Lead Associate – Auditor

Job Number: 6157 Job Number: 2000049B External Description: Thank you for your interest in a position with Equitable. Equitable Audit Services (EAS) conducts audits and reports the results of our work to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. We provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services delivered through a highly competent and diverse team. As a business partner, EAS helps the Company accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes. The Finance and Accounting team within EAS has an opening for a Lead Associate – Auditor. The Lead Associate – Auditor will be responsible for executing Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) control design and operating effectiveness testing across the Company, on behalf of management. Candidates are expected to be able to work in a fast-paced environment and have a commitment to high quality, timely results. Specific Duties: Performs SOX testing and effectively identifies and escalates testing exceptions. Identifies opportunities for improving the control environment, including enhancements to process narratives. Executes timely planning and execution of an assigned audits. Ensures documentation and reporting is ready for review by managers and senior managers. Develops and maintains strong business relationships within EAS and across the Company. Ensures audit services are risk-based and executed according to EAS policies and procedures. Job Expectations Ability to travel up to 10% of the timeMinimum Qualifications Bachelors degree Less than 3 years of audit or risk related experience executing Sarbanes Oxley control testing. Experience can include public accounting or working within a Controllership or Regulatory Reporting Function, within industry, with exposure to SEC reporting. Preferred Qualifications Knowledge and understanding of audit and risk methodologies and supporting tools. Experience at an insurance company, financial institution or accounting firm. Certification in one or more of the following: CPA, CIA, CISA. Knowledge of GAAP accounting topics. Understanding of general ledger and subledger processes and systems. Proven organizational, multi-tasking and prioritizing skills. Established verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Understanding of statistical sampling, testing and the interpretation of results. Verified technology skills, including Microsoft Excel. Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration and adaptability are important. Ability to execute in a fast-paced, high-demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities. Capability to problem solve in a fast pace environment. Analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy. About Equitable We have been providing stability and reliability to our clients since 1859 to help them live their lives with confidence, to give them peace of mind, and enable them to realize their dreams for their loved ones and their legacy. As an employer, Equitable is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels completely comfortable bringing their true selves to work every day. Equitable has been recognized and certified as a great place to work by the Great Place to Work Institute. We provide our employees opportunities to move within our organization so they can grow their career and skills without ever having to leave Equitable. Almost 40% of our open jobs are filled with current employees. In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401(k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment. Equitable is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws. NOTE: Equitable participates in the E-Verify program. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process or to perform the essential job functions of this position, please contact Human Resources at (212) 314-6368 or email us at TalentAcquisition@equitable.com. Community / Marketing Title: Lead Associate – Auditor Location_formattedLocationLong: Syracuse, New York US Equitable

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