Senior Internal Audit Analyst

Job ID: J133310
Company: Highmark Health
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Oct 9, 2018

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JOB SUMMARY

This job executes operational, regulatory and compliance audits and advisory engagements to determine whether Highmark Health and its subsidiaries controls and governance processes, as designed and operated by management, are adequate and functioning. Conducts more complex audit activities to analyze and evaluate the performance of the Organization's financial, operational, and managerial processes to identify risks, areas for improvement, and to ensure that the organization complies with all relevant regulations, laws, and standards.  Conducts both routine and complex audit projects independently; plans, organizes, and schedules own workload so that audit activities are completed accurately and on time. Collects, examines, analyzes, and verifies information about the Organization's systems and processes by reviewing manuals, policies, reports, financial statements, and other written materials, and by interviewing organizational members where required.  Develops recommendations for changes to processes and systems that will minimize risk, improve performance and productivity and ensure that the organization complies with all relevant regulations, laws, and standards. Prepares audit reports that accurately document the audit process and its findings. Coaches, provides guidance and acts as SME to less experienced team members and help them resolve problems and answer questions.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as team resource and SME, of staff, by creating a positive working environment through the building of solid relationships with team members; assist in monitoring of workloads of all team members; adjustment and redistribution of assignments accordingly to promote work/life quality, the taking into account of team members capabilities and needs and meeting of client expectations.
  • Act as senior team member of engagement initiation and planning  activities for operational, regulatory and compliance audits across the Highmark Health Enterprise, including designing audit programs to support the audit objectives for assigned audits, the assessment of risk and key controls,  identifying and assessing customer needs and acquiring a detailed understanding of business objectives.
  • Execute audit programs through completion in order to meet audit objectives, evaluate controls within the process, and appropriately address identified risks.
  • Responsible for effective resource, project planning, decision making, team building, and staying current with relevant technology and innovation.
  • Conduct oversight of the process to close-out and finalize team audits/projects, including the identification and assessment of issues, development of audit reports, and review of supporting documentation and workpapers in accordance with departmental standards.
  • Interpret audit results and identify areas where corrective action is required or recommended. Review and assess the adequacy of management responses to the corrective action requirements/recommendations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration/Management, Information Systems or Related Field

Substitutions

  • None

Preferred

  • None

EXPERIENCE

Required

  • 4 years in Public Accounting, Internal Auditing, Internal Control Design Documentation or testing, or a comparable position within a Corporate Finance function

Preferred

  • 1 - 3 years in the Healthcare/Insurance Industry

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  • None

Preferred (one or more of the following)

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - Non-Specific
  • Certified Interal Auditor (CIA)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

SKILLS

  • Knowledge of internal audit functions, including the ability to apply auditing (GAAS), accounting (GAAP) and or industry standards to the evaluation of operational/financial/compliance audits
  • Exhibiting effective resource and project planning, decision making, results delivery, team building and staying current with relevant audit/accounting and industry guidance
  • Effective written and oral communication skills with the ability to establish and maintain business relationships and develop solutions, emphasizing a client-based focus to understand and respond appropriately to business requirements
  • Strong relationship building skills
  •  Self-starter with the ability to work under pressure independently and as part of a team
  •  Ability to think strategically and act proactively to create strong trust and confidence with business units

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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