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IT Internal Auditor II

Date: Oct 4, 2021

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16530

Company: Erie Insurance

Division or Field Office:

Office Of The President

Department of Position: Internal Audit Department 

Work from:

Corporate Office in 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

Participates in and/or conducts moderately complex information technology (IT) audits either exclusively or as part of an integrated effort with financial, regulatory and/or operationalaudit. Performs special projects as needed.


This role will have a focus on:

  • Collaborating and building strong working relationships with IT clients and business partners
  • Developing process improvements that will be used for executive management recommendations
  • Monitoring technology risks for ERIE
  • Candidates with IT experience are preferred
  • Candidates are not required to have previous internal auditing background but must be willing to pursue professional certification 
  • Candidates with a welcoming approach to team building are preferred
Duties and Responsibilities

Performs detailed audit procedures, analyzes results and prepares recommendations for improvement, when warranted.


Meets with assigned business units, IT Division personnel and external vendors to monitor IT activities and potential audit risks. Reviews available documentation to acquire an in-depth knowledge of assigned operations.


Documents and assesses the adequacy of internal controls and prepare recommendations for improvements.


Conducts risk and control assessments for individual audits.


Assists in the development of the ERIE’s annual IT audit plan and programs, including the implementation of computer-assisted audit techniques, to ensure the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls.


Supports ERIE’s independent auditors by completing analytical procedures, process documentation and reporting related to substantive testing.


Supports the evaluation of IT system development projects to ensure adequate control mechanisms, thorough system testing and related documentation, complete and adequate overall system documentation and user satisfaction.


Completes special projects as needed.


Assists in training and developing less experienced IT internal auditors.


The first five duties listed are the functions identified as essential to the job. Essential functions are those job duties that must be performed in order for the job to be accomplished.


This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other duties as requested by their supervisor, or as become evident.

Ability To Learn And Follow Procedures
Ability To Maintain Composure
Ability to Manage Complexity
Decision Making
Detail Orientation
Developing And Maintaining Relationships
Information Management Skills
Interpersonal Communication
Job-Specific Knowledge
Problem Analysis
Planning And Organizing
Service Orientation
Time Management

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems, accounting or a related field, required. Three years of experience in public accounting, internal auditing or related experience, required. Willingness to pursue professional certification such as CISA, CPA or CIA preferred. Insurance designations such as CPCU or FLMI preferred. Knowledge of IT systems required. Knowledge of data base structures, mainframe and local area network environments, and related software required. Working knowledge of business processes and controls preferred. Willingness to travel required.

Physical Requirements
Lifting 0-20 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting Over 50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Driving; Occasional (<20%)
Pushing/Pulling; Occasional (<20%)
Manual Keying/Data Entry; Often (20-50%)
Climbing; Rarely

Nearest Major Market: Erie