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Internal Audit Principal - Financial Services/Operations/Marketing and Distribution/IT | Hybrid

Job Level:  Professional

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55416-1297

Due Date:  NA
Area of Expertise:  Audit
Unit:  Allianz US Life
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  4957

At Allianz Life, we are driven by our mission – we secure your future – and by our common goal of caring for tomorrow. We care for our employees by promoting an inclusive culture where everyone has the opportunity to grow and be rewarded for their success. We care for our customers by creating new products that help them protect their families and pursue their retirement goals. We care for our community by giving time, resources, and donations. And we care for the future by supporting sustainability, protecting the local environment, and promoting societal equity.


What you do:

Under minimal supervision, works on all phases of the audit process including consultative projects. Provides consultative guidance to the department demonstrating technical proficiency in one or more domain(s) as assigned. Performs complex assignments within the context of audit engagements including the following: identify and evaluate risk, develop audit programs, execute complex audit program steps, identify and communicate issues, provide recommendations for improvements in efficiency and effectiveness, and provide written and oral feedback relative to the engagement. Works with Management in developing action plans to ensure identified risks are effectively mitigated.


  • Assess design of business processes demonstrating understanding of risks and controls.
  • Develop audit programs to effectively test the design and operational effectiveness of the system of internal controls.
  • Perform complex audit activities, as assigned.
  • Identify and communicate issues.
  • Provide recommendations for improvement of the internal control environment including efficiency and effectiveness of the operations.
  • Collaborate with management on the development of action plans to ensure risks are mitigated appropriately.
  • Manage issue follow-up and escalation as appropriate.
  • Serve as key contact between the business and internal audit.
  • Act as business technical advisor to audit team members.
  • Develop executive presence.


What you bring:

  • Four year degree required.
  • Strong organizational skills. Ability to multitask in order to manage assignments
  • Strong interpersonal (written/verbal/collaborative) communication skills and persistence
  • Computer literacy required; Strong knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • 6-7 years’ experience required: Audit, Financial Services, or Insurance Industry related experience.
  • 8-10 years’ experience preferred: Audit, Financials Services or Insurance Industry related experience.


What we offer:

At Allianz Life, we’re proud to provide a benefits package that supports the True Balance of our employees and their families. We offer a choice of comprehensive medical and dental plan options, a generous time off plan and an outstanding 401(k) company match. Plus, our employees enjoy an award-winning campus with an array of discounted amenities, including an onsite health center, child development center, fitness facility, convenience store and two cafeterias. Our employees and leaders take an active role in shaping our culture through our Employee Resource Groups, whose activities and advocacy contribute to an environment that welcomes, includes and celebrates diversity. Our generous benefits, campus amenities and inclusive, engaged culture are among the many reasons we’re routinely recognized as a top workplace employer.


Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in. We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.


Join us.  Let’s care for tomorrow.