At Argo Group, you can be part of an organization where we are small enough to be agile and big enough to make a difference.  You can make a direct impact while working in a high-performing, innovative and inclusive team.

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO) is a global multiline underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market. We help power the businesses that drive the world economy, offering a comprehensive line of high-quality products and services designed to meet the unique coverage and claims-handling needs of our clients.  We foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity and design thinking, relies on innovation and agility, promotes collaborative service delivery, frequent, integrated communication, and authentic recognition of excellence.   View the latest Investor Presentation to learn more about Argo.   

This IT Analyst, Risk and Compliance role plays an integral part in Argo’s DTS Risk and Compliance efforts. This includes tasks and activities in coordination with the Financial Control Group (FCG) and Internal Audit that aid in our SOX IT General Controls execution and evidence. This position will work with internal Digital Technology Services resources to ensure proactive compliance to internal and external policies, procedures and regulations.
 

Key Accountabilities

  • Apply process improvement, reengineering methodologies, and best practice principles to design and implement process modernization and improvements to Argo’s DTS Risk and Compliance efforts.
  • Assist with analysis, evaluation, and assessment leading to development of recommendations for service and process improvements or optimization development.
  • Collect information and review documentation to identify information systems control deficiencies.
  • Review information systems policies, standards and procedures to verify that they address the organizations internal and external requirements.
  • Provide information systems control status reporting to relevant stakeholders to enable informed decision making.
  • Provide support and evidence for both internal and external IT Audits, including SOX, Operational and Financial audits and other risk based advisory engagements.
  • Facilitate remediation, reporting and monitoring of IT risks, deficiencies, gaps and audit issues.
  • Advise and assist project teams on compensating control alternatives where IT risk requirements cannot be met.
  • Perform IT General Control assessments as required.
  • Maintain a complete understanding of and adheres to all IT policies and processes.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in a related field for an accredited college or university, or 3+ years of relevant experience in IT Risk and Compliance.
  • Previous working experience as IT Risk and Compliance Analyst, and/or ITIL/COBIT (minimum 2 years).
  • Knowledge of IT frameworks (COBIT, ITIL, ISO, CIS, NIST).
  • Ability to work in a fluid environment with ongoing change and partner with colleagues to achieve objectives.
  • Ability to work and make judgments independently and act to solve process related issues.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for business and operational analysis.
  • Proven ability to manage effectively in a high volume, goal-oriented environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin or citizenship (including language use restrictions), denial of family and medical care leave, disability (mental and physical) , including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 

PLEASE NOTE:  At this time, Argo Group will not sponsor an applicant for employment authorization for this position.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Argo Group, please contact our Benefits Department.

To all recruitment agencies:  Unless you have been requested to work on this position, or other positions with Argo Group, please do not forward any resumes to Argo Group employees.   Argo Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

How We Work - Our Employee Values

Employees at Argo thrive together as a responsible, profitable specialty insurer where all stakeholders share in our success.  
We are committed to:

 

  • The entrepreneurial spirit

  • Doing the right thing

  • Collaborating

  • Respecting each other


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin or citizenship (including language use restrictions), denial of family and medical care leave, disability (mental and physical) , including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 


Our Benefits

Developing our employees professionally and personally strengthens our organization.
Argo Group offers an attractive Total Rewards package that includes:

  • A culture that recognizes performance and empowers employees to excel, offering competitive compensation and merit driven profit sharing.

  • Flexible workplace policies that support employee well-being include compressed hours, flex-time, job-sharing, remote work, sabbatical leave, holiday and summer hours.

  • Comprehensive health, wellness, and financial planning options that employees can tailor to meet their personal and family needs.   In addition to traditional health and wellness plans, benefits include retirement savings, matching 401K (US-based employees), generous paid time off (PTO), paid caregiver and parental leave, employee assistance program (EAP), an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP) offering a 15% discount, and an array of voluntary benefits.  

  • Argo Academy, a digital and instructor-led platform that offers continuous learning and professional development – Training magazine lists Argo among the Training "Top 125" Companies.   Argo encourages career mobility and continuing education to pursue and maintain professional and industry designations, in addition to traditional university and higher education programs.

  • An inclusive culture that develops and sponsors diverse teams, encourages cross-functional engagement and collaboration, builds community through employee resource groups (ERGs), and provides an environment that welcomes ongoing dialogue, creative innovation, professional and personal development.

  • Active community outreach and volunteer programs in addition to matching charitable gifts by 100%.

  • A generous Employee Referral program that has resulted in 25% of all new hires this year.

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