Internal Auditor II

Date: Apr 5, 2021

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16530

Job requisition: 22774
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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 financial, operational and regulatory-required audits and serves as a consultant on special projects.   

Duties and Responsibilities

Meets with functional personnel and reviews available user documentation to acquire an in-depth knowledge of assigned operations.


Develops narratives and flow charts to document existing systems of internal control. Prepares or assists in the preparation of control matrices, assesses results and prepares recommendations for improving internal controls and/or operations for review with appropriate levels of management.


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


Conducts risk and control assessments for individual audits. Performs detailed audit procedures, analyzes results and prepares or assists in the preparation of the final audit report.


Recommends improvements to internal controls and/or operations for review by Internal Audit management and ultimate distribution to client management. Evaluates the adequacy of corrective actions and makes modifications as necessary.


Completes assigned work within established deadlines.


Assists in training and developing less experienced Internal Auditors.


Maintains and applies a current knowledge of accounting and auditing skills and techniques.


Remains current on trends and issues affecting the insurance industry.


The first four 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
Interpersonal Communication
Information Management Skills
Job-Specific Knowledge
Planning And Organizing
Problem Analysis
Service Orientation
Time Management


Bachelor's degree in accounting, management information systems or equivalent, required. Three years of previous experience in public accounting, internal auditing or related experience, required.  Working knowledge of information technology systems preferred. Willingness to work toward professional certification such as CPA, CIA or CISA 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

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