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10/22/2019
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Internal Audit Intern-Part Time
Assurant | Atlanta, Georgia
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Job Description

Assurant Inc, a Fortune 500 company, is growing strong. As we prepare to meet increasing demands for our innovative products and services, we have an opportunity for a skilled, self-starter to join our Internal Audit Services (IAS) department as a part-time intern at our Miami/ Atlanta or Chicago office. IAS is an independent, objective group within the company that provides assurance and advisory assistance to company management. Additionally, IAS helps the company accomplish its objectives by providing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

The scope of IAS includes audits around the following:

* Efficiency and effectiveness of business and Information technology (IT) operations.
* Compliance with applicable laws and regulations (i.e. Sarbanes - Oxley).

In this role, the Intern will primarily work on Sarbanes - Oxley (SOX) audits. This will give you a good look at the internal workings of an IT organization including user access, change management, password security and several others. You will support SOX management and perform the following IT-related functions:

* Attending walkthrough meetings to assist with identifying and testing of key IT dependent SOX controls and IT General Controls (ITGCs).
* Documenting process and control workflows.
* Design test procedures to determine the effectiveness of control activities.
* Gathering evidence for control testing
* Identifying populations of control evidence
* Selecting samples for control testing.
* Documenting test results within testing spreadsheets.
* Identifying and evaluating instances where control objectives are not being met.

Basic Qualifications:

* Junior or Senior (could be pursuing master's degree) status majoring in Accounting/Finance (with an interest in IT) or Information Technology related fields.
* GPA 3.0 or higher.
* Excellent communication skills.
* Strong PC Skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio).
* Attention to detail is a must.

The ideal candidate would able to start ASAP, work a minimum of 20 hours a week during the school year and a maximum of 40 hours a week during the summer and other breaks.

We offer a competitive wage, business casual environment, and a flexible schedule.

There is a possibility that the internship may be extended up to one year or more for the right candidate.

About Assurant

Assurant, Inc. (Assurant) is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, it is engaged in providing specialized insurance products and related services in North America and selected other international markets. Its four segments include Assurant Solutions, Assurant Specialty Property, Assurant Health and Assurant Employee Benefits. These segments provide debt protection administration, credit insurance, warranties and service contracts, pre-funded funeral insurance, creditor-placed homeowners insurance, manufactured housing homeowners insurance, individual health and small employer group health insurance, group dental insurance, group disability insurance and group life insurance. In October 2008, it announced that it has completed its acquisition of Signal Holdings LLC, a provider of wireless handset protection programs and repair services, from Trident II L.P. On September 26, 2008, it completed the acquisition of Warranty Management Group business from GE Consumer & Industrial. (Source: 10-K)

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