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Gaurav Kumar

Deloitte & Touche LLP
Senior Manager
New York, NY, USA

Gaurav Kumar

Senior Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Business Risk

AERS Advisory – Financial Statement & Internal Control Audit

Insurance Industry


Gaurav is currently a Senior Manager within Deloitte & Touche LLP’s (Deloitte & Touche) Audit & Enterprise Risk Services Advisory function.  He has over 12 years of experience in internal controls and information technology risk management predominantly within the insurance industry.  Gaurav has worked on many projects involving the analysis of internal controls related to various business processes, regulatory compliance, business continuity planning, information security, application system development methods and conversions, data quality and overall process integrity.  Gaurav has extensive experience in leading SOC 1, SSAE 16 report (formerly known as SAS 70) engagements over claims processing (i.e., covering dental, disability and life products), defined benefit plans, 401k & 403b defined contribution plans, property & casualty, post-retirement benefit and reinsurance operations.  Gaurav has participated on cross-functional team efforts to serve clients in the development and implementation of their SOX compliance, actuarial and finance transformation programs.  Gaurav currently has the responsibility of managing a number of audit and advisory clients in the insurance industry focusing on internal controls, including those around information technology risk management and management’s corresponding compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley regulations.  In addition, Gaurav is serving in the capacity of a National Subject Matter Expert (SME) within our firm related to the 2013 COSO Internal Control Framework where he has been actively involved in leading discussions and delivering training to clients across multiple industries as well as several influential professional organizations around the proposed enhancements to key internal control concepts included within the new framework guidance.

Selected Clients Served

  • MetLife, Inc.
  • New York Life Insurance Company
  • The Phoenix Companies
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Prudential
  • AXA Financial
  • Emblem Health
  • United Health Group
  • ISO
  • Nippon Life
  • ACA Financial Guaranty Corporation


Bachelor of Science Finance & Economics

New York University


Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)


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