The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for coordinating, planning, leading and conducting complex regulatory compliance, operational and financial audits to assess risk, evaluate internal controls, safeguard assets and evaluate compliance with heathcare regulations. The Senior Internal Auditor provides direction and project supervision for assigned project staff, reviews areas identified for improvement by staff and by self, and in conjunction with Internal Audit management, develops viable business solutions to mitigate the risk. He/she must have the ability to manage relationships with management, resolve difficult problems and work in a highly autonomous manner. Responsibilities include: Assess risk, utilizing knowledge of compliance, operations and data analysis, to identify areas to be considered for the annual audit plan that could increase effectiveness and efficiency of operations or compliance with regulations. Interpret and apply regulatory requirements to business processes in order to assess risk in operations and structure audit fieldwork to ensure compliance with requirements. Lead and develop auditors assigned to projects to ensure optimal performance in meeting Internal Audit goals and objectives. Monitor and review audit work of assigned audit project staff including: active coaching, mentoring, providing timely and effective feedback throughout the audit and through a written periodic performance review at the completion of each audit assignment. Conduct audits consistent with IIA practices and in accordance with internal policies and procedures. Develop risk based audit programs and related planning documents for audits. Analyze risk and control concepts and industry trends to identify control recommendations and process improvement ideas. Draft internal audit report based on results of audit or other projects and work with management to develop their response to the audit observation and related recommendations. Perform follow up of reported audit issues to monitor and assess management's implementation of recommendations. Track and report the status of audit projects. Interact autonomously with management. Lead audit closing meeting with auditees by presenting the findings and related recommendations identified.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, healthcare or related field with at least 5 years experience in health care internal auditing or public accounting required. Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or licensed nurse preferred. The qualified candidate must possess strong project management skills, strong communication skills and ability to build strong interpersonal relationships. Must be advanced user of Microsoft Word and Excel, detail oriented and analysis skills. Must be able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability