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Senior Internal Auditor

Company: Jefferson Wells - a ManpowerGroup Company
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY The Sr. Internal Auditor is responsible for independently planning, coordinating, and executing reviews of processes or activities of company entities and identifying risks and controls in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. Evaluates risks in achieving organizational objectives including the adequacy of internal controls, compliance with laws and regulations, adherence to policy and procedures, safeguarding of assets, and the accuracy of reported financial activities. Formulates value-added and cost-effective recommendations for improvements to mitigate risks for presentation to department leadership. Supports governance by proactively assuring the organization about the state of the control environment. Serves as a mentor to more junior team members. Requirements: PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Job responsibilities labeled EF capture those duties that are essential functions of the job.

PEOPLE - 20%

  • Possesses strong communication and interpersonal relationship skills, including providing oral and/or written communication of audit commencement, objectives, status, and results to audit customers. (EF)
  • Provides Internal Audit management with periodic status reports regarding progress against the annual audit plan and other goals such as cycle time targets, issues identified, and barriers encountered. (EF)
  • Provides functional advice, training, and mentoring to more junior internal auditors. (EF) SERVICE - 20%
  • Conducts a variety of healthcare, financial, compliance and operational internal audits and actively participates as an internal controls consultant. Evaluates basic controls over information systems encountered during operational audits. (EF)
  • Displays a positive, helpful, and supportive attitude and demeanor with audit customers and maintains the department target customer satisfaction survey goal. (EF)
  • Proactively performs periodic follow-up of previously reported audit findings to assess resolution and corrective action taken. (EF) QUALITY/SAFETY - 20%
  • Applies current internal control frameworks such as Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO), Control Objectives for Information Technology (COBIT), and the Institute of Internal Auditors' International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. (EF)
  • Independently creates concise and accurate written reports communicating audit results. (EF) FINANCE - 20%
  • Independently performs risk assessments and develops risk-based audit approaches and establishes the preliminary scope of reviews. (EF)
  • Independently identifies and quantifies opportunities for improvement and develops formal audit recommendations that are value-added and cost-effective. (EF)
  • Utilizes time tracking reports to track audit completions. Maintains appropriate audit report cycle times and audit work paper documentation within established timelines in the appropriate audit system. (EF) GROWTH/INNOVATION - 20%
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to enhance competency in current healthcare industry trends through networking with other audit leaders outside of the organization and through continuing education. (EF)
  • Actively seeks knowledge of new, automated, or more contemporary audit tools and techniques to increase departmental efficiency and effectiveness. (EF) This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. The company reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. Qualifications: EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Business, Finance or Accounting EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
    • Five years of internal audit experience in public accounting or healthcare operations
    • Healthcare experience preferredKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
      • Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on-going skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluations
      • Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security
      • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles
      • Successful project management skills.
      • Ability to multi-task and independently perform moderately complex audits within established timelines.
      • Self-motivated with inherent curiosity, tenacity, and ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
      • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills with excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to interact through all levels of the organization.
      • Professional handling of exposure to confidential/sensitive information requires strict confidentiality with no compromise, as well as honesty and integrity.
      • Intermediate industry and internal audit knowledge, skills, and ability to conduct audits including risk assessments, design and execution of audit procedures, reporting, and follow-up processes for moderately complex healthcare audit projects
      • Possessesan understanding ofcurrent internal control frameworks such as Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO), Control Objectives for Information Technology (COBIT), andthe Institute of Internal Auditors' International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing
      • Ability to perform duties with limited direct supervision

Keywords: Jefferson Wells - a ManpowerGroup Company, Houston , Senior Internal Auditor, Accounting, Auditing , Houston, Texas

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