Internal Audit Intern Summer 2023

Aflac

Location: Columbus, Georgia

Job Type: Full time

Posted

Be brave, not perfect.
- Reshma Saujani

Job Summary

Performs assigned duties under the direction of experienced personnel to gain knowledge and experience in preparation for full time professional opportunities

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Interviews employees and performs the audit work as developed in the audit program utilizing automated facilities wherever feasible
  • Evaluates audit reports to verify that all issues have satisfactory responses; analyzes audit results ensuring the effectiveness of internal controls, efficiency of operations, and protection of company assets
  • Performs thorough reviews of assigned areas including transactions, documents, records, physical assets, and automated functions, reviewing or accuracy, adequate control, and operational efficiency
  • Advises Internal Audit management of any events or occurrences which could be construed to be fraud or violation of established laws or statutes; documents audit findings that will be the basis for the final report
  • Prepares draft audit reports for supervisory review, including audit findings and recommendations; participates in closing conferences with management to discuss audit results; may prepare PowerPoint presentations, visuals, graphs, and other materials as requested
  • Performs special tasks as requested; participates with system development teams as internal controls specialist; participates in annual Internal Control Review process
  • Performs other related duties as required

Education & Experience Required

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Minimum Required Actively pursuing bachelor's or master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field

  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Knowledge & Skills

  • Basic administrative and organizational skills

  • Strong written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrates acceptance of responsibility, flexibility in acceptance of assignments; exhibits dependability

  • Proficient in major PC applications, including Microsoft Office, Excel, and Internet access

Competencies

  • Acting with Integrity - Clearly states goals and beliefs; lets people know his/her/their true intentions; does what he/she/they said they would do; follows through on commitments

  • Communicating Effectively - Expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner; tailors message to fit the interests and needs of the audience; delivers information in a manner that is interesting and compelling to the listener

  • Pursuing Self-Development - Demonstrates ambition and desire to move forward in his/her/their career; engages others in discussions about career development; seeks feedback on ways to increase his/her/their performance; takes advantage of opportunities to build new skills and capabilities

  • Serving Customers - Builds strong relationships with customers; stays aware of customer needs, concerns and satisfaction; responds promptly to customer questions and requests; effectively manages

  • Supporting Change - Enthusiastically participates in new change initiatives and programs; focuses on reasons why changes will work and how they will be beneficial

  • Supporting Organizational Goals - Actively supports organizational goals and values; demonstrates enthusiasm toward the company's goals and mission; aligns actions around organizational goals

  • Working with Diverse Populations - Shows respect for the beliefs and traditions of others; encourages and promotes practices that support cultural diversity; discourages behaviors or practices that may be perceived as unfair, biased, or critical toward people with certain background.

Working Conditions

The statements below describe the general nature and level of the work and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

  • Normal office environment (virtual and/or in-person)

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