Senior Internal Auditor

Location
Gaithersburg, MD
Posted
Apr 03, 2019
Closes
Apr 30, 2019
Ref
R-4165
Function
Audit and Tax
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
The Senior Internal Auditor reports to the Senior Manager, Audit & Advisory Services, supports the Senior Manager with projects or initiatives as needed, and is responsible for performing both Internal Audit and Organizational Integrity related duties as assigned; ensures successful completion of assigned audit/project engagements from start to finish, applies risk and control concepts to all work performed, identifies potential issues, communicates identified issues to the Internal Audit Manager to ensure any concerns are addressed in a timely and effective manner; and validates implementation of corrective action plans resulting from work performed.

Work Schedule:

Primary Duties
  • Perform and lead Staff Internal Auditors in the performance of assigned operational, financial and compliance related Internal Audit engagements in accordance with IIA Standards and Adventist HealthCare Internal Audit Policies and Procedures.
  • Coordinate and assist in the assessment of risks associated with Adventist HealthCare entities, including the development of the system-wide annual audit plan.
  • Apprise the Audit Manager of the status of all assigned duties and tasks in an agreed-upon timeframe.
  • Perform timely follow-up reviews on audit reports to validate that appropriate corrective actions have been taken by management.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, Adventist HealthCare Organizational Integrity Program, Code of Ethics and other Adventist HealthCare policies and procedures in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior.
  • Supervise Staff Internal Auditors.
  • Participate in AHC committees as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications & Competencies
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently, and manage competing priorities with minimal direct supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop skills of Staff Internal Auditors
  • Demonstrates strong active listening skills
  • Familiarity with information technology general controls and the ability to test for their existence or occurrence
  • Adapts well to new circumstances, information and challenges
  • Ability to flourish in a fast-paced, complex environment
  • Ability and willingness to work in a collaborative, team environment
  • Understands general business processes and can apply risk and control concepts as appropriate


Education/Certification
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration or a healthcare related field required
  • Master of Business Administration or Healthcare Administration preferred
  • Professional Certification (CPA, CIA, CISA or CFE) preferred


Experience
  • Big 4 Accounting firm or large Internal Audit department experience preferred
  • At least 5 years of progressive internal audit or equivalent experience
  • Two years of experience leading projects/teams
  • Healthcare experience preferred
  • Practical experience with the Professional Standards promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) as codified in their International Professional Practices Framework


Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.