IT Internal Audit Manager

Date: May 21, 2019

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16530

Job requisition: 13893
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Division or Field Office:

Office Of The President

Department of Position: Internal Audit Department 

Work from:

Corporate Office, Erie, PA


At Erie Insurance, you’re not just part of a Fortune 500 company; you’re also a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team that includes more than 5,000 employees and over 2,200 independent agencies.  Our Employees work in the Home Office complex located in Erie, PA, and in our Field Offices that span 12 states and the District of Columbia.  To attract and retain the best talent, we reward our team members with competitive salaries and a very generous benefits package.


Position Summary

As a leader within the Internal Audit department, executes its mission to enhance and protect organizational value by providing independent, risk-based and objective assurance, advice and insight. Leads the information technology (IT) audit team focused on IT processes and systems across the organization.  Reporting to the Internal Audit Director, Integrated Audit, collaborates with the Internal Audit Manager, Operational Audit to execute integrated audits.  Provides high-level oversight, sets expectations, monitors progress, and manages the work of internal auditors to accomplish the goals of the department.

Duties and Responsibilities

Manages overall operations of designated area of authority. Interviews, hires, trains and directs personnel. Prepares and conducts performance assessments, coordinates discipline and oversees Employee development as required.


Continuously monitors risk and maintains relationships with business and support function partners to assist in the development of the audit plan using a risk-based methodology.


Executes the audit plan approved by the Audit Committee by directing staff in the completion of internal audits, consulting engagements and special projects.


Schedules, monitors, and manages the budgeted hours and workloads for the direct team, in conjunction with the other audit Managers, to meet deliverable expectations and timelines.


Ensures the department evaluates the design and performs testing of the effectiveness of the functioning of key IT internal controls.  Partner with Operational Audit to execute audits that evaluate operational and information technology controls concurrently, i.e., integrated audits.


Assists the Vice President & Chief Internal Audit Officer on designated projects.


Assists with the preparation the department’s annual operating budget, monitoring of actual versus budgeted spending and making spending adjustments as necessary.


Develops and maintains relationships with internal and external clients, including but not limited to, members of the Executive Council, the Controller, IT senior leader, the Audit Committee, and the external audit firm’s management personnel.


Participates in special audits or investigations and other ERIE projects as directed.


Assists with ensuring department staff and work products meet the professional standards and guidelines set by the Institute of Internal Auditors.


Completes special projects as needed.


Ability To Learn And Follow Procedures

Ability To Maintain Composure

Ability to Manage Complexity

Business Acumen

Decision Making

Detail Orientation

Developing And Maintaining Relationships

Information Management Skills

Interpersonal Communication

Job-Specific Knowledge

Leadership Skills

Planning And Organizing

Problem Analysis

Service Orientation

Time Management


Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, management information systems or a related field, required.  Eight years of experience in internal auditing, information technology, or related experience, required.  CIA or CISA designation preferred.  Insurance designations such as CPCU or FLMI preferred.  Knowledge of auditing techniques, including audit administration and data extraction and analytics methodology preferred.  Working knowledge of IT systems and controls preferred.  Supervisory experience preferred.

Physical Requirements

Lifting 0-20 lbs; Occasional (<20%)

Lifting 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)

Lifting Over 50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)

Driving; Rarely

Pushing/Pulling; Occasional (<20%)

Manual Keying/Data Entry; Often (20-50%)

Climbing; Rarely

Nearest Major Market: Erie

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