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 an Audit Manager to join the team and provide targeted, objective assurance and insight relative to Company governance, risk management and control practices. This position will be a leadership opportunity designed to assist in the development of annual audit plans and Audit Committee reports, reviewing work of audit staff as applicable, evaluating policies and procedures, overseeing initial risk assessments, overseeing the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program, writing detailed audit observations and establishing recommendations based on observations. 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:

  • Manage and participate in risk based audits and reviews, completing assignments on time and within budget, while meeting quality standards (30%)
  • Assist Audit Leadership in the development and execution of annual audit plan by using internal and external audit standards and assessing the effectiveness of the control environment. Ensure financial, legal, regulatory, operational and strategic risks are identified and appropriately addressed. (20%)
  • Participate in other strategic initiatives or special projects at the direction of Audit / executive management (10%)
  • Maintain an effective relationship with management at all levels to ensure efficiency of overall audit efforts as well as maximizing reliance on internal audit work product (10%)
  • Assist Audit Leadership with the preparation and execution of periodic reporting to Audit Committee (10%)
  • Lead, coach, and evaluate staff, providing career development opportunities. Ensure subordinates’ work is completed in accordance with professional standards in line with clients’ expectations and that issues have been properly analyzed and addressed (20%)

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • An in-depth knowledge of internal controls and the COSO framework
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Sound understanding of risk management concepts
  • Proven problem solving and analytical skills
  • Effective organization and time management skills
  • Disciplined work ethic, independently or as part of a team
  • Strong oral, presentation and written communication skills
  • Effective persuasion techniques to facilitate interfaces with individuals across the organization
  • Ability to be a thought leader to proactively implement effective long term practices

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in accounting, finance or business
  • Advanced degree OR certification as public accountant, internal auditor or information systems auditor [CPA, CIA, or CISA]
  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant work experience
  • Strong working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 or experience leading internal controls over financial reporting activities strongly preferred
  • Previous supervisory or project management experience preferred
  • 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