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Staff Auditor, Internal Controls

Security Benefit is searching for a Staff Auditor with proven experience to join our team. This position will work in our home office in Topeka, Kansas or our Overland Park, Kansas office. SB associates are working in a hybrid environment with both remote and on-site work.

Who Are We?

Security Benefit fosters strong partnerships to provide insightful and customized retirement solutions for employers and individual investors nationwide. Through a broad advisor network and its nationally recognized money managers, Security Benefit provides mutual funds, annuities, and retirement programs.
What Does the Job Look Like?
Staff Auditor, Internal Controls will be responsible for assisting in the evaluation of the company’s internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR) across the company, collaborating with internal and external auditors to ensure that the audits of the company’s controls and financial statements go smoothly. Position will report to Manager, Internal Controls.
·        Assist in the assessment and review of the adequacy of control design and operating effectiveness.
·        Plan and conduct walk-throughs of processes on a routine basis and ensure the documentation accurately reflects the processes and supporting controls.
·        Work with the process owners to ensure process and control documentation is continuously updated to reflect process improvements and control optimization, communicating changes to department managers for further consideration.
·        Clearly and concisely communicate findings and recommendations to department managers. 
·        Recommend internal control process enhancements to department managers.
·        Provide ad-hoc reporting and analytics or special projects as requested by manager and leadership team.
Who Are You?
Beyond experience, the right personal style and leadership competencies are critical to success as the Staff Auditor, Internal Controls. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following leadership competencies and personal characteristics:
·        Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance preferred, but other degrees will be considered based on work experience
·        Minimum of 1-3 years accounting, auditing, or applicable business experience with financial and general controls within a complex environment, preferably insurance or financial services industry; public accounting experience is a plus
·        One or more relevant certifications is in process or completed, including CIA, CISA, CPA, CFE and CRMA preferred
·        Working knowledge of SOX, MAR, and ICFR accounting guidelines preferred
·        Knowledge of COSO framework preferred
·        Working knowledge of accounting principles and practices in accordance with US GAAP preferred
·        Proficient with Microsoft Office software suite, especially Excel
·        Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence management at various levels of the organization
·        Detailed oriented with superior quantitative ability and strong organization skills
·        Ability to effectively communicate ideas and recommendations verbally and in writing
·        Strong analytical and inquiry skills to understand operational and estimation processes and controls

What Security Benefit Can Offer You?

Security Benefit offers a competitive salary and as a full-time employee you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Employees are eligible for an annual incentive bonus designed to reward for performance.
  • 33 days of paid time off for PTO, paid holidays, days of Significance, and a Volunteer Day
  • Paid parental leave eligible after one year of service
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401k with company match
  • Profit Sharing & Savings Plan
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance
  • Educational Assistance
  • Associate Assistance Programs
  • Career growth and more!

Consider joining our progressive team in our nationally recognized company. Visit the career section of our website at to apply and submit your resume. EOE