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Internal Audit – Junior / Senior Internal Auditor

In keeping with our driving focus to become the leading general insurance company in the Caribbean with operations in 21 territories, the NAGICO Insurance Group of Companies is seeking the services of a dynamic professional for the position of:

Internal Audit – Junior / Senior Internal Auditor
The successful candidate will report directly to the Internal Audit (Assistant) Manager / Head of Internal Audit and will be responsible for performing individual internal audit projects. The execution of the duties entailed in this position may require frequent travel to various jurisdictions where NAGICO operates. NAGICO’s Head office is in St. Maarten where the Junior/Senior Internal Auditor will be located.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize and execute internal audits, including risk assessments and assisting in the preparation of a Group Internal Audit Plan
  • Conduct operational, information technology, financial and compliance audits. Includes developing scope, designing and executing procedures, and preparing and finalizing internal audit reports
  • Perform audits of the operation’s intermediaries to ensure compliance with laws, regulations and contractual obligations
  • Review the systems established to ensure compliance with those policies, plans, procedures, laws and regulations and report on same
  • Prepare recommendations for all levels of management. Present the results, recommendations and conclusions of audit reviews to management
  • Discuss the control and process weaknesses identified during the audit with management and perform proactive follow-up with management regarding outstanding remedial action items
  • Provide advisory/consultancy services, as needed, for specific risks identified or projects being undertaken to ensure that efficient and effective controls are incorporated
  • Coordinate external audit support work as the need arise
  • Report to the Internal Audit (Assistant) Manager / Head of Internal Audit on the policies, programs and activities of the department.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Understanding of risk assessment practices, internal control concepts and the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and is experienced in applying them
    • Ability to work independently and provide timely updates to the Internal Audit (Assistant) Manager
    • Should be able to obtain management buy-in for constructive change
    • Must possess unquestionable character, good analytical & problem-solving skills, attention to details, and strong interpersonal and team skills
    • Should demonstrate sound judgment and excellent report writing skills
    • Good oral and written communication skills in English is mandatory. Dutch and/or French would be an asset.

Required Qualifications & Experience

    • Must possess at least a Bachelors degree in Business or equivalent
    • Possession (or in process of obtaining) a professional audit or accountancy qualifications e.g., CIA, ACCA, CA, CPA, RA, would be an asset
    • Additional specialist qualifications would be an added benefit e.g., CISA, CFSA, CFE, CAMS
    • 3 – 5 years of experience in auditing is required. Preferably, internal audit experience
    • Relevant experience in the insurance and financial services industry is desirable
    • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

Compensation and Benefits
The selected candidate will be offered an attractive salary which will be commensurate with experience and education.

Are you interested in a career with NAGICO? If so, please forward your resume and motivation letter, including copies of diplomas & certificates, references and recommendation letters (all in English) to:

NAGICO Human Resources Department
C.A Cannegieter Street #26, Philipsburg,
St. Maarten D.W.I.
Or e-mail: human.resources@nagico.com
Call: 1(721) 542-2739 ext 230

Applications Close on Wednesday, June 30th, 2018.

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