Horace Mann Educators is the largest multiline insurance company in the U.S. focused on educators (K-12). The company offers annuities, auto, home and life insurance through an exclusive sales force of more than 800 distribution points and we are rapidly growing!

We are searching for a Senior Auditor to join our team who thrives in a collaborative environment and shares our commitment to providing valuable risk management, governance and control insight that supports our corporate responsibilities and shareholder commitment of serving our country’s educators.

The Senior Internal Auditor will have a thorough understanding of Internal Audit methodology, including factors related to annual Audit Program development. The Senior Internal Auditor will assist in the development of the annual financial, IT and third-party vendor risk assessment process, evaluate financial risks and controls, and have direct interaction with business owners across the organization. 

 

This is a highly visible role in the organization with an opportunity to interact with all levels of management, including Senior Leadership. 

 

Location: Madison WI, Addison TX, or Springfield IL

 

Additionally, this position includes:

  • Demonstrating a strong sense of curiosity and willingness to get a deep understanding of the business and its processes, technologies, and risks to provide value and insights to the organization.
  • Developing strong understanding of the business, industry practices, internal audit principles, and regulatory requirements.
  • Developing productive business partner relationships for assigned areas through individual contact and group meetings.
  • Executing audit processes to ensure that audit objectives are understood and met, key risks and controls are identified, testing is complete and documented in accordance with departmental standards and that reports are accurate, clear and concise.
  • Assisting the Audit Manager in the development of audit engagement scoping, and taking a lead role throughout the audit lifecycle, providing insight in reviewing audit issues and identified root causes.
  • Keeping up to date with auditing, accounting, regulatory or other developments that may impact the internal audit areas or assigned areas.
  • Scheduling audits and allocating resources to accomplish the audit plan objectives.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree with concentration in accounting, finance or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of prior audit experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and an awareness of the National Association of Insurance Companies (NAIC) statutory reporting standards.
  • Knowledge and experience with control design and evaluation for operational efficiency.
  • Outstanding interpersonal oral and written communication skills.
  • Possess at least one relevant professional designation (e.g., CPA, CIA, etc.). Industry recognized licenses and certifications are considered a plus (e.g., CPCU, LOMA, FINRA series, etc.).

#VIZI#

Horace Mann was founded in 1945 by two Springfield, Illinois, teachers who saw a need for quality, affordable auto insurance for teachers. Since then, we’ve broadened our mission to helping all educators protect what they have today and prepare for a successful tomorrow.  And with our broadened mission has come corporate growth:  We serve more than 4,100 school districts nationwide, we’re publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: HMN) and we have more than $12 billion in assets.

We’re motivated by the fact that educators take care of our children’s future, and we believe they deserve someone to look after theirs.  We help educators identify their financial goals and develop plans to achieve them.  This includes insurance to protect what they have today and financial products to help them prepare for their future. Our tailored offerings include special rates and benefits for educators.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

For applicants that are California residents, please review our California Consumer Privacy Notice

All applicants should review our Horace Mann Privacy Policy

Apply for this Job

* Required
resume chosen  
(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)
cover_letter chosen  
(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)


Voluntary Self-Identification

For government reporting purposes, we ask candidates to respond to the below self-identification survey. Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.

As set forth in Horace Mann ’s Equal Employment Opportunity policy, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected group status under any applicable law.

Race & Ethnicity Definitions

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows:

A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.

An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.

An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.


Form CC-305

OMB Control Number 1250-0005

Expires 05/31/2023

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability

Why are you being asked to complete this form?

We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years.

Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.

How do you know if you have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Autism
  • Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS
  • Blind or low vision
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular or heart disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome
  • Intellectual disability
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson’s disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.