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Internal Audit Program Manager/Strategic Projects and Functional Enablement | 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:  8995

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:

Responsible for leading, managing and overseeing the development of audit methodology, risk assessment, technology and productivity initiatives, and QA while collaborating with Group Audit and other sister operating entities. Also responsible for aiding in the implementation of the strategic direction for the division and periodically serves as work director / supervisor on audits. Accountable for providing mentoring and training to others in the department, serving as an expert on the audit process, ensuring completeness and compliance with Institute of Internal Auditors Standards and Group Policies and managing to the established time table. This role is a direct report of the CAE and an active member of the internal audit leadership team.


  • Functional Enablement: Develops and sustains a strong relationship with Global Functional Enablement leads. Involvement in driving and working on global audit functional enablement projects. Continuous refinement and development of our internal audit process including automation and streamlining. Development and implementation of data analytics throughout the audit process. Teammate administration and problem solving. Quality assurance of audits.
  • Ensure timely completion of deliverables and projects for CAE and other projects as assigned.
  • Supervise individual contributors within the IA department during assigned engagements including training, coaching and performance management.
  • Serve as work director on audits and consultative engagements including review and approval of deliverables.
  • Provide tactical management of the annual audit plan including scheduling and monitoring to ensure timely completion of the plan.
  • Serve as the team manager of the respective domain, facilitating a learning environment on pertinent business topics and risk exposures.
  • Serve as the key contact between the business and internal audit including senior management levels.
  • Support effective remediation activities for key risk exposures and audit findings.
  • Ensure compliance with Group, Internal Audit and IIA standards and processes.


What you bring:

  • 6-7 years’ experience required: Audit or Insurance Industry related experience, experience in project management or supervision/management.
  • 8-10 years’ experience preferred: Four years’ experience in project management or supervision/management.
  • Four year degree required. Holds applicable certification (e.g. CPA, CIA, CISA).


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.