boarding of applications.
  • Prepares ICG documentation including technical memos, work papers and reports where needed.
  • Coordinates with External Auditors, Regulators for Financial Statement audits and Financial Exams on areas in scope for internal audit, financial statement audits or external exams including sharing of testing results, reports etc to promote audit efficiency.
  • Participates in special projects at the direction of Finance Leadership.
  • Identifies risk and develops/maintains the ICG Control Universe.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance Business or related field; Master's degree a plus
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or other comparable designation highly preferred. 
  • 4+ years' experience in auditing either financial statement, operations and/or IT audits.
  • Experience in a Big 4 or National CPA firm highly preferred
  • Strong understanding of financial accounting, internal control over financial reporting (ICFR)
  • Strong analytical and project management skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of leadership
  • Strong conflict resolution skills


Posted On: Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Compensation: up to $105K + 15% B

Position Contact
Eva Chiu
Managing Partner| Executive Search
(626) 608-5228,

Eva Chiu has 20 years of specialized staffing and recruitment expertise. Eva is known for her energy, enthusiasm and passion for connecting the right people with the right opportunities whereby helping you "Step Up in the World!" Her dedication to providing the highest quality service to both clients and candidates is one of her strongest attributes. Prior to Vertical Careers, Eva spent nearly 10 years with one of the nation’s largest specialized staffing firms first, as an account manager, and then as an executive recruiter specializing in accounting and finance professionals, achieving numerous accolades, including:

  • Superstars 2003, 2004 (Account Manager)
  • Superstars 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 & 2010 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Rookie of the Year 2005 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Southern California Executive Recruiter of The Year 2006
  • Platinum Club 2006, 2008 & 2010 (Top 5%)
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