Corporate Audit Services Associate

Corporate Legal & Audit Services Manchester, New Hampshire


Corporate Audit Services Associate


We are looking for a passionate internal audit professional to join our Corporate Audit Services (CAS) team, to help drive continued success in raising the bar on the value we bring to the business. This position reports directly to the Corporate Audit Services Manager, with general direction from the VP/Director of Corporate Audit Services, and other members of the CAS team and is responsible for performing a variety of CAS assignments applying audit standards and techniques aligned with CAS’s Quality Assurance and Improvement Program (QAIP).

This role assists with the planning and execution of corporate audit assurance and advisory engagements designed to identify risk exposures and strengthen the overall control environment. This is a highly visible role that involves collaborating with CAS and business personnel to learn our operations and build strong relationships across our business units, all while building and developing your knowledge of internal audit engagement types and the role that CAS plays within our business unit and the larger organization.

To be successful in this role, you will earn the trust and respect of the CAS team, stakeholders, and partners across the business. You will be known for your ability to learn and apply business information into concise and effective workpapers. You are an issue spotter when applying analytical skills to financial and operational information, demonstrating sound judgment and clear communication skills. You will participate in departmental and external training opportunities to increase awareness of our operations and risks that impact how we operate. This professional will offer input and their point of view on department operations as they develop in their role.


What You’ll Be Doing

The primary functions of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform audit testing of varying complexity, applying internal audit standards, skills, and techniques to all assigned engagements.
  • Interpret results against defined criteria to ensure work is competently and efficiently performed in accordance with professional standards.
  • Progressively increase understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, manage, and report of the evaluation of various processes, areas, or functions.
  • Progressively gain knowledge of business operations and the financial, operational, and compliance risks which affect critical business activities.
  • Progressively increase ability to make effective decisions and draw sound conclusions based on the situation.
  • Progressively increase comprehension ability to implement CAS procedures, assess the validity of existing policies and procedures, and recommend sound alternatives, as necessary, to support the CAS QAIP.
  • Prioritizes work assigned to ensure efforts are focused on areas of highest risks that are aligned with audit objectives and scope.
  • Document relevant facts and information that adequately support the work performed and conclusions reached, so reviewers can follow the logic and methodology applied.
  • Evaluate audit results, weighing the relevancy, accuracy, and perspective of conclusions against the accumulated audit evidence.
  • Communicate audit results to responsible business associates and management.
  • Perform assigned work with the right balance of instruction, seeking guidance when circumstances warrant.
  • Complete assigned work independently within the specified time to effectively contribute to the team project or engagement.
  • Interact effectively with a wide variety of people in a wide variety of settings.
  • Actively participate in professional development activities.
  • Respond to internal requests for support or assistance in a prompt and professional manner.
  • Document results of follow up activities to ascertain whether agreed upon corrective measures have been implemented.


Organizational Tasks

  • Develop creative ideas and solutions to real time business problems and/or business opportunities; takes reasonable, calculated risks even if failure is possible.
  • Empower self and teammates to continuously improve RiverStone’s business processes/ systems and develops and escalates ideas and solutions.
  • Consistently deliver superior customer service to both internal and external business partners.
  • Demonstrate alignment with RiverStone’s Commitments.
  • Prioritize and organize work in self-directed manner.


Travel Requirements

Up to 5% of generally domestic travel in the normal course of business -- may increase depending on business circumstances.


You’ll Need to Have

  • Bachelor’s (4-year) degree with concentration in risk, finance, accounting, audit, or related business field
  • 0-3 years of internal audit, accounting, finance experience (for candidates possessing relevant education credentials)
  • Where a bachelor’s degree earned is not in one of the specified concentrations – any combination of education, training, and 1-2 years of recent and relevant professional experience in the insurance industry, or audit (internal or external)


Even Better if You Have

  • Relevant certifications (e.g., CPA, CIA, CFE, CRMA) or progress/commitment towards such goals
  • Insurance industry experience
  • Familiarity with legal and regulatory issues and terminology
  • Experience with data reporting and analytical tools
  • Experience with GRC systems


Competencies/Skillsets Needed to be Successful in this Role

  • A curious and questioning mindset with a thirst for learning
  • Strives to continuously meet and exceed expectations
  • Ability to develop strong knowledge of internal audit core principles and application of related standards.
  • Ability to process electronic data and format specialized spreadsheets/reports.
  • Hands-on experience and strong aptitude with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to analyze financial and operational information and perform a variety of audit engagements related to processes and procedures.
  • Ability to handle confidential information in an appropriate manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Superior critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Maintain organized documentation in accordance with standards and protocols designed as part of CAS’s QAIP.
  • Self-starter, highly motivated individual.
  • High quality organizational skills with high level attention to detail.
  • Effectively and confidently present results of audit assignments completed.
  • Establish cooperative working relationships, with a customer service-oriented approach in building relationships with internal and external business partners.
  • Possess the drive and professional curiosity to quickly gain good knowledge and understanding of business operations and keeps abreast of external trends in both internal audit and industry


RiverStone Resources, LLC is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, LGBTQ+, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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