Sr. Internal Auditor

Posted on Jun 17

Location: Charlottesville, VA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4159941

Great opportunity in a purpose driven organization with an opportunity to make an impact on lives in a large corporate environment.  This position offers room for career growth with potential to move internally into an audit manager, finance or controller position.

Why this opportunity?  The role offers an opportunity to prepare for growth in leadership in a mentoring environment.  The company is expanding operations and offers a great work/life balance that focuses on employee development.  The Sr. Internal Auditor will have an opportunity to drive positive change in a large university-affiliated health system.  

Senior Internal Auditor

SUMMARY: Plans and supervises financial, IT and operational audits. Audit processes include assessing the completeness and accuracy of account balances, evaluating the design and effectiveness of the management controls, and identifying areas for operational improvement. Assists and works closely with the Director to perform the risk assessment and schedule the Audit Plan. Monitors the work of and provides guidance to the Internal Auditor. Conducts audits in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. Works directly with management to communicate audit findings and to develop a remediation plan to address findings.

Essential Functions of the Job:
  • Assists the Audit Director with the risk assessment, which is completed at least annually. 
  • Ensures successful completion of the external audit integration and coordination.
  • Works with the Audit Director to prepare the audit plan.
  • Maintains audit software tool, Pentana, and develops audit processes and procedures under guidance of Director in accordance with department strategy.
  • Mentors staff to produce higher quality audit and consulting work and increased use of automated audit software in coordination with the Audit Director.
  • Works directly with the Compliance Auditors to assess and evaluate compliance and operational issues in our clinical departments.
  • Conducts critical planning activities, inquiring and observing of changes in operations and systems and maintaining risk and control databases for UPG.
  • Assists in preparing the audit program by documenting steps to be performed in the audit.
  • Evaluates system controls effectiveness through the application of knowledge of business systems and operations.
  • Plans, performs, and reports audits in a proactive, competent, and professional manner, per the approved audit plan.
  • Obtains, analyzes and appraises evidentiary data as a basis for an informed, objective opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of the control system and the efficiency of the operations being reviewed.
  • Makes oral or written presentations to management during and at the conclusion of the review, discussing deficiencies and recommending corrective action to improve operations and reduce cost.
  • Prepares formal written reports, detailing audit objectives, observations and recommendations.
  • Assists external auditors with assigned tasks during the annual financial audit.
What is needed from you?

Work eligibility:  Must be a U.S. citizen or current green card holder.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field.
  • CIA, CISA or CPA designation required.
  • Continuing training in the auditing field/standards and healthcare industry is preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years of professional experience as an auditor
  • Healthcare industry experience preferred.
  • Public Accounting in external audit preferred.
  • Background in information systems technology or auditing of IS/IT a plus.
  • Experience using computerized audit tools such as IDEA a plus.
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