Senior Auditor - Internal Audits
Responsible for the execution of audits and other projects as assigned. Such work includes, but is not limed to financial, compliance, economy and efficiency, and program results reviews, audits and investigations.
Works under the supervision of a national Internal Audit firm to perform 4 quarterly internal audits annually. Anticipate that each audit will require 150 hours of TMC Senior Auditor support.
When not supporting the co-sourced Internal Audit firm, TMC Senior Auditor will plan, conduct and report on operational and internal control audits, such as cash handling and contract compliance audits.
Conducts audits and other assignments in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards and Internal Audit Guidelines. Audit work to include planning of the project, communication of project timing and required support with process owners and other stakeholders, conducting fieldwork, creation of work papers to support findings, and creation of audit reports and other deliverables to communicate results.
Carry out requirements of the audit program with a sense of urgency and within budgeted timeframes making modifications as necessary to assure a thorough examination.
Develop and order conclusions based upon written summaries of the audit findings.
Prepares timely, complete, factual and objective reports in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards and the Internal Audit Guidelines. This includes presenting factual data accurately, fairly, logically, objectively and concisely and cross referencing this data to working papers.
Shares knowledge with TMC Management and process owners regarding healthcare regulations and compliance, industry trends and process / internal control best practices.
Subscribes to and upholds established standards of behavior.
Works collaboratively and supports efforts of other team members.
Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times, including patient information, proprietary information and personnel information.
Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to organizational and departmental policies, procedures, quality standards, and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.
Administers assigned resources efficiently and effectively.
Develops alternatives to current methods, procedures, and approaches in order to improve personal and Audit Department productivity.
Maintains effective working relationships with auditees and all levels of management.
Adheres to TMCH values of integrity, diversity, accountability, compassion, and teamwork.
Performs related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Finance, Business or Accounting or equivalent education that includes a minimum of 18 semester hours in Accounting.
EXPERIENCE: Three (3) to five (5) years of public accounting, operational auditing or internal auditing. Experience in or knowledge of, accounting, auditing, financial systems, budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis. Healthcare experience is preferred.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: One (1) of the following certifications is preferred: CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner), CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor).
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
- Knowledge of IIA and AICPA standards and performs the audit in a professional manner with an understanding of the need for clear communications with staff and management during the entire audit process.
- Demonstrates the ability to identify internal control weaknesses, non-compliance with organizational policies and/or laws and regulations, as well as opportunities to improve operational effectiveness. During the audit, responds to developments or findings by adjusting or extending testing as appropriate.
- Ability to evaluate entity/division/department performance, systems, processes and gaps to effect changes as needed to improve services.
- Ability to communicate effectively to manager/director level within the organization, both orally and in written form, and to keep Chief Compliance Officer informed of activities, needs, and problems.
- Ability to perform critically thinking and analysis.
- Ability to consult and collaborate with relevant personnel and department on recommendations or action plans for improvement in financial recording systems, efficiency or effectiveness in operational processes, or compliance with company policies or laws and regulations.
- Demonstrates use computer software tools in an effective manner to assist in accomplishment of duties (e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.).
- Ability to gather, investigate, research analyze, and/or study activities affecting hospital-wide or intra/interdepartmental operations.
- Experience delivering high quality work products on time.