Audit Project Leader

Location Name IL, Naperville
Date Posted
4 months ago(3/19/2020 3:31 PM)
Berkley Program Specialists
Primary Location

Company Details




At Berkley Program Specialists, we are dedicated exclusively to program business and excel at partnering with program administrators who possess significant underwriting expertise for homogeneous, niche classes of business. We enjoy the strength and stability that comes with being a Berkley Company and underwrite our programs through our member insurance companies, which are A+ (Superior), Financial Size Category XV, by A.M. Best.



Participate in execution of the audit process including audit planning, control evaluation, issue resolution, due diligence and special projects.   Performs the assessment of internal controls over financial reporting and information systems to ensure compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act ('SOX').


  • Perform the SOX assessment of internal controls over financial reporting and IT processes within the business unit at various intervals throughout the year. 
  • Participate in execution of audits including definition of scope, control evaluation, test activities, audit reporting, and issue resolution of current business partners and prospective business partners. 
  • Assist the organization by identifying and evaluating significant exposures to risk and contributing to the improvement of risk management and control systems.
  • Analyze and evaluate opportunities to strengthen internal controls and improve business processes (financial and operational).
  • Identify issues and work in partnership with business partners to resolve issues satisfactorily and communicate audit results with timely follow-up to ensure identified issues are resolved.
  • Complete various ad hoc analysis as needed.


  • 3 years of audit experience, preferably insurance related
  • SOX experience required
  • Ability to execute audit projects and other assignments with minimal direct supervision
  • Strong organizational skills; the ability to manage multiple priorities and deliver results on time
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written formats
  • Ability to interact with business partners, prospects, all levels of staff, and colleagues in a professional fashion
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • ACL, SQL, Archer experience a plus
  • Approximately 5-10% travel is required

Education Requirement

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field


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