Founded in 1985, SelectQuote provides solutions that help consumers protect their most valuable assets: their families, health and property. The company pioneered the model of providing unbiased comparisons from multiple, highly rated insurance companies allowing consumers to choose the policy and terms that best meet their unique needs. Two foundational pillars underpin SelectQuote’s success: a strong force of highly trained and skilled agents, who provide consultative needs analysis for every consumer, and proprietary technology that sources and routes high-quality leads. The company has three core business lines: SelectQuote Senior, SelectQuote Life and SelectQuote Auto and Home. SelectQuote Senior, the largest and fastest-growing business, serves the needs of a demographic that sees 10,000 people turn 65 each day with a range of Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement plans.

Position Summary

SelectQuote (SQ) Internal Audit is looking for a Senior IT Auditor to join the team and provide targeted, objective assurance and insight relative to Company governance, risk management and control practices. This position will assist audit management with the development of annual audit plans, reporting to key governance bodies, conducting risk assessment activities, and executing the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program in addition to developing internal audit scope, performing audit procedures and documenting the results of work performed, including writing detailed audit observations and establishing recommendations based on observations with a heavy focus on information technology and security controls. Position responsibilities include building highly-effective working relationships with internal clients, acting in an advisory role on internal controls, promoting best practices and effective processes.

Duties and Responsibilities: (major “buckets” listed with average percentage of time spent on each “bucket” over the course of a year)

  • Execute IT audit plan by applying professional internal auditing and information system auditing and control standards and assessing the effectiveness of the control environment. (30%)
  • Review and evaluate internal controls related to the information technology and security areas and make recommendations for improvements to strengthen controls. Ensure compliance with IT Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, working closely with appropriate IT department personnel and external auditors. (30%)
  • Ensure completion of IT audit projects on schedule and within budget and identify ways to improve the operational performance of the Company. (10%)
  • Develop complete and fully supportable IT audit workpapers, ensuring compliance with professional standards (e.g. ISACA, IIA, GAAS). Prepare audit reports for senior management and the Audit Committee of the Board. (10%)
  • Assist with the evaluation of risks for the Company by assessing the business, operating and control risks associated with key systems applications, infrastructure components, information security and related processes. (10%)
  • Improve division efficiency through focus on innovation, process improvements and effective use of technology. (5%)
  • Maintain and enhance working relationships throughout the organization by providing clear, concise, accurate and responsive information in a timely manner and fostering an environment of team work and high quality customer service. (5%)

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Display extensive project management skills and the ability to coordinate timelines and checklists
  • Display extensive degree of initiative and self-reliance with ability to self-prioritize multiple projects and strict deadlines while maintaining high-quality performance under pressure
  • Proven ability to lead IT audit work and interface with various levels of management
  • Working knowledge of COBIT and Sarbanes-Oxley Act requirements in addition to systems, security standards, business process risks and related internal controls
  • Ability to evaluate controls associated with information technology processes
  • Experience with a variety of technologies, operating systems, databases, reporting and data analytics
  • Must possess strong leadership characteristics, interpersonal skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to build partnering relationships and communicate with individuals at all levels of the Company
  • High level of analytical and problem solving ability

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in information technology, security, business, accounting, engineering, finance or related discipline – IT/Security preferred
  • MBA or certification as public accountant, internal auditor, information systems auditor [CPA, CIA, CISA or CISSP] or equivalent experience – a plus but not required
  • Minimum three (3) years of IT audit or related IT experience
  • Financial Services industry experience is a plus although not required.

Benefits:

It’s an exciting time to join SelectQuote. We became a publicly traded company in 2020 with the first 100% virtual IPO (non-biotech) in American history. We have also been recognized nationally on the 2021 Top Workplaces USA list and by the Kansas City Business Journal as a 2020 Best Places to Work honoree.


Full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, voluntary short-term disability, company-paid long term disability, company-paid life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D), 401(k) + company match and 100% vesting after 4 years, discretionary profit sharing, employee stock purchase program (espp), paid time off, floating holidays, paid maternity leave, paid parental bonding leave, tuition reimbursement, jury duty pay, work from home stipend, and other paid leaves vary based on work location.