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Position Title: Senior Auditor
Job Code: 394820
Job Location: New Jersey-Newark
Description: Auditor/ZP0006


Role Summary


We are looking for a self-motivated audit professional looking to build a challenging career supporting our US Business Group covering the Investment Management, Insurance, Annuities and Retirement businesses within Prudential’s Internal Audit Department. 


The Ideal Candidate


We are looking for highly organized auditors who have demonstrated strong project management abilities including the capability to manage multiple tasks and assignments.   Beyond the standard skill set of analytical thinking and excellent verbal and written communication skills – we’re really looking for individuals who can lead and participate in all aspects of the audit including the planning, risk assessment, control analysis, testing and issue development and reporting phases.  If you enjoy thrive in a collaborative environment where engagement with business and control function partners is key, then we can’t wait to meet you!



About You


You have a strong analytical mindset with the ability to conduct strong risk assessments and evaluate controls.  You are intellectually curious and have a desire to grow your business/technical acumen to remain current on business developments, industry trends, emerging risks, and changes to the financial and regulatory environments.  You have some experience with data analytics and seek to build upon your knowledge of approaches and tools. One of your core strengths is your professional presence and ability to build business relationships.  You enjoy working independently and are productive in a collaborative team environment. 



What Will My Role at Prudential Look Like?


Prudential is a company of smart, ambitious professionals working together to create a better future for our customers and our communities around the globe. As one of the most recognizable financial services companies in the world, our employees are building on our 140-year history of financial strength with a focus on innovation and transformation to meet tomorrow’s most complicated challenges. We are committed to growth and development of every single employee, and we see our business success as a direct result of our talent.


The Internal Audit Department serves to protect the Company by improving the management of risks and the effectiveness of the control environment at the business, function and enterprise levels through valued independent assessments and advice on governance, risk and control. Our structure mirrors the business system which allows us to view risks vertically and horizontally – providing opportunities to generate value within and across our businesses and corporate functions. 


As a Senior Auditor, you will participate in all aspects of the audit engagement. You will develop audit issues that address the root cause of control deficiencies identified during the course of an audit; and effectively and confidently discuss those issues with management as well as develop business-focused recommendations to strengthen controls. You will be expected to engage in dialogue with members of the business unit and various control partners to identify and assess risks and controls and identify emerging risks.  You will develop an external focus by establishing and maintaining business relationships with associates in our various US Businesses and would be expected to remain current on business developments, industry trends, emerging risks, and changes to the financial and regulatory environments in order to update annual and project based audit coverage as appropriate.



·         A minimum of 3-6 years of audit experience.  Big 4 accounting firm experience is a plus

·         A Bachelor's Degree is required and an MBA is a plus

·         Accounting, Finance, Economics and/or Quantitative major is desired, but not required, and a relevant certification (e.g. CPA, CFA, CIA) is a plus

·         Experience in one or more of these areas: retirement products (e.g. 401k 403b, IRA),  commercial mortgages, real estate, public and private fixed income, credit analysis, investment valuation, life insurance, annuity products, broker/dealers or mutual funds is required.

·         Knowledge of SEC, FINRA, Federal Reserve, or State Insurance related rules, and regulations.

·         Working knowledge of financial, operational, information technology and compliance risk concepts.

·         Strong project management and analytical skills with an ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities.

·         Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written.

·         Experience in the use of data and data analytics a plus

·         This position is based in Newark, New Jersey.  Some travel may be required – not to exceed 10-15%, but may vary depending on the audit plan

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at for more information about doing business with Prudential.
Job Function: Audit
Schedule: Full-time
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