Internal Audit Manager

Job Locations US-NY-Valhalla
Requisition ID
2021-7170
Position Type
Full-Time
Schedule Shift
Mon - Thurs : 9:00am - 5:30pm; Fri : 9:00am - 3:00pm
Hours Per Week
35
Travel
50%
Category
Administration
FLSA Status
Exempt

Overview

The Internal Audit Manager will be responsible for conducting risk assessments, creating a disciplined approach through audit engagements. This position ensures governance and compliance controls are met, and that operating procedures are implemented. The Internal Audit Manager must display a strong level of integrity, leadership, organizational, detailed orientated, and analytical skills; and evaluate data in order to make decisions. This role must be able to interact with all levels of management to provide value added audit services that support management goals and objectives. The Internal Audit Manager must provide guidance to staff members during the audit engagements and evaluate the adequacy of internal controls and operational effectiveness, accuracy in compliance with all applicable directives and regulations.

Responsibilities

The Internal Audit Manager’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Keeps abreast of university policies and procedures, current developments in accounting and auditing professions, and changes in local, state, and federal laws, as applicable.
  • Manages performance of audit assignments, reviews workpapers and audit reports; edits reports prepared by other auditors.
  • Assist with investigations, included, but not limited to, gathering information documentation, interviews, analysis and reporting.
  • Perform and manage risk-based audit/consultative fieldwork, included, but not limited to: risk assessment, conducting meetings, walkthroughs, process maps, and create sufficient audit workpapers to support findings and recommendations.
  • Provides leadership to assigned auditors, manage project to quality outcomes, while meeting established time budget.
  • Participates in development, implementation and maintenance of policies, objectives, short-and long-range planning; develops and implements projects and programs to assist in accomplishment of established goals.
  • Schedules and plans audits; initiates project planning, assess risk and develops audit direction.
  • Obtain, analyze and evaluate internal and external documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts, regulatory pronouncements, etc.
  • Consults with and advises university administrators, faculty, and staff on operational and administrative issues.
  • Manage the process to ensure that periodically there is communication with the auditees to determine implementation of prior audit recommendations.
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations.
  • Maintain open communication with management and audit committee.
  • Update the internal audit department website when necessary.
  • Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards
  • Provide guidance, mentorship, and direction to all junior staff members for career development and engagement efficiencies.
  • Perform administrative responsibility, including, but not limited to, scheduling meeting, submission of travel and expense reimbursement, ordering supplies, presenting presentations, etc.
  • Review team members work for accuracy and compliance to the internal and external professional standards.
  • Assists in development of the institution's annual audit plan.
  • Assist the Internal Audit Management team with special projects/presentations, including, but not limited to, enterprise risk management, quarterly audit committee presentations, and internal audit presentations.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a related business field required.
  • 6-8 years of experience in risk-based auditing. Health care or university audit industry preferred.
  • A CA/CPA/CIA/CISA/CFE required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Visio.
  • Tableau experience desired.
  • Six to eight years performing financial and/or control audits with a concentration of experience in a large hospital/healthcare system or Academic Medical Center
  • 3+ years in a supervisory role
  • Substantial knowledge of healthcare management financial and information systems including Electronic Health Records, as well as third-party reimbursement and regulatory issues is required.
  • Understanding of the technical aspects of accounting, financial reporting and information technology.
  • Knowledge of Audit Command Language (ACL), Tableau, or other data analytics software
  • Knowledge of COSO framework, risk assessment, control analysis and audit methodologies as recommended by the IIA, ISACA, ACFE and other audit associations.
  • Able to gather, analyze and evaluate facts to effectively prepare clear and concise reports that consider the impacts on the broader corporate strategies, goals and objectives.
  • A knowledge of audit procedures, including planning, techniques, testing and sampling methods integral to conducting audits.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, independence, and integrity to adhere to the highest degree of professional standards.
  • Ability to interact positively and communicate with all levels of staff and management
  • Ability to both work independently, with limited required direction and guidance, and be a trusted advisor in a complex academic organization.
  • Willingness to develop core competencies in audit and will be expected to develop overall knowledge of the various functions in the university ( i.e., Financial Aid, Bursar, Registrar, and Admissions)
  • Strong detailed analytical, verbal, written, negotiating and reasoning skills to effectively present to peers and management.
  • Strong time management, leadership, multi-tasking, and organizational skills to meet tight deadlines as well as the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports.
  • In depth knowledge of auditing and control practices.

 

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