VP, Audit Lincoln Financial Group

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Alternate Locations: US Midwest; US Northeast; US Southeast; US Southwest

Work Arrangement:Work from Home

Relocation assistanceis not available for this opportunity.

Hiring Manager: Karla Munden

Level:M5

Requisition #:67216

About The Company

Led by over 10,000 employees - including you - Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses.

General Purpose of Job

This position provides strategic leadership to achieve key business objectives. They will lead and oversee the strategic development, planning, evaluation, and execution of audit programs and plans that result in effective risk management, control processes and promotion of a strong control environment. They will provide thought leadership and oversight to ensure audit programs strategically achieve key business objectives of the enterprise and/or area of expertise and responsibility.

Duties and Responsibilities

Anticipates and provides strategies/solutions to highly complex audit issues and/or concerns.

Builds organizational capability within their assigned area(s) of responsibility.

Collaborates effectively, develops & manages relationships with key executive & sr stakeholders throughout the enterprise & external auditors & clients to foster & promote Audit's reputation as a value-added business partner while maintaining independence

Contributes to business unit/operational and enterprise strategy creation for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.

Develops and oversees the overall annual budget for their assigned area(s).

Develops the Departments overall audit approach and annual audit plan, assessing risks and ensuring risks are addressed by appropriate audit coverage.

Ensures that top talent is hired and retained for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.

Fosters and ensures effective and open communication with internal/external stakeholders and department to ensure transparency and consistency of audit actions.

Guides and evaluates departmental performance and takes appropriate action to meet and/or exceed performance standards for assigned area(s) of responsibility.

Leads and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.

Leads and oversees the assessment and enhancement of existing audit programs to ensure that it fully meets its obligations of general and specific audit risks for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.

Leads the development and execution of strategic and consistent departmental approaches to audit reviews, issues and/or concerns to minimize the enterprises exposure.

Leads the identification, development, and implementation of strategic process improvements that significantly reduce workloads or improve quality across the team, business unit, and/or the organization for assigned area(s) of responsibility.

Leads, establishes and implements priorities, performance goals and objectives to achieve key business results for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.

Leads, oversees and develops the overall audit strategy, policies, procedures and controls necessary or appropriate to satisfy compliance policies and procedures and regulatory requirements for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.

Leads/executes approved strategy for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.

Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assesses the impact, and collaborates with executive/senior management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future strategies.

Oversees & leads the strategic development, implementation & evaluation of the overall audit approach & annual audit programs/plans which ensure that it meets its obligations of general & specific audit/compliance risks & achieves key business objectives

Oversees the monitoring of internal audit trends and issues. Develops and oversees the implementation of strategic mitigation plans.

Partners and provides expertise to senior business leaders and senior management on a broad variety of audit matters/issues related to their assigned area(s) of responsibility.

Provides thought leadership and advises senior management on audit strategies and risks.

Provides thought leadership and functional expertise to internal/external stakeholders for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.

Provides training and development opportunities, including stretch assignments, for team members and gives honest and open feedback to aid in the development of talent.

Serves in a audit advisory capacity on various standing committees for the enterprise

Additional Position Responsibilities

Carries out duties in compliance with all state and federal regulations and guidelines. Complies with all company and site policies and procedures.

Makes a positive contribution as demonstrated by: - Making suggestions for improvement - Learning new skills, procedures and processes

Performs other duties as required.

Remains current in profession and industry trends.

Other Skills and Abilities

Ability to perform under stress in cases of emergency, critical or hazardous situations.

Ability to work with others in a team environment.

Demonstrated ability to identify, develop and implement processes improvements.

Demonstrated ability to successfully hire, retain, develop and coach staff via a culture of real-time performance feedback, with ability to build both technical and leadership skills.

Demonstrated strong relationship management skills with internal clients (e.g. senior/executive management, peers and colleagues); proven ability to develop creative and collaborative approaches.

Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative style.

Demonstrates strong project management leadership skills including, critical ability to coordinate and balance multiple projects in a time-sensitive environment, under pressure, and meeting deadlines.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Successfully completes regulatory and job training requirements.

Education

4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) - Minimum Required

Certifications

CIA, CISA or CPA -Upon Hire

Experience

12+ Years Audit and/or Compliance and/or related legal compliance that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position, including 5+ years of management, strategy, and influencing senior management/critical stakeholders experience. (Required )

Work Arrangement:

Work from Home:Employees will work fully from home. Their job will not require the employee to come into the office, unless for special circumstances.

This position may be subject to Lincoln's Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln's current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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